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  • Cal Galbraith shivered slightly as it died away in half-caught sobs.

    The Wife of a King

  • Cal Galbraith shivered slightly as it died away in half-caught sobs.

    The Wife of a King

  • The unknotting of a tension I didn't even know I carried around: a tension based in waiting for the bombs, in half-caught whispers about airplanes blowing up And he was on board with his pregnant fiancee!

    Where were you when the Berlin Wall fell?

  • The consciousness of being half-caught in the act of peeping, joined to that native air of awkward bashfulness of which I am told the law will soon free me, kept me standing on the floor in some confusion; while the lady, disconcerted on her part, remained on the threshold of the room.

    Redgauntlet

  • Novel seeds can be made up of anything at all - fortuitously jumbled words of refrigerator poetry, a misheard song lyric, a magazine advertisement that catches your fancy, or a sentence fragment half-caught off the television.

    Randomness.V

  • Single until very recently, I'm still half-caught in loser-dogdom, along with my dearest friends.

    LOSER DOG NATION

  • He half-caught, half-hung on to her legs as they descended, finding the floor himself just in time to help her do the same.

    The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters

  • He half-caught, half-hung on to her legs as they descended, finding the floor himself just in time to help her do the same.

    The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters

  • Behind the cart was a wall of uncertain darkness speckled with little flames and alive with half-caught forms and faces and shadows.

    Kim

  • But then he began to hear something else in the sounds, half-caught words of tenderness, small furtive sounds of affirmation, that made him in some way not a voyeur, but a participant in their joining.

    Drums of Autumn

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