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That grey old house, with high lichen-stained roof and narrow windows—where but in sunny France could one see its like?
To these they often add tufts of wool, and lichen, and the whole is fastened together by a kind of clay.
As far as I could see there were no grass, no weeds, no flowers; the earth was covered with a kind of lichen, uniformly blue.
The thin tendrils of a lichen, here and there twining on a damp mass of stone, are the only traces of life.
A boy pushed the bracken and ferny grey and green wattle sprays from before a lichen-grown wooden cross.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
In the season of fruit, blushing peaches and plums, yellow and transparent as honey, hung from its ancient lichen-covered walls.
Minerals glowed there, giant crystals, like jewels, crusted with strange lichen-like growths and colors.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
The roof was clad with Sussex stone, lichen-covered, and a feast of colour from grey and vivid yellow to the most tender green.
THE IMAGINARY MARRIAGEHENRY ST. JOHN COOPER
In the 'Redford burn of happy memories' they sailed ships richly laden with whin pods for vanilla, and yellow lichen for gold.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSONMARGARET MOYES BLACK
She passed his hovel, a mere tenement of mud, with a thatched roof, green with moss and stained with yellow lichen.
THE HAUNTED ROOMA. L. O. E.

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