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  • Let's be clear: paying no never mind to the effect of their maps on incumbents and potential candidates is NOT the same as refusing to hear the arguments from Republicans, Democrats, Latinos, Asian-Americans, one-eyed-Basques, bran-muffin liberals, gun-rack Libertarians or anyone else who wanted to make the case for their particular "community of interest," whatever that might be.

    Phil Trounstine: Why the ProPublica Remap Yarn Is Nonsense

  • They stepped to the gun-rack, and each picked a rifle.

    Chapter 26

  • Yet, a thought has come to me, born of a sight of the gun-rack, on the other side of the room.

    The House on the Borderland

  • A lantern was lighted at the foot of the mainmast, round which was hung a gun-rack, furnished with weapons of all sorts.

    The Mysterious Island

  • He and his cronies of the tap-room, of an evening, before a glowing fire of logs, above which is the significant gun-rack (quite in old picture-book fashion), will give a deal of copy to an able writer who seeks atmosphere and local colour.

    The Automobilist Abroad

  • Above one door was a gun-rack, on which lay the rifle and shotgun, and over the other door was a pair of deer-antlers.

    Letters of a Woman Homesteader

  • The floor was covered with sawdust, packs and haversacks hung from pegs in the walls; a gun-rack stood in the centre of the apartment; butts down and muzzles in line, the rifles (p. 015) stretched in a straight row from stern to cabin stairs.

    The Red Horizon

  • Under a gun-rack made of deer antlers was a cupboard half filled with dingy books, shotgun shells, and fishing tackle.

    The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

  • Gasping for breath, his short upper lip drawn back from his protruding teeth in the snarl of a ferocious animal, he snatched a rifle from the deer-horn gun-rack above the door.

    'Me--Smith'

  • Dickie, aboard the boat, flashed a glance at the gun-rack.

    El Diablo

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