was nestling in a rockery of shells and pebbles. ‘Sea anemone. Or was. Simple coelenterate with an open-ended body cavity.‘ Hep 176 VT 1960
we can't even guess. The results are catastrophic -- the anemone will literally explode, the Drosophila cannibalize themselves, and so onp 179 VT 1960
A few minutes later the generator hummed into life. The anemone stirred. Basking in the warm subliminal sea of radiation risingp 191 VT 1960
it watched the glimmering screen of sounds around it, the anemone continued to expand. Its ganglia linked, heeding a new sourcep 191 VT 1960
tone. Ignoring these sounds once they had been perceived, the anemone turned to the ceiling, which reverberated like a shield inp 191 VT 1960
warm water, searching for specimens. Here and there were small anemones and starfish, stunted bodies twisted by cancers. Web-like algae drapedp 239 DE 1961
backs of cars and buses appearing through the surface. Giant anemones and star-fish flopped limply in the shallows, collapsing kelp straggledp 120 DW 1962
three inches deep, and a few edible kelp and water anemones, Ransom's sole source of vegetable food, floated limply at onep 110 D 1965
embalmed garden. Giant sponges sat like ornamental shrubs among the anemones and sea-cucumbers, and groves of kelp waved their pennants atp 151 RP 1994
adrenalin as for a submucous resection of the septum. General anesthesia was preferred, the Queen's trachea being incubated and the pharynxp 18 QER 1976
Einstein had died of syphilis, and claimed that the abdominal aneurysm which killed him was always associated with the tertiary stagep 151 UGM 1993
forest had contaminated the fabric and set off the process anew. ‘What on --? Wait!‘ I called. ‘Your suit!‘ But beforep 611 IM 1964
forest had contaminated the fabric and set off the process anew. Without a backward glance, he stepped between two warehouses andp 70 CW 1966
the sidewalks were free from garbage, the plate-glass shopfronts gleamed anew. Amused but impressed by the transformation, Stillman at last decidedp 906 UC 1976
pull.‘ She wiped the lipstick from her teeth, appraising me anew. Already I felt aroused by Olga, as confused as everp 69 KW 1991
the despair of everyone have always preferred make-do-and-mend to buying anew, even when I could easily afford it, is that myp 80 ML 2008
to the pub instead. ‘Harry?‘ ‘What, sorry?‘ ‘Are you asleep, angel? Like to go for a walk? It'll wake you upp 19 E 1956
Hamilton, you said they'd melted it all down.‘ ‘They did, angel. So it got back into circulation, touching off all thep 49 VS 1957
sound that poured unrelentingly from her throat, a great white angel of discord on her homeward flight. Mangon watched her sadlyp 135 SS 1960
in super-cosmic collisions. Listen --‘ Robin Saunders, Macmillan Freebody and Angel Petit said: ‘No.‘ Tony brought me a drink and Ip 224 S5 1961
minutes later the telephone rang again. This time it was Angel Petit. He too had a few hand-written verses I mightp 233 S5 1961
helped to defend her. It seems a long time ago. Angel, wait in the car. I want to check something.‘ Beforep 311 TDS 1962
I said, ‘it's not just dull, it's dead. Don't worry, angel, you'll learn to like it here.‘ Fay twisted away fromp 316 TDS 1962
accustoming his eyes to the pale light. A few small angel fish swam past, their bodies gleaming like silver stars inp 103 DW 1962
boss alligator. Rum Bones, he went skull fishing, Down off Angel Creek, where the dried men run, Took out his turtlep 130 DW 1962
tonight. It's seven thirty already.‘ ‘Then that's out. I'm tired, angel, I need something to eat.‘ When Judith started to protestp 416 SM 1963
first shop, an aquarium called ‘The Nouvelle Vague‘, watching the Angel fish and Royal Brahmins swim dreamily up and down theirp 484 VH 1963
after the year 1920, just as Mata Han, the Mons Angel, and the dirty men's urinal to the north of Waterloop 129 UGM 1964
