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  • She opened the door, only her head appearing at first, her hair a wild explosion of tan-coloured, tight corkscrew curls.

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  • No birds visit now and the tan-coloured leaves shaped like saw-toothed hearts hang limp.

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  • Boy in Black keeps asking me questions: Do you've a tan-coloured shirt that would fit me?

    Costume-making frenzy

  • Dust blowzes over the road in spectral tan-coloured folds.

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  • And then she did come, running down in her tan-coloured frock and black velvet cap, and passed him into the drawing-room.

    To Let

  • A youth with tan-coloured hair, that needed clipping very badly, came shuffling along between the machines, bearing a basket of leather findings under his left arm, and pressed against his stomach.

    Sister Carrie

  • Her grey fur collar was open, showing her soft throat and pale green dress, her little, plaited tan-coloured hat came down to her ears, round her soft, fresh face.

    The Virgin and the Gypsy

  • He was wearing a tan-coloured leather safari jacket, tight white trousers, and an opennecked shirt.

    Mortal Causes

  • Walked down the ramp onto the quiet tan-coloured riding-school floor.

    Whip Hand

  • The floor, wall to wall, was covered with a thick layer of tan-coloured wood chippings, springy and quiet for horses to work on.

    Whip Hand


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