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  • After several minutes in which the congregation sits silently—some with bowed heads, some reading from leather-bound volumes of scripture—the first “speaker” takes to the podium, which is lowered slightly by Bishop Lovell to accommodate her.

    American Grace

  • He shoved a hand into the big pocket of his mackinaw jacket and pulled out a dingy leather-bound volume of venerable appearance.

    CHAPTER 28

  • And knowing as well as the backs of his dirt-engrained hands that he had witnessed things so terrible, he ran stumbling, crying back to his gravedigger's shack, opened up the cemetery's worn, leather-bound log book, and wrote down word for word the little girl's question.

    All the gaping mouths without a voice

  • "Good boy," she said, and took the leather-bound checkbook out of Ezio's desk.

    Locomotion

  • Where beef is king, the wine list comes leather-bound.

    Some Wine 'Rules' Are Made to Be Broken

  • These will never replace my hardback, leather-bound, gilt-edged illustrated editions.

    I held the future in my hand! « Write Anything

  • She asks for her wedding album, a white leather-bound volume whose black-and-white photos are preserved in plastic covers amber with age.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The 95-Year-Old Spring Chicken

  • The woman, by contrast, would emerge four hours later with three shirts, a matching skirt, a pair of pants, two picture frames, various hair-care products, a copy of People magazine and a leather-bound basket to hold the dozens of catalogs she gets every day in the mail since she's so into shopping.

    Todd Hartley: I'm With Stupid: The Bloody, Cutting Edge of Savvy Shopping

  • Daz entered the dining room, triumphantly waving a thick leather-bound book, the corners of which looked gnawed, the binding broken and split.

    Earl of Durkness

  • She offered him an are-you-insane stare, and he glanced to where her hands rested on the closed cover of a slim, leather-bound volume.

    Earl of Durkness

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