richly-coloured love



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  • I still remember the huge shiny golden multi-storied tazia made on behalf of the Maharaja (the like of which I am yet to see again) leading numerous other smaller shiny and richly-coloured ones of lesser dignitaries, Muslim organisations and individuals along with several tall colourful alams (flags) in a seemingly unending stream.

    Muharram of my childhood

  • Both calendars are decorated with a richly-coloured interpretation of the bustling market in Kumasi – the biggest open air market in West Africa .

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Apple-trees, laden with richly-coloured fruit, were planted round, and sumach-trees, in all the glorious colouring of the fall, were opposite the front door.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • During the afternoon a very handsome young Aino, with a washed, richly-coloured skin and fine clear eyes, came up from the coast, where he had been working at the fishing.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • Italy, with sea-green brocade: astonishing saints with wind-blown, richly-coloured carven garments and pink faces: shelves of weird old Saxe and Capo di Monte figurines: and finally, a strange assortment of astonishing pictures painted on the back of glass, done, probably in the early years of the nineteenth century, or in the late eighteenth.

    The Virgin and the Gypsy

  • But the coral cones would look grey and barren below, while their summits would be gay with a richly-coloured parterre of flowerlike coral polypes.

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • Near him sat an Indian scholar -- on his dark head a full turban, and about him richly-coloured robes.

    The Book of Missionary Heroes

  • Her eyes were suddenly wide and brilliant with tears; the fading sight of the mother was dazzled by the yellow shine of them and of the richly-coloured hair.

    A Sheaf of Corn

  • The hoop-petticoat came into fashion, and the dress was looped up at intervals to show the richly-coloured skirt below.

    With Marlborough to Malplaquet A Story of the Reign of Queen Anne

  • The tone of the walls and floor is a pinkish brown, and the whole church has a warm glowing effect from its richly-coloured stone.

    A War-time Journal, Germany 1914 and German Travel Notes


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