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  • My ideal time and place would be an oak-panelled study with hours of uninterrupted leisure in which to enjoy the process of writing.

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  • It must not be swept under the carpet or buried within oak-panelled rooms.

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  • An oak-panelled grill that recalls a gentlemen's club on Pall Mall.

    Building a Jerusalem in Zimbabwe's green and pleasant land

  • By the time I graduated, gothic halls no longer intimidated me; nor did walking into an oak-panelled room full of folk in dinner jackets; nor did small talk with drunk rugby players destined for a job in their uncle's merchant bank.

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  • Once the guests had arrived and were seated in the confines of the oak-panelled meeting room, the host for the evening rose to the lecturn, introduced himself, and began to speak.

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  • Nigel Griffiths, a close friend of the Prime Minister, cavorted with the brunette in his oak-panelled office late in the evening on Remembrance Day, according to the News of the World.

    Nigel Griffiths accused of cheating on his wife in House of Commons.

  • The two interlocutors in this dialogue were sitting in a low oak-panelled room in Plymouth town, handsomely enough furnished, adorned with carving and gilding and coats of arms, and noteworthy for many strange knickknacks, Spanish gold and silver vessels on the sideboard; strange birds and skins, and charts and rough drawings of coast which hung about the room; while over the fireplace, above the portrait of old Captain Will Hawkins, pet of

    Westward Ho!

  • That news turned a small event into a monster lecture, around 300 people lining up and around stairs to get into a small, oak-panelled room at a chop house.

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  • I turned away tantalized, left the dancers, and wandered into the oak-panelled dining-room.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • I have just shattered the widely-shared romantic vision of HBM seated, with her laptop, at a tidy secretaire in an oak-panelled library, clad in stylish loungewear and sipping tea from a china cup.

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