that Leonardo had indeed intended the figure to represent an angel of death, or rather, one of those agents of thep 580 LL 1964
black arm on the window ledge, like some immense half-crippled angel about to take flight. Then the two cars surged apartp 587 LL 1964
the dead bird. Looming over him like an immense murdered angel, the dove's eyes seemed to follow him about the shipp 708 SBD 1966
you could turn around I'm afraid you'd find yourself an angel in a rose window.‘ After dinner, Sanders waited for Clairp 138 CW 1966
the trembling of hands in tabes dorsalis; Claude Eatherly, migrant angel of the Pre-Third; Lee Harvey Oswald, rider of the scorpionp 86 YMC 1966
the blade of his knife. ‘You looked like a dying angel, Samson.‘ ‘For God's sake ...‘ I leaned against the rail. Ap 805 SGW 1970
to an end by the reappearance of Robert Vaughan, nightmare angel of the expressways. Catherine was away for three days, attendingp 84 C 1973
the man, hovering over us like some kind of fallen angel.‘ ‘He has a penthouse apartment,‘ Laing commented. He had nop 15 HR 1975
A pair of tattered papier-mache wings, part of a child's angel costume, were fastened to the victim's back. The grunting andp 142 HR 1975
Gould looked less like a doctor than a middle-aged Hell's Angel. Beside him on the divan were three canvases he hadp 830 LFA 1975
thirty feet away, hovering in the air like an invisible angel, I find this violence unnerving. I realize that I havep 859 60Z 1976
city dreams of the unborn child, the condominium messiah, skyline angel asleep in the dark infinity of curtain-walling. Chimeric tenants ofp 22 IY4 1978
into the players of an underwater pageant, a school of angel fish ruffed with translucent gills and plumed with delicate tendrilsp 87 UDC 1979
reasons of his own Steiner had interceded, this strange guardian angel who had allowed Wayne to make all the running sincep 112 HA 1981
out of the humid Las Vegas sky like a distracted angel, at the start of an exhilarating three-day trip to Californiap 145 HA 1981
the light glazed everything around him. Slade was a naked angel pinioned against the stained glass of the air. ‘Doctor? Ip 1036 NFS 1981
face, wearing the bulky camouflage jacket of the International Brigade. ‘Angel ...? Angel Porrua ...?‘ Ryan touched the spongy cheeks of the fifteen-year-oldp 1146 WF 1989
wearing the bulky camouflage jacket of the International Brigade. ‘Angel ...? Angel Porrua ...?‘ Ryan touched the spongy cheeks of the fifteen-year-old Spaniardp 1146 WF 1989
UN naval patrol. He realised that he had last seen Angel scrambling through the waterlogged debris of the artificial lagoon inp 1146 WF 1989
Ryan?‘ Dr Edwards squatted beside him. ‘Do you know him?‘ ‘Angel Porrua -- but he's in the Brigade, doctor. They're onp 1146 WF 1989
I'm sorry -- they've been guilty of real treachery.‘ ‘No, Angel was on our side ...‘ Ryan stood up and left thep 1146 WF 1989
them all? Good God, he himself had begun to resent Angel Porrua for fighting with the Nationalists ... That evening Ryan restedp 1148 WF 1989
we're fighting for.‘ ‘I'm trying. Today I helped to kill Angel Porrua. What was he fighting for?‘ ‘Are you serious? We'rep 1150 WF 1989
fire. Without meaning to dwell on the past, Ryan said: ‘Angel and I went sailing there.‘ ‘And you'll go sailing againp 1153 WF 1989
rubble. Some had given their lives to help wounded friends. ‘Angel and Moshe, Aziz ... hundreds of people dying!‘ ‘Just as hundredsp 1158 WF 1989
ambiguities prevail in Kurosawa's films with contemporary settings -- Drunken Angel and Stray Dog, among others -- bleak visions of post-warp 26 UGM 1991
party wall, but Spencer was convinced that ‘a sort of angel‘ had kept her company. On another occasion, when one ofp 102 UGM 1991
