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  • Before the book is done, though, we'll have taken a long strange trip of our own in Andi's company: back and forth between present-tense Andi and past-tense Alexandrine, between contemporary Paris and the filthy, terrorized streets of Robespierre's day, and deep into the clammy, bone-filled catacombs that underlie the city and where, in this imperfect but memorable novel, past and present connect in a frightening, disorienting fashion.

    Tales for Teens (and Others)

  • He thudded chest first into the top step of the lower section, his fingers scrabbling and clutching desperately for a handhold, his legs dangling over the two-hundred-foot drop to the bone-filled base of the moat.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • In the Premiere excerpt, as Cotillard and her colleague make their way through dimly lit bone-filled passageways, Cotillard's make-up man expresses doubts about the circumstances of Coluche's death.

    Lisa Nesselson: France for Nonmajors: Things You May Want to Know about Marion Cotillard, Nicholas Sarkozy and French Media

  • The bank and the bone-filled permafrost behind it are undergoing active, rapid disintegration.

    The Arctic Oil Rush

  • "The Solarian is a gross physical creature with bone-filled extremities, flesh-filled torso, and liquid-filled eyeballs sliding within moist sockets—"

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Viscous Circle - Piers Anthony

  • From beneath the blanket a thin, bone-filled hand reaches out to snatch up its prize.

    Whispers Of Betrayal

  • Within seconds the dead warriors were bone-filled husks, while the hounds had grown to treble their size.

    The Hawk Eternal

  • Let us hope they've found mercy in their bone-filled graves.

    PRECIOUS ANGEL

  • How long could it take to traverse a few bone-filled rooms?

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  • Instead, these coelacanths swim along just like any fish, using their fleshy, bone-filled lobed fins to paddle-not to walk.

    Planet Atheism

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