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  • He was immediately thronged by black-draped women and some men, who had waited while clutching pens and scraps of paper to write notes requesting assistance.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • With a sibilant laugh, he dangled her upside down over an enormous black-draped bed sunk deep within a circle of glittering, ten-foot-high crystal shards.

    Black Magic

  • With a sibilant laugh, he dangled her upside down over an enormous black-draped bed sunk deep within a circle of glittering, ten-foot-high crystal shards.

    Black Magic

  • As news of the regicide spread, the royal courts of Europe were thrown into black-draped mourning.

    The Art of Being Ruled

  • The villagers, chanting in front of their huts, moved slowly toward the pile and picked up the black-draped bundles.

    ...And Nail

  • With a sibilant laugh, he dangled her upside down over an enormous black-draped bed sunk deep within a circle of glittering, ten-foot-high crystal shards.

    Black Magic

  • Nothing else in this work (by Barak Goodman; narrator, Chris Cooper) is quite equal to the evocative power of those familiar still pictures of the black-draped houses, the funeral processions.

    A Nation's Grief

  • With technomusic reverberating off the black-draped art-gallery walls, 800 hip, young Chinese -- clad in Dior corset dresses and Armani suits -- swilled Chianti, scarfed down carpaccio canapes and mingled with the likes of American actress Mira Sorvino and British socialite Lady Helen Taylor.

    Shanghai In Style

  • For most young Saudi men, a night of numbering is simply a night driving around with friends, listening to music, chasing cars containing black-draped figures that could just as easily be old women as young girls.

    Out With the Boys for a Night of Numbering - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • For most young Saudi men, a night of numbering is simply a night driving around with friends, listening to music, chasing cars containing black-draped figures that could just as easily be old women as young girls.

    Out With the Boys for a Night of Numbering - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

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