One exceedingly pretty girl, with a perfect cataract of black hair overflowing her pale green gown, and a pair of sparkling dark eyes that could never be matched outside the magic lines of Cancer and Capricorn, is making and frying pancakes with something... In the Strange South Seas - Page 17by Beatrice Ethel Grimshaw - 1907 - 381 pagesFull view
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Lenore Manderson, Margaret Jolly - History - 1997 - 367 pages
...are so wreathed, and crowned and necklaced with woven blossoms, the air is heavy with scent. . . . One exceedingly pretty girl, with a perfect cataract...is making and frying pancakes with something fruity . . . inside them. She has half a dozen French officers about her, enjoying breakfast and flirtation....