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  • He and Eir had returned to Hoelbrak, to her long-disused workshop.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Shortly after he arrived, Geraci found a long-disused city-owned orphanage on 33 acres, hired a farm manager, and turned it into an organic farm run by schoolchildren.

    Fixing Lunch

  • Paris's Gare d'Orsay, a long-disused Beaux Arts train station, was converted into a museum in 1986.

    The Best and the Rest

  • A week before the race in Belgium, and about 150 miles south-east of Spa, I stopped on a straight piece of road cutting through agricultural land outside the city of Rheims, where long-disused whitewashed pits and grandstands still mark the location of the circuit that hosted important races between 1926 and 1966, including the French grand prix on 14 occasions.

    Bernie Ecclestone's Formula One architect is off on the wrong track

  • Scraps of mist still clung to the undergrowth, giving the place the air of a long-disused cemetery.

    Jason Stoddard, Strange and Happy » Blog Archive » Eternal Franchise, 8.2 of 31.1

  • The first few joggers were out beating the pavement as he and Chip crossed the street to the park, but he told Chip to unlock the long-disused building.

    The Sky Inside

  • I shift and sigh buying time at my age I thought to have done with war but now like a distant echo sound of bone on bodhrán faintest tone of spear on shield in some long-disused shadow of my soul

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • A long-disused firing range stood nearby, ravaged by dust and time; discarded ammunition boxes lay everywhere.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • The real human being all this time, with his head safely on his shoulders, had brought himself to the comfortable conclusion that everything was for the best; and making an investment in ink, paper, and steel pens, had opened his long-disused writing desk, and was again a literary man.

    The Scarlet Letter

  • A long-disused stretch between the southern Angolan town of

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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