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1  Hogben's Folly was for a moment ashen white.
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2  Yellow, white, carnation red--he placed them.
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3  They saw a white lady walking under the trees.
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4  They all looked where she came--Sylvia Edwards in white satin.
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5  The white canvas on his tennis shoes was bloodstained and sticky.
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6  And a white circle marked the place where the slop pail had stood by the washstand.
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7  Three white pigeons were flirting and tiptoeing as ornate as ladies in ball dresses.
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8  Out of the corner of his eye, as he raised his glass, he saw a flash of white in the garden.
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9  Now all was ready--silver and white, forks and napkins, and in the middle the splashed bowl of variegated roses.
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10  There had always been lilies there, self-sown from wind-dropped seed, floating red and white on the green plates of their leaves.
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11  Young men and women--Jim, Iris, David, Jessica--were even now busy with garlands of red and white paper roses left over from the Coronation.
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12  Under the thick plate of green water, glazed in their self-centred world, fish swam--gold, splashed with white, streaked with black or silver.
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13  Mrs. Swithin drew the curtain in her bedroom--the faded white chintz that so agreeably from the outside tinged the window with its green lining.
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14  "Batty," Grace called her, as she felt on her face the divided glance that was half meant for a beast in a swamp, half for a maid in a print frock and white apron.
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15  Butterfly catching, for generation after generation, began there; for Bartholomew and Lucy; for Giles; for George it had began only the day before yesterday, when, in his little green net, he had caught a cabbage white.
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16  Out they came from the bushes--men in flowered waistcoats, white waistcoats and buckled shoes; women wearing brocades tucked up, hooped and draped; glass stars, blue ribands and imitation pearls made them look the very image of Lords and Ladies.
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17  The old girl with a wisp of white hair flying, knobbed shoes as if she had claws corned like a canary's, and black stockings wrinkled over the ankles, naturally made David cock his eye and Jessica wink back, as she handed him a length of paper roses.
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