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First, the raven-black of midnight for the hair,-the lustre of the coldest, brightest stars for eyes,-the blush-rose of early dawn for lips and cheeks.
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But when they looked back along the mountain path whence they had come a different spectacle presented itself, a scene so grand, so marvellous, that it attracted every eye as though by a magic spell; for at their feet lay a circular valley, surrounded by lofty cliffs, mountain ridges, peaks, and summits, which here white as chalk, yonder raven-black, here grey and brown, yonder red and green, appeared to grow upward from the sand toward the azure sky of the wilderness, steeped in dazzling light, and unshadowed by the tiniest cloudlet.
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She was enveloped from head to foot in a veil of costly Venetian guipure, fastened to the braids of her raven-black hair by two large brilliants.
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An iron-potash mica, of a raven-black color, usually found in granitic rocks in small six-sided tables, or as an aggregation of minute opaque scales.
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In a trice I saw myself with beautiful raven-black hair and the temptation was irresistible.
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Caroline was little, though evidently full grown; raven-black hair, very dark eyes, absolutely regular features, with a colourless olive complexion, clear as to the face and sallow about the neck, formed in her that assemblage of points whose union many persons regard as the perfection of beauty.
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His face was pale, his raven-black hair and beard had grown grey, and the consciousness of victory which usually shone in his eyes was dimmed.
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Also, frequently, when the children were fast asleep in their little cot, as she looked with a mother's tenderness and pride upon them, thinking what a picture of innocence and beauty they presented as their heads nestled lovingly together on the pillow-the raven-black and gold mingling in beautiful confusion-she would kneel beside them, and as the deepest, holiest feelings of her heart were stirred, she would pray that the one who was so dear to them all might be redeemed from evil and become again a loving husband, a kind father, and a child of God.
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He beheld a man sharply featured, with hair and beard, once raven-black, irregularly streaked with white-there seemed to be no intermediary shades of grey-and deep melancholy eyes.
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Marie was a healthy, well-built, lithe lassie, with raven-black hair and eyes which snapped equally with pleasure or with wrath.
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These knights, they say, wore clothes of raven-black, and their shields were mickle, broad and goodly.
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And Emily, with her sweet grey Irish eyes, and her curling masses of raven-black hair, would cry in penitent shame over her unworthiness, with some vague idea that those royal, and to her very real ancestors, would despise her small sweet rosebud self, as wholly unworthy of their disreputable majesties.
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She had long, raven-black hair, tangled and disheveled, and she wore a soiled white band of cord above her brow.
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The first Indians to put in an appearance were a flock of children, half naked, with tangled manes of raven-black hair and skin like gold bronze.
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Examples of Raven-black

Example #1
He sprang up before she could speak a word in answer, and seizing his canvas again, exclaimed gayly: "Now for the hues of morning and evening combined, to paint the radiance of this wicked soul of love that so enthralls me!
Example #2
How shall I make a real beginning of this marvel?
Example #3
All that the eye beheld was naked and bare, silent and lifeless.
Example #4
The victors gazed from the top of the pass in search of the travellers; but as yet no sign of them appeared.
Example #5
Her face had been concealed by the veil, but, as the door closed behind her, she threw it back, and exposed to view a countenance of remarkable beauty.
Example #6
A lady entered the room.