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  • The crumbs, he said, should range from 1/8-inch to dust-like pieces; the variation, he explained, makes for a "nuanced and textured" coating.

    Paneed Rabbit with Citrus, Sage and Caper-Butter Sauce

  • Pour fine moon dust-like sand over your head as you do this and you get the picture.

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  • But the real reason I have something in my eye is that yesterday on my bike ride I got an eyeful of a dust-like substance.

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  • I saw his stare fixed upon a point a little on our larboard bow, and perceived that in that direction the sea was all blown up into vast clouds of dust-like froth, and I knew that the storm was upon us.

    The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig'

  • So, with a grand effort the great insect rose; and the sea, reluctant to part with such a rare jewel, retained in brown, dust-like feathers the pattern of the mottling of the under surface of the wings.

    My Tropic Isle

  • And there was a fine layer of this dust-like substance lying over everything.

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  • He knew how to press its lengthened tip into long heaps of dust-like colours before returning the revolving head into the heat of the furnace to keep the now heavy chunk of glass at working temperature.

    Shattered

  • I then straightened up, and—holding my breath so as to avoid inhaling any of the dust-like particles of disintegrating paper which had precipitated my earlier fit of uncontrolled sternutation—I quickly leafed through the fragile pages of this twenty-year-old gazette.

    Nevermore

  • The dynamic continuity of psychological time is both unity and diversity; but it is neither the abstract homogeneous unity of mathe - matical time nor the dust-like multiplicity of the externally related durationless instants; it is the mnemic continuity in which no sharp separation can be drawn between the successive phases, despite their qualitative heterogeneity.

    TIME

  • These hypertrophied portions are also removed, and every particle of the dust-like detritus cleaned away.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

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