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  • Winnie squinted at her fishing line and tried to picture a teeming world.†   (source)
  • The water, which was teeming with fish, changed colors from turquoise to jade to cobalt.†   (source)
  • With a few steps we jumped down the snow bank, crossed Eighth, and climbed the other side to join the teeming crowd.†   (source)
  • But in point of fact, he has only exposed himself to a glimpse of life on the ship—having utterly ignored those lower levels that teem with life and make the passage possible.†   (source)
  • The gas chambers and crematoria are also working overtime, and Lale and Leon's tattooing stations teem with people as tens of thousands are transported to Auschwitz and Birkenau.†   (source)
  • Its skies were filled with a continuous stream of flying vehicles whirring through the vertical cityscapes, and the streets below teemed with leather-clad NPCs and mirror-shaded avatars, all sporting high-tech weaponry and subcutaneous implants as they spouted city-speak straight out of Neuromancer.†   (source)
  • The seashore teemed with no weeds, no crabs, no crayfish, no coral, no pebbles, no rocks.†   (source)
  • Below the window, High Street teemed with horsemen, carriages, and carts.†   (source)
  • The ground teemed with insects, and he began putting ants, beetles, spiders, and even a fuzzy caterpillar into his mouth.†   (source)
  • The next day, although the house once again teemed with agents and rattled with the noise of a thousand phone calls, Mr. Benedict found it necessary to abandon the projects for a time and attend to important matters of a more personal nature.†   (source)
  • Boston was teeming with students, double-parked on side streets, unloading trunks.†   (source)
  • Soldiers rampaged through the ghetto, demanding that people show the required identification and shoving anyone who couldn't into the streets teeming with fellow unfortunates.†   (source)
  • And since the houses were nearly all constructed of cheap, uninsulated materials—and the residents could not afford or did not choose to trouble themselves with air conditioning—the 'neighborhood (even in the evening) teemed with outdoor activities of the kind that are usually conducted indoors.†   (source)
  • You teeming millions with wide hips breeding like roaches on wide-hipped continents.†   (source)
  • Each hour the dance hall seems to grow progressively warmer, so by the eighth day, the air, walls, and floor are saturated with the hot, teeming odor of boys.†   (source)
  • Although his new world at the moment was just an empty marketplace, he had already seen it when it was teeming with life, and he would never forget it.†   (source)
  • In the aftermath of the Blaxik battle, their adrenaline still pumping, Dodge and the white rook braved a walk through the teeming urban slum Wonderland had become to remind themselves why they fought.†   (source)
  • The seats below us teem with people, many of them children, all of them Silver.†   (source)
  • He hired our da as a dishwasher and took us to a neighborhood like no place I'd ever seen—tall brick buildings packed together on narrow streets teeming with people.†   (source)
  • The musicians and poets, the History Heads and artists, were teeming and bubbling about how to begin.†   (source)
  • At base, it is a simple dichotomy: there are the coerlfolc, the teeming mass of common people who make up humanity's great bulk, and there is the hidden branch—the crypto-sapiens, if you will—who are called syndrigast, or "peculiar spirit" in the venerable language of my ancestors.†   (source)
  • The bogs here are impenetrable, full of quicksands and suckholes and teeming with snakes.†   (source)
  • Luckily, they would not starve with the pond and creeks teeming with fish.†   (source)
  • He stared at the parlor that was dead and gray as the waters of an ocean that might teem with life if they switched on the electronic sun.†   (source)
  • "You know nothing of future time," pronounced Deep Thought, "and yet in my teeming circuitry I can navigate the infinite delta streams of future probability and see that there must one day come a computer whose merest operational parameters I am not worthy to calculate, but which it will be my fate eventually to design."†   (source)
  • With the news about Andy, it was like someone had thrown an x-ray switch and reversed everything into photographic negative, so that even with the daffodils and the dogwalkers and the traffic cops whistling on the corners, death was all I saw: sidewalks teeming with dead, cadavers pouring off the buses and hurrying home from work, nothing left of any of them in a hundred years except tooth fillings and pacemakers and maybe a few scraps of cloth and bone.†   (source)
