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  • Despite the fact that I am clearly perched on the leading edge of future epochs, riding the ailerons of an age when man shall even fly to distant stars.

    Jasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware

  • Early the next morning, I fly to northern Iraq with Hansjoerg and the close protection team in a Belgian C-130 Hercules military plane that continuously ejects antimissile devices as we prepare for landing.

    A Billion Lives

  • The last leg of the fly-around brought us to La Crosse, Wisconsin, from where I was going to fly to Milwaukee and then on to Vermont to check in on the grand quixotic adventure that was the McMullen campaign.

    How to Rig an Election

  • Given the precarious predicament he inherited, it seemed unfair that a blown save was in order as Catcher Jason Varitek lifted a sacrifice fly to center to tie matters at 4.

    One Season

  • She never came to understand people like me and the rest of her protégées, who were inspired by her to question authority, to fly to a new dimension.

    The Best American Erotica 2006

  • “We fly to Amsterdam, and then you can connect to The Hague through one of our One Planet Alliance partner carriers.”

    Miss Misery

  • Perhaps accustomed to the spacious dimensions of their Comerica Park, Verlander, centerfielder Curtis Granderson and other Detroit Tiger teammates in the dugout expected the innocent-looking fly to produce an out.

    One Season

  • I should have spent the weekend before the primary barnstorming New Hampshire, but instead John Sears arranged for us to leave the state and fly to Peoria, where I campaigned for the Illinois primary.

    An American Life

  • B Boesch hit sacrifice fly to center, J Damon scored.

    ESPNsoccernet

  • I stopped campaigning long enough in October to fly to Ottawa, Canada for the International Conference on Literacy and Corrections.

    Barbara Bush

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