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Citations:interstice

English citations of interstice

  • 1895 — He pulled his straw hat over his face, and peered through the interstices of the plaiting at the white brightness, vaguely reflecting. — Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure, Chapter 2
  • 1895 — As he had often done before, he pulled his hat over his face and watched the sun peering insidiously at him through the interstices of the straw. — Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure, Chapter 4
  • 1991 — Take what pleasure you can in the interstices of your work, but your work is first[.] — Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game, Chapter 14
  • 2000 — He told her about his experiments with a film vocabulary, his sense of the emotional moment of a panel, and of the infinitely expandable and contractible interstice of time that lay between the panels of a comic book page. — Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
  • 2000 — It was sandwiched carefully into an extremely thin interstice of bandwidth between the powerful BBC Asian Service and the equally powerful A.F R.N. South, and if you were not desperately searching for word of your family, you would have dialed past it without even knowing it was there. — Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
  • 2007 — THIS book, the thought is, the one written with no money in the interstices of paid employment, is somewhat claustrophobic, it's very bookbound, because it was written when I had no money, spent all my time in a room with a keyboard, and knew the world only through books. Why can't we just agree that it has faults but it shows I can write, if someone will just give me a few thousand dollars I can go off and see the world and do something interesting with my talent, and the next book will be better because the money will have freed up my time to do interesting things and write about them in a focused way, instead of in the interstices of paid employment? — Helen DeWitt, Publishing Insider Comes Out [1]