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  • Windows are the same size, but a redesigned shade and new side-wall panels make the opening appear larger.

    An Airier Airplane Takes Off

  • We sat on the upper side-wall of the cabin, dangled our legs down the top of the cabin, leaned our backs against the deck, and played chess until the rising tide and the block and tackle on the boom-lift enabled us to get her on a respectable keel again.

    SMALL-BOAT SAILING

  • She put her finger on the spot, and, pressing tightly against the canvas, ran it down to the side-wall.

    CHAPTER 4

  • There was a great surge, and a quarter of a ton of human flesh tottered and crashed to its fall against the side-wall.

    JAN, THE UNREPENTANT

  • "I but stretched them up in the sun by the side-wall of the house,"

    THE MASTER OF MYSTERY

  • I gave him as good as he sent, and better; for he presented a good target, while he caught only glimpses of me as I snuggled against the side-wall.

    CHAPTER IX

  • He reached for me with his long arm, and his nails tore my flesh as I leaped back from the clutch and gained the comparative safety of the side-wall.

    CHAPTER IX

  • You left with a hot-wax, side-wall rinse, air-con vacuuming, and really smelly air freshener.

    Allan Jenkins' Desirable Roasted Coffee

  • With this in my head, I went softly down the side-wall of the Dial-court (for there was no getting through the place where I had been peeping) to the bottom, where there used to be an old flint wall, and a hedge of sweet-briar in front of it.

    Springhaven

  • After a slight pause he heard the door thrown open with such violence that the leaf seemed to strike the side-wall of the hall, for it was so dark without that this could only be surmised by the sound.

    The Purcell Papers

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