  • It teems with violence, prostitutes, and destitute migrants.†   (source)
  • The sidewalks teem with people just narrowly missing each other, as if their movements were choreographed.†   (source)
  • I thought these remote places would be teeming with monsters, he mused.†   (source)
  • We have to boil our water because it comes from the stream, where parasites multiply in teeming throngs.†   (source)
  • I show it Lorien, the vast ocean and thick forests and verdant hills teeming with life and vitality.†   (source)
  • Along its pebbled banks, shallow pools that never completely drained were teeming with life.†   (source)
  • The house teemed with other foster children, older and bigger than Michael and Carlos, who picked on them.†   (source)
  • Chicago's water teemed with bacteria, thanks mainly to the Chicago River.†   (source)
  • When a writer creates a new eel, it wriggles its way into the barrel, muscles a path into the great teeming mass from which it came in the first place.†   (source)
  • I could break the loneliness, the feeling of not belonging to the life that teemed around me, by going to the basketball courts.†   (source)
  • He leads them around to the fetid rump of the Buy 'n' Fly, dark realm of wretched refuse in teeming dumpsters.†   (source)
  • One huge mass of living, breathing, teeming humanity.†   (source)
  • It was a period of looks and glances, teeming interactions, part of the sensory array I ordinarily cherish.†   (source)
  • Next we crossed a path of stones over a dark river teeming with fish.†   (source)
  • He glared at the teeming mass of vampires milling in confusion.†   (source)
  • Then, like me, the world begins to change: roads narrow and some become gravel, suburban sprawl has been replaced with farmland, downtown streets teem with people, looking in windows as they pass Sweeney's bakery and Palka's meat shop.†   (source)
  • It is hot and humid in the room, reminding me of the tropical ocean simulation we had in Science once, the one about the coral reefs that teemed with fish before the Warming killed them all.†   (source)
  • I wonder how safe it can be for a man trying to reconnect with Tchaikovsky as drug dealers, prostitutes and hustlers work streets teeming with the lame and the afflicted.†   (source)
  • Some parts of the desert teem with life.†   (source)
  • We replaced the ugly sliding glass doors with varnished French doors, and I slowly turned the bereft front yard into a tropical garden teeming with gingers and heliconias and passion vines that butterflies and passersby alike stopped to drink in.†   (source)
  • In amongst the twigs and straws of grass, the moss was teeming with tiny details.†   (source)
  • I am breathless, and I can feel my heartbeat even in my fingertips; I am overwhelmed, teeming with loss and wonder and anger and longing.†   (source)
  • Heaven, Palmer thought with a smile, must be teeming with pigeons.†   (source)
  • As Hossein steered the car off the expressway, I studied the women who scurried along the teeming sidewalks of Tehran.†   (source)
  • The Palace of Justice was teeming with armed policemen.†   (source)
  • The sideshow is on the midway, which teems with activity.†   (source)
  • The al-Muflehs were a wealthy, Westernized family in Amman, Jordan, a teeming city of two million, set among nineteen hills and cooled by a swirl of dry desert breezes.†   (source)
  • Caroline went to the edge of the porch and searched up and down the street, through the teeming rain.†   (source)
  • Great stretches of the long grass, once the teeming jungle of summer, were almost deserted, with only a hurrying beetle or a torpid spider left out of all the myriads of August.†   (source)
  • He searched the teeming crowd for the young man, but realized spotting him would be impossible.†   (source)
  • And here he was in leafy Islamabad's teeming twin city, low-rent Rawalpindi, in what the manager of the Khyaban Hotel assured him was his "cheapliest" room.†   (source)
  • The half-built apartment complex in front of him was teeming with workers.†   (source)
  • Each came of age in a kind of living Thomas Hart Benton mural: a teeming workers' hive that typified the sprawl and belch of American industry in the 1930's.†   (source)
