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  • And it was there, one day in his youth, that Henshilwood discovered a cave half-obscured by a sand dune.

    When Did We Become Mentally Modern?

  • Down below, tucked away in a steep gorge and half-obscured behind unfinished apartment blocks, stood the Monteverde Hotel, a faded resort that once served as a summer getaway for middle-class Beirutis.

    Getting Away With Murder?

  • With light nearly gone, all at once we happened upon some half-obscured tracks cutting across our path—human footprints—and immediately my fatigue melted away, replaced by unutterable joy.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • It took a moment to figure it out: even half-obscured by the dress, the woman had powerful shoulders, muscular arms, and strong calves.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • She recognized the half-obscured diagram at once-by type if not the diagram itself.

    red dust

  • Rupert's broad face, half-obscured by his beard, was grave and kind, lacking any of its usual clowning.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • As the mute sailor Finn, Knaggs' role is basically to stand around looking vaguely creepy, staring off to sea, his face half-obscured by shadows.

    The Ghost Ship

  • It was flat, but lurking in the shadows near the ramparts was a half-obscured object that made his heart leap with excitement as he began to figure out its form.

    The Edge of Madness

  • Dean is seen from the side, with Wood's face half-obscured by the contours of his profile; surprisingly enough, it looks forward to such radical examples of facial blending as Persona, though the love scene context here is manifestly Hollywood material.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Through the large panes of glass that form the outer wall of the conservatory, a gloomy fjord landscape can be discerned, half-obscured by steady rain.

    Ghosts

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