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  • Wow, this is something I have never tried before-but it looks delish!

    Avocado Ice Cream | Baking Bites

  • A chance in a million, that Standing Bear had been present at Chicago to hear Spotted Tail's randy recollections of twenty-five years before-but the rest of it fitted like an old shoe.

    Isabelle

  • It was the sound Erid had heard before-but now, he knew it wasn't just a croak.

    Addicts

  • Geordi had teased Data about it before-but Dr. Pulaski evidently didn't recognize the attempt at levity.

    The Beast That Resembles A Poem(A Handy Resource for Architects,Engineers, and Students)

  • Comet Swift-Tuttle is not among that 10 percent-it's been observed at least twice before-but it could still pose a considerable threat.

    THE SCIENCE OF DOOM

  • I ken I should have told ye before-but I thought ye maybe wouldn't come, if I said how far.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • "I know I thanked you all before-but now I have to thank you again, with the full knowledge of what foolishly rushing in to this situation could have brought me to."

    The Wizard Of London

  • He was a fine swordsman, and he had fought men bearing steel before-but never alone, never two against one.

    This Scepter'd Isle

  • It wasn't as if he hadn't done all of this before-but the mud figures he made would crumble, or melt in the rains, and worst of all, he simply didn't know the vast majority of the all-important prayers.

    Joust

  • He'd never seen one before-but maybe it was some funky religious symbol, a Hindu equivalent of the cross or something.

    Salem Falls

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