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  • “I want you to take me over there,” Riley said, her notebook in one hand, the now neatly-folded state map tucked under her arm.

    Another Body

  • The special security involved a dude literally dumping all of my neatly-folded stuff on a table and looking through it in search of a "weapon," sniffing my colognes, and then jamming it all back in.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • In it was a neatly-folded vellum document, with about twenty lines of writing.

    Number 13 by M. R. James | Solar Flare: Science Fiction News

  • The President acknowledged this proximity by coming to the back of the car, bowing repeatedly, kissing his hand, and finally flinging a neatly-folded note into the bosom of Inspector Ratcliffe.

    The Man Who Was Thursday

  • The interior of the bag disclosed a series of neatly-folded papers, all laid together in order, and numbered outside.

    No Name

  • There were also neatly-folded piles of fabric on shelves above the jars, what looked like smaller pottery jars of unguents and possibly soap.

    Joust

  • Allegations included reports of ballot boxes stuffed with straw or stacked with neatly-folded votes, non-regulation ballot boxes from pirate voting stations, and ballot boxes without serial numbers.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They will require from twenty minutes to half an hour to bake, and should be served on a dish covered with a neatly-folded napkin.

    Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889

  • As she spoke Toni snatched up a packet of neatly-folded proofs from the table behind her.

    The Making of a Soul

  • I always had wanted a chance at that camphor-trunk; and the above cloak, too nice to be worn, lay in the bottom underneath a mighty weight of neatly-folded articles of winter raiment.

    Connor Magan's Luck and Other Stories

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