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  • The occupants of those low-roofed machines which are so pitifully blocked nowadays all along Piccadilly may, for aught one knows, be looking their best.

    Max

  • Let me give the picture: A drenched and freezing room of rusty, paint-scabbed iron, low-roofed, double-tiered with bunks, reeking with the filth of thirty men, despite the washing of the sea.

    CHAPTER XXXV

  • Because of the low-roofed entrance the lynx could not leap in, and when she made a crawling rush of it the she-wolf sprang upon her and pinned her down.

    The Law of Meat

  • We pile into a combi, one of the low-roofed minivans converted into stop-and-go public transit units that are as common to the long-range commuter experience in Mexico City as the metro.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • It is about an old hermit woman, Aunt Ruth, who lives in a very old, low-roofed, and weather-beaten, brown house.

    Subtle Frugality

  • Joel was reminded by the silence, if by nothing else, of Hampstead Garden Suburb, where Pa and Ma had a big, low-roofed house squatting in landscaped grounds.

    Portobello

  • He crouched behind the cover of a low-roofed house, keeping the horses as quiet as he could.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • And on Mark's left hand a narrow footway twined in among the trees to a low-roofed hut some yards aside from the path.

    His Disposition

  • There is a single stable door to the low-roofed veranda outside and a window either side of it facing across the steep valley to more woods and cliffs, and the river.

    Wildwood

  • Draped in a cotton sheet, I am seated with only my partner and the curandera, eyes closed to the blackness of the small, low-roofed thatched hut, quiet words in Spanish and in an indigenous tongue, deliberate chants, as well as sweet song, while my body is being patted and rubbed with leafy twigs.

    Temazcal In Oaxaca

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