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  • The sky grew rosy-red, and the golden rim of the sun, showing above the horizon, found me lying helpless and motionless among the clam-shells.

    YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF

  • I was wondering if you thought I could wear a sort of rosy-red dress to the wedding.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

  • I can see a rosy-red corona floating over his joints.

    Veracity

  • Her skin was the rosy-red of ripe cherries; her short curly hair a darker shade of the same red, and her ears were as pointed as an Elf's.

    Tran Siberian

  • To accentuate the text, fine, rosy-red powder continuously sifts down along the walls from above.

    A Visionary Hits Venice

  • It will not only make your dessert flavorful, but also give it a beautiful rosy-red color.

    Gulkand and Khoya Burfi

  • He is the only D in the pitiful Oklahoma delegation, and although I want to believe his heart is in the right place, he has to operate under Deep Cover to survive in this rosy-red state, as do all us progressives here.

    Firedoglake » Gate Crashers

  • There were shots of the man's rosy-red face and toothless smile, and the bees flying in and out of their fleshy hive.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Mr. Gilliard has Photoshopped a Sambo-like blackface over a photo of Lt. Governor Steele, complete with huge rosy-red lips; one is reminded of the song “Old Man River” when looking at it, if one is of a certain age.

    October 2005

  • Then Heidi told him of the mountain with the great snow-field, and how it had been on fire, and had, turned rosy-red and then all of a sudden had grown quite pale again and all the color had disappeared.

    Heidi

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