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  • As Zan studied him, she thought for the second time that day that Matthew would grow up to look like him, with those wide-spaced brown eyes and even features.

    I’ll Walk Alone

  • Eventually the piece turns calm again, and the music becomes reflective, with wide-spaced harmonies and quizzical, halting melodic lines.

    A New Williams Work for a Momentous Occasion - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • There's something very manipulative about their appearance, the wide-spaced eyes, etc - like cutsey cartoon characters.

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  • March 17th, 2010 at 4: 07 pm fergus says: inzloo08, I like to refer to Michele Malkin as “Hammerhead” because, like the shark, she has abnormally wide-spaced eyes, a gigantic mouthful of teeth and a tiny little brain.

    Think Progress » AFP Refuses To Pull ‘Disgraceful’ Ad Attacking Congresswoman Whose Parents Recently Died Of Cancer

  • Although there was something about her face, too, in the way it had the same curious flatness, the same wide-spaced eyes, vacant in expression, looking inward towards some cosseted flame of feminine mystique.

    2009 April « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Her wide-spaced, sea green eyes widened for a moment.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Her eyes are large, wide-spaced, and framed by thick lashes and brows.

    Her Face Was Her Misfortune

  • In gloom that was only thrown into contrast by a wide-spaced row of electric lights, a long line of barred and locked converted horse-stalls ran down one side of a lean-to building.

    In The Time Of Light

  • And then he was flying over what must have been a residential area, for beneath him were roads that rolled briskly along like moving belts, between wide-spaced buildings no two of which were of the same design-or even, as he presently realized, built to the same scale.

    Tin

  • The girl in the water had high, sweeping cheekbones, a determined chin, dark and wide-spaced eyes.

    Wild Orchid

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