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  • He was still smiling that “I am silently amused by your quaint home life” smile by the time she set his bag down on one of the tall-backed dining room chairs.

    Nevermore

  • Crassion sat in one of the tall-backed, leather chairs, but Lash remained on his feet.

    DEVILS IN EXILE

  • We are in a foyer sandwiched by tall-backed seats.

    Veracity

  • She made herself something to eat and settled on the front porch, enjoying the peace and shade, as she rocked in one of the plantation-style, tall-backed rockers.

    Under a Maui Moon

  • A rocking chair with a yellow-and-white-checked cushion had been placed to the left of the hearth and a tall-backed wooden chair with spindly legs sat on the opposite side.

    One White Rose

  • The theater was small and packed, more than 50 people in tall-backed seats.

    Laura Silver: Christmas With Claude Lanzmann's 'Shoah'

  • Those living room thrones were tall-backed, green velvet chairs that nearly swallowed us as children.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • But I'm finding now that I get more/better work done at the tall-backed, wooden kitchen chair.

    Favorite Paper

  • I used to think that I love the big, tall-backed, cushy chair at the desk in my office.

    Favorite Paper

  • The two highlights of the station for me (besides the absolutely crack-up train station attendant who complained that I was keeping him awake when I "hallo"ed to get him to come to the window) were the fabulous tall-backed benches with built-in reading lights running the length over your head (see a picture here), and a retro sign on the outside of the station that urged, "Travel by Train".

    Train station memories

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