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  • Erect, slender, grey-haired, of graceful military bearing, Roscoe Scandwell was a member of the "Big Five," which, by the interlocking of interests, determined the destinies of all Hawaii.

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • Erect, showy flower spikes with tiered whorls of dense, lavender flowers, somewhat resembling grape hyacinth (Muscari), rise just above the leaves in late summer.

    Don’t Monkey Around: It’s time to trim your Monkey Grass « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Erect as a Buckingham Palace guard, he gets his laughs with his eyes, endlessly bulging at the Prime Minister's lapses, and with his obsequiously dominating tone of voice.

    David Finkle: First Nighter: Yes, Prime Minister Prime Stage Comedy Meat

  • Big-crested penguin (also Erect-crested penguin) (Eudyptes sclateri)

    Penguins

  • Ellen jumped when the alarm clock sounded so that the pages of The Sword Erect that she had been reading slipped to the floor, skimming one over the other as they fluttered gracefully downward.

    The Home for Broken Hearts

  • Please, Ellen, she really needs somewhere nice and homey to stay while she tries to finish The Sword Erect.

    The Home for Broken Hearts

  • Her readers are used to three books a year and The Sword Erect is long overdue already.

    The Home for Broken Hearts

  • Well, it certainly is different, Allegra said thoughtfully once Ellen had stopped reading the ending that she herself had written for The Sword Erect.

    The Home for Broken Hearts

  • Yet, in The Sword Erect the heroine had endured more ravishing than Ellen could remember in any other Allegra Howard novel or indeed any other book on which she had worked on the Cherished Desires list.

    The Home for Broken Hearts

  • All the change was upsetting her equilibrium—that and the particularly high ravish count in The Sword Erect.

    The Home for Broken Hearts

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