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His novel Crabs on the Island tells the story of two engineers conducting an experiment in cybernetics on a deserted island.
The future of cities, some with areas that are almost deserted now, will begin to reveal itself.
Even so-called deserted neighborhoods, like Times Square, are inching back up in foot traffic.
He carried this war of extermination up to Ilocos, where, little by little, his forces deserted him.
In fact, one evening, his wife and children deserted him entirely and went to settle elsewhere, thinking it was all over with him.
He found the village in disorder, the fields neglected, many houses deserted, the remainder of the people preparing to move away.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
His pitiful heart deserted him at the very instant when he most needed its support.
"Perhaps he has deserted his wife," I said, seeing at last a possible solution of the mystery.
Fists clenched, he stood staring at the closed door, and his fresh color slowly deserted him and left him pale.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The quiet of the deserted building incircled the little, glowing room as the velvet incircles the jewel in its case.

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