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I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
His hair was darker—almost brown save at the temples, where age had faded it to an ashen colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He frowned, and bent his head, and his long hair fell over his face, while the poor Stuttgardter sat there like a beaten hound.
He stood before the glass hung above the wash bench and 369 smoothed his hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Her little neck and arms were bare, and her hair, artificially crimped, stood out like fluffy black plumes over her head.
She was a plump-faced, insipid child, with fair hair and pale blue eyes, stolid and bovine in their expressionlessness.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The issues of the day before yesterday's battle seem certainly to have hung on a hair.
The law went into operation in England imposing a tax on wearing hair powder.
In the clear light of a window at the woman's back, her hair, with a groundwork of crimson, was overshot with iridescent lights.

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