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  • The edge of the thinny was a tangle of milling horses, many with broken legs, and crawling, shrieking men.

    Wizard and Glass

  • Nublu itself is about as " boho " as it gets: tiny benches along the walls that can barely accommodate the behinds of thinny-thin supermodels; strange red medicine ball orbs that we ' re supposed to somehow sit on in the middle of the floor.

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  • We regularly pop open the statue boxes to check for damage, and, sure enough, the tiny curly and thinny bits were busted.

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  • Roland found that the effect of being this close to the thinny was cumulative - it wasn't a sound you could get used to.

    Wizard and Glass

  • Below them, the thinny hummed and growled and sang.

    Wizard and Glass

  • Even with the wind blowing the sound of the thinny away from them, it got inside your head and buzzed there, rattling your teeth.

    Wizard and Glass

  • On both sides of the turnpike the thinny lapped all the way up to the embankment, casting its twitching, misshapen reflections of trees and grain elevators, seeming to watch the pilgrims pass as hungry animals in a zoo might watch plump children.

    Wizard and Glass

  • Aunt Cord had asked, her voice almost whining with outrage - it was close to blasphemy, Susan supposed, but for a moment Aunt Cord's voice had reminded her of the sound the thinny made.

    Wizard and Glass

  • The whine of the thinny - cowardly and triumphant at the same time, happy and sad at the same time, lost and found at the same time - held him like sweet, sticky ropes.

    Wizard and Glass

  • And although the wind was blowing the wrong way, he could now hear the maddening mosquito-whine of the thinny.

    Wizard and Glass

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