At the moment, artemisinin-based therapies are considered the best treatment, but cost about $10 per dose - far too much for impoverished communities.
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At the moment, artemisinin-based therapies are considered the best treatment, but cost about $10 per dose - far too much for impoverished communities.
The minute stain on the document was not visible to the naked eye.
The committee worked in accord on the bill, and it eventually passed.
That confidence was certainly evident in the way Smith handled the winning play with 14 seconds left on the clock.
He directed and acted in plays every season and became known for exploring Elizabethan theatre practices.
“Lipstick, as a product intended for topical use with limited absorption, is ingested only in very small quantities,” the agency said on its website.
The scandal broke out in October after former chief executive Michael Woodford claimed he was fired for raising concerns about the company's accounting practices.
In an unprecedented front page article in 2003 The Times reported that Mr. Blair, a young reporter on its staff, had committed journalistic fraud.
As a result, the privacy issues surrounding mobile computing are becoming ever-more complex.
Spain’s jobless rate for people ages 16 to 24 is approaching 50 percent.
A small French colony, Port Louis, was established on East Falkland in 1764 and handed to the Spanish three years later.
No one can blame an honest mechanic for holding a wealthy snob in utter contempt.
Scientists have been conducting studies of individual genes for years.
We had nearly two hundred passengers, who were seated about on the sofas, reading, or playing games, or engaged in conversation.
He delayed making the unclassified report public while awaiting an Army review, but Rolling Stone magazine obtained the report and posted it Friday night.
Meanwhile, heating oil could grow more scarce in the Northeast this winter, the Energy Department warned last month.
Inflation has lagged behind the central bank’s 2 percent target, giving policy makers extra scope to cut rates.
After three straight losing seasons, Hoosiers fans were just hoping for a winning record.
In other words, Apple’s stock is cheap, and you should buy it.
But the elderly creak is beginning to become apparent in McCartney’s voice.
Owing to these magic properties, it was often planted near dwellings to keep away evil spirits.
For a time, indeed, he had fancied that things were changed.
As a psychologist, I have always found the concept of speed dating fascinating.
When Brown pleaded not guilty to assaulting Rihanna, their violent past came out in court.
In 1863 he was appointed by the general assembly professor of oriental languages at New College.
His interpretation of many obscure scriptural passages by means of native manners and customs and traditions is particularly helpful and informing.
An attempt was made to ignore this brilliant and irregular book, but in vain; it was read all over Europe.
In many instances large districts or towns would have fewer representatives than smaller ones, or perhaps none at all.
Martello towers must be built within short distances all round the coast.
The funds are aimed at helping build public projects including mass transit, electricity networks, water utility and ports, it said.
The developers are now seeking approval from the landmarks commission.
In 1929, Hubble independently put forward and confirmed the same idea, and the parameter later became known as the Hubble constant.
The circumstances leading up to the shootings was not immediately available.
Oil and natural gas constituted almost 50 percent of Russian government revenue last year.
Only last month did the men’s and women’s unemployment rates reach the same level.
The central bank will start distributing low-interest loans in early March to individuals and small- and medium-sized companies affected by the flooding.
Corporations have to be more and more focused on instituting higher labor standards.
But authorities had rendered the weapon and the explosive device inoperable, officials said.
To get traditional women’s accessories to appeal to men, some designers are giving them manly names and styles.
Qualities such as these are not generated under bad working practices of any sort.
Testing that theory begins Saturday night, as the Capitals take on Tampa Bay in another important contest.
Like American community colleges, admission at an open university is not competitive, but the schools offer a range of programs, including doctoral degrees.
At the same point in 2004 — as an incumbent facing re-election — Mr. Bush had taken in about $145.6 million for his campaign.
"When I broke into the big leagues until a month ago, Gary kept in touch," Mets third baseman David Wright said.
More labor is entailed, more time is required, greater delay is occasioned in cleaning up, and the amount of water used is much greater.
Ms. Stewart said Mrs. Bachmann conferred with her family and a few aides after her disappointing showing on Tuesday evening.
He had been granted entry into the White House only for the daily briefing, later that afternoon.
But it is hardly necessary to dwell on so normal an event.
The first Super Bowl in 1967 featured college marching bands entertaining the crowds at halftime.
Contracts with utilities will be signed starting next month, he said.
Too much praise cannot be given to the earnest and efficient missionaries who founded and have maintained this mission.
It is a very important honey plant, as it yields an exceptionally pure nectar and remains in bloom a long time.
While each animal wandered through the maze, its brain was working furiously.
Interior Department officials insisted that they had conducted an extensive scientific inquiry before moving ahead with the spill response plan.
The knight was gallant not only in war, but in love also.
But though he listened he was not convinced.
