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  • Most of the authors, still in touch; some, never to be heard from again, dead-and-gone … writers, like Curt Johnson, Don Olsen … two guys in particular I really miss.

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  • "It's not the dead-and-gone industry that John McCain and Barack Obama would have you believe," says McAlinden.

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  • And of course it's full of the sort of verified descriptive facts that make such things awfully compelling (but with contradictions that one might argue point to exactly the sort of reconstruction job I'm hypothesising, where it's information being downloaded by the rememberer rather than a "soul" being passed on by the dead-and-gone).

    Magic 101

  • I do not know whether, at this time of day, and with such a prospect before us, we need trouble ourselves very much to rake up the ashes of the dead-and-gone objections that were wont to be urged by men of all parties against institutions such as this, whose interests we are met to promote; but their philosophy was always to be summed up in the unmeaning application of one short sentence.

    Speeches: Literary and Social

  • Dumbledore is dead-but-not-gone or not dead at the beginning of the book, but dead-and-gone by the end.

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  • At the bottom of old perfume-bottles he had often found bits of his former existence; and all wandering odors — of streets, fields, houses, furniture, sweet or unsavory, the warm odors of summer evenings, the cold breath of winter nights, revived within him far-off reminiscences, as if odors kept embalmed within him these dead-and-gone memories, as aromatics preserve mummies.

    Strong as Death

  • It was a mere relic, wrote Harry Haynes in November 1928, a sentimental memorial to the dead-and-gone working men and women who thought British - and could think no other '.

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  • And thus delivering himself, gruff Uncle Abner took a fresh chew of tobacco, and let his eyes wander aimlessly among those dead-and-gone relatives hanging on the walls.

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  • Mr. Massereene replying that he never did, that he was always a model boy, and never anywhere but at the head of his class, his wife instantly declares she doesn't believe a word of it, and most unfairly rakes up a dead-and-gone story, in which Mr. Massereene figures as the principal feature, and is discovered during school hours on the top of

    Molly Bawn

  • The women are billeted in some of the base towns in pensions and summer hotels that have been commandeered, in big houses and in one case in a beautiful old Chateau where the ghosts of dead-and-gone ladies of beauty and fashion must wonder what kind of women these khaki clad girls are.

    Women and War Work


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