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  • Arching cloths besprinkled with colors. As small as fish-eggs. The threads. Will abash him. Buttel detects a hint of the work of the Pointilists in the "cloths besprinkled with colors / As small as fish eggs. — “The Plot Against the Giant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "Besprinkled in Scarlet Horror" 7:40 "Drinking from the Poisoned Well" Jenifer Hall - flute (Besprinkled in Scarlet Horror and Immunity Vector). — “Microscopic View of a Telescopic Realm - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Thriae or Thriai were nymphs, three virginal sisters, one of a number of such triads ("maiden trinities" Jane Ellen Harrison "There are three holy ones, sisters born[3] - three virgins gifted with wings: their heads are besprinkled with white barley meal, and they dwell under a ridge of Parnassos. — “Thriae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Are rice-grains, dropped from bills of parrot chicks Beneath the trees; and pounding-stones where sticks A little almond-oil; and trustful deer That do not run away as we draw near; And river-paths that are besprinkled yet From trickling hermit-garments, clean and wet. — “The Recognition of Sakuntala” by Kalidasa
  • However, the spear, not thrown in vain, stuck in the forehead of Rhœtus; who, after he fell, and the steel was wrenched from the skull, he {still} struggled, and besprinkled the laid tables with his blood. — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • The astonishment of Ivanhoe was beyond bounds, when he saw his master besprinkled with blood, and six or seven dead bodies lying around in the little glade in which the battle had taken place. — “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott
  • Cohen now washed his hands, pronouncing Hebrew words the while: afterward, he took off the napkin covering the dish and disclosed the two long flat loaves besprinkled with seed–the memorial of the manna that fed the wandering forefathers–and breaking off small pieces gave one to each of the family, including Adelaide Rebekah, who stood on the chair with her whole length exhibited in her amber-colored garment, her little Jewish nose lengthened by compression of the lip in the effort to make a suitable appearance. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • Chauvelin had sat through this ENTR'ACTE, with his eternal snuff-box in his hand, and with his keen pale eyes intently fixed upon a box opposite him, where, with much frou-frou of silken skirts, much laughter and general stir of curiosity amongst the audience, Marguerite Blakeney had just entered, accompanied by her husband, and looking divinely pretty beneath the wealth of her golden, reddish curls, slightly besprinkled with powder, and tied back at the nape of her graceful neck with a gigantic black bow. — “The Scarlet Pimpernel” by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • His face was fresh and rosy, his white-plumed hat, tilted to one side, disclosed his curled and pomaded hair besprinkled with powdery snow. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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