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  • Dan Neil/The Wall Street Journal The Z4 is a "hugely entertaining car, a silver-footed roadster with surprising amounts of grip, balance and responsiveness, all plugged into the driver's intuition by BMW's familiar patch cords," Mr. Neil says.

    BMW Sells Less for More

  • The Z4—rescued from its stylistic weirdness two years ago with a much-needed redesign—is a hugely entertaining car, a silver-footed roadster with surprising amounts of grip, balance and responsiveness, all plugged into the driver's intuition by BMW's familiar patch cords.

    In BMW's Repackaged Z4, Less Is More

  • But, for all their expedition, some of them were killed, and as many as twenty horses were captured, with the tent of Tiribazus, and its contents, silver-footed couches and goblets, besides certain persons styling themselves the butlers and bakers.

    Anabasis

  • For a man must have a less than ordinary share of sense that would furnish such plain and common rooms with silver-footed couches and purple coverlets and gold and silver plate.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • And once more from her coral caves beneath the sea rose the silver-footed Thetis, and the cry of the nymphs who followed her filled the air, so that the Achaians who heard it trembled, and would have fled to the ships, but Nestor, the wise chief of the Pylians, said, "Flee not, ye Argives, for those come to mourn for the dead Achilles."

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • Then out of the depths came Thetis, the silver-footed bride of one of the heroes.

    Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12)

  • The silver-footed, fair-haired Thetis, who plays an important part in the mythology of Greece, was the daughter of Nereus, or, as some assert, of

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

  • Seest thou where, sublimely seated on a silver-footed throne,

    Mosaics of Grecian History

  • They hymned the adventures of the day that Dawn, her handmaiden, came speeding, silver-footed, perfume-bearing, fresh from her dewy bath, to herald.

    Once Aboard the Lugger

  • MS. 33219 read 'silver-forded', i.e. with silver fords, but 'silver-footed' personifies the rills.

    Notes: Divine Poems. Grierson, Herbert J.C

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