  • I planned to get here early enough to make it across before lunch was in full swing, but I got sidelined by my history teacher, and that three minutes meant the difference between a half-empty courtyard and the one teeming with students that I'm staring at right now I'm focused, at the moment, on the brick pavers covering the entirety of said courtyard and seriously questioning the wisdom of my four-and-a-half-inch stilettos.†   (source)
  • For it had beer. exactly that since the night I tried to leave Lestat and failed and, falling in love with her, forgot my teeming brain, my awful questions.†   (source)
  • In the midst of a few foreign acres teeming with more than two hundred people, he had succeeded in becoming a recluse.†   (source)
  • I grabbed my coat and followed Rita Washington into the cold, teeming rain.†   (source)
  • I was a very important part of the teeming life of the llano and the river.†   (source)
  • The cantonment near St. Thomas Mount, on the outskirts of Madras, teemed with railway and military brats; it suited a fatherless child, particularly one whose mother was too defeated by her husband's death to be of much use to her children.†   (source)
  • It was the poorest part of town, and disease and epidemics ivere commonplace and the hospital was always teeming with people in need of the most basic medical attention.†   (source)
  • Even at this hour there was steam rising from the stationary and portable food stands that offered everything from rice noodles to soydogs for the teeming crowds.†   (source)
  • The sidewalks still teemed, even at that hour, and I thought to myself, "Don't any of these damn people ever go home?†   (source)
  • On principle, Jefferson abhorred cities and their teeming throngs, quite as much as he abhorred debt.†   (source)
  • Ehe streets teem with people, and the cries of the peddlers are incessant.†   (source)
  • Every sheep and goat had its wobbly twins, the forest was teeming, and the first crops of the hillsides were coming into fruit.†   (source)
  • Small buds sprinkled the branches, shoots of grass peeked from the soil, and the sky teemed with convoys of pink-tinged clouds rolling in from the sea.†   (source)
  • Here was the teeming market.†   (source)
  • The island and the waters around her teem with life.†   (source)
  • PRAISE-SINGER Iyaloja, mother of multitudes in the teeming market of the world, how your wisdom transfigures you!†   (source)
  • During my wait, my mind teemed with infinite dramas and innumerable possibilities of things that might have gone wrong at Molligen's house: suspicious neighbors, dogs, cruising patrol cars, a desperate struggle in the darkness that could have left my roommates badly injured, or even the simple bad luck of Molligen spending the night out with his fiancee.†   (source)
  • During the first day the hours passed slowly, as they tried to conceal from one another everything but a ritual optimism that only Luciana might have believed, had she not been able to see that her father and brother were as anxious as if they were about to board a ship to a place where they would stay forever, where they would be stripped of possessions and clothing, and where the streets were teeming with people who spoke another language.†   (source)
  • The halls are teeming with people.†   (source)
  • The newspapers have teemed with the most inflammatory railings on this subject.†   (source)
  • Indians lived there for centuries, sallying out to hunt and fish from the small peninsula whose natural advantages gave them easy access to the teeming wildlife and fishing of the area.†   (source)
  • The teeming final extension of China that is no part of the north except in spirit — but the spirit runs deep and descends into the caverns of men's souls without regard for the harsh, irrelevant practicalities of political borders.†   (source)
  • They hunted the sea, and the sea teemed with fish, the woods were full of game and berries, and the air with fowl.†   (source)
  • His target had been the teeming continents and the great plagues—malaria, typhus, cholera, typhoid, dysentery—and he was angling for a World Health Organization or Point Four appointment.†   (source)
  • It was as if he stood in the centre )f a forest that teemed with life-except that there he would have recognized some of the individual voices.†   (source)
  • She came downslope from Wheeler Hall, through Sather Gate into a plaza teeming with corduroy, denim, bare legs, blonde hair, horn-rims, bicycle spokes in the sun. bookbags, swaying card tables, long paper petitions dangling to earth, posters for undecipherable FSM's, YAF's, VDC's, suds in the fountain, students in nose-to-nose dialogue.†   (source)
