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rosy

resembling, consisting of, or abounding in roses
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McGowan was also striving to catch the bright smiles tossed about by Rosy. But he was no outfielder as Ikey was; he picked them off the bat.
It was in these apartments that Mr Swiveller made use of the expressions above recorded for the consolation and encouragement of his desponding friend; and it may not be uninteresting or improper to remark that even these brief observations partook in a double sense of the figurative and poetical character of Mr Swiveller's mind, as the rosy wine was in fact represented by one glass of cold gin-and-water, which was replenished as occasion required from a bottle and jug upon the table, and was passed from one to another, in a scarcity of tumblers which, as Mr Swiveller's was a bachelor's establishment, may be acknowledged without a blush.
The girl shivered a little and grew pale even under the rosy light; for now but one guess remained, and her own fate depended upon the result.
"Oh, I say, Rosy," said Fred, as she was passing out of the room, "if you are going to the piano, let me come and play some airs with you."
Meantime the queen went home to her glass, and shook with rage when she read the very same answer as before; and she said, 'Snowdrop shall die, if it cost me my life.' So she went by herself into her chamber, and got ready a poisoned apple: the outside looked very rosy and tempting, but whoever tasted it was sure to die.
Her eyes sparkled, and her rosy lips could not keep from smiling from the consciousness of her own attractiveness.
"This accounts for the sleepless nights, the flutter your heart gets into at the least start, and this is why that cheek of yours is pale yellow instead of rosy red.
But I prefer to drop this terrible subject of the rosy hours of Mazenderan.
Now, Eglantine, what have you to tell us of your rosy namesakes on the earth?"
Long slept Zarathustra; and not only the rosy dawn passed over his head, but also the morning.
But she could not find enough to satisfy her, for the cheeks were very thin, and the hands seemed too feeble to hold even the rosy little shells they had been collecting.
However the party--with the addition of a gentleman, as good-natured, and as rosy, as the children--seated themselves at it very contentedly.