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  • When she was through, all that was left in the fridge was a crumpled half-loaf of bread, a tub of butter, a wilted cucumber, and some lox.

    Fly Away Home

  • Immigrant right advocates, hungry for any kind of half-loaf, have given in to ever harsher enforcement measures.

    Sandip Roy: Don't Ask Don't Dream

  • As we know, in democracy, it's always the politics of the half-loaf.

    Ken Burns Wants You To Park It

  • The half-loaf which is baked is better than the mere recipe for two whole loaves whose dough is never even mixed.

    Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Hillary On The Debate: Obama Is "Very Frustrated"

  • But what did liberals or progressives ever get out of their half-baked, “half-loaf” strategy?

    Hillary Clinton: A Win-Win For Corporate America

  • He was playing with a little black bitch, disgustingly fat, wrapping her up in a leek-green scarf and teasing her with a half-loaf of bread which he had put on the couch; and when from sheer nausea, she refused it, he crammed it down her throat.

    Satyricon

  • I can't even eat a half-loaf of bread before it molds.

    evolver Diary Entry

  • The lancer extended a slab of mutton on a half-loaf of dark bread.

    Colors of Chaos

  • The three men continued talking in their low voices as he ate a half-loaf of the day-old rye bread and some hard white cheese, washing both down with ale.

    The White Order

  • The bread and ale arrived with the thin server, a half-loaf of rye and a tall gray mug of dark ale, smelling strong enough to chew.

    The White Order

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