The dog whimpered and squealed in brute, dumbfounded hysteria at the end of an old Manila rope and groveled and crawled on its belly without resisting, but the man beat it and beat it anyway with his heavy, flat stick.
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Finally, he pulled out a densely packed manila folder full of messy papers, many of them bent and sticking out at odd angles.
James Dashner -- The Scorch Trials
A manila folder on the table beside his bed caught his attention.