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  • At his house she warms him with her shell-shaped mouth.


  • Below the cakes and sweets, savory canap├ęs are arranged on shell-shaped saucers, while traditional tea sandwiches arrive on a small platter.

    The Most Agreeable Hour

  • The S2 is a shell-shaped device that opens and closes, with two 5.5-inch touch-screen displays.

    Sony Plans to Launch 2 Tablets This Year

  • That's another column altogether, but for this one, here's a breakfast-in-bed suggestion: peanut butter and jelly madeleines--little shell-shaped French muffin-cakes flavored with peanut butter, and stuffed with strawberry jam.

    Kerry Saretsky: Peanut Butter & Jelly Madeleines For Valentine's Day

  • Instead of books the public is offered conformity via four-wall TV, with the sound piped directly into their heads via shell-shaped earbuds a brilliant proleptic leap on the part of Bradbury.

    The stars of modern SF pick the best science fiction

  • Features including the ruins of a shell-shaped grotto and a Greek-style temple that had long lain forgotten and hidden from view, have now been rescued from the overgrowth and opened to the general public.

    Yorkshire Sculpture Park widens appeal

  • A restoration project at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park has uncovered a plethora of hidden features such as a shell-shaped grotto, a Greek-style temple and an obelisk.

    Yorkshire Sculpture Park widens appeal

  • Sotheby's expert Leslie Keno said this chest bears several elements of Mr. Townsend's signature style, from the shell-shaped wedge of mahogany that fans out beneath its bottom middle drawer to the lifelike talons gripping its ball-shaped feet.

    A Colonial Chest Full of Surprises

  • Boasting a green, self-sustaining environment for guests, the shell-shaped hotel would withstand tidal waves and other natural disasters.

    Alexander Remizov's 'Ark Hotel' Can House 10,000 And Sustain Major Natural Disasters

  • Her long, glossy tresses were threaded with ribbons and held back from her face with shell-shaped clips that matched both her sparkling blue eyes and the belt she wore at the waist of her white chiton.


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