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  • From this search they almost immediately returned with the well-known steel-bound, russet leather pocket-book which the old gentleman had been in the habit of carrying for years.

    Thou Art the Man

  • The netting about the balloon-ended in cords attached to the ring, a big steel-bound hoop. to which the car was slung by ropes.

    The War in the Air

  • Sullen and slow, he knelt before the heavy steel-bound chest placed beside the hearth.

    Stormwarden

  • Heavy steel-bound portals swung wide and thumped against the walls, raising small puffs of dust.

    Stormwarden

  • When it halted at the entrance to the ovens he watched as men came out to strip the corpses of any usable clothing, then toss the naked bodies into the waiting ovens, five carefully constructed steel-bound ovens from Berlin, each with its gaping mouth.

    Poland

  • The fiery courser of the steel-bound track shoots over hill and plain, like a mid-night meteor through the fields of heaven, outstripping the wind.

    Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales

  • He was an unbending apostle of steel-bound discipline, such as is practised in

    Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons Wesel, Sennelager, Klingelputz, Ruhleben

  • No steel-bound rules and regulations such as I had experienced at Wesel prevailed here.

    Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons Wesel, Sennelager, Klingelputz, Ruhleben

  • When he halted before those two they seemed to feel the heat that seethed in his steel-bound breast.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • Buffalo a car is despatched, and never did the iron horse thunder along its steel-bound track on such a godlike mission.

    The Canadian Elocutionist

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