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Soldiers called out, and they gave two unfortunates leaden food enough to kill them.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Several tons of leaden pipe were dug up in Fleet street, London, laid down 300 years before.
The wind-blown rain-makers lost their leaden hue and became a soft pearl-gray, all fleecy white around the edges.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Thickets were swept as with a great jagged scythe by the leaden hail which swept through them.
For the rest, the “Dolphin” is a singularly dull and unromantic-looking house, painted a leaden hue.
Rifts in the leaden sky show fiery storm-streaks during the day, and the night is dark as death.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The flush of anger faded from his face; its leaden hue returned and he shivered as with cold.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
English wrought-iron gates are fastened to posts at the top of which are two leaden eagles with half-spread wings.
So the two went apart again; and the leaden-footed hours crept by, and the girl still wrestled with the fiend.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The first leaden, sullen attitude continued in the mechanical, colorless recital.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON

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