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  • In his habitual home on the forty-ninth parallel, sunlight was a pale grey-eyed thing.

    Two Poets

  • But even while the last of the ships departed and the shockwaves gradually began to subside, she recalled something the grey-eyed Terran had said once during a lengthy philosophical discussion.

    Good Night, Mrs. Calabash

  • His tale resembles a Greek legend, although in this case, the grey-eyed goddess overseeing the hero's adventures is not Athena, but Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse and the patron saint of pristine locavores.

    A Recipe for Escapism

  • O earth, and moon that shines by night, and dazzling radiance of the god, that giveth light to man, bear the tidings to me, shout aloud to heaven for joy, and beside our ruler's throne, and in the shrine of grey-eyed Athene.

    The Heracleidae

  • He was a young man exceeding beauteous, clear-skinned and grey-eyed, with curly golden hair, and he bore his armour as though it were silken cloth.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • His face is weakly handsome and done in tones of grey, he is fairish and grey-eyed, and you would suspect him of dyspepsia.

    A Modern Utopia

  • But the grey-eyed dawn begins to peep — let me sum up all.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • An X-rated vision of a cruel grey-eyed sultan and his languishing favourite suddenly revisited her imagination, causing her freckles to join up with rosy guilt.

    Mistress For A Weekend

  • Carrying the grey-eyed goddess around would be bad form, and probably bad luck.

    between the rock and the cold, cold sea -- Day

  • The youngest but one of the five young Rogers was now eleven, dark-haired and thin-faced like his sister, and, like her, grey-eyed, but of a calm which contrasted forcibly with

    On Forsyte 'Change

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