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  • The Morriseys were a huge breed, and there were many strapping great sons and uncles, heavy-booted, big-fisted, rough - voiced.

    Chapter 4

  • As we trudge heavy-booted and drill-wielding down the dilapidated halls of Rapture, everything feels familiar – just as we left it; all right with the world – except, of course, for the one thing that made the original BioShock so damn powerful – that overwhelming sense of discovery.

    If You Liked BioShock | CurveHouse.com

  • A bright and laughing maze for my heavy-booted lover

    Amy Lowell

  • Presumably flabbergasted that hard-hatted, heavy-booted artisans should entertain cultural reference points that extended beyond watching Big Brother, Herrin - a respected author and archaeologist - tried to sum up 1,000 years in 10 minutes off the cuff.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • One of the COs had just come through, doing his security sweep—a heavy-booted run past the cells—when Peter heard it:

    Nineteen Minutes

  • One of the COs had just come through, doing his security sweep-a heavy-booted run past the cells-when Peter heard it:

    Nineteen Minutes

  • As for Saddam Hussein, he was widely seen as a heavy-booted but reliable American ally in the fight against both the Soviets and militant Islamic fundamentalism.

    House of Bush, House of Saud

  • London was returning to life, and I, stupefied by the constant movement of the last hours, light-headed and without a will of my own, was caught up, swept along by the tide of purposeful heavy-booted workers who grumbled and cursed and hawked and spat their way into the day.

    A Monstrous Regiment of Women

  • Dougan inserted his large, heavy-booted foot, propped the door ajar.

    Dragons Of Summer Flame

  • The land consisted of almost entirely uninhabited wil - derness, so he reckoned that the march of twenty thousand heavy-booted dwarves would leave some kind of obvious trail.

    The Kinslayer Wars

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