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  • I had kept my snail collection in a long-unused attic in one of the older parts of the palace, a place never locked but, because it was accessible only by ladder and winding corridors, rarely visited.

    Enjoyment

  • "Battlestar Krushev finally lives!" he shouted, leaping from the examination table and landing on his face when his long-unused legs gave beneath him.

    Remember Me to the Motherland

  • "Battlestar Krushev finally lives!" he shouted, leaping from the examination table and landing on his face when his long-unused legs gave beneath him.

    Remember Me to the Motherland

  • When I got home, I took the long-unused crystal dish from the cupboard and put my First Penny in it.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Happily Ever After

  • When I got home, I took the long-unused crystal dish from the cupboard and put my First Penny in it.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Happily Ever After

  • If Lieutenant John Irving had been an Esquimaux woman attempting to hide aboard the ship, he thought he might have chosen the Sail Room, with its mostly untouched heaps and rolls of spare canvas, sheets, and long-unused sailing gear.

    The Terror

  • Influenced by the writings of philosopher and social critic John Ruskin, artist and craftsman William Morris pioneered the movement in his own workshops, where he insisted on the use of high-quality materials and trained his workers in recently abandoned traditional crafts, like natural dyeing or hand-printing, and long-unused techniques like tapestry weaving, which can be seen in his delicately woven silk and wool work, "The Forest."

    TRADE: China's Not-So-Big Bang

  • Influenced by the writings of philosopher and social critic John Ruskin, artist and craftsman William Morris pioneered the movement in his own workshops, where he insisted on the use of high-quality materials and trained his workers in recently abandoned traditional crafts, like natural dyeing or hand-printing, and long-unused techniques like tapestry weaving, which can be seen in his delicately woven silk and wool work, "The Forest."

    RADE: China's Not-So-Big Bang

  • He moved toward the corridor with uncertain steps, as of long-unused limbs, which gradually became more sure.

    Wings in the Night

  • He wasn't a bad trapper -- he had taught Tenim when he was little, and Tenim had passed his knowledge on to Halla -- but his skills were long-unused.

    Dragon's Fire

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