  • And Brooklyn's greenly beautiful, homely, teeming, begrimed and incomprehensible vastness.†   (source)
  • Yet they knew that all the hills and rocks about the Morannon were filled with hidden foes, and the shadowy defile beyond was bored and tunnelled by teeming broods of evil things.†   (source)
  • There in the quiet, with the wind flicking tree branches and distorting the water's mirror, I cooked improbable dinners in my disposable aluminum pans, made coffee so rich and sturdy it would float a nail, and, sitting on my own back doorsteps, could finally come to think about what I had seen and try to arrange some pattern of thought to accommodate the teeming crowds of my seeing and hearing.†   (source)
  • Troubles1 and the thick forests surrounding it teemed with robbers even later.†   (source)
  • The Forbidden Forest was teeming with the kind of creatures most likely to get Hagrid the sack.†   (source)
  • The waiting room at Rabia Balkhi was teeming with women in burqas and their children.†   (source)
  • But it's also possible that the universe is teeming with life.†   (source)
  • Strangers teemed around him, pushing for news on what he'd do next.†   (source)
  • The inner city of Memphis alone teemed with kids whose athletic ability had market value.†   (source)
  • Gerald won't stop scratching, and when I inspect his scalp I find it's teeming.†   (source)
  • As he was given a shovel, the guards suddenly teemed around him, screaming at him to get to work.†   (source)
  • The dust was antique spice, burnt maple leaves, a prickling blue that teemed and sifted to earth.†   (source)
  • But today the platform teemed with hundreds of children, all of whom looked lost and forlorn.†   (source)
  • Another few minutes and the streets would he teeming with the denizens of Aroughs.†   (source)
  • Instead we took a taxi through the dark, teeming, living streets of Rio.†   (source)
  • Every image teeming with crystalized dots.†   (source)
  • My forehead teemed with blood, with heat.†   (source)
  • Instead we worked our way around the teeming lake and towards the creek.†   (source)
  • Even the most barren soil teemed with organisms; the land itself was alive and sentient.†   (source)
  • See if you find this adorable," Max said, opening a crate teeming with foot-long rats.†   (source)
  • Despite the late hour, the hall was brightly lit and teeming with activity.†   (source)
  • The lake teemed with fresh fish, but they had nothing to catch them with.†   (source)
  • The waters teem with fish, and there are colonies of seals and sea cows close at hand.†   (source)
  • Once again, the air is pure, the soil is rich, and the oceans teem with life.†   (source)
  • No goodness teems with such open hands Even in the dreams of deities.†   (source)
  • They were celebrities in a city teeming with the wealthy, powerful and famous.†   (source)
  • Hundreds of soldiers manned the battlements and hundreds more teemed within the courtyard.†   (source)
  • Their children were everywhere underfoot, and the yard teemed with their cows, sheep, and chickens.†   (source)
  • The streets below were teeming with activity.†   (source)
  • Despite the brooding presence of Gravenmuir, the lawns were teeming with people.†   (source)
  • The island and the waters around her teem with life.†   (source)
  • But this lay in the distant future, and my brain teemed with ideas for the present.†   (source)
  • She turned to the rest of the Shadowhunters—there were not as many, Clary was coming to realize, as she had initially thought, closer to twenty than thirty, though the shock of their appearance had made them seem like a teeming crowd.†   (source)
  • "I don't know, like, I'll be at the cafeteria and I'll start thinking about how, like, there are all these things living inside of me that eat my food for me, and how I sort of am them, in a way—like, I'm not a human person so much as this disgusting, teeming blob of bacteria, and there's not really any getting myself clean, you know, because the dirtiness goes all the way through me.†   (source)
  • The great black lake, teeming with the dead … It seemed hours and hours ago that he had met Professor Trelawney, that he had given Ron and Hermione Felix Felicis…… He suddenly wished he had said a better good-bye to them …. and he hadn't seen Ginny at all….†   (source)
  • A rough mantelpiece teemed with small bright objets d'art made of plaster, porcelain, clay, and milk glass.†   (source)
  • Although, against the sterile bandage, the hem of his undershorts looks filthy and teeming with contagion.†   (source)
