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  • "Halliburton's many-fingered tentacles is just the latest illustration of how powerful the company is."

    The Media Consortium: Weekly Mulch: When will America be free from BP?

  • With the help of a computer and many-fingered robotic pianist, you can make a piano talk.

    Rambles at starchamber.com » Blog Archive » The talking piano

  • Having convinced myself that it was not going to grab me in its many-fingered purple paw and do something horrible to me, I studied it for a long while, and took a few photographs.

    Birthing Pods

  • The storm was dreadful; and I kept the window shut, but could not help watching, with a fearful joy, the many-fingered hazy pale vibrations, the reflections of the levin in the hollow of the land.

    Erema

  • The snake formed a many-fingered hand and extended a shining arm to field it.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Those flat, many-fingered hands were swinging a little too wildly for him to get close enough to assist without risking a swipe across his own face.

    Drowning World

  • Of the many-fingered or many-toed, no single one has been observed to have a huckle-bone, none of the others any more than man.

    The History of Animals

  • On the map the delta looked like a many-fingered, spidery hand clawing at the belly of the sea.

    Shadow Games

  • Then, before Paige could begin to grasp what was happening, the car stopped, the door next to the steering wheel was wrenched open, and four spidery, many-fingered arms plucked the

    Cities In Flight

  • Some recalled the ash: tall straight grey Ents with many-fingered hands and long legs; some the fir (the tallest Ents), and others the birch, the rowan, and the linden.

    The Lord of the Rings

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