The colors are faded, the flavors nonexistent.
Carmen had chosen the colors pastel violet and light gray, with the theme being hearts and the flowers being forget-me-nots.
The colors and sensations of the immortal world were richer on the senses, but the mortal world seemed raw, untamed.
She stopped to admire the colors of a fruit pyramid and the textures of textiles.
Deidre watched the sunrise, awed by the colors that filled the sky.
The colors, the smells.
The room was utterly feminine, from the pale colors to the silk and lace accents and carved furniture.
Its colors rippled and changed before the flower bent and delicate wings spread apart, revealing a creature that was surely a fairy.
They came in all colors and complexions, some slender and graceful like dancers while others were muscular.
She saw a full range of eye colors, though she noticed with some interest that blue or green eyes were unnaturally clear-- unlike her Mediterranean, green-blue-grey gaze.
She raised her bracelet to the light, watching the colors reflect off of it and turning it pinkish-gold, like the prisoner's bracelet.
The colors were striking.
Imaging of the mountain flashed off and was replaced by a screen full of colors and letters Brady didn't understand.
He almost fired Ingrid that day for the bright colors, until he saw the master bedroom.
Still the law of 1905 provides a system whereby there is room with the colors for every available man, and moreover ensures his services.
But on leaving the colors the men disperse to their homes, and thus a regiment has, on mobilization, to draw largely on the nearest reservists, irrespective of the corps to which they belong.
The extraordinary forms, colors and textures of the true galls have always formed some of the most interesting of biological questions, for not only is there definite co-operation I between a given species of insect and of plant, as shown by the facts that the same insect may induce galls of different kinds on different plants or organs, while different insects induce different galls on the same plante.g.
The colors of flowers are due to coloring matters contained in the sap of which the chief is anthocyanin.
The colors pass from deep brown through purple to yellow and white, thrown into relief by the dark green of non-deciduous shrubs and trees.
Oaks and wild prunus, wild vines and sumachs, various kinds of maple, the dOdan (Enkianthus Japonicus Hook.)a wonderful bush which in autumn develops a hue of ruddy redbirches and other trees, all add multitudinous colors to the brilliancy of a spectacle which is further enriched by masses of feathery bamboo.
If, on the one hand, huge stones are transported hundreds of miles from sea-shore or river-bed where, in the lapse of long centuries, waves and cataracts have hammered them into strange shapes, and if the harmonizing of their various colors and the adjustment of their forms to environment are studied with profound subtlety, so the training and tending of the trees and shrubs that keep them company require much taste and much toil.
They know the value of bright colors, however, and how best to utilize them, both supporting and contrasting them with their secondaries and complementaries.
The materials used were water-colors, brushes, usually of deer-hair, and a surface of unsized paper, translucid silk or wooden panel.
The Yamato-Tosa artists painted in all styles, but that which was the speciality of the school, to be found in nearly all the historical rolls bequeathed to us by their leaders, was a lightly-touched outline filled in with flat and bright body-colors, in which verdigris-green played a great part.
Cutting of wood-blocks for use either with colors or without.
The colors represented the four countries of Oz, and the green star the Emerald City.
Say, for instance, you believe redheads cause more traffic accidents than those with other colors of hair.
How about flowers that bloom in different colors when they are on top of land mines?
A lady seemed surprised that I loved flowers when I could not see their beautiful colors, and when I assured her I did love them, she said, "no doubt you feel the colors with your fingers."
But of course, it is not alone for their bright colors that we love the flowers....
When the children saw the trees all aglow with brilliant colors they clapped their hands and shouted for joy, and immediately began to pick great bunches to take home.
All our Concord waters have two colors at least; one when viewed at a distance, and another, more proper, close at hand.
The material was sand of every degree of fineness and of various rich colors, commonly mixed with a little clay.
The various shades of the sand are singularly rich and agreeable, embracing the different iron colors, brown, gray, yellowish, and reddish.
