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  • A blue-cheeked, close-shaven French footman had informed her that his mistress had been obliged to sail for

    December Love

  • Laughing fishwife faces radiant with sea-bloom in among the weedy pier-piles, and sombre blue-cheeked officers of the douane, with their double row of buttons extending the breadth of their shoulders.

    The Adventures of Harry Richmond — Volume 4

  • The parson (and parsons were not lacking in Pentonville) was not so insidiously repellent as the blue-cheeked, blue-chinned Passy priest; but he was by no means to me a picturesque or sympathetic apparition, with his weddedness, his whiskers, his black trousers, his frock-coat, his tall hat, his little white tie, his consciousness of being a

    Peter Ibbetson

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