violet-coloured love



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  • adj. having a violet color


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  • (For those not in the know, 'violets' are those humans with violet-coloured irises who able to interview/channel dead people.) orannia

    Jane's Warlord - Angela Knight

  • She came out, overdressed in a long, shabby fur coat, a flowered and spangled violet-coloured hat, high-heeled, black patent leather shoes splayed in the toe section, a black patent heather handbag and violet coloured gloves.

    Poem About Never Growing Up

  • In her wanderings, she was always finding specimens of jasper, lapis nephriticus, agate, violet-coloured quartz, porphyry, and often large masses of chalcedony.

    The Curate and His Daughter, a Cornish Tale

  • His coat was of branched velvet, with a satin lining, a waistcoat of violet-coloured silk, much embroidered; his breeches the same stuff as the coat.


  • As Crozier entered the violet-coloured space — the torches and outside tripod fires were whipping on the north side of the violet-dyed canvas wall and the sails themselves were rippling and cracking in the rising wind — he arrived just in time to see Manson and Hickey and their singing mob pause at the entrance to the ebony room.

    The Terror

  • Alexandria sugar, if so much could be got, and also some rose and violet-coloured sugar; nor had it apparently grown much more plentiful when the same prince ordered the sheriffs of London to send him four loaves of sugar to Woodstock.

    Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

  • It is called the Monumentum Gregorianum, of a violet-coloured marble from

    Travels through France and Italy

  • About two hundred of these virgins walked in procession, two and two together, cloathed in violet-coloured wide gowns, with white veils on their heads, and made a very classical appearance.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • From behind the clouds a broad, green shaft of light pierces through and stretches to the middle of the sky; a little later another, violet-coloured, lies beside it; next that, one of gold, then one rose-coloured ....

    The Witch, and other stories

  • He was so true to himself that he did not understand that there should be with her even that violet-coloured tinge of prevarication which women assume as an additional charm.

    The Way We Live Now


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