rubber-covered love

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  • He turned his back, as though he did not expect a reply, and untied a rubber-covered roll of blankets.

    CHAPTER 4

  • Behind a soaring column I gulped out sobs of exhaustion and disappointment at the end of the campaign of the woman for whom I had not been sure I could vote, even seconds before pulling the rubber-covered bar to seal my choice.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • I remember him putting me back down so that he could turn the buttons for the other Democrats, and then telling me to pull the rubber-covered metal bar back as hard as I could, until the machine made a clanging noise that meant my vote had been counted.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • Everything unfolds in perfect sequence and rhythm, and every time I twist back the heated, gummy, rubber-covered throttle, the brand-new, barely broke in, 628-pound, 130-horsepower BMW K1200 motorcycle leaps forward like a thoroughbred under the whip.

    Hi-Ya!

  • This new strategy turns what could be a black, tar- or rubber-covered eyesore into an amenity.

    Gardens In The Sky

  • As it is, I use scissors with my right hand now since, as a kid, the only lefty scissors the schools ever had were those snub-nosed ones with the rubber-covered handles which invariably sucked.

    Archive 2005-03-13

  • Everything unfolds in perfect sequence and rhythm, and every time I twist back the heated, gummy, rubber-covered throttle, the brand-new, barely broke in, 628-pound, 130 - horsepower BMW K1200 motorcycle leaps forward like a thoroughbred under the whip.

    Excerpt: The Beach House by James Patterson

  • Mr. Maconochie came back, holding a large square rubber-covered flashlight of the kind that can be dropped from a boat without sinking.

    The Boggart and The Monster

  • On the top was mounted a frame holding a triangular blade, operated by a long rubber-covered handle.

    A Maiden's Grave

  • These are usually small (up to 5 lifer) porcelain jars or plastic jars, which rotate on two rubber-covered rollers.

    8. Preparation of glazes

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