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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 Brother | Cory Doctorow
  • The fronds are smooth, deep-green in color, slightly paler beneath, and of a rather firm papery texture.

    Beautiful Ferns | Daniel Cady Eaton
  • The lowest Marsupials as regards the ossicles are the Peramelidae, whose ossicles are of a frail papery consistence.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton | Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The small burs have a thin, papery lining, and short, widely-branching spines.

    Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands | Gerrit Parmile Wilder
  • Fruit a fleshy pome, with the cells formed by papery or cartilaginous membranes within juicy flesh.

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