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  • Having drunk all night from puddles to quell a thirst enraged by fate, this traveler strode, iron-breezed past cradles of the stunt, regained his color in a room well-washed, arrayed with shoes, new shoes, good shoes—

    Nigrum Veneris

  • If the MSM ever gets off their liberal asses and started doing their job, I wonder how much well-washed Acorn money from either private or public sources ends up in the campaign coffers of the likes of Maxine Water.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Fox, Meet Henhouse

  • Set small pot with well-washed rice, water and pinch of salt over high heat.

    Wild Shrimp and Peas With Fresh Curry Leaves and Coconut Rice

  • The top of the tray was covered by large green leaves and when these were whisked away by a servant, Vanderwater, propped on his elbow, saw the wonderful fruit lying there like precious jewels, and in the midst of it the arm of Tom Dixon as it had been torn from his body, well-washed, of course, my brothers, and very white against the blood-red fruit.

    “. . . in the stiff, dead fingers, the petition of his slaves who toiled in Hell's Bottom.”

  • It had turned fine, with a well-washed sky and pale sunshine, which despite its lack of warmth held a promise of summer.

    Politics 101

  • I was aware that Albert was speaking, in that heavy, German voice; he was still the cold, well-washed exquisite I had first met twelve years ago, with those frightful whiskers that looked as though someone had tried to pluck them and left off half-way through.

    The Sky Writer

  • Having been encouraged to comment by JT (for which I offer well-washed thanks), by unpublished I do mean novels.

    The Super Bowl Sucks

  • She groomed Gingerbread in appreciation whenever he was off duty, and he got accustomed to having his eyes very well-washed, rabbit style.

    When Animals Speak

  • The Times may be quipping about “well-washed masses” but its description of Deptford seems more like a white-washed missive to residents of the area.

    NYTimes Sends American Tourists to One of England’s Most Dangerous Areas for ‘Hip’ Vacation - Warner_Todd_Huston’s blog - RedState

  • What had been yellow was now soft maize, and what had been blue had lightened to the color of a well-washed pair of jeans.

    The Sky Inside

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