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  • I much preferred the long sandy Irish beaches with interesting cliffs to climb, and rock pools with shrimps hiding in the seaweed to investigate, compared to Brighton, with its heaped-up banks of pebbles which were so hard on the toes.

    Henry’s Demons

  • So you fell for the inflamed flower of my youth, and it was up to you to father the world, to wash in the great line of heaped-up generations, if you could only reach up under my plum, lock and curl, to those frail lightning-like bones of mine.

    and we can only hope

  • So you fell for the inflamed flower of my youth, and it was up to you to father the world, to wash in the great line of heaped-up generations, if you could only reach up under my plum, lock and curl, to those frail lightning-like bones of mine.

    and we can only hope

  • I much preferred the long sandy Irish beaches with interesting cliffs to climb, and rock pools with shrimps hiding in the seaweed to investigate, compared to Brighton, with its heaped-up banks of pebbles which were so hard on the toes.

    Henry’s Demons

  • Cynthia was meticulous in the way she dressed, cut her hair, and spoke, but her office was bursting with heaped-up papers and books, an assortment of sneakers, slippers, and comfortable shoes—she considered her tiny feet her best features and she pampered them, as if they were adorable kittens—and a jungle of overgrown plants.

    Insignificant Others

  • A rude shove in Kellen's back sent him staggering across the cobbles into the arms of a marketplace stall-holder, who caught him with a garlic-redolent oath just in time to keep him from landing face first in the cart full of the man's neatly heaped-up vegetables.

    Tran Siberian

  • Down the centre of Baker Street it had been ploughed into a brown crumbly band by the traffic, but at either side and on the heaped-up edges of the foot-paths it still lay as white as when it fell.

    Sole Music

  • Another effective treatment is a retinoid lotion, which regulates keratinocyte turnover and helps slough off the heaped-up, pointy dead skin cells.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • Habitats on the moon might have to be covered by heaped-up lunar soil, also known as regolith.

    Wanted: Home-Builders for the Moon | Impact Lab

  • Another effective treatment is a retinoid lotion, which regulates keratinocyte turnover and helps slough off the heaped-up, pointy dead skin cells.

    Simple Skin Beauty

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