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  • I jumped in and hauled him to the ladder over-hanging the stern.

    Table Thoughts

  • Of snapping over-hanging apricot tree branches at the fence line (when he could have kept the apricots); of needless whines about water seepage and letters left in our letterbox about winter gutters and getting his cement wet (and threatening to tell …someone); of watching him during a lightning storm (yes!) brushing other neighbour's leaves from his roof (not the gutters, the roof!)

    A Free Rinse

  • Across the rubble-covered flats, up the dark canyon to Sheep Camp, past the over-hanging and ever-threatening glaciers to the Scales, and from the Scales up the steep pitches of ice-scoured rock where packers climbed with hands and feet, Old Tarwater camp-cooked and packed and sang.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • Gnarled roots and trunks and over-hanging boughs surrounded the Prime Minister.

    The creation of Brown-man

  • The precipice was, however, perpendicular, with a huge snow cornice over-hanging it.

    The South Pole~ The Eastern Sledge Journey

  • Wherever in Inverness a person stands, he/she immediately notices the slender towers and turrets corbelled out at the corners and over the from door, slate roof, pierced parapet, fenestration and decorative bartisans ie over-hanging, wall-mounted turrets projecting from the walls of medieval fortifications.

    Inverness Town House - Victorian public architecture

  • One species – the Rough-legged jerboa Dipus sagitta – exhibits particularly interesting predator-avoidance behaviour: it not only leaps from predators, but, as it leaps, grabs at over-hanging foliage with its teeth and forelimbs, and then clambers into the vegetation to hide (Hanney 1975).

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Where possible, over-hanging brows blocked dir­ect rays of sunshine from entering the win­dows.

    The Bauhaus Moved to Tel Aviv

  • Some, we see now, in these long perspectives of stalls with a high over-hanging roof of wood and open tiles rising above the walls.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • This keeps it low so it'll scoot under over-hanging tree branches and flooded bushes.

    Wacky Worm Tricks for Huge Spring Largemouth Bass

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