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  • Midway between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument, impassable walkways gave way to free-moving ones and standing-room only crowds, to people in lawn chairs and on blankets.

    The Scene at the Lincoln Memorial - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Every year on Thanksgiving morning, our home was transformed into Christmas City, with beautiful ceramic churches, rinks with free-moving skaters and musical houses we collected at the annual holiday craft fair.

    CSS: Christmas Cheer

  • The real town of Anogi inched closer as the ferrymen plied the big oars—a free-moving ferry, this, the Hisei being too big and too trafficked to be crossed with ropes—a kind of barge that described a crescent-shaped course from shore to shore, a compromise with the current, while larger and smaller craft bound downriver went straight courses past, fishing boats and cargo boats and such.

    2005

  • Well, I am violating the old-time culture by my very being, as an independent, free-thinking, free-moving woman, and I would look really stupid trying to blend in as an old-time Indian woman in clothes and lifestyle.

    San Miguel attire

  • I was an atom, spontaneous and free-moving, and I bonded with the first open seat I could find.

    oatcake Diary Entry

  • The woman was about her father's age, with short silver hair, stylishly cut in a free-moving swept-back fashion.

    So Hard To Forget

  • I saw with the eyes of this fuller's son how free-moving and firm and brown she looked beside the milky maids of Athens.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • Large figures he saw, shadowy yet splendid, that ran free-moving as clouds over mighty hills, vital with the abundant strong life of a younger world ....

    The Centaur

  • But he realized that his amateurish knowledge of the game would be an affront to those free-moving sons of the mesa.

    Partners of Chance

  • Of the higher, free-moving classes of the echinoderms, starfish are more numerous than in the Cambrian, and sea urchins make their appearance in rare archaic forms.

    The Elements of Geology

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