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It was round, with a small, rectangular projection for the operator's controls and calculator.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
High-Pockets Jones had walked into the cabinet a second time, and his double had worked the controls and produced a third.
NINE MEN IN TIMENOEL MILLER LOOMIS
His intention was to land, till the slim hands of Chet Bullard thrust him roughly aside and reached for the controls.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
He heard the clash of levers thrown sharply over in that distant ship; his own hands were frozen to the controls.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
A nitron illuminator flashed brilliantly upon shining levers—emergency controls that they hoped they would not have to use.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
Several of the crew worked feverishly at the controls above the instrument board.
SPACEWRECKED ON VENUSNEIL R. JONES
He has rigged a cable with a switch box so you can operate the controls from the front seat.
THE FLAMING MOUNTAINHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
This conception of the financial side of the working-girls' club management controls in the clubs, with few exceptions, to-day.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
We writhe in pain and bear the brunt of an arrogant tyranny from whatever force that created and controls us.
TYRANNY OF GODJOSEPH LEWIS
The drop or relay controls a local circuit composed of an open-circuit battery and an ordinary vibrating bell.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS

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