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  • Be vigilant about checking the date on the package, and be sure it's newly-cut and packaged.

    Neil Zevnik: Tantalizing Turkey: Not Just a Holiday Staple

  • The bright orange leaves, fallen, along with their newly-cut branches, are like flames over nature's snowy moquette de fleurs.

    bibi - French Word-A-Day

  • And its flower appeared a cubit above ground in colour like the Corycian crocus, rising on twin stalks; but in the earth the root was like newly-cut flesh.

    The Argonautica

  • The bases of the smaller trees were nibbled bare by rabbits, and at divers points heaps of fresh-made chips, and the newly-cut stool of a tree, stared white through the undergrowth.

    The Woodlanders

  • They seemed to feel this themselves, and, as if overpowered by their own grandeur, hurriedly sat down on the high backed chairs behind the table with the green cloth, on which were a triangular article with an eagle at the top, two glass vases — something like those in which sweetmeats are kept in refreshment rooms — an inkstand, pens, clean paper, and good, newly-cut pencils of different kinds.

    Resurrection

  • On one side of it, on the side nearest to me, the newly-cut inscription met my eyes — the hard, clear, cruel black letters which told the story of her life and death.

    The Woman in White

  • Instead of ending at a sheer drop-off, the road now continued, easing to the right and following a newly-cut shelf that extended almost half a dek along the sheer cliff that had once seemed impassible, continuing the descent from the pass behind them.

    The Soprano Sorceress

  • Accepting the seat beside her, Richard Noyes handed her a newly-cut magazine, and said: --

    A Daughter of Lilith and a Daughter of Eve

  • Then across the surface of the bright, newly-cut lead, the knife-blade marks of the original bull's-eye, partly torn away by the shot, were retraced.

    Sergeant York And His People

  • Inside these the newly-cut logs, which look like a rope of sausages, are thrust end on end, until they make a perfectly solid floor floating on the surface of the water.

    Through Finland in Carts

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