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  • We were so nervous that we turned the amps up too loud, creating a frenzy of feedback that made the neighbors complain, and then we overcompensated by playing so low that we couldn't hear one another's instruments.†   (source)
  • Broken amps and old mikes littered the ground, along with shattered beer glasses and cigarette butts.†   (source)
  • A few of the eighth-grade Tech Crew kids helped plug in the amps and carry microphone stands.†   (source)
  • There's no way for nine amps to get through that without tripping all three in rapid succession.†   (source)
  • Then I heard the familiar melody, and Sixteen Moons was blasting out of the amps.†   (source)
  • 1O is occupied by a couple of large four-wheeled flatbed handcarts piled high with speakers and amps.†   (source)
  • PF FRIED WITH 9 AMPS.†   (source)
  • He fell over on one of the amps-they were big ones, five or six feet high-and it fell into the water.†   (source)
  • Josie Vreck was yelling for the guys in his band to turn off the electric amps and mikes quick, but they were all gone.†   (source)
  • The boy who had been holding the mike stand fell over on one of his amps and there was an explosion of purple sparks and then the crepe bunting that faced the stage was burning.†   (source)
  • Isabel, with her eyes bent, fingered the pages of M. Ampere.†   (source)
  • "Audacity," he exclaimed to himself, "as inspired, perhaps, as a Lavoisier's or an Ampere's, the audacity of a Vinteuil making experiment, discovering the secret laws that govern an unknown force, driving across a region unexplored towards the one possible goal the invisible team in which he has placed his trust and which he never may discern!"†   (source)
  • Isabel had taken in hand a volume of Ampere, presented, on their arrival in Rome, by Ralph; but though she held it in her lap with her finger vaguely kept in the place she was not impatient to pursue her study.†   (source)
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  • But Connor waves Amp off.†   (source)
  • It's a 40 amp-hour Ag-Zn battery with an optimal voltage of 1.†   (source)
  • Toph takes a swig of bottled water, gives me a wave, then grabs his amp and heads for the parking lot.†   (source)
  • 40 Both women, said Woodall, would accompany the team to Base Camp and he would choose one up Everest after evaluating their performance of them to continue during the trek. amp, On April 1, during the second day of my journey to Base C was surprised to run into February, Hackland, and de Klerk on the g out of the mountains, bound for ow Namche Bazaar, walkin trail bel Kathmandu.†   (source)
  • But nothing could amp me up on the way back to base.†   (source)
  • He was playing his guitar with a portable amp.†   (source)
  • The AMP light pulsed like a slow heartbeat, then brightened.†   (source)
  • "Sorry, dude," said Elijah, fiddling with his amp.†   (source)
  • He needed an explosion from Seabiscuit, every amp of his old speed and more.†   (source)
  • Ted was standing glumly next to his amp, as if he'd lost a bet.†   (source)
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  • The guy adjusting his guitar amp had tattoos covering both arms and what looked like a bike chain around his neck.†   (source)
  • But instead, I turn up the amp, fish a pick out of my pocket, and just say yes.†   (source)
  • The comforter is gone, along with his guitar and amp, the notebooks of staff paper, the stacks of blank Post-its, the jug of water, his laptop, the book I gave him, the license plate, and my picture.†   (source)
  • "A man in Oregon needs a team of five to clear cut a few acres of forest," Amp announces.†   (source)
  • I strung three three-amp breakers in parallel.†   (source)
  • Amp looks at his clipboard and holds up the megaphone again.†   (source)
  • Amp leads the work call meeting with his megaphone and clipboard.†   (source)
  • They are quick to find out that the megaphone kid has earned the nickname "Amp."†   (source)
  • Apparently he's temporarily taken over the job, since no one's been found to fulfill Amp's duties.†   (source)
  • Amp doesn't let them know the salary, because there is none.†   (source)
  • You murdered Amp, Jeeves, and the rest of the Goldens.†   (source)
  • Hey—did you notice Amp left his megaphone?†   (source)
  • They could all be asleep except for the fact that Amp's eyes are open and staring at nothing.†   (source)
  • A deep hum reverberated across the island, like a bass amp turned to maximum.†   (source)
  • She plugs in the guitar, tosses me the cord, and turns on the amp.†   (source)
  • I had to make my own nine-amp breaker.†   (source)
  • They're 36 V, 10 amp max.†   (source)
  • These three, together with Amp and Jeeves, who Risa met when she first stepped off the plane, make up the elite group of five everyone calls "the Goldens."†   (source)
  • "It's a long walk," Amp says.†   (source)
  • Just like his victim, Amp.†   (source)
  • "Stay in line!" orders Amp.†   (source)
  • Amp reluctantly gives in.†   (source)
  • There's Amp, and Jeeves.†   (source)
  • The monster hurtled out of the sky, flapping its ridiculous wings and roaring like a grizzly bear with a hundred-watt amp.†   (source)
  • The AMP idiot light on the dashboard began to flicker dully, signaling the fact that the Pinto was now on the edge of a stall.†   (source)
  • But as soon as my fingers close around Mia's, the thing I notice is that it stops and suddenly it goes quiet, like when the squall of feedback is suddenly cut when someone switches off an amp.†   (source)
  • And last the murky yellow cars of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad looking cheerful as Christmas itself on the tracks beside the gate.†   (source)
  • Glowworm's la-amp is gleaming, love.†   (source)
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