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She was sixteen, brown-haired and brown-eyed, slender and beautiful. The people called out her name as she passed, held up their children for her blessing, and scattered flowers under the hooves of her horse.
Erik Nitsche, design for book binding of the series New illustrated library of science and invention, 1963. Source