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  • Capacious drawers and closets for storage are mostly absent too, reflecting the paperless trend.

    Designs to Make You Work Harder

  • Capacious, big-bandwidth networks will transcend many of today's specific complaints.

    Unleashing the 'Exaflood'

  • Capacious or not, theory was treated as a unity; and if—like Thwaite—I speak of Theory rather than theories, and if I see it as an intellectual event or grouping of intellectual events, I ought to be able to define its conceptual unity.

    A silly pop at theory

  • Capacious or not, theory was treated as a unity; and if—like Thwaite—I speak of Theory rather than theories, and if I see it as an intellectual event or grouping of intellectual events, I ought to be able to define its conceptual unity.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Capacious cow and calf stables, suitable sheds, and piggeries were designed and constructed as an example to be followed in starting an up-to-date dairy farm.

    Australia, The Dairy Country

  • Capacious canvas kit-bags are excellent things for cramming with grist for the dobie's mill.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • Capacious in mind and body, with a large sense of humour, of strict personal integrity, and a hearty enjoyment of life, it is indeed sad to think of him at the present moment as lying on a bed of languishing, from which it is doubtful whether he will rise more.

    Boycotted And Other Stories

  • Capacious, convenient, and substantial, they embodied his most ingenious contrivances, and his highest engineering skill.

    The Life of Thomas Telford

  • Capacious as pitchers, they almost superseded decanters.

    Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. I (of 2)

  • "So high as heaved the tumid hills, so low Down sunk a hollow bottom broad and deep, Capacious bed of waters."

    Walden~ Chapter 16 (historical)

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