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  • I flipped my gold-tipped hair over my shoulder while I checked out my reflection.

    Real wifeys

  • That is the trouble, he said, watching the unlikely trio make their way down the drive, the king striding ahead, boisterously pointing out various trees and plants of interest with his gold-tipped walking stick and the startled constables trailing in his wake.

    Exit the Actress

  • Capitol tour guides enjoy showing the stain on the marble steps supposedly left by the blood of Sen. Charles Sumner, beaten half to death on the floor of the senate in 1856 by Rep. Preston Brooks, who wielded a thick gold-tipped cane.

    The Heat Is On. We May Get Burned.

  • And I have to say, Bat Boy became a bit snobby about the whole thing, developing a number of affectations: he took to twirling a gold-tipped cane, smoking hand-rolled cigarettes in a long ivory holder, and wearing an ascot, which he would remove and tie around his head like a blindfold before tasting his way through rows of sample Swoop blends.

    Going Mutant

  • His eyes were still that impossible color of blue, the lashes gold-tipped.

    The Best of Friends

  • The westering sun glittered off the pond nestled in its verdant bower, where toy sailboats bobbed in the gold-tipped swells.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • They made for a motley trio—Morris with his fine clothes and gold-tipped walking stick, Washington in his blue-serge uniform, and Paine disheveled and threadbare.

    Robert Morris

  • His gold-tipped lashes flickered, but he angled his chin to look at me sideways.

    Shade

  • His group of harumphrodites all tittered at this, and the fat posturer waved his gold-tipped cigarette, well pleased with his insolence.

    Watershed

  • He almost always wears his traditional judge's robes and the special gold-tipped dagger that denotes his position.

    The Reeducation of Abu Jandal

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