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  • A hundred feet beyond, in a tangle of bushes, he overtook the wounded creature, knocked its head on a convenient tree-trunk, and turned it over to Granser to carry.

    Page 3

  • She was sitting upright, her back against a fallen tree-trunk, while he lay near to her, on his side, an elbow on the ground and the hand supporting his head.

    Jack London's Short Story - Planchette

  • Among designer and painter Carl Auböck's most memorable works are his tree-trunk tables.

    Exclusively Austrian Modern Design

  • The 18-year-old Vena stood 6 feet, 4 1/2 inches in size-15 New Balance sneakers, with the nimble feet of a ballerina and tree-trunk legs that turned his road-running shorts into compression shorts.

    N.J.'s Shot-Putter Extraordinaire

  • Being a thoroughbred, despite that he knew he was beaten by this two-legged thing which was not warm human but was so alien and hard that he might as well attack the wall of a room with his teeth, or a tree-trunk, or a cliff of rock, Michael leapt bare-fanged for the throat.

    CHAPTER XXII

  • I don't know what type of career he had in college or whether he was ever good enough to go pro but he looked like a guy who could block: big, thick, and with a tree-trunk for a neck.

    Michael Simzak: The Men I Served With and the Sports They Loved

  • As the creeper that girdles the tree-trunk the Law runneth forward and back --

    Why Life is Now More Complicated

  • As the creeper that girdles the tree-trunk the Law runneth forward and back --

    Why Life is Now More Complicated

  • No fire-hollowed tree-trunk, that, throbbing war through the jungle depths, had been Bassett's conclusion.

    THE RED ONE

  • Putting on his mittens, he stepped to one side, so that the snow would not fall upon the new fire he was to build, and beat his hands violently against a tree-trunk.

    First Version of To Build A Fire

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