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In all the years that Elinora Gassbeck had been matron of the Little Tulip Orphanage, not once had the Rules of Baby Abandonment been broken.
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I’m sooooo happy you’re coming to my wedding in Capri!
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Zola Angelica lives with her mum and her Nonna Rosa.
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Luxury rural retreat Ideal for families or groups (no hens or stags)
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It was my mother who took me to the police station.
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The stink from the bags of rubbish piled against a wall in Scotts Road made Amelia involuntarily gag and cover her nose.
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Tilly Hillyer woke with a jerk and a small cry, her heart in overdrive.
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The rain woke her.
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The Witch Queen comes on wings of night.
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He knew it was her, he told me.
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There was a feeling I got before I spoke in front of an audience and sometimes also before an event that was less public but still important, an event that could have consequences in my life—taking the LSAT’s, for example, which I’d done in a classroom
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INSIDE THIS DUMP of a home in rural Sullivan, Georgia, Lillian Zachary’s rescue mission to save her younger sister and niece isn’t going well.
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In a large auditorium in Geneva, a parliament of health officials gathered for the final afternoon session on emergency infectious diseases.
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Line raised her head to peer through the door’s wire-mesh window.
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The agent, unlike the soldier, who has many friends, is surrounded by enemies, seen and unseen.
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The steep acropolis of Sardis loomed against the night sky, while far below at the city’s edge, flames consumed the reed-thatched buildings.
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I WAS LYING ON the road next to my car, which was parked in Sydney’s inner south.
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Hold out your hands and let me lay upon them a sheaf of freshly picked sweetgrass, loose and flowing, like newly washed hair.
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He woke with a start as the final siren was sounding.
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The two girls waited for their mother on the verandah of the Bruce Rock pub, which offered shade but little relief from the heat of the late afternoon.