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  • Many are small, difficult to see in the fast-dying, rain-sodden vegetation.

    Country diary: New Forest

  • How about the development of an ad negotiation system (marketplace) that auctions ad placement on websites based on what people are looking at (and where they are when they are looking at it) in real time, thus capturing the fast-appearing, fast-dying elusive trends that advertisers want so badly (and sites will benefit from)?

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  • A fast-dying language in remote central Siberia shares a mother tongue with dozens of Native American languages spoken thousands of miles away, new research confirms.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Gudin saw the redcoat's body in the fast-dying flame light of an exhausted rocket and knelt beside the man.

    Sharpe's Tiger

  • Entering, Mr. Penrose saw the old woman crouching over the hearth and doing her best to feed the fast-dying fires of her vitality.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • On down the long, dark cavern he made his way by the flickering light of the fast-dying candle.

    The Transformation of Job A Tale of the High Sierras

  • For a moment Helen could not utter a sound, the words seemed to stick in her throat, and she knelt gazing in horror and amazement at the fast-dying man.

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book

  • It contained a few hastily scrawled words, and by the feeble light of the fast-dying candle Roger spelt them out laboriously:

    The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel

  • She locked and unlocked the door more than once, and with a fast-dying hope, for the wretched door would _not_ open.

    Laramie Holds the Range

  • It was a September afternoon, one of the last fine days of the now fast-dying summer, and the girl had just got her fortnightly leave for forty-eight hours.

    Fantômas

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