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  • But it will always have this unique, doubled-over, creative quality-and that's what keeps book criticism vital, and why it will survive.

    Book Reviewing

  • “Hey Billy,” I say doubled-over and trying to catch my breath, “where's my dad, is he being prepped or what?”

    Never Said

  • Secure the tube that's hanging out with a doubled-over piece of tape that is then pinned to your child's clothing.

    Pediatric surgery: Jejunostomy Tubes

  • Two doubled-over trees straightened, their thick trunks catching the hammer on either side of the gleaming head and lifting it upward.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • Instead, I pull the stand up with an untied doubled-over rope, and I knot it to this step (which doubles later as a hook for a day-pack or rattling horns).

    Seven Tricks that Make Hanging Your Tree Stand Easier

  • They got out of the car and pulled a doubled-over Ari out.

    Déjà Vu

  • What felt like several hours passing was really at most only a few minutes after I had returned from lunch that I shot up from my seat, bolted from the office, dashed down the hallway, slammed into the door of the ladies room with my doubled-over body because one arm was wrapped around my gut and one hand was covering my mouth.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • He rested his head against the doubled-over pillow.

    The Beautiful Miscellaneous

  • You just gave me my first doubled-over laugh of the day!

    Firedoglake » Pull Up a Chair…

  • Could be one elegant arm rising high into the air, or even a soulful “doubled-over in pain” body fold—but you know it is coming.

    Before You Put That On

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