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1  Carol planned for them a simple set with warm color.
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2  The refuse had stained the water to vile colors of waste: thin red, sour yellow, streaky brown.
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3  It was the planlessness, the flimsy temporariness of the buildings, their faded unpleasant colors.
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4  Carol forswore herself; declared that Gopher Prairie had the color of Algiers and the gaiety of Mardi Gras.
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5  Most of them were in offices all day, and thought more in card-catalogues or statistics than in mass and color.
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6  Maybe I would cut off that fool tower he's got, and I think probably it would look better painted a nice cream color.
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7  Carol had done her best by the kitchen: painted it white, put up curtains, replaced a six-year-old calendar by a color print.
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8  But she also learned that by comparison Gopher Prairie was a model of daring color, clever planning, and frenzied intellectuality.
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9  She did not return for five months more; five months crammed with greedy accumulation of sounds and colors to take back for the long still days.
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10  It is a force seeking to dominate the earth, to drain the hills and sea of color, to set Dante at boosting Gopher Prairie, and to dress the high gods in Klassy Kollege Klothes.
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11  The lines are broken and uncertain of direction; often instead of rising they sink in wavering scrawls; and the colors are watery blue and pink and the dim gray of rubbed pencil marks.
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12  No one save Kennicott knew exactly what this meant, but they laughed, and Sam Clark's party assumed a glittering lemon-yellow color of brocade panels and champagne and tulle and crystal chandeliers and sporting duchesses.
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13  No aching color of the sea and pride of supercilious people, but the reality of a round-bellied nickel alarm-clock on a shelf against a fuzzy unplaned pine wall, with a stiff gray wash-rag hanging above it and a kerosene-stove standing below.
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14  One of the most delightful social events of recent months was held Wednesday evening in the housewarming of Dr. and Mrs. Kennicott, who have completely redecorated their charming home on Poplar Street, and is now extremely nifty in modern color scheme.
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15  Against the protest of Kennicott and Vida she mortgaged the association by sending to Minneapolis for a baby spotlight, a strip light, a dimming device, and blue and amber bulbs; and with the gloating rapture of a born painter first turned loose among colors, she spent absorbed evenings in grouping, dimming-painting with lights.
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16  Yet all the while she beheld the burly cynical Frenchman and the diaphanous dancers as clearly as the child sees its air-born playmates; she relished the Camp Fire Girls not because, in Vida's words, "this Scout training will help so much to make them Good Wives," but because she hoped that the Sioux dances would bring subversive color into their dinginess.
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17  Carol had never been awake to the earth except as a show of changing color and great satisfying masses; she had lived in people and in ideas about having ideas; but Hugh's questions made her attentive to the comedies of sparrows, robins, blue jays, yellowhammers; she regained her pleasure in the arching flight of swallows, and added to it a solicitude about their nests and family squabbles.
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