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  • Sidi opened the passenger side door in the front and hoisted the heavy satchel onto the cloth-covered seat.

    The Well At al-Khiba' (translation in progress) by Ousmane Ouadabou

  • Barney, fat as butter, humorous-looking, was led into the square of cloth-covered steel cables and cloth-covered steel uprights.

    CHAPTER XXVI

  • The sheets are Smyth sewn, and case bound in cloth-covered boards stamped in foil.

    Making Faces: Jim Rimmer (trailer)

  • Some little while afterward, the cloth-covered box was opened and its contents secretly stuffed in a deep pocket by the old sheriff, Portlee.

    Masdy's Silver

  • They unloaded thousands of cloth-covered foam mattresses, just like the ones half a million refugees had slept on during the war, and set up a tent city in their own version of the independence intifada.

    Day of Honey

  • In scenes televised nationwide, rescuers cried as the soot-covered men — stuck underground since Sunday, March 28 — were brought out, some barefoot and others with cloth-covered eyes to protect them from the light after days in pitch dark of the Wangjialing Coal Mine in Shanxi Province, the heart of China's coal country.

    China Rescues Dozens From Mine

  • In scenes televised nationwide, rescuers cried as the soot-covered men — stuck underground since March 28 — were brought out, some barefoot and others with cloth-covered eyes to protect them from the light after days in dark of the Wangjialing Coal Mine in Shanxi Province, the heart of China's coal country.

    China Rescues Dozens From Mine

  • The accessories above are actually stealthy fitness aids: Banglz ($27.99 for 2), which basically look like cloth-covered bracelets, are half-pound weights that help tone arms while you do everyday lifting (i.e. drinking your coffee).

    Michelle Madhok: Diet And Exercise for People Who Don't Diet or Exercise

  • Jack handed a thin cloth-covered book to Erec called Writings of Megaera.

    The Three Furies

  • The five commissioners seated at the cloth-covered table stared gravely at Sir Thomas More, who stood before them, painfully thin, unkempt, unshaven.

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen

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