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  • It showed a method of taking the bolt of fabric to a mirror in the store and pulling a large piece across your neckline to see if the color brightened or sallowed your skin.

    Paintings With Multi-Generations of Women

  • His eyes brightened, then sallowed - his morning task had come to him.

    The Good Wife

  • His complexion had darkened, sallowed; his black moustache had lost boldness, become sardonic; there were lines which she did not know about his face.

    In Chancery

  • She also saw how curiously the sun sallowed him, and how many more hollows he had in his face than most people.

    The Path of a Star

  • She also saw how curiously the sun sallowed him and how many more hollows he had in his face than most people.

    Hilda A Story of Calcutta

  • It would have taken a woman to understand why she suddenly sprang up, why her sallowed face took on a hasty colour, and with what an incredulously beating heart she hastened down the grey stone stairs to the hall-porter's box.

    Married Life The True Romance

  • She sat down idly before her dressing-table and met again her sallowed face in the mirror.

    Married Life The True Romance

  • Thus it is that these young bright envelops touch my heart even more than do their dusty and sallowed seniors.

    A. V. Laider

  • They entered a small room, divided unequally by a barrier desk; behind it stood a lean, coffee-sallowed young man with a scrawny neck displayed to the uttermost by a standing collar scarcely taller than the band of a shirt.

    Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise, Volume I

  • Through the saddle-colored hordes on the moot ground of the narrow sidewalks moves an occasional Anglo-Saxon resident, browned and sallowed, on his way to the government concession that he manages; a less occasional

    The Unspeakable Perk

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