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  • Folded, it looked like a book, spread out it was a long scroll-like affair.

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  • As I sliced the fresh loaf (the next day, since it finished baking at 9PM) all I could imagine was how good this would be for French toast (or screw the French part and just have toast!) and whether or not it would be overkill to make them into the scroll-like buns and dollop cream-cheese glaze on top.

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  • The translucent, pearly face was decorated with painted scroll-like markings.

    The Search For WondLa

  • Folded, it looked like a book, spread out it was a long scroll-like affair.

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  • A similar pattern is followed by the brackets, the fluted, scroll-like elements attached to the walls below the columns.

    Michelangelo,

  • The office was open-plan, and all the editors, designers, publicists, and salespeople sat on top of each other, everybody talking at once, phones ringing insistently, ancient fax machines spewing out contracts and correspondence on crinkly, scroll-like paper.

    In This Way I Was Saved

  • Think, especially when looking at "Introduction to the Jewish Theater" -- the long, almost scroll-like mural that goes the length of one side of the room -- of a richly rendered and tinted Al Hirschfeld caricature.

    Before Stalin Lowered the Curtain

  • And when comparing the full-size works -- for instance, Pieter Coecke van Aelst's scroll-like "Customs and Fashions of the Turks" (1553), horizontally over 13 feet long -- with the book's greatly reduced facsimiles, you realize just how important size is to this expressive genre.

    Too Big for Books or Portfolios: Prints of Monumental Size

  • Retiree Sondra Galperin, a longtime swimming coach from Coral Gables, Fla., will be among 80 runners who will carry a 28-inch scroll-like torch for about 250 yards apiece.

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  • When a genuinely sophisticated painter like Gary Stephan tries it with scroll-like shapes wobbling atop tall, flimsy pedestals in "Oceans and Ovens" (1991), the result is beauty without prettiness, mystery without spookiness.

    Last-Minute Reprieve

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