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  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal Patrons range from lawyers and office workers to European tourists and fur-coated women.

    California Flair in Midtown

  • The fur-coated chauffeurs bulked dimly in their seats.

    Chapter II

  • They are threaded through with magic-realist sequences (fur-coated Paula Wilcox as police chief's wife meeting a filicidal priest on Mount Ararat or hovering above the stage like a pantomime Wendy) on Liz Ascroft's stunningly poetic double half-moon set.


  • At a Surrealist-art show in the 1950s in Houston, where Donald Barthelme grew up, the writer saw a small fur-coated work that he never forgot.

    A Flowering of Experiment

  • Andreas Ryff, a merchant, bearded and fur-coated, is coming back to his home in Baden; he writes in a letter to his wife that he has visited thirty markets and is troubled with saddle burn.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • "But he did tell me a tale last night about a gentleman who boarded a night coach and wiled away the hours talking to a fur-coated gentleman beside him, only to discover, when dawn came, that his travelling companion was a performing bear."

    The Last Gamble

  • Even the prowling, fur-coated Lucky had yowled at the bedroom window, demanding entry.

    Strip Jack

  • The dire wolves had the same narrow muzzles, alert, pointed ears, and fur-coated bodies and tails of normal wolves.

    The Kinslayer Wars

  • Silhouetted in the flare was the fur-coated figure of a big man who must have caught the full force of it and been reduced instantly to a cloud of atoms that were free to go as they pleased.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • It was Rosedale, fur-coated, glossy and prosperous—but why did she seem to see him so far off, and as if through a mist of splintered crystals?

    The House of Mirth


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