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Powell's is the largest bookstore in the world, an endless, multi-storey universe of papery smells and towering shelves.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
The fronds are smooth, deep-green in color, slightly paler beneath, and of a rather firm papery texture.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
The lowest Marsupials as regards the ossicles are the Peramelidae, whose ossicles are of a frail papery consistence.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The small burs have a thin, papery lining, and short, widely-branching spines.
FRUITS OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDSGERRIT PARMILE WILDER
Fruit a fleshy pome, with the cells formed by papery or cartilaginous membranes within juicy flesh.
Pome fleshy or berry-like; the 2–5 carpels or cells of a papery or cartilaginous texture, 2-seeded.
They are slender and needlelike with loose papery sheaths, silvery-white and glistening, giving the species its specific name.
THE FANTASTIC CLANJOHN JAMES THORNBER
The thorns have yellowish tips and light red-brown bodies covered with loose papery sheaths of a silvery sheen.
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They mounted the twigs, and, gnawing away at the papery covering, quickly got at the larvae and the newly-hatched wasps.
But they are as portraiture far too "papery," to borrow a word from painters' jargon, for my purpose.

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