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  • Now she's half-gone, lost in a place that exists in her mind: a place where you can't go and she can't bear to leave.

    Portrait of a Sunday Afternoon

  • When I was coming off the bridge with about a kilometer and half to go, I felt it was half-gone, but as I got across the bridge, my rim was hitting the road.

    The ‘two Robbies’ deliver big weekend in India for RadioShack

  • On hearing that a local teenager returned from the mountain with her mind half-gone, one of the children worries: What were those two sayings?

    When Learning Is A Dangerous Thing

  •  She doesn't want to be seen, half-gone, skin slack, nails thick and spooned.

    All that Remains

  • When the bottle of wine was half-gone in shared sips, he began to draw her out with questions, and though she tried valiantly to tell the tale of how she had come to be alone in the world in a calm manner, her throat closed and her eyes filled with tears when she spoke of her father.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • Her only roll was already half-gone, and she rationed it strictly now, counting the sheets.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Billy first saw a flute of half-gone champagne sat down on the opposite deck from which his eyes then quickly ran up a vibrantly colored summer dress dangling from arced shoulders and a pointy collar bone until they inevitably collapsed upon that angelic face he had come to know detail for detail throughout the course of the day.

    Grant Whitney Harvey: Moonshadows: Part 2

  • I checked our collection and counted three half-gone quotes from women— Ann Coulter, Golda Meir, and Barbara Bush.

    Casting Out Our Lesser Evil | miscellani.org

  • I didn't make that statement for wanting to be politically correct - right before this paragraph I helped myself to the third slice; as of now the cake is half-gone, mostly by me.

    jaimewolf Diary Entry

  • You'll be happy to know it's already half-gone, and that's just from Doug and I.

    Classic Just Means It Hasn't Been Remade...Yet

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