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The show has a lot of fun skirting around the edges of the absurd.‘Sleepy Hollow’ Is TV’s Craziest, Most Over-the-Top New Show ... And You Should Watch It|Amy Zimmerman|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The story is Lardner at his best, skirting the fence between sentimentality and cynicism and achieving pathos.
From an overseas haven to a TARP gift to Nascar, companies are skirting the IRS.8 Ridiculous Tax Loopholes: How Companies Are Avoiding the Tax Man|Josh Dzieza|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Senior officials normally observe a longstanding political taboo by skirting around such tales of torment.
The walls were painted blue, the skirting almost a third of the height, and so wide at the top as to form a narrow shelf.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Presently they ascended a clay bluff a hundred feet high, skirting its edge where it was free from timber.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
They were now skirting the borders of the lake, and their bright dresses were reflected like painted shadows in the still water.The Rake's Progress|Marjorie Bowen
We proceeded moderately and sedately upon our shining way, skirting the sapphire sea, dotted here and there with green islands.Italian Days and Ways|Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
Away out in front of the regiment ran a little creek, skirting the hill on which the rebels were massed.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy