Wednesday, June 20, 2012


See Also: FACIAL COLOR, GRAY, RED, WHITE 1. Pale as cardboard —Paige Mitchell 2. Pale as white wine —Sir Kenelm Digby 3. Blanch like conscious guilt personified —Charlotte Brontë 4. Bleached like the skeleton of a stranded walrus —Herman Melville 5. A face like paper —J. B. Priestly 6. Face like parchment —G. K. Chesterton 7. (His long, pendulous) face looked as if it had been dusted with white talc —Aharon Megged 8. Face … pale as a Chinese mandarin’s —Nadine Gordimer 9. Face … pale as a dead man’s —Ivan Turgenev 10. Face … pale as a fish —T. Coraghessan Boyle 11. Face, pallid and simmering like a milk pudding over a slow flame —Julia O’Faolain 12. His waxy pallor was touched along the underside of his jaw with acne, like two brush burns —John Updike 13. Look [pale] like Yom Kippur before sunset —Isaac Bashevis Singer 14. Pale as a silkfish —Diane Ackerman 15. Pale and dirty as a pulled root —George Garrett 16. Pale as a birch —Louise Erdrich 17. (A scar) pale as a fishgut —Davis Grubb 18. Pale as a ghost with pernicious anemia —Anon A twist on the cliche, “Pale as a ghost.” 19. Pale as a hyacinth grown in a cellar —Edith Wharton

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