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  • While many people appear to have successfully rented out their places, there are hints that those dreamed-of profits are remaining elusive for others.

    D.C. Rental Boom a Bust? - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I initially published that novel under a female pseudonym because I wanted the vast dreamed-of female readership, and I knew that women would see sex scenes written by a man as somehow sexist automatically.

    Discussion: On Sex in Fiction

  • In fact, part of what makes this documentary so memorable is that it offers teasing glimpses of the dreamed-of masterpiece caught in the rubble of Clouzot's obsession.

    'Inferno': A Catastrophic Film Finds Redemption

  • The exemplariness consists in an apparent David-and-Goliath struggle, the result of which is an unspecified dreamed-of victory.

    Peter Weiss - 4

  • Both are essentially places to paste pictures and quotes that inspire me and help me to think thoughts of my dreamed-of life.

    Manifesting Change

  • It's Rummy's dreamed-of Light and Fast army in action.

    Steven Weber: Stratego-go-go!

  • The Northwest Passage, the dreamed-of yet historically impassable maritime shortcut between Europe and Asia, has now fully opened up due to record shrinkage of Arctic sea ice, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday.

    Arctic Melt Opens Up New Passage | Impact Lab

  • The Bible offers lengthy passages providing detailed visions of an earnestly dreamed-of future, often described in precise detail—whether the return of the more idyllic conditions of Eden to the world; the political and moral restoration of old Israel; or the liberation from the tyranny of oppressive rulers, from Babylon to Rome.

    The Vision Board Book

  • So here is the long dreamed-of universal library, its contents available more or less to every computer screen anywhere.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Their threefold life, seemingly one life, called up vague, fond thoughts; it was like a vision of the dreamed-of bliss of a better world.

    La Grenadiere

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