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It is an excellent remedy for headache, incipient suffusion of the eyes, and dimness of sight.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Thus only can we achieve the suffusion of vision of the happy inebriate.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 146, FEBRUARY 11, 1914VARIOUS
One felt that her fingers, if she held them toward the sun, would show the red suffusion of a child's.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
It is of course in the more naive cults that this suffusion of pecuniary beauty is most patent, but it is visible throughout.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
This suffusion was soon succeeded by an ashy paleness, and suddenly he quitted his chair and walked to the window.
TALES FROM "BLACKWOOD"VARIOUS
Similar to No. 519, but red deeper; back dark brown without red suffusion.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Her lips quivered convulsively, and an unbidden but not painful suffusion overspread the warm brilliance of her soft fair cheeks.
GUY RIVERS: A TALE OF GEORGIAWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
You should see the fortress in the twilight with a golden suffusion in the sky and strange, purplish shadows on the castle walls.
NORMANDY, COMPLETEGORDON HOME
There appears to be at this stage a general tendency for the suffusion of red, the thoracic legs also becoming of this colour.
STUDIES IN THE THEORY OF DESCENT (VOLUMES 1 AND 2)AUGUST WEISMANN
Young birds are said to be “gray with dull reddish suffusion as if the head had been dipped in claret wine.”
THE BIRDS OF WASHINGTON (VOLUME 1 OF 2)WILLIAM LEON DAWSON

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