every tree, and accidentally sprinkled the boots of a Hell's Angel too stoned to notice. Already the counter-culture was a revelationp 184 KW 1991
saw Peggy suspended in the air above the pear tree, angel of our suburb. I imagined this spinsterish doctor in herp 209 KW 1991
to trick him, but he's done his best.‘ ‘The young angel of Saint-Esprit.‘ Didier stopped to inspect Neil, evidently approving ofp 109 RP 1994
but from then on she regarded me as a fallen angel. It no longer mattered what television I watched, a statep 91 SC 2000
saying goodbye to Eden. I've told personnel to post an angel with a flaming sword by the gate.‘ ‘Jane ...‘ I steppedp 268 SC 2000
him, startled eyes under the blond thatch like a gawky angel's. As he reached the deck a cloud of soot-flakes fellp 8 HA 1981
for a ceasefire. Trying to forget the day's fighting and Angel's death, he listened to Louisa chattering in the kitchen overp 1148 WF 1989
is where the US First Army came ashore on D-Day. Angela ...?‘ Ogden turned from the window, expecting his wife to commentp 972 OAU 1978
of two mannequins in a department store tableau. ‘Utah Beach ...‘ Angela gazed in a critical way at the deserted sand, asp 972 OAU 1978
heavy chin, a shadow that Foster had once described to Angela as a blue tan from spending too much time inp 973 OAU 1978
bars. As if separating the two men like a referee, Angela came to the window. ‘For someone who's never been inp 973 OAU 1978
fact he had not thought of the D-Day beaches when Angela first suggested the week in Normandy. Under the pretext ofp 973 OAU 1978
for various reasons Ogden doubted this. For her own security Angela needed someone around her who had achieved a modest degreep 973 OAU 1978
than he had been when they first met. ‘I'm taking Angela into Sainte-Mere,‘ Foster told him after lunch. ‘Do you wantp 974 OAU 1978
by the parapet, he knew that he had deliberately encouraged Angela and Richard Foster to come together. His own solitary walksp 975 OAU 1978
arms lazily in the cool air as he waited until Angela appeared thirty seconds later. Together they walked across the dunesp 976 OAU 1978
II. ‘Have you seen the blankets from the children's room?‘ Angela flicked through the inventory, her sharp eyes watching her husbandp 977 OAU 1978
of the decanters. David, are you in a trance?‘ Irritably, Angela pushed her blonde hair from her forehead, then gave upp 977 OAU 1978
cheap suitcase he had bought in Sainte-Mere that morning while Angela and Foster were lounging over the breakfast table. Taking thep 977 OAU 1978
to see the boathouse two hundred yards away. Each afternoon Angela and Richard Foster climbed the dunes to this wooden shackp 979 OAU 1978
place on Utah Beach. At eleven o'clock that morning, as Angela sat at the breakfast table reading the local French newspaperp 979 OAU 1978
a maze of active volcanoes.‘ ‘Dick knows what he's doing,‘ Angela confirmed. ‘I'll read the inventory with Mme Saunier after lunchp 979 OAU 1978
front door closed. Ogden heard Foster's voice in the drive, Angela calling to him about something. He watched them from thep 979 OAU 1978
still remained. He remembered the almost provocative way in which Angela had watched him across the dining table the previous eveningp 980 OAU 1978
his rear sight, his bandaged shoulder traversing the heavy weapon. Angela and Richard Foster stepped through the door of the boathousep 980 OAU 1978
up at its weak parabola, then ran forward, shouting to Angela as the shell lost height and fell like a deadp 980 OAU 1978
the blockhouse and shot him through the chest. ‘Is he ...?‘ Angela waited in the dim light by the stairway, the collarp 981 OAU 1978
and from the exhaustion of the past week. By contrast, Angela was completely calm. He noticed that with characteristic thoroughness shep 981 OAU 1978
