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  • The other dwarf, his moplike black and gray hair and beard bobbing in time, was strapped to an in - strument like nothing Tasslehoff had ever seen before.

    Stalling

  • They carry an unquantifiable cost: con fidence in the Internet as a "legitimate in strument" is suffering, says Cynthia Heijna, a spokeswoman at OPTA, a communications law-enforcement agency in The Hague.

    Escalating Spam Wars Take Their Toll

  • The other dwarf, his moplike black and gray hair and beard bobbing in time, was strapped to an in - strument like nothing Tasslehoff had ever seen before.

    Kendermore

  • The in - strument responded like a living extension of himself, seeming to possess nerves of its own.

    Blue Adept

  • By its very nature, too, it employs penal - ties — a form of pain, and therefore of evil — as its in - strument.

    PERFECTIBILITY OF MAN

  • In a somewhat paradoxical way revolution became the legitimate in - strument for change and change that was not brought about by revolution was not regarded as real change.

    REVOLUTION

  • The opening of government archives to scholars, first partially in the 1830's, and then on a more generous scale in the 1860's, came as the crown of the whole development, providing it with its most essential in - strument, and enabling men to feel that history had now come into its own.

    HISTORIOGRAPHY

  • The in - strument panel was shattered and in the heat the plastic curled like toffee.

    The HurricaneStory

  • They had another remarkable in-strument made up of a double octave of small drums which gave forth percussions remarkably disturbing to the emo-tional centres.

    The Moon Pool

  • After the tune was finished, the hand left the in - strument, and moved out into the room to the front of the table, and from the sound we knew it was writing on the tablet that had been placed there.

    The Lock and Key Library The most interesting stories of all nations: Real life

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