One of the most unusual descriptions of a colour I have come across, and I also liked the gawkiness of the foal.

‘… and beside her the liver-coloured foal with its head towards its mother’s flank, apparently still much embarrassed by its own straddling existence.’

Source: George Eliot, Adam Bede (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985 (1859)), p. 234

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