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  • It was a little like paradise on earth, with you, where the flower-like people turn outward and lure both blank space and the animal-fragrant air.

    the human prairies walk

  • Lucienne's iconic fabrics took their cue from the abstractions of Joan Miró and Paul Klee; her 1951 Calyx pattern, with its flower-like cups joined by thin stems, is a modern classic.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Just next to the Tesla coil is a "sharpsichord", another specially built, Heath Robinsonesque structure that weds a pin barrel organ to two enormous, flower-like ear trumpets, the kind of thing the Victrola dog used to sit next to.

    Björk: Biophilia – review

  • Gauzy flower-like symbols float in the upper depth; ferns nod, bubbles rise; wafts of Hawaiian guitar go by.

    SpongeBob's Golden Dream

  • Melinda, her reliable and religious baby-sitter, of the mousy brown hair and conservative clothing, now of the flower-like lily limbs and void of clothing of any kind, writhing religiously on their beige living-room couch like an octopus, being devoured by her shirtless husband, their faces lifting and meeting, mouths plastering and coming apart, gasps and moans inaudible above the high-powered shouting of the rock stars on the stereo.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Scientists using cutting-edge technology to explore waters off Indonesia were wowed by colorful and diverse images of marine life on the ocean floor – including plate-sized sea spiders and flower-like sponges that appear to be carnivorous.

    NOAA 'Okeanos Explorer' Discovers New Species With Robotic Vehicle In Indonesia's Oceans (PHOTOS)

  • My illness is untreatable, O 'my flower-like friend

    Ehsan Azari: Tales of the Taliban in Their Own Words

  • My life is difficult without you, O 'my flower-like friend.

    Ehsan Azari: Tales of the Taliban in Their Own Words

  • Katherine said, turning her flower-like face up to Hal.

    Dearly Beloved

  • Its subdued colour, relieved by a caramel-coloured ruff at the neck, allowed her face to rise creamy pale and flower-like in its perfection from a dark mass, the only brightness supplied by her gleaming eyes.

    Dearly Beloved

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