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  • We have become accustomed to the all too familiar scenes in Wootton Bassett played out on our television screens: the slowly driven black hearse, its bonnet strewn with flowers; the coffin draped in the union flag; the crowds of black-clothed mourners who line the streets, many of whom never knew the servicemen in question but who wish, nonetheless, to pay their respects in a public forum.

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  • The signature work of the show is a breathtaking 4-meter long painted screen, showing a meeting between a Portuguese cort è ge — made up of soldiers, priests and slaves — and a Japanese delegation, led by black-clothed resident Jesuits.

    A New Look at Portugal's Past

  • With rows of flaring torches to light it up, and the colour and rude hilarity of an old-time banquet, it might have softened; but now, when two black-clothed gentlemen sat in the little circle of light thrown by a shaded lamp, one's voice became hushed and one's spirit subdued.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • And while we waited the black-clothed enemy attacked.

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  • One night, he has a strange run-in with a redhead named Lova who is being chased by a group of black-clothed men.

    Storm (2008)

  • While in this dreamland, DD is approached by another figure, a man who is the leader of the black-clothed thugs that have been pursuing Lova.

    Storm (2008)

  • The two black-clothed figures got out of the car and quietly closed the doors.

    Laced

  • From here, he appeared black-haired and black-eyed and black-clothed.

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  • The splintery door opened, and a familiar, black-clothed form strode in.

    Mistborn

  • His tall, bulky, black-clothed figure loomed almost threatening, though preserving still the supernatural neatness of the racing man.

    In Chancery

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