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  • The Sword Sheathed: Farewell to Frank Frazetta by Alex Carr on May 10, 2010

    News Junkies

  • Sheathed in glass and designed in a glossy but unfinished style that general manager Brenda Tinnen calls “metro loft,” it holds as many as 18,500 seats.

    The Empty Arena

  • Sheathed in a protective wax, the pinfeathers will eventually blossom like flowers, but for now they look like the quills of a miniature porcupine.

    Birdology

  • Sheathed in skintight red leather, Cara's body had the sleek grace of a falcon: commanding, swift, and deadly.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • Sheathed at his side was a presence all too familiar to Azran.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • Sheathed in complete armour, and supporting with his right hand the standard of his fathers, Tancred remained with his handful of warriors like so many statues of steel, expecting some sort of attack from the

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Sheathed in gold, the room was lined with these statues, painted in lifelike colors that glowed even in the weak lamp flames of night.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Sheathed by her, he sank his fingers into her hair and buried his face in the hollow of her neck.

    Ricochet

  • Sheathed in hot atmospheric gases, the shuttle was slowing through 13,100 mph at 205,000 feet.

    Columbia's Last Flight

  • Sheathed in resplendent arms, or loosely dight 4010

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

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