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  • The narrow-leaved willow (Salix Purshiana) lay along the surface of the water in masses of light green foliage, interspersed with the large balls of the button-bush.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • The thick, straight black hair and exotically tinted skin revealed a percentage of blood older to these lands than that of the European settlers, although the light green eyes were imports -- in northern India one found this mixture of brown skin and green eyes, but not in America, and not with those cheek-bones.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • Succotash beautifully illustrates the earthy tones of fall food colors—yellow corn and orange carrots with a smattering of light green for the lima beans.

    The Genius of Flexibility

  • But instead of a light green Widestar security uniform, he was in a black spacer jacket and dark pants.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • The sunlight shone full on the face of the town, showing us long lines of windowless houses riddled with shot; and yet, standing in the centre of the town, one or two houses still intact; one a fine house, with a light green roof (I fancied it was only their sacred buildings that are green-roofed), and another house, solid, handsome, and large.

    Journal Kept During The Russian War: From The Departure Of The Army From England In April 1854, To The Fall Of Sebastopol

  • All over the countryside, away to the rolling hills around Aldershot, the little red and gray roofs of the farm-steadings peeped out from amid the light green of the new foliage.

    Sole Music

  • By tarshish the modern yellow topaz is probably intended, while in (Revelation 21: 20) a different stone is perhaps referred to, probably the mineral now called beryl, which is identical with the emerald except in color, being a light green or bluish-green.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • Dehaan laid out a costume of black trousers, a light green striped waistcoat, a crisp white shirt, and black boots.

    Hero Come Back

  • The lounge was drab with light green plaster walls and furniture upholstered in well-worn Naugahyde.

    Fatal Care

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