His surprising performance inspired an outpouring of fan adoration that has been dubbed "Linsanity."
Last year, the industry’s main trade convention, the Inside Self-Storage World Expo, organized workshops in Las Vegas focusing on lien laws and auction sales.
He says many new drivers are terrified of motorway driving because they do not have the skills or confidence needed.
There’s something uplifting about hearing a string instrument when I’m feeling ragged or harried.
Meanwhile, universities have raised tuition every year, putting many students in a financial bind.
Teens ranting over chores and whatnot can often reflect deeper feelings of alienation or perceived uncaring on the part of parents.
Before Robert Barr publishes a novel he spends years in thinking the thing out.
Instead, according to court documents, the money went toward furnishing mansions, flying in private jets, and retaining a $120,000-a-year personal hairstylist.
But the flames grew too large, compelling firefighters to call off the rescue.
Clearly he would not venture to descend while his enemy moved.
On Friday, West Africa regional group Ecowas condemned the rebels, urging them to end hostilities and surrender all occupied territory.
Oscar Wilde, to do him justice, bore this sort of rebuff with astonishing good temper and sweetness.
The business-oriented constituency of the Republican Party, Jacobs said, has been weakened by a faction bent on lowering taxes and cutting spending.
The female spider can choose when to cut off intimate relations by eating her partner, or kicking him out.
An autopsy has reportedly been undertaken but the results are not expected for several weeks.
Republicans need just four seats in the Senate to take control as the majority party.
In your talk you asserted the pill's risks of blood clotting, lung artery blockage, heart attack and stroke are minimal.
Several pilots and crew members would have to escape at once, while safety divers watched, ready to rescue anyone who became stuck.
"Today," said the old man, "you must push through with me into my most solitary chamber, that we may not be disturbed."
“Challenging yourself, playing up against stronger, tougher, and overall better competition will keep you humble.”
Some companies in the Globe District of Arizona have started extensive underground schemes for mining large tonnages very cheaply by "caving" methods.
Not one of his movements escaped her keen observation; she drank in every shiver.
Romney’s actually done well in open primaries where fiscally conservative yet socially liberal independents have backed him over his opponents.
There were wounded love, and wounded pride, and despair, and coming madness, all in that piteous cry.
In the case of mobile connectivity, a rising tide does not lift all boats.
"Behaviours have changed and attitudes have changed," Mr Taylor said.
He felt sure that if the circumstances justified it, the necessary proceedings could be taken.”
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared three days of mourning and ordered flags flown at half staff.
Thus far in our inquiry extraordinary merits have been offset by extraordinary defects.
A too rapid transformation of existing conditions might very easily lead to an economic crisis, symptoms of which are already beginning to manifest themselves.
Does that old notion that defense wins championships still hold up these days?
And there might not be much money, so fashion shows are done on a much smaller scale.
A formal decision to call off the search is likely on Wednesday, rescue officials said.
“Economists assume that, under normal conditions, markets will allocate resources efficiently,” he added.
Old ideas, long after the conditions under which they were produced have passed away, often persist in surviving.
And with his backhanded contempt for all things ordinary, Blake is making some of the catchiest, most difficult music in recent memory.
He typed in “South Park” and took senior executives on a tour of Web sites offering pirated episodes.
Aria pleaded not guilty, but he acknowledged that he had violated some laws.
So far, the political turmoil has not appeared to have discouraged visitors, but prolonged strife could weigh on tourism.
Speaking of science, he says, in language far in advance of his times: ‘There are two modes of knowing—by argument and by experiment.
But such a distinction is quite external; at heart the men may be very much alike.
Such an inclined passage following a seam of coal is known as a slope.
The authors found that when the available prospects varied more in attributes such as age, height, occupation and educational background, people made fewer dating proposals.
School boards may come to exert even greater influence over what students read.
Those who managed to survive were later oppressed by Poland's post-war communist authorities.
But eight men, however bold and stout-hearted, could not long contend with an enemy at least four times their number.
His remains were buried in Cannon Street, and a stake was driven through the body.
He toiled in the sweat of his brow, tilling the stubborn ground, taking out stones, building fences.
Simon Wiesenthal's parents are long since deceased, with his father dying in World War I and his mother perishing in the Holocaust.
Melancholia — the state of mind — can hide behind seemingly sunny dispositions.
Mr. Gray railed against lengthy stage directions, saying he crossed them out in scripts before he would begin rehearsals with his actors.
Each time he names cardinals he puts his stamp on Roman Catholicism's future by choosing men who share his views.
Mr. Estes was also well connected politically, boasting that the president of the United States took his calls.
Well, safety advocates, consumers and the government dragged the automobile industry toward including seat belts, air bags, more visible taillights and other safety features.
