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  • Adams could not be reached Tuesday at the school, where five horses roamed a pasture and a large playground was surrounded by red, cottage-like classrooms, or at his home in Folsom, where white garbage bags had been taped to windows on the side of the front door in an apparent attempt to prevent people from looking in.

    Details emerge in Calif. school molestation case

  • There's a terrace with steps, leading from cabinet room level down to the garden, which has a cottage-like, slightly chaotic style – English picturesque.

    Inside the Downing Street garden

  • It used to be in a little cottage-like building but I guess it's too cool for school to look all unpretentious now!

    A little more loop di loo than loop de light at the moment

  • The tidy, well-lit cottage-like something out of a fairy-tale, and hadn't she seen that from the first?

    The Dark Tower

  • Mrs. Hemans has described it as "a lovely cottage-like building, almost hidden by a profusion of roses and ivy."

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • The Château de Ramezay is a low, cottage-like building behind an old-fashioned stone fence.

    Canadian Cities of Romance

  • Behind the row of trees, directly across the lawn in front of him, loomed the dark shadow of a long, low, cottage-like building, and from a window a light twinkled out between the tree trunks; while from beyond again came the roll of surf, low, rhythmic, like the soft accompaniment of orchestral music.

    The Miracle Man

  • At the top of the slope stands "Swanswick," a cottage-like and rambling house whose rear windows look down the lake, while the low veranda in front opens upon a lawn and quiet lily-padded pond, a mill-pond originally, for near at hand are the falls that operated Low's mills, in the days of the pioneers.

    The Story of Cooperstown

  • He stopped at the first ale-house, a low-roofed, cottage-like structure embowered in clambering flowers.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • Mr. Fitzpiers's dwelling, on the contrary, was small, cottage-like, and comparatively modern.

    The Woodlanders

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