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  • We were high above the rain-swept Place Vendôme in a salon the size of a plane hangar and I was being deftly piloted through seas of pale silk and tulle lapping in frothy waves from the unfinished dresses hanging around the workrooms.

    Welcome to the Show

  • Little did I know when I came up with this plan that it would be a wind and rain-swept night.

    Albert Imperato: My Takeaway From the Metropolitan Opera's New Rheingold

  • The Sunderland revival under Martin O'Neill gained pace at a rain-swept Wigan Athletic, where a convincing fourth win in the new manager's first six games took the visitors into the top half of the table.

    Wigan Athletic 1-4 Sunderland | Premier League match report

  • Declan roared, his mind mired in confusion as he pursued her through a rain-swept forest.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Stars arrive at the rain-swept 67th annual Golden Globe awards in Los Angeles

    Golden Globes 2011: full list of winners

  • As Kate maneuvered her black Audi through the slick, rain-swept streets of central London, she looked in her rearview mirror and saw a car following dangerously close to her rear bumper.

    William and Kate

  • AS WE FILED INTO the courtroom on the fourth floor of the Law and Justice Center in Chehalis on that rain-swept morning in November, there were more media present than spectators.

    In the Still of the Night

  • A small raft of seagulls floated out near the middle of the rain-swept water.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • Gigantic six-toed feet trampled trade goods and outbuildings, fracturing lightweight composite walls and sending those huddled within fleeing screaming into the rain-swept night.

    The Cat is a Metaphor

  • Through which Jon Patrick Holloway, Phate, now drove, southeast on the rain-swept 280 freeway, toward St. Francis Academy and his appointment with Jamie Turner for their Real World MUD game.

    Forgetfulness

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