Iconic characters like Marlowe, Spenser, and James Bond make up the patchwork of our modern day folklore.
The patchwork—and entirely political—division of West Bank territory into Areas A, B and C lies at the very root of the problem.
Because of the easy transport of guns across state lines, that patchwork is predictably ineffective at enhancing public safety.
A patchwork of building shells and cratered streets, the city tells of a cyclical war, still smoldering.
These islands make up the patchwork of a quilted multiverse.
A glass cat is a useless sort of thing, but a patchwork Girl is really useful.
The calico pieces went into the rag-bag, and that was the last of Prudy's patchwork.
The "Young Man's Ramble" was patchwork of a most intricate design, in which it seemed that one might ramble about fruitlessly.
In this exhibit the display of patchwork is sure to arouse the liveliest enthusiasm.
It was, to a considerable extent, a patchwork of compromises, and many doubted its being ratified by a majority of the states.