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He signed a $170 million extension in July 2017 and declared he wanted his jersey hanging in the rafters one day.
A man had come to stand beside it, his body screening the light of one of the lamps that hung from a rafter of the ceiling.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
As one end was made fast to a rafter, it hung dangling from the window.
He stalked to a rafter, ran one huge finger along it, discovered a tiny speck of dust and showed it to Franz.
RESCUE DOG OF THE HIGH PASSJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
The nest of June 28th was attached to a rafter of the front verandah of a bungalow at Lahore.
With this meeting we leave that Oxford before the Conquest, of which possibly not one stone, or one rafter, remains.
OXFORDANDREW LANG
A projection upon the soffit of the Doric corona, which originally marked the position of the rafter-ends beneath the sheathing.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
Somehow or other—the Goddess of Dreams knows how—I climbed up by the hay bales and swung out along the rafter.
Suddenly I saw signs of active movement going on just beyond the place where the thing lay upon the rafter.
It was sacrilege to touch a crooked rafter or a hammered nail of the entire structure.

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