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The War of the Worlds
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  • I heard it give a peculiar thick cry, and forthwith another of these creatures appeared darkly in the deep shadow of the aperture.
  • Through the aperture in the wall I could see the top of a tree touched with gold and the warm blue of a tranquil evening sky.
  • And then the light filtered in, not through the window, which remained black, but through a triangular aperture between a beam and a heap of broken bricks in the wall behind us.
  • Suddenly I heard a noise without, the run and smash of slipping plaster, and the triangular aperture in the wall was darkened.

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  • The higher the f-stop, the more closed the camera’s aperture.
  • It wandered along the crest of the hill and terminated before a fragment of wall pierced by a rough aperture which had once been a door.
    Henry James  --  The American

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