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  • The McGurk Line pier was in South Brooklyn, in a district of brown anonymous houses.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He nodded and gurgled in brief smothering sleep; he sprawled on the seat and talked with friendly fellow vagrants; he drank bitter coffee and ate enormously of buckwheat cakes at a station restaurant; and so, changing at anonymous towns, he came at last to the squatty shelters, the two wheat-elevators, the cattle-pen, the oil-tank, and the red box of a station with its slushy platform, which composed the outskirts of Wheatsylvania.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • an anonymous gift

  • brown anonymous houses

  • the author remained anonymous

  • anonymous bureaucrats in the Civil Service

  • ...agreed to acquaint him with it by an anonymous Letter...
    Austen, Jane  --  Love and Friendship

  • You will see that the two anonymous communications which I have received since arriving in New York yesterday are written in the same manner.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Yellow Crayon

  • Middens of anonymous trash.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road

  • Everything about the restaurant is anonymous and interchangeable.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark

  • I could see the magazine on the newsstands, and a lot of anonymous eyes looking at it,
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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