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  • His witty "Lucellino" lamp (1992), attaches a pair of handcrafted goose-feather wings onto a naked bulb, while his rope-lamp series 'Alizz C. Cooper,' suggests a swarm of robotic reptiles.

    Munich Commemorates Ingo Maurer and His Brilliant Light Designs

  • She dipped her goose-feather quill into a jade inkpot, drained the red ink along the side, and unhurriedly marked a circle around the black tent the eunuch had pointed out to her.

    Shadow Princess

  • Then he set the goose-feather quill down with a shaking hand and covered his eyes.

    Shadow Princess

  • In the big old iron bed in Mummy's and Daddy's room with the goose-feather pillows.

    The Body Ricardo

  • But to George W. Bush, Rumsfeld, his nominee for secretary of Defense, is as comforting as the goose-feather pillow that Bush took along on the campaign trail to help him sleep at night.

    Familiar Waters

  • A group of Mr. Maurer's "Lucellinos," bare bulbs with goose-feather wings, threaten to fly off with a heavy, red-fabric bedecked chandelier overhead.

    Flights of Fancy, Centuries Apart

  • His bow was done, the horn nocks fitted, the linen bowstrings braided and waxed, but he had not fitted one arrowhead to its ash shaft yet, and with all the rain they had been having, the glue holding the goose-feather fletchings was still tacky.

    Knife of Dreams

  • Now let us bray the ashes in a mortar with a goose-feather pen, and declare in unison singing together that anyone who uses that word in future is a ring-the-bell-and-run-away-man, [11] a mischief maker, a groper among old bones, the proof of whose defilement is written in a smudge of dirty water upon his face.

    Three Guineas

  • From the second drawer he selected a goose-feather quill, its point clean and bright.

    Writer Ferrets: Chasing the Muse

  • His hair was also loose, but flowing elegantly over bare shoulders, gossamer and goose-feather white wings attatched to the middle of his back.

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