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  • That happened to a friend, a woman of pallour, as she attempted to leave an African capital city, though not Nairobi.

    Yes, they really ARE as gullible as you've heard.

  • The weather had changed overnight, when a backing wind brought a granite sky and a mizzling rain with it, and although it was now only a little after two o'clock in the afternoon, the pallour of a winter evening seemed to have closed upon the hills, cloaking them in mist.

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  • His sharp dry cough, his short breathing, his profuse perspirations, more especially in the morning; the pinched-in nose, the hollow cheeks, of which the general pallour is only relieved by

    The Survivors of the Chancellor

  • While he spoke she had moved slowly to the middle of the room, and paused near his writing-table, where the lamp, striking upward, cast exaggerated shadows on the pallour of her delicately-hollowed face.

    The House of Mirth

  • As she did so, he noted, with a purely impersonal enjoyment, how evenly the black lashes were set in her smooth white lids, and how the purplish shade beneath them melted into the pure pallour of the cheek.

    The House of Mirth

  • The dark pencilling of fatigue under her eyes, the morbid blue-veined pallour of the temples, brought out the brightness of her hair and lips, as though all her ebbing vitality were centred there.

    The House of Mirth

  • She had even felt a momentary exhilaration at the thought of thus relieving herself of her detested secret; but the sensation gradually faded in the telling, and as she ended her pallour was suffused with a deep blush of misery.

    The House of Mirth

  • Such lines as "Death triumphs in his pallour" [167] and "The pallor of the dead" [168] are quite suggestive of the Latin: "Totus versus in pallorem"; [169] and

    Paul Gerhardt as a Hymn Writer and his Influence on English Hymnody

  • Mark, O son of Pandu, the pallour that hath come over my complexion which not even a life in the woods fraught as it was with extreme misery, could bring about.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • | Page 47: made amended to make; pallour amended to pallor |

    Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), Retold from the Japanese Originals Tales of the Tokugawa, Volume 2

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