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  • When we got there, Peter was climbing out of the bent-up Lotus, which had acquired roughly the shape of a crescent around the tree trunk.

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  • To start with, I suppose you could say that along with the bent-up targa frame, a few other scars and the odd rust spot on the deck and stainless steel, she is looking slightly weather-beaten.

    True Spirit

  • I clung to that bent-up old tree for dear life just a yard or two away.

    Dragon Came to Galveston to Die

  • I clung to that bent-up old tree for dear life just a yard or two away.

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  • Righty talk radio will follow the usual pattern: the host will lie and twist and then take calls from the chorus of bent-up venom.

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  • If he chooses to remain openly gay he should take a lover, move to Cuba and write incredible twisted, bent-up, love tattered, I-misdirected-miliions-of-souls poetry.

    Think Progress » Haggard Confesses: ‘I Am a Deciever and a Liar’

  • I turned to find Bernard squatting beside me, trying to fit the two of us under a bent-up old umbrella.

    Dreams From My Father

  • Sitting on his sleeping furs, with his feet on a floor mat and his elbows leaning on his bent-up knees, he held his bowed head and felt an agony of shame.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • They put one leg in the stocks, handcuffed me and put my arms in another set of stocks so that I was in a bent-up position.

    Terry, Ross R.

  • She had a bent-up spoon that she cooked stuff in for the poison people.

    Manchild in the Promised Land

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