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  • Pine straw muffled the thud of his boots toward the rectangular cabin — a shot-gun-style house, one room deep, long and thin.

    Strategic Engagement

  • The house she rented stood three-stories high but was downright anorexic; only one-room wide, it was a cozy, two-bedroom trinity, which was what Philadelphians called houses with one room on each floor.

    Courting Trouble

  • The adventurous spirit that had filtered through generations from his earliest American [an -] forebears to the little boy mooning over his geography in Mrs. Booker's one room school was still strong in the doctor to whom

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • There were five of them now, the parents and three little girls, and they all lived in one room in a dormitory for married students on Prospekt Obukhovskoy Oborony.

    THE SECOND MARK

  • Building Number One, known as the infected bedding and clothing building, was a one room shack four - teen by twenty feet.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • Of course, she departed from attendance on her mistress by the door which opened from the one room to the other; but this had no sooner been closed than Crabstick descended to complete the amusements of the evening.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • Like everyone in Daowai, the Shens were accustomed to using one room for everything.

    THE SECOND MARK

  • I started to formulate aloud a theory about stellar fragmention, that when the stars shifted against the heavenly vault, pieces of them would break off, like furniture being moved from one room to another.

    Father Swarat

  • Worker families were accustomed to living in one or two rooms, but the Shens did not even have one room of their own.

    THE SECOND MARK

  • The tree wasn't large enough to support an ekele very high off the ground, or for more than one room to be on a single level, but now that the Veil was in place, he'd had the hertasi construct an external stair linking all the rooms, so that the area that had been used for the internal staircase could be converted into usable space.

    Elephant in the City

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