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The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
She clasped both hands to her breast, and the light shone upon the rubies set in the old Moorish bracelets that she was wearing.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
In the second envelope was a gold ring set with one large diamond surrounded by small rubies.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
In the first were two bracelets, one studded with emeralds and diamonds, the other set with rubies.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
Her black hair was braided and adorned with pearls, and butterflies of diamonds and emeralds and rubies.
He dropped a double handful of rubies, sapphires and diamonds at Barber's feet.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
They were the most beautiful rubies and sapphires she had ever seen.
He adds: 'I found an armlet of gold, and a fork and spoon of crystal with rubies, which I reserve for the Queen.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
They were beautiful jewels the great emerald was wonderful, and there were two rubies to praise.
And that again is because they are not clean enough themselves to value rightness above rubies!
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD

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