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  • Clutching a half-smoked, extinguished cigarette, Mr. King spoke on his way outside after checking the Metro-North timetable to make sure he had time to light up.

    Smoking Ban Makes Riders the Enforcers

  • I massaged my temples as my sister brushed off a half-smoked cigarette and followed my gaze, which had settled on the boy across the street.

    The Probability of Him

  • Also, he lightly held a half-smoked cigar in one hand.

    CHAPTER XI

  • Instead, the cheeks, under the whiskers, puffed; the eyelids lifted, exposing blue eyes, choleric and fully and immediately conscious; the right hand went out to the half-smoked pipe beside him, while the left hand reached the matches.

    THE BONES OF KAHEKILI

  • Before he knew it, with a recrudescent guilty pang, he had tossed the half-smoked cigar away and slackened his pace until his feet dragged in the old lifeless, East Falls manner.

    THE PRODIGAL FATHER

  • But I was still there with a half-smoked joint and a dead dog and a table with stůl written on it in red marker.

    The Adults

  • I opened up and she breezed right in, a half-smoked joint dead between her fingers.

    Shortcut Man

  • They were standing around the breakfast bar with some of their friends, the smoke drifting up in slow, lazy curls from the ends of four or five half-smoked cigarettes.

    Spoken from the Heart

  • After throwing his half-smoked cigarette into the street, David grabbed the two cases and started north.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • Momma squeezes the steering wheel, smashes out a half-smoked cigarette, lights another, blows smoke in my direction.

    Glimpse

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