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  • "It's not Ann," said a cool feminine voice, and with a swift turn of her wrist the visitor drew the swathing scarf aside and revealed the small dark head and pansy-purple eyes of the lady from the Priory.

    The Vision of Desire

  • Her lips were parted, her pansy-purple eyes were wide and full of alarm as she looked at

    The Hidden Places

  • We could not tear ourselves away until sunset; and by the time we had dressed for dinner, the rising moon had traced a path of silver from shore to shore, across the pansy-purple water, where the lights of

    My Friend the Chauffeur

  • Passing sails were gold at first, then brown, then pansy-purple, piercing the water with their sharp and deep reflections.

    The Chauffeur and the Chaperon

  • He worked at the Kellys ', whose land is bounded north and south by the Junction lane and the sea; and as he walked about the fresh April fields he was in view of Howth, dark pansy-purple against the eastern amber, confronting the sweep of the Dublin mountains, outlined in wild hyacinth-coloured mist, across the dancing silver of the bay.

    Strangers at Lisconnel

  • Much more remote, upon our right, enormous, pansy-purple, tower the shapes of the Kita-yama, or northern range; filing away in tremendous procession toward the sunset, fading more and more as they stretch west, to vanish suddenly at last, after the ghostliest conceivable manner, into the uttermost day.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan First Series

  • Her eyes were of an indescribable hue, but an artist who has since then painted her portrait for Borrow's friend described it as a mingling of pansy-purple and dark tawny.

    The Romany Rye a sequel to "Lavengro"

  • Aunt Olivia is pansy-purple mixed with gold, and Uncle Roger is navy blue. "

    The Golden Road

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