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  • It exhibits patches of sulphur and variously-coloured volcanic products, and emits from several vents continual streams of smoke and vapour.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • The Cathedral and the other churches in the old town are in the Italian style, ornamented with gilding and variously-coloured marbles.

    The South of France—East Half

  • To keep up a mixed stock of even such extremely close varieties as the variously-coloured sweet peas, they must be each year harvested separately, and the seed then mixed in due proportion, otherwise the weaker kinds will steadily decrease in number and disappear.

    III. Struggle for Existence. Complex Relations of All Animals and Plants to Each Other in the Struggle for Existence

  • Within that there is an arrangement of variously-coloured lines moving almost parallel with this outline; and then another somewhat similar arrangement which seems to cross and interpenetrate the first.


  • It was nevertheless greatly admired by ignorant travellers of all classes; partly on account of its imposing size, and partly on account of the number of variously-coloured marbles which the sculptor had contrived to introduce into his design.

    The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice

  • But are you building on that foundation the gold of self-denial, the silver of white purity, the precious stones of variously-coloured and

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Luke

  • Suddenly a bright flame burst over the village, and a flight of magnificent rockets shot up into the sky, and burst in a hundred bright and variously-coloured stars, which paled for a few seconds the lights of nature.

    Martin Rattler

  • The scenery was highly interesting: one noble reach succeeded another, alternately varying their courses; the banks thickly scattered with trees, rich in foliage, hung over with creepers bearing variously-coloured and aromatic blossoms.

    Great African Travellers From Mungo Park to Livingstone and Stanley

  • Some wore red tunics or variously-coloured prints, and their heads were adorned with the white ends of ox tails or caps made of lions 'manes.

    Great African Travellers From Mungo Park to Livingstone and Stanley

  • We were so eager at the sport that we didn't consider how rapidly the time passed, while the doctor was more occupied with admiring the variously-coloured coral, the richly-tinted seaweeds, and the curiously-shaped fish of all the hues of the rainbow, swimming in and out among the trees of their marine gardens.

    Peter Trawl The Adventures of a Whaler


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