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  • Up close Cressy saw that the woman was not really much older than herself, though her eyes were wiser than many a mature maid Cressy had known: grey eyes, they were, like clouds full-bellied with rain.

    One Year’s Worth of Woe « A Fly in Amber

  • And out of the dividends magnificent churches are builded in New England, wherein your kind preaches pleasant platitudes to the sleek, full-bellied recipients of those dividends.

    Chapter 2: Challenges

  • So one is forced to conclude that the Abyss is literally a huge man - killing machine, and when I pass along the little out-of-the-way streets with the full-bellied artisans at the doors, I am aware of a greater sorrow for them than for the 450,000 lost and hopeless wretches dying at the bottom of the pit.

    THOSE ON THE EDGE

  • That it has resulted in this round, full-bellied album is just a beautiful product of self-mythology.

    Review of Rick Ross' ‘Teflon Don'

  • He was born on Feb. 11, three days after they walked the red carpet at the 51st Grammy Awards, where a full-bellied Ms. Arulpragasam performed with Kanye West and Jay-Z.

    The Bed-Stuy Bronfman

  • He erupted in a joyful, full-bellied laugh -- the kind that makes people wonder if a guy as charming as Pat Buchanan can really mean all the angry things he says.

    'The Body' Slams His Party

  • My unwashed hair and I always leave the apartment well-rested, briefed on the day's news, and full-bellied.

    Lindsay Mannering: So Out It's In: Unwashed Hair

  • "When I think of Ali in my childhood, I can only grin, smile, get full-bellied with laughter," says Attallah Shabazz, Malcolm X's first daughter, the only one old enough to recall Ali in those days.

    True Believer

  • To laugh full-bellied laughs with friends, to feel the need to run to the bathroom because of the overwhelming, frank happiness inside of her.

    Watching Watching Watching

  • In the hands of the author, history and prehistory were melodramatic—full-bellied narratives alive with hairpin turns and unlikely resolutions: ice bridges connecting continents, flint tools leading to fire and migration, coffee and tea transforming Europe, keeping the itinerant workers awake in the factories of nineteenth-century England.

    The Beautiful Miscellaneous

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