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- Made up of sections having different, often bright, colours
1883, Omar Khayyám, trans. Edward Henry Whinfield, Quatrains of Omar Khayyám, No. 78, page 54:
- O foolish one! this molded earth is naught; / This particolored vault of heaven is naught; / Our sojourn in this seat of life and death / Is but one breath, and what is that but naught?
made up of sections having different colours