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  • The regularly scheduled af ternoon rains would begin soon, according to Dr. Hoa's timetable.

    Massage

  • Earlier that af-ternoon the Marines had watched men strolling and children playing in the street.

    'Tipping Point'

  • The man went away, very much pleased with what I had said; and in about two hours sent me a note, in the names of all his clients, expressing gratitude and obligation; and requesting me to al-low him to introduce them all three to me this af — ternoon.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Just the same, after Craig Reynolds left the house that af - ternoon, she decided it might be a good idea to make herself scarce for the next few days.

    Honeymoon

  • I should be with you some time in the af - ternoon.

    Lorenzo's Reward

  • (It's now quarter to three on Wednesday af - ternoon and Mr. Dussel is snoring again, which is why it flashed through my mind, of course.)

    The Diary Of A Young Girl

  • In our room Dussel, in the living room Father and Mother and upstairs the Van Daans, who exchange sleeping places in the af - ternoon.

    Tales From The Secret Annex

  • The light along her shoes flows and checks like af - ternoon traffic.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • "However, before any attempt is made to determine this question, we should first establish, by testimony, just what happened at Holloway's camp, in Cold Creek Valley, on the af - ternoon of June I9, Atomic Era Six Fifty-Four, and once this is es'tablished, we can then proceed to the question of whether or not the said Goldilocks was truly a sapient being."

    The Fuzzy Papers

  • [253] One of their company dyeth. ternoon of this day, dyed one of our men, whose name was William Cammock.

    Bucaniers of America:

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