  • In another hour this place'll be teeming up with folks from all over the county and I don't want no trouble."†   (source)
  • The tide murmurs; the snails teem.†   (source)
  • The streets are busy already, teeming with a steady stream of rickshaws, taxicabs, UN trucks, buses, ISAF jeeps.†   (source)
  • I once suggested that Nathaniel let me take him to Long Beach, which has problems but not the teeming madness of Skid Row There, I might be able to steer him in to see Dr. Ragins.†   (source)
  • He plucked the book out of her hand and read out loud: "The world still teems with those motley beings whom a more sober philosophy has discarded.†   (source)
  • IN THE DAYTIME, the hospital was a maze of teeming, angled hallways, a blur of blazing-white overhead fluorescence.†   (source)
  • In other words, with the very first spoonful one finds oneself transported to the port of Marseille—where the streets teem with sailors, thieves, and madonnas, with sunlight and summer, with languages and life.†   (source)
  • The arrangement was not only practical but avoided confrontation, the sexual assault motif of front-to-back parking in teeming city streets.†   (source)
  • I feel about India the way I feel while watching those Jacques Cousteau adventures where the divers explore undersea caves, flashing their lights in the pitch-black crevices only to discover that the cave is teeming with sharks and giant squid.†   (source)
  • Here, he began to pace up and down, past the two beds and Phineas Nigellus's empty picture frame, his brain teeming and seething with questions and ever more dreadful ideas.†   (source)
  • A hundred merchants and traders were unloading their goods and setting up in stalls when they arrived, yet even so the great market seemed hushed and deserted compared to the teeming bazaars that Dany remembered from Pentos and the other Free Cities.†   (source)
  • Freud's book teems with examples.†   (source)
  • On the undersides of his eyelids he sees the interlaced ironwork of Zollverein, the fire-breathing mills, men teeming out of elevator shafts like ants, the mouth of Pit Nine, where his father was lost.†   (source)
  • Santa Monica has its own teeming homeless population, a counterweight to Skid Row, and sad souls mill about with empty eyes, scabby blankets and this million-dollar view, even as an obvious drug trade goes on behind us near the public bathrooms.†   (source)
  • He wheeled around and strode blindly from the hospital wing into the teeming corridor where he stood, buffeted by the crowd, panic expanding inside him like poison gas so that his head swam and he could not think what to do… Ron and Hermione, said a voice in his head.†   (source)
  • Snape staggered — his wand flew upwards, away from Harry —and suddenly Harry's mind was teeming with memories that were not his: a hook-nosed man was shouting at a cowering woman, while a small dark-haired boy cried in a corner… a greasy-haired teenager sat alone in a dark bedroom, pointing his wand at the ceiling, shooting down flies… a girl was laughing as a scrawny boy tried to mount a bucking broomstick — 'ENOUGH!'†   (source)
  • For a moment he has a vision that he's walking the aisle of a vast train carriage, all the other passengers asleep, the train gliding through darkness toward a city teeming with light: glowing archways, gleaming towers, fireworks rising.†   (source)
  • Because Los Angeles was teeming with repatriated soldiers, inexpensive housing was all but impossible to find, so Louie was still living with his parents.†   (source)
  • A boy at Schulpforta once described for Werner a rally at Nuremberg: an ocean of banners and flags, he said, masses of boys teeming in the lights, and the fuhrer himself on an altar a half mile away, spotlights illuminating pillars behind him, the atmosphere oversaturated with meaning and anger and righteousness, Hans Schilzer crazy for it, Herribert Pomsel crazy for it, every boy at Schulpforta crazy for it, and the only person in Werner's life who could see through all that…†   (source)
  • …nonsense—Frau Schwartzenberger walks toward him, transforming herself as she approaches from woman to girl—her hair becomes red again, her skin smooths, a seven-year-old girl presses her face up against his, and in the center of her forehead he can see a hole blacker than the blackness around him, at the bottom of which teems a dark city full of souls, ten thousand, five hundred thousand, all these faces staring up from alleys, from windows, from smoldering parks, and he hears thunder.†   (source)
