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  • Inside the temple, rows of white silk-wrapped boxes holding the cremated remains of dozens of those who died in the waves flanked a massive gold image of the Buddha on a red throne.

    A Day to Bid Farewell to Tsunami Dead

  • Other objects bespeak long use, most notably a Byzantine micromosaic of the Man of Sorrows, set within an Italian 14th-century "triptych" of tiny pigeon holes stuffed with silk-wrapped, neatly labeled relics, in a Renaissance frame.

    Where Revered Relics Repose

  • Led Zeppelin fans will have to stump up £445 for guitarist's leather-bound, silk-wrapped and autographed 512-page memoir

    Jimmy Page's autobiography: £445 is a whole lotta money to pay

  • Put the three together and you too could be the proud owner of the leather-bound, silk-wrapped and autographed 512-page collector's edition of Jimmy Page By Jimmy Page, the long-awaited autobiography by the famously secretive guitarist of Led Zeppelin – one of the most popular and influential bands in the history of rock music.

    Jimmy Page's autobiography: £445 is a whole lotta money to pay

  • Kellen clutched the silk-wrapped bundle tighter and followed.

    Tran Siberian

  • Mallis was wearing silk-wrapped bangles from India that cost less than a dollar, as well as rocking TOMS shoes.

    Ariston Anderson: Fern Mallis defends The Fashion Show

  • Dorothea put the cup down, and reached for the silk-wrapped tarot cards.

    The Mortal Instruments: Book One: City of Bones

  • She met his gaze, cried out with dismay and dashed awkwardly from sight like a silk-wrapped scuttling dog.

    The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters

  • I was at Mr Norbert's offices at the appointed hour dressed in one of my new frocks, my silk-wrapped legs taking note of the current length of hem-line.

    Locked Rooms

  • So, of course, instead of keeping her mouth shut so we could all get out of there, she pointed a silk-wrapped fingernail at me and went, “She started it.”

    SAFE HOUSE

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