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  • I've already committed to be a volunteer for him-a very active volunteer!!!

    Wilson supporters to House Democrats: Bring it on

  • Overall, he had a concentration camp look about him-a look that proclaimed the slow demise of a man.

    Talking Heads « A Fly in Amber

  • A more conservaqtive mesage is sure to snatch votes from McCain, as evidenced by a quarter of voters in North Carolina and Indiana voting against him-a couple months after his last opponent dropped out.

    Former Republican to seek Libertarian presidential nomination

  • The Elven Knight was smiling at him-a genuine smile at last, one of relief, and something like awe.

    Tran Siberian

  • "I'M not going without you, you damned foolish old besom," Cormo rumbled, in what was-for him-a quiet undertone.

    Tran Siberian

  • That was when she had told him-a little too proudly, he thought-that he would not be able to copy her example until he was an Adept.

    Widows and Orphans

  • Yeowell smiled hopefully at him-a strange thing to do at such a time.

    Addicts

  • The other two servants that Beltaire sent him-a maid and a cook-paid no attention whatsoever to Smith or his habits.

    red dust

  • As he left the front door of his small, rented dwelling, he waved a negligent hand at the handyman Beltaire had provided for him-a hardened man with double virtues.

    red dust

  • "I'll meet you in there, " Peter said, and as he leaned down to retie his cleats he saw a pair of lady's shoes stop in front of him-a pair he recognized, because he was always tripping over them in the mudroom.

    Nineteen Minutes

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