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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ashiness
ashes of rose
ashiness (current term)
Literary usage of Ashiness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1876)
"As to the under parts, the customary ashiness is all gone. It is white ; but such a white ; not glaring, but soft. In fact, I think the tiny scales are now ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1897)
"ashiness of the white watercourse. Silent and ghostly-terrible rose darker and darker the western cliffs and the heights of Aaron's burial-place, ..."
3. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1834)
"exclaimed I : her colour faded to the ashiness of death, yet doubt and perplexity were strongly depicted on her countenance. " This is some deception! ..."
4. Complete Prose Works by Walt Whitman (1891)
"The ashiness and the moisture on the brow, and the film over the eyeballs—what man can look upon the sight, and not feel his heart awed within him ? ..."