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  • The assistant was a woman of German origin with a business-like platinum bob and steel-rimmed spectacles.

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  • Sooner or later, you suspect England will benefit from the steel-rimmed temperament of the 19-year-old Owen Farrell, who kicked five penalties and a touchline conversion with the cool Jonny Wilkinson exhibited at a similar age.

    Leicester 18-22 Saracens | Premiership final match report

  • Josh and a man with iron gray hair and steel-rimmed glasses were sitting beside her in the curtained-off cubicle.

    I’ll Walk Alone

  • Historian enters, with a loose sheaf of papers, a slight bookish man wearing the ubiquitous steel-rimmed glasses, a worn suit and tie.

    In the Jaws of Kronos, scene 4

  • He wore steel-rimmed glasses, and his hair was cropped close to the skull in the manner of a grizzled old Marine, trying to look more athletic and younger than his actual years.

    A Body Divided, 2

  • As her bridegroom joined her, the minister opened the Book of Common Order and pushed his steel-rimmed spectacles up on his nose with a trembling finger, plainly remembering the last time the three of them had stood before that altar.

    The Devil Wears Plaid

  • The minister blinked at her from behind his steel-rimmed spectacles, the compassion in his kind brown eyes bringing her dangerously near to tears.

    The Devil Wears Plaid

  • She paused and her large brown eyes examined my face from behind her big, steel-rimmed glasses.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • He wore steel-rimmed glasses that had been out of style when Dellray had been running him.

    The Burning Wire

  • Aunt Spiker, on the other hand, was lean and tall and bony, and she wore steel-rimmed spectacles that fixed on to the end of her nose with a clip.

    Storyteller

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