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  • The marble-like structures shook, crumbled and fell.

    COG-WORK CAT • by Joyce Chng

  • There's a woman in the story — there's always a woman in the story — and it's the same woman, sometimes blond, sometimes brunette, though she's new to me, but her face is familiar, her cheeks sloping marble-like to both exquisite temples, with the softest of ears, and eyes that stop you cold, and lips whispering golden words against your neck, her hand always stretched toward the lens of a Nikon S.

    Variation on a Variation of a Mode

  • It was increasingly getting harder not to simply stare into her black, marble-like eyes and agree with everything she said.

    The Witch from Bilbao

  • There was much messing about with dry ice, most dramatically when the carbon dioxide/water vapour from a 'dry ice shower' was used to blow white marble-like soap bubbles, which burst in little clouds of vapour.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • First Lady Michelle Obama arrived at Chattrapati Shivaji International airport in Mumbai, India on Saturday morning, and she stepped out of Air Force One in an entirely new ensemble -- a long-sleeved, button down dress made from a marble-like fabric, a three-strand pearl necklace and metallic kitten heels.

    Michelle Obama Elegant Upon Arrival In India (PHOTOS)

  • It may be hard to believe, but the almost marble-like material is made from 100% recycled glass from different waste streams like bottles, old plates, etc. pressed together into slabs.

    READER TIP: Bio Glass is a Gorgeous Surface Recycled from Bottles | Inhabitat

  • She looked into his marble-like eyes and felt a deep pang of guilt for missing him give birth.

    Sparks

  • Sparky stood behind them, staring at the watchman with black, marble-like eyes.

    Sparks

  • From its marble-like eyes, down to the speckles on its tummy, it was perfect.

    Sparks

  • EDWARD: I will sneak into your bathroom and offer my steady, marble-like arms as your supports.

    Twilight Lexicon » Evening News

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