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  • Yes, there were two paper-wrapped tampons inside the plastic container, but there was also something else.

    Fatal Error

  • Now it happens that a paper-wrapped bottle of chlorodyne with a piece of harmless fuse projecting can fool anybody.

    THE TERRIBLE SOLOMONS

  • It was a big, solid, paper-wrapped bundle of innocent tobacco.

    Chapter 2

  • With a quick glance, he noted the hand at her side, and in it the familiar, paper-wrapped dynamite.

    Chapter 11

  • Bending to tie his laces he slips the "beautiful paper-wrapped filet" under his sweater, which he tucks into his trousers.

    The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

  • Unfortunately for Brody, Dana spots him conveying the suspicious-looking paper-wrapped package seriously, they couldn't have spared a plastic bag for this thing? back to the car, and doesn't really buy his story that it's a gift for dear old Mom.

    'Homeland' Revelations: Armed And Dangerous?

  • Even more remarkable than this was the paper-wrapped parcel between his feet.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • In her hand is a card, and under her arm a paper-wrapped parcel.

    Jack London Play: The Birth Mark

  • You could just open that register and reach in with two hands and pull out fistfuls of cash and put it into your front pocket, stuffing it all down there, paper-wrapped straws scattering across the greasyfloor.

    Love, Mortar

  • It was full of crumpled advertising flyers and paper-wrapped jars full of dirt.

    Ancient, Strange, and Lovely

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