  • In the lurid, flickering light, he sees that the airplane was not alone, that the sky teems with them, a dozen swooping back and forth, racing in all directions, and in a moment of disorientation, he feels that he's looking not up but down, as though a spotlight has been shined into a wedge of bloodshot water, and the sky has become the sea, and the airplanes are hungry fish, harrying their prey in the dark.†   (source)
  • The dining hall was teeming with people—nursing mothers, grandparents, students, teachers, Agents, robed Mystics, and even the occasional faun.†   (source)
  • Those in the forefront could now be seen in detail: ships with tall masts and black sails and decks that teemed with malevolent life.†   (source)
  • Now that he had filled me with a blind, teeming bloodlust, I was ready to take out a couple thousand Eraser replacements, no matter what they were.†   (source)
  • The Yard was teeming this afternoon.†   (source)
  • But the waterfowl teemed in the marshes along the bay, and Sansa's merlin brought down three ducks while Margaery's peregrine took a heron in full flight.†   (source)
  • He touched teeming cities of insects frantically scurrying about their business, lizards and snakes hidden among warm rocks, diverse species of songbirds, and numerous small mammals.†   (source)
  • The streets of King's Landing had always been teeming and raucous and noisy, but now they reeked of danger in a way that he did not recall from past visits.†   (source)
  • fin sez u stol hz pen
    he's a liar
    he wnts it
    I don't have his pen
    hes a swmr
    finz a swimer buterfly u shuld c him nakd the abs omg
    when did you see him naked?
    swm teem sutes betr thn nakd
    remove head from gutter, G
    is he a good swimmer?
    made states
    he wnts yr lawrs number
    I peeked out of the curtains.†   (source)
  • The abyss is teeming with enemies.†   (source)
  • Inside the store I chose a peach yogurt and a Teem soda—two items, if you knew me, that testified to my faltering composure.†   (source)
  • Fitzsimmons's barn, consisting of horses owned by the Wheatley and Belair Stables, was teeming with precocious youngsters and proven, high-class older horses.†   (source)
  • Tens of thousands dwelled in a square foot of moss, teeming millions throughout the rest of the small hollow, and uncounted masses beyond.†   (source)
  • The brackish waters that surrounded Braavos teemed with fish and shellfish of every sort, the kindly man explained.†   (source)
  • He described its teeming bazaars and spice markets, the crystalline spires of maridian sealords, and the strange townships found throughout its archipelagos.†   (source)
  • If an impeached official is found guilty, his punishment is perpetual ostracism from the es- teem, confidence, honors, and emoluments of his country.†   (source)
  • "Castle Black teems with murderers, thieves and rapists," Tyrion said, "but I don't recall meeting many regicides while I was there.†   (source)
  • Hazel could not help wondering whether he really would return, for he knew that Kehaar, like themselves, felt the mating urge and he thought it quite likely that after all he would be off to the Big Water and the raucous, teeming gull colonies of which he had spoken with such feeling to Bigwig.†   (source)
  • What she saw was an extension of her cell; she was not free down in that teeming street below either.†   (source)
  • Ten thousand more teemed in the infield, lining up behind a small retaining fence about ten feet inside the track rail.†   (source)
  • He went to the teeming and overburdened United Nations refugee office in Cairo and applied for resettlement.†   (source)
  • The forest was much more alive than I'd ever known—small creatures whose existence I'd never guessed at teemed in the leaves around me.†   (source)
  • A teeming chorus of metallic voices.†   (source)
  • Adams found the city densely crowded and teeming with foreigners—French, English, and Americans, commercial agents, sea captains, journalists, tourists, and spies.†   (source)
  • They were so different, these six: the whooping young Texas cowboy astride his white horse; the watchful Arizona Indian on his reservation; the happy-go-lucky Kentucky hillbilly skinny-dipping in the Licking River; the serious Wisconsin small-towner walking with his third-grade sweetheart under the shade trees; the handsome New Hampshire smoothie checking his profile in the drugstore window; the sturdy Czech immigrant playing his French horn in the teeming Pennsylvania steel mill town.†   (source)
