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  • Alison pushed forward through the darkness, determined to exorcise any fear of the half-visible world which she now found herself in.

    NaNoWriMo: Nightmare At The Museum « The Graveyard

  • A huge tree looms as a backdrop, and on a platform half-visible through its branches, you get occasional glimpses of characters drifting, as if floating out of the margins of our imaginations.

    'Cymbeline': A fairy tale without magic

  • Nodding toward the room where the half-visible Red Hood still lay, he said, “I see someone already caught my last prey.”

    Half Upon a Time

  • There are many economic and production-related reasons that filmmakers choose to shoot digital, but its flat, uncorrected look, muddy, half-visible blacks in low-light and clipped overexposures in the sun, are considered its flaws and carefully avoided.

    Paul Snyder: Public Enemies and the Invention of Video

  • Even the trees just across my street, the trees are only half-visible in the mist.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • People noticed curious things about him—small things by themselves, but together they made Chef Ferrero as enigmatic as the Hindu incense merchant in the Rialto, only half-visible behind his screen of scented smoke.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • Victoria Bussert's staging is no less impressive in its clarity and drive, while Jeff Herrmann's set, which is dominated by three huge trees whose bark is twisted into half-visible faces that frown at the actors, serves as a perfect frame for the action.

    An Old House Made New

  • Those who dealt in the market have been clever at inventing small-scale, half-visible ways of getting around some obnoxious rule.

    A History of American Law

  • Corresponding to the dark lines, showing at times in its trail, there were now distinctly to be seen on the half-visible sun itself, great, dark belts.

    The House on the Borderland

  • Captain Solo's body was half-visible, fused in mid-emergence from the face of the carbon brick.

    Archive 2005-05-01

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