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  • Emma squeezes in next to Mr. Pritchard on the scratchy-looking couch, while Sarah sits on a delicate cane-backed chair.

    Ten Miles Past Normal

  • The furniture Sadie had chosen was French country in flavor: lots of whitewashed knotty pine and elegant oval-backed chairs upholstered in a soft blue toile pattern that played well off the red, yellow, and blue stripes on the Louis XV cane-backed CanapĂ© sofa.

    Starlit

  • Aunt Lizzie, asleep in the cane-backed chair nearby, had agreed that the girls should stay the night, as they often did.

    Covenant

  • Dark carpet covered the rest of the floor on which stood cream-coloured tables surrounded by pale cane-backed chairs.

    Fugitive Bride

  • The room held a trunk, a narrow rope bed, and a cane-backed chair.

    The Black Wing

  • Spotting the cane-backed chair, she settled her slim form into it with a sigh.

    The Black Wing

  • Dr. Karlson rolled a high, cane-backed invalid chair into the hallway.

    Surrender A Dream

  • Inside was a tiny room furnished with a slab dressing table, a mirror surrounded by several lights, one cane-backed chair, a rusty sink.

    The White Ninja

  • One row of benches and another of cane-backed chairs stretched along a wall of the enclosure, and three vacant places appeared directly before the poteau mitan in the front row of chairs.

    The Serpent and the Rainbow

  • Theerson came across the bare wood floor and sat in a cane-backed chair in front of Minck's desk.

    The Miko

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