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  • And the fact that building ten-foot fences on the border would only create a market for eleven-foot ladders shows Republicans like to ignore real solutions and love to play the race card.

    Dennis Jett: It's Time to Ignore Herman Cain

  • The wrecky one I don't think I would touch with an eleven-foot pole.

    Merci!

  • The Room Outside Library of America The house on Ninth Street, where I lived as a child, had eleven-foot ceilings, and the downstairs rooms opened out of each other and were hard to heat.

    'Later Novels and Stories'

  • "The house on Ninth Street, where I lived as a child, had eleven-foot ceilings, and the downstairs rooms opened out of each other and were hard to heat."

    A Master Is Given His Due

  • Lieutenant Colonel Sibert, among others, sent to the States for a pack of hounds, organized hunting parties in the jungle for deer mostly, and kept a pet eleven-foot boa constrictor which he fed live possums.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • Lieutenant Colonel Sibert, among others, sent to the States for a pack of hounds, organized hunting parties in the jungle for deer mostly, and kept a pet eleven-foot boa constrictor which he fed live possums.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • But it wouldn't rise to within three feet of the eleven-foot ceiling, so the proportions of the room would still be visible and have their effect on the dweller.

    Homebody

  • There, although others were before me and not a rod was bent, I parked and got my eleven-foot graphite rod off the roof.

    Death on a Vineyard Beach

  • She's three hundred twenty-eight feet long, with a fifty-foot beam and an eleven-foot draft.

    Carrie

  • His impersonation job I would not now touch with the proverbial eleven-foot pole.

    Double Star

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