It was a portrait, painted in bright colors by Gerard, of the son borne to Napoleon by the daughter of the Emperor of Austria, the boy whom for some reason everyone called "The King of Rome."
In three carriages involved among the munition carts, closely squeezed together, sat women with rouged faces, dressed in glaring colors, who were shouting something in shrill voices.
If you use the right colors, and brighten the walls with a few large pictures, or some mirrors, it wouldn't be so dark.
His colors and his symbol.
They turned colors in response.
The colors of the mortal world were brilliant, the light in her bedchamber blinding her.
She was numb to most of the world, and the colors of the worlds were muted.
The colors, the food.
The human senses that made her gasp at the colors of spring flowers were also ill-made to defend them against Immortals and deities.
Wynn met the deity's gaze, which flickered between all the colors in the universe.
He glanced around the penthouse decorated in dark colors with flashes of burgundy and brown, attention settling on the familiar skyline visible through the window.
She wore a rich tanzanite blue-purple that was darker than the colors worn by the people of this planet.
He wore light colors this day of tan, a shade that brought out the depth of honey in his skin.
The battle still raged in the distance, the colors duller against the morning sky.
It was a signature day in Ouray, better than the best of the area's finest painted or photographed images with the sky so blue, the pines so green and the snow so white, you couldn't paint truer colors with an art store's inventory.
Over the mantle hung a gilt-framed landscape oil; a fall scene that captured all the colors he so loved.
Jackson took a lock of her hair in his hand, carefully combing through all the colors for the bronze.
There were easels, palettes, canvasses of every size, oils, water colors, sketch pads, pencil sets, brushes, virtually anything an artist would need.
The geospatial depiction of the country was crisscrossed with glowing colors and lines.
One screen was a flash of colors and shapes.
Its colors were pale purple and the bed beneath him more comfortable than any he'd lain in.
The petite woman who materialized out of the shadows wasn't what he expected. Her flawless features were unremarkable, her large eyes turning colors faster than his.
Low-key, contemporary furnishings in light wood colors and pale neutrals were mixed with splashes of color: the navy blue rug, lime couch pillows, cinnamon drapes, and yellow floorboards.
The colors were more intense, brighter, the air filled with the perfume of flowers.
He took in the different manners of dress, the different features and colors, and the variety of accents and languages he heard as he walked.
Colors, shapes, and sounds blurred around her as she allowed the demon to command her body.
She gazed at it, noting the different colors and shapes that marked the men of Memon and surrounding enemies.
He took the narrow stairs two at a time and reached the top, hacking down a man with his face painted in Memon's colors of black and red.
"Fall colors," she said in the tense silence.
Compulsory service with the colors is in Germany no longer universal, as there are twice as many able-bodied men presented by the recruiting commissions as the active army can absorb.
By this law, every man liable and accepted for service served for eight or nine years on the Active Army and its Reserve (of which three to five were spent with the colors), four or, five in the Mobile Militia, and the rest of the service period of nineteen years in the Territorial Militia.
Under present regulations the term of liability is divided into nine years in the Active Army and Reserve (three or two years with the colors) four in the Mobile MilitIa and six in the Territorial Militia.
In February 1831 these provinces rose, raised the red, white and green tricolor (which henceforth took the place of the Carbonarist colors as the Italian flag), and shook off the papal yoke with surprising ease.1 At Parma too there was an outbreak and a demand for the constitution; Marie Louise could not grant it because of her engagements with Austria, and, therefore, abandoned her dominions.
Instead of presenting the appearance of a continuous band in which all the colors are represented, it is interrupted by seven vertical dark spaces.
In printing with colors a separate block is made in this manner for each tint, the first containing as a rule the mere lines of the composition, and the others providing for the masses of tint to be applied.
All those colors didn't come from a bottle.
The door to Ashley's hospital room disappeared in a kaleidoscopic swirl of colors that made her dizzy.