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scarlet-and-gold

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  • So there will be antique coaches and hundreds of horses mounted with military riders in scarlet-and-gold uniforms, parading down The Mall as an estimated 1 million people line the street and millions more watch on giant screens set up in major parks.

    William and Kate plan modern wedding

  • He stroked the phoenix's beautiful scarlet-and-gold plumage.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • The size of a swan, with magnificent scarlet-and-gold plumage, he swished his long tail and blinked benignly at Harry.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Her destination, the ruin of a long-abandoned dragon-lair complex, was hardly more than a flaw in the silver-gilt sand beneath her scarlet-and-gold wings, but the pool beside it was visible at any height, reflecting the sky above like an unwinking cerulean eye.

    The Elvenbane

  • Eric had hardly enough time to get his breath back before Terenil had him done up in a copy of his own scarlet-and-gold armor, facing him with sword in hand.

    Knight Of Ghosts And Shadows

  • "Right," the mage answered, and Tarma waited impatiently as the figure of "Janna" blurred, became a rosy mist, and the mist solidified into a new guise-a very ordinary looking female fighter in the scarlet-and-gold livery of Char's personal guard.

    Oathbreaker

  • "Give 'im a rest, lass," called another fighter lounging at an outside table, one wearing the same scarlet-and-gold livery as Arton.

    Oathbreaker

  • On these occasions he goes in the royal barge, a gorgeously decorated affair, 150 feet in length, looking not unlike an enormous Venetian gondola, rowed by three-score oarsmen in scarlet-and-gold liveries.

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  • Its marble floor is strewn with splendid rugs and tiger-skins; hanging from the ceiling are enormous cut-glass chandeliers; set in the walls, on either side of the scarlet-and-gold throne, are life-size portraits of the present Sultan's father and grandfather done in glazed Delft tiles, which seem more appropriate for

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  • We passed up near the statue of St. Peter, who was to-day dressed out in his papal robes, his black face (for it is of bronze) looking rather frightful from beneath the splendid tiara which crowned his head, and the scarlet-and-gold tissue of his robes.

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