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  • In the east were the lands of Istar itself, with a many-pointed star showing the location of the capital.

    Father Swarat

  • Holmes unlocked his strong-box and held up the blue carbuncle, which shone out like a star, with a cold brilliant, many-pointed radiance.

    Sole Music

  • Each had the head and many-pointed antlers of a large male deer.

    The Night Dance

  • The molars acquire, more and more, a many-pointed, insectivorous character, and in one Genus, the Aye – Aye (‘Cheiromys’), the canines disappear, and the teeth completely simulate those of a

    Essays

  • Why do we bother with the rest of the day, the swale of the afternoon, the sudden dip into evening, then night with his notorious perfumes, his many-pointed stars?

    Poetry Friday

  • Boris trotted through a marble temple of Greek columns, a small many-pointed gold crown on his head, tilted over one ear.

    What Dreams May Come

  • Above and around him hung a curtain of many-pointed ilex, and before him a barberry bush, whose coral clusters caught the waning light.

    Springhaven

  • Where do you think the many-pointed star at the city's center pointed toward?

    Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier: Questions

  • Miniature snowballs bounced through the air while hundreds of snowflakes combined to form many-pointed flakes hundreds of times larger.

    Into the Thinking Kingdoms

  • Looking past my guide, I saw something leap into view, hurl a spinning, many-pointed knife, and spring at us with the heavy-shouldered bounds of a thylacosmil.

    The Urth of the New Sun

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