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  • I thank God every day for her influences, and I can picture her vividly as she was back then: a sturdy woman with a shock of white hair, and owl-like, light-framed glasses with tinted lenses that dominated her gentle face.

    Fallin’ Up

  • From his owl-like perch in one of DFW's two air-traffic control towers, John Morrow 's head swivels side to side, up and down, and occasionally behind him.

    Summer Travel, as Seen From the Airport Control Tower

  • I thank God every day for her influences, and I can picture her vividly as she was back then: a sturdy woman with a shock of white hair, and owl-like, light-framed glasses with tinted lenses that dominated her gentle face.

    Fallin’ Up

  • I thank God every day for her influences, and I can picture her vividly as she was back then: a sturdy woman with a shock of white hair, and owl-like, light-framed glasses with tinted lenses that dominated her gentle face.

    Fallin’ Up

  • But if you do have space in your brain, you can of course try to store the information that turtledoves are owl-like doves with turtle shells that live by scratching out the eyes of their own young.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • But if you do have space in your brain, you can of course try to store the information that turtledoves are owl-like doves with turtle shells that live by scratching out the eyes of their own young.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • Antrobus was sitting up in his cot bed, peering with owl-like eyes through the wooden bars.

    Worldshaker

  • Antrobus was sitting up in his cot bed, peering with owl-like eyes through the wooden bars.

    Worldshaker

  • He paged through it with an anxious finger, blinking owl-like behind his glasses and muttering: Wherewhereah, here it is!

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

  • Altringham (1999) drew attention to this possibility, noting that the eyes of some species ‘are almost owl-like’ (p. 219).

    Archive 2006-06-01

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