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  • Virginia Woolf was in her mid-forties when she wrote Mrs Dalloway and 59 when she finally drowned herself, in an ugly, swift-flowing river one cold March, wearing a hat held on by an elastic band.

    Virginia Woolf’s Nose « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Designed by Houston/Tyner Architects of Marina del Rey, Calif., the wing overlooks the swift-flowing Oconaluftee River.

    Before the Tears: The Cherokees' Proud Past

  • Visualizing the grove of old ash trees beside a swift-flowing river, I imagined walking toward the water.

    Fatal Circle

  • Cropping up through the swift-flowing current of narrative were the wrecking rocks of a hundred references, nothing more than a word here or there, but enough to break the smoothness and send ripples of reading consternation.

    First Impressions – and Saying Goodbye « Tales from the Reading Room

  • The cast of eleven is a large one on the Tabard stage small but the director and author, Peter Longdon manages to make it uncrowded and swift-flowing.

    A New Play

  • We boiled some of the meal to leach out the bitterness, and the rest we tied in sacks and left to leach in a swift-flowing stream, under the ice.

    Wildfire

  • Describing the mentality of various venues, Katherine Sharpe wrote, “Reading Craigslist, I feel as though I am dipping my cup straight into the swift-flowing stream of human need.”

    Craigslist Lies People Tell: East of Williamsburg and Near L Train

  • We boiled some of the meal to leach out the bitterness, and the rest we tied in sacks and left to leach in a swift-flowing stream, under the ice.

    Wildfire

  • The many swift-flowing rivers of the region are high in dissolved oxygen and generally unpolluted, making them ideal habitats for various salmon and trout species.

    Cascade Mixed Forest - Coniferous Forest - Alpine Meadow Province (Bailey)

  • The cast of eleven is a large one on the Tabard stage small but the director and author, Peter Longdon manages to make it uncrowded and swift-flowing.

    Archive 2009-07-01

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