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  • Close by the main fire stood a group of three, headed by a burly fellow with feathers in his hat and two pistols belted over his frock-coat; when he turned I saw he had a forked beard and a great red birth-mark over half his face-a Sunday school-teacher, devil a doubt.

    Isabelle

  • Through all of this, he was the public face-a visibly self-confident (his critics call him overconfident) salesman who was eager to talk to the community, reporters or the long list of constituency groups involved with his projects.

    Professor Skyscraper

  • Through all of this, he was the public face-a visibly self-confident (his critics call him overconfident) salesman who was eager to talk to the community, reporters or the long list of constituency groups involved with his projects.

    Professor Skyscraper

  • When they're done, Anna and 9-month-old Chloe clamber onto Dan's lap and take turns planting kisses on his wide, round face-a larger version of Anna's own, Back in Blairstown the next day, where their house still sports the last of the outdoor Christmas lights and the first of the indoor Easter trimmings, the mood is as unpretentious as the decor.

    She's Not Baby Jessica Anymore

  • They flaunted their sacred privilege in my face-a privilege denied to me because I had, chronologically, been cut in line.

    Frankie Thomas: My First Time Voting: Quick, Sleazy, and Hot

  • I heard she only has 20 minutes of screentime-perhaps Batman will find her laying dead w/ a twisted grin frozen on her face-a victim of The Joker-thus making it personal when Bats goes after him, and clearing the female lead for Selina Kyle in part 3-if you absolutely HAVE to have a chick for Batman in a Batman flick, may as well be Catwoman-I bet Nolan could make her great.

    Rachel Dawes believes in Harvey Dent! | Obsessed With Film

  • Others still called them Mujahideen, but, when they did, they made a face-a sneering, distasteful face-the word reeking of deep aversion and deep scorn.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Alex opened one and saw a picture of a stick-figure man with bars in front of his face-a signal from Judge Gerhardt that this was the offender's last chance, and that next time, he should go to jail.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • And the man who'd opened the door and stood closest to Sloan had a grin on his face-a thick-lipped grin that really meant, What the hell do you want?

    More Twisted Stories Vol II

  • He was vaguely aware of excusing himself, of Trixie's face-a white oval that bled at the edges.

    The Tenth Circle

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