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  • Key's installation recreates the way the space, a roofed-over alleyway, might have looked before it became a white-walled gallery.

    Gopnik's Daily Pic: Great 'painting' at Transformer

  • Of course, there were landing stages on all buildings for the aeros, but there was none of the closely massed, continuous building construction with roofed-over multiple moving ways and artificial temperature control and ventilation encountered almost everywhere else in the world.

    "The War of the Planets" by Harl Vincent, part 4

  • Of course, there were landing stages on all buildings for the aeros, but there was none of the closely massed, continuous building construction with roofed-over multiple moving ways and artificial temperature control and ventilation encountered almost everywhere else in the world.

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  • The difference this year is the Astros, who had the chance to finish off the Cardinals Monday night in the warm and noisy embraces of roofed-over Minute Maid Park.

    USATODAY.com - Cards send Astros reeling with dramatic victory in Game 5

  • Don't forget that today's box stores are tomorrow's archeological digs that will provide endless retrospectives for future archeologists as they study the ruins of the giant, discount roofed-over markets that flourished circa AD 2000 creating significant social changes only to fade ignominiously with the subsequent advent of new technologies that revolutioned consumer goods distribution methods.

    Locals Fight Wal-Mart Store Near Ancient Mexico Ruin

  • The book is set primarily in Gloriana's castle in the center of London, a warren of bricked-over passages and roofed-over rooms that is obviously meant to recall Gormenghast castle in all its unknowable complexity.

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  • The book is set primarily in Gloriana's castle in the center of London, a warren of bricked-over passages and roofed-over rooms that is obviously meant to recall Gormenghast castle in all its unknowable complexity.

    Gloriana by Michael Moorcock: Being A Positive Bad Review or A Negative Good Review

  • It must have been a trick of the light, he told himself, the approaching dusk and the overhang of her roofed-over woodpile, but when she had so easily driven the hand ax into the stump, there had seemed to be a very odd expression on her face, a sort of grim pleasure, almost of malice.

    A Darker Place

  • “Lych” was the Old English word for corpse — hence the roofed-over lych gate outside most churches, for the temporary resting of the bier (and its bearers) on the way into the graveyard.

    The Moor

  • The roofed-over portico ensured a wild babble of voices rising to a roar in the market itself, crowded with slave running errands for their masters, merchants looking over goods with resale-and profit in mind, and everywhere the haggling, shouting, ear-bending roar of voices engaged in bargaining with merchants for a better price.

    Wagers of Sin

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