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  • And the little light that the sixty-watt light bulb cast revealed a God-awful, deep dark ring around the bathtub.

    Show Stoppah

  • I flipped on a nearby switch, and the room was instantly flooded with eight bulbs of sixty-watt fluorescent lighting.

    The Hollow

  • Back in the bedroom I fumble in the dark to remove the bulb from the table lamp and screw in one of the new sixty-watt bulbs I bought with the tools, in what now seems like another life.

    The House on Kronenstrasse

  • A good-size hammer, a crowbar, a medium chisel, three wrenches of different sizes, pliers, a screwdriver kit, a small handsaw, a package of sixty-watt light bulbs, and a flashlight.

    The House on Kronenstrasse

  • I still use my active dynamic energy, but when I brought in the receptive magnetic it was like the difference between a sixty-watt bulb and a crystal chandelier.

    Life Shift

  • In Nathan's room, she snapped on the overhead light. two sixty-watt bulbs blazed from the ceiling.


  • The small walk-in space boasted two more sixty-watt bulbs.


  • He stepped into a hallway immediately below the one he had just walked one floor above, but where that hall had subdued lighting behind ornate art deco fixtures, this bare hall was lit by only a row of sixty-watt bulbs hanging at intervals from the ceiling.

    dark mirror

  • It went dark again, blinding me until my eyes could adjust after the brief flash of sixty-watt light.

    The Brush Off

  • Under the dim glow of a bare sixty-watt bulb, the old linoleum was cracked and veined with years of ground-in dirt.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine


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