all this other equipment?‘ ‘Let's leave and call the police.‘ Angela waited, but Foster was still searching the floor. ‘Dick! Anp 981 OAU 1978
told you it would take a lot to provoke him.‘ ‘Angela!‘ Foster stepped back and beckoned her towards him. ‘Look atp 981 OAU 1978
Now. Are you all right?‘ ‘Of course.‘ With a grimace, Angela picked her way down the grimy concrete steps. ‘You knowp 981 OAU 1978
to science fiction -- Anthony Burgess, Doris Lessing, Kingsley Amis, Angela Carter, P.D. James -- drawn by its immense vitalityp 194 UGM 1993
Totally unprovoked. Mr Markham, can you breathe?‘ Likeable and intense, Angela was a computer programmer in Kingston with a husband andp 35 MP 2003
she's like in bed.‘ ‘Unspeakable. Don't even think about it.‘ Angela stared across the road with narrowed eyes and all ap 36 MP 2003
detachment from reality. I tried to point this out to Angela as we strolled along the lines of cages. ‘Angela, theyp 36 MP 2003
to Angela as we strolled along the lines of cages. ‘Angela, they look so happy ...‘ I gestured at the exquisite creaturesp 36 MP 2003
wonderfully cared for. We're trying to rescue them from heaven.‘ Angela never varied her step. ‘How do you know?‘ ‘Just watchp 36 MP 2003
got up to. Think about that, Mr Markham.‘ ‘I do, Angela ...‘ We completed our circuit of the upper gallery. Angela notedp 36 MP 2003
do, Angela ...‘ We completed our circuit of the upper gallery. Angela noted the exits, the ancient elevators and stairs, the firep 36 MP 2003
nearest I came to an exponent of political violence was Angela, the Kingston housewife and cat lover. As I sat onp 39 MP 2003
cyclists who had stopped to observe the demo. ‘Feel better?‘ Angela flexed my knee. ‘I'd visit your doctor pronto.‘ ‘I'm finep 39 MP 2003
beside the wheels of stalled taxis. But I was watching Angela as she crossed the road, hands deep in the pocketsp 40 MP 2003
who were milling about in the centre of the road. Angela and her ponytailed companion moved through the entrance foyer, armsp 40 MP 2003
was taking place among the cages on the main floor. Angela and the ponytailed man forced their way through the confusedp 40 MP 2003
them time to carry out their action. I limped after Angela, aware that she would be no match for the outragedp 40 MP 2003
constables blundered into me, pushed me aside and ran after Angela. Her ponytailed companion brandished a can of tear gas, holdingp 41 MP 2003
of tear gas, holding back a circle of breeders while Angela snapped the cage locks with a pair of cutters. Thep 41 MP 2003
pets, and a saleswoman rebuilt the pyramid of flea collars. Angela and the ponytailed man had slipped away, but the policep 41 MP 2003
my goal. Most of the protesters I had met, like Angela at the Olympia cat show, were sane and self-disciplined, butp 65 MP 2003
thing and skip off before the rough stuff begins. Like Angela, the Kingston housewife at Olympia. Really quick on her feetp 68 MP 2003
the demonstrator at Olympia who had bandaged my injured leg. ‘Angela ...?‘ I peered under the lowered brim of her hat. ‘Thep 157 MP 2003
and ran to their vehicles. Leaving me without a word, Angela slipped into the front passenger seat of a police carp 158 MP 2003
as I was being led from Broadcasting House by Sergeant Angela. Witnesses stated that a young Chinese woman was running aroundp 181 MP 2003
a woman officer with a bandaged wrist. I recognized Sergeant Angela, whom I had last seen outside Broadcasting House. She staredp 266 MP 2003
resident to receive a short custodial sentence, for biting Sergeant Angela when she tried to restrain Kay from burning down herp 290 MP 2003
forth to his circle of docile and obedient housewives. ‘ ... "community", Angela? That's a word I hate. It's the kind of wordp 176 KC 2006
feel too sorry for myself. I miss you girls. Sheila, Angela, Doreen, and everyone watching. I miss your mad questions andp 176 KC 2006