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  • Especially hard did he find railroad travel in winter-time, when, on occasion, fresh from the last night's performance in a town, he remained for hours in his crate on a truck waiting for the train that would take him to the next town of performance.

    CHAPTER XXXII

  • Retailers bank on Advent's captivity: 25 to 40 percent of their sales hinge on a winter-time spending spree -- so re-fasten the locks on the kidnap victim's pen and form triage units for next year's pepper spray sufferers.

    Charles Redfern: Puff And Bluster At Armageddon

  • Once you're adequately warmed up, get out: Check out our lists of the best winter-time traditions, places to get your shop on and ice rinks worth a skate.

    Baby, it's cold outside: best hot chocolate, fireplaces, more

  • But instantly there was another vision, of ten thousand wolves baying down a Himalayan gorge in winter-time, the sleet frozen stiff on their fur and their tongues hanging.

    In The Time Of Light

  • So I've added two therapeutic oils from Dr. Hauschka to my winter-time skin regimen.

    Tess Ghilaga: Me and My Shadow

  • The type of mistletoe which we normally see recreated in plastic in our seasonal decorations is the European mistletoe, an evergreen plant (hence its use as a winter-time ornament) that grows primarily on apple and juniper trees.

    An old chestnut, re-roasted

  • From there to dinner at the trendy downtown Centro restaurant, the veritable winter-time summer camp for all journos and political operatives.

    Marc Cooper: Live Iowa Campaign Journal -New Year's Eve

  • I would have had it happen in the winter-time — a little before midday.

    The Master Builder

  • Even when I know this isn't actually true, this winter-time fug stays with me.

    Celery and Leek Soup with Truffle Oil

  • A young man belonging to this Inn had disappeared eight weeks before (it was winter-time), and was supposed to have had some undiscovered love affair, and to have gone for a soldier.

    The Holly-Tree

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