He bestowed public buildings and river improvements in return for votes.
It is being fired into enclosed areas and homes, the human rights group alleges.
He seems to have taken things easily enough, notwithstanding the sorrow and suffering that surrounded him on every side.
He found himself in an enormous hall with a lofty ceiling.
Department store chains in general have been strained in recent years as a " multitude" of alternatives has emerged, all competing for customers.
It was narrow and very steep, and had precipices in all parts, so that they could not mount upward except one at a time.
But Cain was already too far gone to heed the warning voice.
A healthy person living in an unfashionable city with no student loans to pay off can get by on a fairly modest income.
Generalizations of this sweeping order are apt to contain only partial truth.
Another reason to display beds at an electronics show: consumers are apt to use high-tech devices while tucked in.
Despite being held in the highest esteem by his fellow poets, Redgrove never quite achieved the critical reception or readership he deserved.
Mike Mullen, then chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has acknowledged receiving the memo but said he ignored it as not credible.
It provoked a bigger reaction than we could ever have anticipated.
The farmer went down, his clumsy boots making no sound on the uncarpeted stairway, so careful was his tread.
Health care providers and manufacturers can ascertain alternative treatment more effectively by tackling predicted drug shortage incidences early in the process.
A recent study breaks down how graduates with various college degrees are faring in today’s difficult job market.
Some militia chiefs say they will only cede command of their fighters once an organized military and security apparatus is in place.
The river is a perpetual enjoyment, always something going on.
While the decree takes effect immediately, it requires Parliament’s approval within 60 days to remain in force.
The wily Roc, never taken much by surprise, contrived to escape, but old Tributor and his men were all captured.
Modern kale, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and kohlrabi are all members of the same species, derived from a single prehistoric plant variety.
But the tobacco industry and owners of other convenience stores say tribal cigarette manufacturing is just an elaborate form of tax evasion.
Defence lawyers said the large number of forensic tests which had been carried out had failed to find any substantial evidence linked to the accused.
Adding to the precarious security situation, tribesmen kidnapped 18 Egyptian border guards along the frontier with Israel in Sinai Peninsula.
As one teacher remarks about a troubled student, “There is no facile solution.”
The Federal Reserve has pledged low interest rates until late 2014, citing in part the weakness of the job market.
In the United Kingdom and Europe the devices are not used unless the need is warranted by the patient's medical condition.
He cried and trembled, sobbing, while they spoke, like the child he was.
In horseback riding, a rider will give commands by squeezing or lengthening the reins and altering the position of his legs.
Dense black smoke rose in the distance as demonstrators burned tires in Shiite villages.
Melanoma globally afflicts nearly 160,000 new people each year.
His business had been all along steadily flourishing, his patrons had been of high social position, some most illustrious, others actually royal.
One of the present bishops was consecrated when quite a young boy, and deacons are often ordained at sixteen, and even much earlier.
Mother, you see, is a very pious woman, and she attributes it all to Providence, saying that it was the Divine interference in her behalf.
There are vexing problems slowing the growth and the practical implementation of big data technologies.
Once captured, the combined object will have a new center of gravity and may be spinning in an uncontrolled way.
Frustrating enough at ground level, but can you imagine the agony about a stranded, ever-soggier Oreo being suspended 11 feet above the ground?
Its bright scarlet fruits are conspicuous in late autumn.
Having put him in ill humour with this retort, she fled away rejoicing.
Typhoon fighter jets, helicopters, two warships and bomb disposal experts will also be on duty to guard against security threats.
The blare of bugles was heard, and a few seconds afterwards Jackson, still facing the enemy, shouted: "By Jupiter, they're bolting, sir."
His two companions readily assented, and the promise was mutually given and received.
She watched over her husband, kept his accounts, held the family purse, managed all his affairs.
The survey’s margin of error was plus or minus four percentage points.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said last year it had sanctioned 39 senior officers for conduct related to the housing market meltdown.
Chu attended the special court-martial proceeding on Monday in Hawaii, Hill said.
Some exalt themselves by anonymously posting their own laudatory reviews.
Rebellion broke out, and finally the aged Caliph, after enduring a siege of several weeks, was murdered in his own house.
He viewed the moths with malice, their fluttering wings fanning his resentment.
Advisers say new millionaires are prone to mistakes, like making extravagant purchases or risky deals with friends.
Carols had existed for centuries, though their popularity waxed and waned as different governments and religious movements periodically declared them sinful.
Deafening cheers rent the air as he landed; hundreds thronged around him to clasp his hand.
He venerated me like a being descended from an upper world.
His campaign even issued a press release assailing other rivals for, in Mr. Paul’s view, taking Mr. