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  • All of the women had long (ish) but neatly-kept hair and all were wearing suits.

    Women and Ponytails

  • Des Moines --- Deep in precinct 62 in the southwestern part of town filled with neatly-kept middle class ranch houses built in the 50s and 60s; Kwame Smith walks rain soaked paved streets knocking on the doors of registered Democrats for Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign.

    Amanda Michel: Story Emerges from Nationwide OffTheBus Campaign Monitoring

  • JOHN ZARRELLA, CNN CORRESPONDENT, (voice over): For a quarter of a century, Warren and Pauline Bailey (ph) have lived in this quaint, neatly-kept mobile home park.

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2007

  • ZARRELLA (voice over): For a quarter of a century, Warren and Pauline Bailey have lived in this quaint, neatly-kept mobile home park.

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2007

  • He and his wife lived in a neatly-kept trailer next to the church.

    The Sermon I’ll Never Forget

  • It had in fact, as he was now aware, filled all the approaches, hovered in the court as he passed, hung on the staircase as he mounted, sounded in the grave rumble of the old bell, as little electric as possible, of which Chad, at the door, had pulled the ancient but neatly-kept tassel; it formed in short the clearest medium of its particular kind that he had ever breathed.

    The Ambassadors

  • The inhabitants were at work gathering in their cotton-crop in front of their huts, constructed of woven reeds, and standing in the midst of clean and neatly-kept enclosures.

    Five Weeks in a Balloon

  • I was a "songwriter" throughout my teenage years, having written over 1,000 songs in neatly-kept notebooks.

    MIKE

  • Parliament buildings; glanced over several of the volumes in the neatly-kept library, and in the meantime formed opinions upon many of the representatives of our Province.

    Marguerite Verne

  • Willow Square leads the path to the burying-ground, where lie, beneath tall trees, long rows of neatly-kept graves, each covered with a plain flat stone, the men and the women lying on either side of the broad central path.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XVI., December, 1880.

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