Her mouth was a tight little crescent, the petulant mouth of a child demanding adulation-on the spreading, pallid face of a woman past fifty.
"I think," said the pallid man with the mustache, his voice unexpectedly confident, "that we should now hear from Miss Taggart."
The storekeeper was a fat, pallid woman who moved with effort, but seemed indifferent to her own discomfort.
"In my opinion," said a thin, pallid man with a neat mustache, "the Rio Norte Line seems to have become a financial burden which the company might not be able to carry-that is, not unless certain readjustments are made, which-" He did not finish, but glanced at Mr. Weatherby.
Oh, I wouldn’t worry about Chick Morrison," said the pallid man with the mustache.
At the end of the platform, a pallid, plumpish man stood saying to a crying woman, "That’s how it’s always been in this world.
"The rail of the Rio Norte Line," said the pallid man with the mustache, "is unmatched anywhere in the country and could not now be purchased at any price.
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On either side stand people, dark, calling out the numbers of the brigades, the battalions. And at each call a little group separates itself off, a small handful of dirty, pallid soldiers, a dreadfully small handful, and a dreadfully small remnant.
Erich Maria Remarque -- All Quiet on the Western Front
I don’t expect her to answer, but to my surprise, she unbuttons her uniform jacket and pulls up the shirt beneath to reveal a stretch of pallid skin.