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  • At 9:00 on a crisp Saturday morning, small groups of men and boys walk down the busy street to Sabbath worship—some dressed in prayer shawls and yarmulkes, and others wearing the black suits and wide-brimmed hats indicative of Hasidism.

    American Grace

  • The stranger had a wide-brimmed hat, and he kept his head tilted so that the brim obscured his face.

    End of Time

  • She was wearing a long gray raincoat, wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses, and recognition struck like a bolt from above—it was Tatiana Frazee, the supermodel!

    Famous

  • The soothsayer had white sunblock on her nose, high-heeled flops, a wide-brimmed hat—and Bertil perched on her shoulder.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • He moved with the same subtle grace, the same leashed control, and his hair was the same wavy, walnut brown, from what she could see of it under his wide-brimmed hat.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady

  • Apparently their bargain was still on—Minerva was waiting for him, wearing a wide-brimmed bonnet trimmed with numerous green silk bows and flowers to match her pelisse-robe of emerald silk.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady

  • •When you are out gardening, walking, biking, playing or otherwise enjoying the outdoors, cover up with long-sleeved shirts and pants and wide-brimmed hats whenever possible.

    Skin cancer can cut short your days in the sun

  • What Mr. Rastello has to tell us is dramatic and incredible enough without forcing us to hear it from a shadowy, made-up figure who insists on talking as if he's silhouetted against a Venetian blind in some sort of wide-brimmed hat, blue smoke from a Cohiba twirling up into a squeaky Casablanca fan.

    Smuggler's Tales

  • I also wear thick, waterproof shoes, heavy socks, a wide-brimmed hat, & of course my gardening gloves.

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • Bring your favorite wide-brimmed hats and good sun screen, ...

    cost of Moving to Lakeside

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