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  • It's meticulously neat, with steel snake hooks hanging just so and glass-fronted cases lining several walls.

    Michael Shwedick's career handling reptiles came from childhood fascination

  • GW Hurley27-29 High Street, Burnham on Sea, Somerset TA8 1PA, 01278 789281A stone's throw from the seafront, GW Hurley stands in the middle of the high street, a glass-fronted beacon you simply cannot miss.

    Independent bookshops in south-west of the UK

  • Kate Baker/EPA Zoo attendance swelled on the days the procedures were carried out in a glass-fronted operating room.

    Happy Feet Sets Off Soon

  • I usually sleep terribly and promise after every trip not do it again in a hurry, but am soon looking for another excuse, since nothing beats showing up for the night train at Rome's Termini station, where chunks of Roman masonry stand outside the glass-fronted entrance hall and trains pull into platforms decked out with 1930s mosaics, sleek black stone benches and art-deco drinking fountains.

    Last train to Sicily

  • There, broadcasters have leased space from the Palace in 16 three-story temporary buildings with glass-fronted studios and viewing stands for individual cameras.

    The Ultimate Reality Show

  • Well people like me breaking into the safe the glass-fronted box located above each console that contained the launch-enabling codes, getting out the codes, and putting those authorization codes into a launch order and then disseminating, communicating the launch order to my ‘friends.’

    How the End Begins

  • As he opens one of his most ambitious buildings yet, a $135 million glass-fronted pavilion that encloses two historic theaters and adds an innovative third, he is also working on a civic library in an unprepossessing edge-city near Vancouver.

    Profile of Vancouver architect Bing Thom

  • He paused, holding the door ajar, and peered into a cool, electric-lighted cement room where stood a long, glass-fronted, glass-shelved refrigerator flanked by an ice-machine and a dynamo.

    CHAPTER III

  • I did a full three-sixty and scanned row after row of the thousands of deserted seats behind me, climbing from the arena floor to the steep tiers that rose into glass-fronted suites, stacked three high.

    Fallin’ Up

  • We reached the end of the hall and entered a big atrium with glass-fronted stores on both sides.

    Haven

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