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  • 'And you needn't worry, hens,' said Anne, putting her face to the wire-netting of the run.

    An Open Letter to Fans of South Plains Football

  • The bulwarks on the fore-part of the Fram's deck consisted of an iron railing covered with wire-netting.

    The South Pole~ On the Way to the South

  • In a farmyard beside a wall of big-eyed rabbits in wire-netting pens, I find a tractor that must date from before the Soviet era.

    Wildwood

  • At the village of Kurslangur, squat tin-roofed houses sheltered under a crumbling sandstone cliff, and walnuts were drying in wire-netting cages.

    Wildwood

  • Now the process takes place where the bird has to venture through wire-netting.

    Tropic Days

  • The coop had been deemed snake-proof, but the slim snake had easily passed in at the half-inch mesh wire-netting in front.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Placed on wire-netting trays in series the fish are smoked or desiccated in a furnace heated, preferably, with black or red mangrove wood, and finally exposed to the sun to eliminate dampness which may have been absorbed on removal from the smoke-house.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • I noticed besides the large table, a roll desk, two or three chairs, and one of those machines for making soda-water, consisting of two glass globes set one above the other and encased in thin wire-netting.

    MY EARLY LIFE

  • Miss Carmichael had the patrician features, but lacked the special glory of that red-gold hair; Miss King had exquisite blond tresses, but lacked the lissome body; Miss Mackail was stunning of body, but in the face very like a horse eating an apple through a wire-netting fence.

    The Thorn Birds

  • The compound was an enclosure surrounded by a high corrugated iron fence and covered by wire-netting.

    Class & Colour in South Africa 1850-1950

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