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  • v. enclose with glass


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  • I discovered the old Turkish baths on the other side of the river, and spent an afternoon bobbing in the sulfurous waters of the central pool, my eyes focused dreamily on the clouded bits of colored glass in the dome overhead, which bathed us in a shifting, subaqueous light.

    Dreaming in French

  • The swords, behind glass in a humidity-controlled environment, were everywhere, except for the large black door that signified the presence of a vault.

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  • Hugh Simpson—“Simp”—came sidling over to her with his glass in his hand.

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  • Government House, enlarged by King to a size permitting him to entertain half a dozen dinner guests in better days, finally sported sheet glass in its small-paned windows, courtesy of Governor Phillip.

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  • But when they got the 2½-foot-long, 120-pound piece of I-beam encased in concrete flooring, he said, they decided to keep it encased in glass in the headquarters lobby instead.

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  • Every day he would push his nose against the glass in the window and ask: Do you think los reyes magos will bring me that train?

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  • Bath Kol reached out and Jamaerah put a filled shot glass in his hand.

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  • Place a drinking glass in the center of the circle and trace it with a medium-point brown marker.

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  • The kitchen, a small galley-type affair, had a U-shaped counter at the far end, home to a double-basin sink with a couple of dirty plates and a glass in one side.

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  • Looking back, Mary saw Damley standing, pressing his hands against the glass in the window of the chamber.

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