References in classic literature ?
Your Gracious Majesty," she said, addressing the Queen, "these be the men for whom you sent me, and who are now come to wear your colors and service you in the tourney.
The child saw that each one wore the colors of the flower that was its home.
Richard essayed to remedy the evil with paint, and four different colors were laid on by his own hands.
At the Emerald City, where our Princess Ozma lives, green is the popular color.
It was none of Alexander's doing, of course; those warm consonances of color had been blending and mellowing before he was born.
Before long they saw ahead of them a fine big arch spanning the road, and when they came nearer they found that the arch was beautifully carved and decorated with rich colors.
THE PURCHASER of a black servant was persuaded that the color of his skin arose from dirt contracted through the neglect of his former masters.
Her complexion is pale: except in moments of violent agitation there is no color to be seen in her face.
Well," said Marilla sarcastically, "if I'd decided it was worth while to dye my hair I'd have dyed it a decent color at least.
Whatever the creations might be they seemed very like the rock itself, for they were the color of rocks and their shapes were as rough and rugged as if they had been broken away from the side of the mountain.
She was dressed prettily and carefully, with the customary touch of color in the scarlet geranium at her white throat.
According to him, the color common to the vast plains known by the name of "seas" is a dark gray mixed with green and brown.
Some consider blue "to be the color of pure water, whether liquid or solid.
Throw in the local color, wads of it, and a bit of sentiment perhaps, but no slumgullion about political economy nor social strata or such stuff.
Tilted on one side of her head she had a small cap of gold-colored silk, embroidered with pearls; while on the other a purple rose mingled its glowing colors with the luxuriant masses of her hair, of which the blackness was so intense that it was tinged with blue.