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  • And I am feeling hibernatory and overpeopled, which is always a pretty good sign that it's time for a couple of days of under-my-rock time.

    they dragged him through the underbrush wearing three woolen coats and a dirty knife

  • The naked elms reached across our street from both sides, touching fingertips, and snow lay crusted in the flower beds before the warm, hibernatory houses.

    Middlesex

  • Once the materials had been assembled, the entire population of Aurigae City had devoted three days to the building of the village, complete with hibernatory, medical and recreational facilities from the 'dini-originated designs.

    Damia's Children

  • Huf went on to say that they knew she did not require a hibernatory space but she was to make known any other needs that would comfort her.

    Damia's Children

  • Of course you will be required to enter a hibernatory for two months out of every year just like every other 'dini.

    Damia's Children

  • A tank, too, was sunk at the back of the building towards the marsh, as a receptacle and reservoir for rain-water; and by Tristram's fourth birthday his adoptive father began to build, on the south side of the house, a hibernatory, or greenhouse, differing in size only from that which Solomon de Caus had the honour to erect for the Elector Palatine in his gardens at

    The Blue Pavilions

  • Swimming pools get drained and ice cream trucks convoy back into their hibernatory garages.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • King's Speech, if I'm not feeling too hibernatory actually, after all the travel this year--the cross-country road trip, two trips to Afghanistan, a week on the West Bank--I'm feeling very hibernatory.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Coupled with the hibernatory tendencies that overwhelmed me around the same time, though, the situation has been feeling pretty impenetrable.

    Paste Magazine

  • The offerings from Thunderhole, Piles, Tristan da Cunha, and Magic People glow with our town's enduring fondness for skronk and scratch; meanwhile, tender two-pieces like Brutal Love Masters and Dr. and Mrs. Van Der Trampp show a softer side more fitting to the comp's hibernatory origins.

    Boston Phoenix - thePhoenix.com

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  • The naked elms reached across our street from both sides, touching fingertips, and snow lay crusted in the flower beds before the warm, hibernatory houses.

    —Jeffrey Eugenides, 2002, Middlesex, p. 519

    August 17, 2008