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  • Except for the far front corner, the entire left side of the wagon was covered with fluffy, overstuffed, brightly colored pillows atop a thick-piled, midnight-black fur -- probably Gisella's bed, Tas decided.

    Stalling

  • She led the way across the thick-piled carpeting to a pair of large divans upholstered in gold-and-white brocade that faced each other before a fireplace.

    Sudden Rain

  • This was indeed a cottage: one story, with a storybook roof of thick-piled green shingles that mimicked the thatch roofs of, say, the Shire.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • The polished oak beams overhead glanced back the merry fire-glow, the painted walls shone with rosy tints, and warm lights flitting along them, and the thick-piled carpet yielded back a velvety sense of luxury.

    Mary Anerley

  • For one thing, it had a carpet - a good carpet, too, a thick-piled offcut.

    Strip Jack

  • The hillside behind it was a rich tumble of evergreens mixed with stands of beech and birch and oak, falling away to well-manicured lawn that swept like a thick-piled carpet around the tidy white building with its oval-topped stained-glass windows well spaced along both side walls.

    Drowned Hopes

  • A century ago, elegant ladies and their sleek escorts had strolled up and down the thick-piled carpet, never dreaming of their fate - or imagining that in little more than two years the guns of August would put an end to the gilded Edwardian Age they so perfectly epitomized.

    The Ghost from the Grand Banks

  • Mattress plant was like thick-piled green cotton with roots, one plant sometimes covering an acre of ground, delightful to walk on.

    Covergent Series

  • Oak paneling rose above a deep-gray, thick-piled carpet.

    There Will Be Time

  • Julius came across the thick-piled carpet and said quietly.

    Damsel In Green

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