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These forces can be represented as one arrow or two arrows, or a whole slew of arrows bristling from the airplane, porcupine fashion.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND HOW AN AIRCRAFT GLIDESBY PETER GARRISON/FLYING MAGSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
The Kutchin make pretty pipe-stems out of goose-quills wound about with porcupine-quills.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Mr. Van Britt blew his cheeks out until the stubby, cropped mustache bristled like porcupine quills.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
From the Jim Crow a drowsy porcupine trundled away bristling.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The porcupine, meanwhile, had found something that interested him.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Only the porcupine was quite undaunted by the strange sounds.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The stranger was much smaller than the porcupine, and wore no panoply of points.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Now the ships, with the exception of the Porcupine, stood in to attack the fort in more serious earnest.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
Nevertheless, fisher, when trapped, are often found with porcupine quills in the skin and in various parts of the body.
MUSKRAT CITYHENRY ABBOTT
Their bodies are covered with long bristles, resembling very much the quills of the porcupine.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE

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