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  • In 1979 the ABC magazine published a jigsaw called Dirkon, which paraphrased the at that time very popular single-lensed reflex cameras.

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  • The eye scan that served to pass most thranx was of no use in identifying humans, with their oversized, single-lensed oculars.

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • What was a newly metamorphosed adolescent to think when confronted with sophisticated sentients who wore their skeletons on theinside and peered at the universe out of single-lensed eyes?

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • The AAnn had evolved from a reptilelike ancestor, and they shared with humans the same upright bisymmetrical build and the same large single-lensed eyes, though their hands and feet each boasted one less digit than their human equivalents.

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • Meanwhile he was forced to watch as Riimadu strolled freely about the site, interacting effortlessly with the humans, sharing the same basic body structure and single-lensed eyes, and positively luxuriating in what for the AAnn was an ideal climate.

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • Couvinpasdar was aware of all the eyes on him, compound and single-lensed alike.

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  • A strange feeling rippled through Ryo, a combination of the way both monsters had stared at him out of their vitreous single-lensed eyes and the way Loo had pronounced the word "ally."

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  • The monster glared down at him out of tiny single-lensed eyes and hesitated.

    Nor Crystal Tears

  • A pair of black, single-lensed eyes peered from high on the two sides of the head.

    Nor Crystal Tears

  • "So, even though many aspects of human behavior were reputed to be strange and incomprehensible, he was still taken aback when the hunted one's single-lensed eyes appeared to perform the astonishing feat of rolling back inside her skull; her long, fleshy legs gave way; and without a word or gesture in his direction she crumpled unconscious to the damp earth.

    Diuturnity's Dawn

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