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The solitary window was so dirty that the light was hazy and uncertain, giving a dull grey tinge to everything, which was intensified by the thick layer of dust which coated the whole apartment.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
For a moment he had staggered and nearly fallen, but the brandy brought a tinge of colour into his cheeks, and he sat staring with frightened eyes at his accuser.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
His skin was so unwholesomely deficient in the natural tinge, that he looked as though, if he were cut, he would bleed white.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
It was with a feeling of personal pride that I could see a faint tinge of colour steal back into the pallid cheeks and lips.
Her eyes sought his once more, and she smiled inwardly at the tinge of apprehension that she read in them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
He was not born an idealist, and his fastidiously dry and sensuous soul, with its French tinge of cynicism was not capable of dreaming.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
The shadows were falling thicker now, the last greenish tinge had left the sky and a slight chill was displacing the balminess of spring.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The writing had originally been traced on white paper, but the letter had now assumed a pale red tinge from the accident of its situation; and the black strokes of writing thereon looked like the twigs of a winter hedge against a vermilion sunset.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
At this name the count, who had hitherto saluted every one with courtesy, but at the same time with coldness and formality, stepped a pace forward, and a slight tinge of red colored his pale cheeks.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
To his eyes all seemed beautiful, but to me a tinge of melancholy lay upon the countryside, which bore so clearly the mark of the waning year.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
But we perhaps exaggerate the gray or sable tinge, which undoubtedly characterized the mood and manners of the age.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context