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  • I have bearded and bitten the frozen seas, and, aforetime of that, ere ever the ice-ages came to be, I have dripped my shoulders in reindeer gore, slain the mastodon and the sabre-tooth, scratched the record of my prowess on the walls of deep-buried caves -- ay, and suckled she-wolves side by side with my brother-cubs, the scars of whose fangs are now upon me.

    CHAPTER XXXIV

  • Did she really imagine all that could be a costume, with a feeble male, six foot high or so, somewhere deep-buried in its frame, directing and manipulating its every move?

    Courtly Love, a tail

  • The $20 billion cost of extracting the deep-buried gas in the harsh conditions of the Arctic has proved prohibitive for Gazprom and its minority partners, Total of France and Statoil of Norway.

    So Long, Salad Days

  • There's a myth that deep-buried IEDs and all that technology migrated from Iraq to Afghanistan.

    CNN Transcript Sep 6, 2009

  • Still, somewhere in his eyes, there was sadness, deep-buried, like it had been there a long time, like it had been pushed to the bottom of the earth and held by might alone.

    Every Drug Addict Is the Same Person

  • Not sure what to make it, but, inadvertently or not, it stimulates some deep-buried, unconscious energies…

    EDGE JOINS AXE » Sociological Images

  • It's a powderkeg visual that evokes deep-buried prejudices and stereotypes about the rampaging black buck and the vulnerability of white women.

    Only chain a man can stand

  • Nor do they have the "bunker buster" munitions needed to take out deep-buried facilities.

    The Gulf States and Iran

  • Within those 70 sites are up to 30 disbursed sometimes deep-buried targets.

    "Through the long, bloody summer and fall of 1864, the South had hung on only because of the belief that the North might tire of the conflict."

  • The smell triggered a rush of raw hysterical horror, deep-buried xenophobic nightmares: _they'll cut me open, dissection, they'll chop me up, put me in bottles, CUT me_ -- He thrashed impotently, mad with terror, but was unable to break free.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

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