  • We were able to make an aerial tour of Soweto, the teeming metropolis of matchbox houses, tin shanties, and dirt roads, the mother city of black urban South Africa, the only home I ever knew as a man before I went to prison.†   (source)
  • Lannisport teems with Lannys, Lannetts, Lantells, and lesser Lannisters, and half of them have that yellow hair.†   (source)
  • And the crowd noise behind the voice, the incessant smash and tension, the thickness, the sort of bristle and teem that deepened at a turn in play—a noise so dense it might have had a flash point, a heat to blow out the radio.†   (source)
  • The long platform teemed with children.†   (source)
  • For him, Emma Lazarus's poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty summarized one of the things that made America great: GIVE ME YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR,
    So Goins wasn't about to turn anyone away.†   (source)
  • Rain cascaded from the gutters and the downspouts, teemed in puddles, and poured downhill in a stream.†   (source)
  • They looked like father and son long apart, passionately met, embraced, yet more embraced, as the man lifted his wounded hand to gently touch the stricken face as the crowd, the teem, of illustrations shivered and flew now this way and that in microscopic forays quickly abandoned.†   (source)
  • Somewhere in the recumbent solitudes, the motionless but teeming millions of books, lost in two dozen turns right, three dozen turns left, down aisles, through doors, toward dead ends, locked doors, half-empty shelves, somewhere in the literary soot of Dickens's London, or Dostoevsky's Moscow or the steppes beyond, somewhere in the vellumed dust of atlas or Geographic, sneezes pent but set like traps, the boys crouched, stood, lay sweating a cool and constant brine.†   (source)
  • Above, I could see story after story rising to a lone tower that barely emerged from the dark, teeming rain.†   (source)
  • It was teeming with soldiers and carts bringing supplies out to the trenches and outposts that would sorely need them.†   (source)
  • It felt like we'd been plunged into a jar of stirred liquid, racing with particles: gentlemen, ladies, laborers, soldiers, street kids, and beggars all rushing purposefully in every direction, weaving around tiny, sputtering cars and cart vendors crying their wares and buskers blowing horns and buses blowing horns and shuddering to stops to spill more people onto the teeming sidewalks.†   (source)
  • The stony maze of islands and canals that was Braavos, devoid of grass and trees and teeming with strangers who spoke to her in words she could not understand, frightened her so badly that she lost the map and soon herself.†   (source)
  • The elder Pollard's brother Frank and his family moved in to join the business, and the Pollard home was soon teeming with sixteen family members and a host of workers who took their meals at the house.†   (source)
  • It had not been cleaned or swept before my arrival, and the bedroom and living room were teeming with all kinds of exotic insects, centipedes, monkey spiders, and the like, some of which I had never seen before.†   (source)
  • Hundreds of hanging salamis, such bounty and fullness, the place teeming with smells and textures, the ceiling covered completely.†   (source)
  • Even from this altitude, the boys could see that the entire twenty-mile route from the Northern Airport to the city's center was lined on both sides with teems of men, women and children.†   (source)
  • Eragon and Arya stopped on the crest of a low hill and studied the sprawling city of gray tents that lay before them, teeming as it was with thousands of men, horses, and smoking cookfires.†   (source)
  • The harbor teems with galleys, cogs, and carracks of every sort and size, yet even so I soon found myself consorting with smugglers and pirates.†   (source)
  • The lot was still teeming with young men who had come to hang around the basketball court, smoking blunts and drinking beer.†   (source)
  • They'd spent hours once, learning this idiom, working with a poster Caroline made of angry clouds, cats and dogs teeming from the sky.†   (source)
  • They will be sweeping north toward Meereen and Yunkai, great dromonds of war teeming with slave soldiers.†   (source)
  • And I did kill them, kills infinitely varied and great distances apart, as I walked with the vampire's sight and light movement through this teeming, burgeoning city, my victims surrounding me, seducing me, inviting me to their supper tables, their carriages, their brothels.†   (source)
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