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  • n. Plural form of pallor.


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  • [34] It comes upon them magnified by a thousand lies, blanched by a thousand pallors, it gathers head from


  • Given our respective pallors its not a big deal and we're unlikely to make a federal case out of it.

    When divas attack.

  • Again the spirit, if there is fear, is perturbed and made cold, generates tremors and terrors and pallors in the body.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • The late roses in the garden loomed spikily on overgrown stems, half their leaves shed, ghostly floating pallors in the dimness.

    The Hermit of Eyton Forest

  • Twin pallors swayed gently, articulated like strange fish Cadfael had once seen drawn in a traveller's book.

    The Raven In The Foregate

  • Nothing was to be seen but the agitated tremor of certain pallors within the dark frame, that might have been faces and hands, faces pressed despairingly cheek to cheek, hands embracing and caressing.

    The Sanctuary Sparrow

  • So many severed hands moving and acting with a life of their own, the only pallors in the enfolding dimness.

    The Leper of Saint Giles

  • Night and a crescent moon had wrought their magic, and the garden was a mystery of velvet dusks and ivory pallors.

    The Fortieth Door

  • And if diseases are detected in the body by the pulse and by pallors and flushes, [314] and are indicated by heats and sudden pains, while the diseases of the mind, bad as they are, escape the notice of most people, the latter are worse because they deprive the sufferer of the perception of them.

    Plutarch's Morals

  • And that the body of man sympathizes with and is affected by the emotional impulses is proved by pallors, and blushings, and tremblings, and palpitations of the heart, as on the other hand by an all-pervading joy in the hope and expectation of pleasures.

    Plutarch's Morals


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