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  • When I look in the closet, I notice the shoes are gone, so I find the box labeled SHOES in the stack against the wall.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • Returning the jeans and bra to the stack of new clothes, Heather plopped down in the ivy-patterned armchair—or what looked like ivy in the gloom—tucked into the corner between the bed and dresser.

    Etched in Bone

  • His fingers blurred through the stack of clothes, then plucked a shirt free—fishnet and PVC and metal straps.

    Etched in Bone

  • He has chainsawed the chestnut logs into professional-looking cord lengths and secured the stack with stakes.

    Wildwood

  • The work sped on till breakfast-time, when the thresher was stopped for half an hour; and on starting again after the meal the whole supplementary strength of the farm was thrown into the labour of constructing the straw-rick, which began to grow beside the stack of corn.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • Amid the stack of e-mail printouts Brion had made that morning and handed to Elliott was the response from Jason Halladay.

    127 Hours

  • “You know that Sheila Montrose had nothing to do with these incidents,” I said, shoving the stack of articles back to Joel.

    Balancing in High Heels

  • Kathleen looked at the stack of unhung prints against the wall.

    Balancing in High Heels

  • I leaned over and picked up book number twenty-four from the stack of Planet Zindars beside my bed.

    Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Gets Slimed!

  • I write AMANDA KIDHOOD on the side and put it with the stack of boxes against the far wall.

    The Kitchen Daughter

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