Some even painted their bodies with red clay
, and anointed themselves with fish oil, to give additional lustre to their charms.
Several battalions of soldiers, in their shirt sleeves despite the cold wind, swarmed in these earthworks like a host of white ants; spadefuls of red clay
were continually being thrown up from behind the bank by unseen hands.
At the small tables which were arranged about the room some thirty customers were drinking English beer, porter, gin, and brandy; smoking, the while, long red clay
pipes stuffed with little balls of opium mingled with essence of rose.
The colour of the water, as seen at some distance, was like that of a river which has flowed through a red clay
district, but under the shade of the vessel's side it was quite as dark as chocolate.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion, who struggled with a knee injury for much of the season, was playing her second match on the red clay
after withdrawing from the second round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia.
The only time eight-time Rome winner Nadal has lost on the red clay
of the Foro Italico has been to four-time winner Djokovic.
A four-time Rome winner Williams last won on the red clay
of at the Foro Italico in 2016.She will play either her older sister Venus, who received a wild card entry to the tournament she won in 1999, or Belgian Elise Mertens in the second round.Should Serena and Venus meet in Rome, it will be their first meeting on European clay in nearly 17 years.
She made her art from red clay
, choosing the material "to represent the fragility felt" by those with brittle bone disease.
While typical product ranges focus on a single key ingredient, the Moisture Miracle collection is uniquely crafted with a base signature blend of seven premium natural African ingredients sourced directly from the continent; African aloe plant, honey from African honey bees, Moroccan red clay
, Egyptian flax seed oil, baobab oil, Ghanian chocolate and African shea butter, said the company.
and yellow grass, a battleground and a rock festival...
Wozniacki was facing 15th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova in a late match on the red clay
of the Foro Italico.
Nadal faces a tough challenge since he will be defending 4,680 points after winning titles on red clay
at the French Open, Monte Carlo, Madrid and Barcelona last year.