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As soon as I think of that job, I conjure a mental image of a classic 1950s office building beside a busy roundabout.
But this is an ancient and roundabout process, and may, as it sometimes has done, terminate in failure.
Suppose we go first to the market, and then in a roundabout way to the Botanical Gardens.
"It does seem rather a roundabout way of rejoining," Terence said, with a smile.
"Well, I've agreed to stand for Harsh," said Nick with a roundabout transition.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
For the moment a Sabbath calm hung over the wrecked town and over the country roundabout; all was as peaceful as a Quaker meeting.
With a view of misleading the officers, they took a roundabout route which delayed their arrival in the section.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
The Tom Jones set sail for Valparaiso, but certainly went in a roundabout way to reach her destination.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
It is a thriving place in these later days, and new farming conditions have improved the country roundabout.
He says he couldn't do the short cut across the swamp, but he knows the roundabout track all right.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD

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