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  • Wilderness is never far away-the land remembers forests, and our pavements are just a dream to it.

    MIND MELD: Real-Life Places That Inspire Exceptional World Building

  • And then be passed, and the flood of primordial life rolled back again, sweeping his handiwork away-the weeds and the forest inundated his fields, the beasts of prey swept over his flocks, and now there are wolves on the Cliff House beach.

    Page 7

  • The skull-smashing sequence was the only scene not filmed in the studio; it was shot in a field, a couple of hundred yards away-the only time Stanley went on location.

    Tin

  • It was about 25 feet off the ground and just 200 yards away-the length of two football fields.

    Washington's Heroes

  • She was obliged to an unwelcome intimacy with his body, an acquaintance that awoke memories she had with great difficulty put away-the feel of his knee pushing her thighs apart, the rough joviality of his touch between her legs, the sun-bleached blond hairs that curled crisply on his thighs and forearms, the unwashed, musky male smell of him.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • I have to put clothes away-the question is, Where?

    Nickel and Dimed

  • They have taken her away-the men from the construction site!

    Ripping Time

  • The lines on the TV would go away-the whole house would heave a big sigh, even the cats!

    A Funny Time to Be Gay

  • There were no women here; those chiefs whose womenfolk had accompanied them had sent the ladies safely away-the coming doom cast a long shadow.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • At night, deep in the forest, in lean-tos Henrik showed them to build-but without fires to give their positions away-the five and three women of Henrik's group told little stories of the r ance to lend themselves courage.

    Briar Rose

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