Joseph mumbled indistinctly in the depths of the cellar, but gave no intimation of ascending; so his master dived down to him, leaving me VIS-A-VIS the ruffianly bitch and a pair of grim shaggy sheep-dogs, who shared with her a jealous guardianship over all my movements.
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Some Girders take it very seriously, of course, and we love it when people want to participate, but the rank is really just a fun way to see how your participation manifests itself vis-a-vis the overall Circle community.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
"Which makes me wonder if the wights have been tinkering with nature," said Millard, "vis-à-vis the transference of peculiar souls."