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  • “Look, you can see into the pressing department from here,” Harriet said, pointing past a break in the wall into a vast open space, where rows and rows of weary-looking workers stood over ironing boards.

    Uprising

  • "This law has created a thousand ways for schools to fail," warns a wan and weary-looking Duncan, "and very few ways to help them succeed."

    Susan Ochshorn: Rewriting NCLB: The Promise of Neighborhoods

  • At that moment, a weary-looking young man appeared at the door.

    Fire The Sky

  • A weary-looking Landau appeared in a suit at Tuesday's court hearing wearing an eye patch and using a cane.

    Theft Is One For History Books -- Presidential Scholar Expected To Plead Guilty

  • Instead of having enthusiastic and, sure, tipsy fans within their sight line, they had a weary-looking half-crowd of sober people and babies.

    Anya Strzemien: Dear Williamsburg Waterfront

  • I hurry toward him as he comes through the door, weary-looking but gorgeous in his dressed-down khakis and white shirt, and fling my arms around him.

    Confetti Confidential

  • The subway car she picked was nearly deserted except for an elderly woman wearing a babushka, a weary-looking businessman reading The Wall Street Journal on his iPad, and a pair of giggling teenagers dressed all in black with nearly every visible inch of their sun-deprived flesh either tattooed or pierced.

    Goodnight Tweetheart

  • Outside the building, a weary-looking hooker touted for business and a dealer offered cocaine for 1,000 yuan per gram.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • “And you two had both better get some rest,” Monica told the weary-looking parents.

    The Shadow of Your Smile

  • ` ` That No. 3 is pretty good, '' a weary-looking Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.

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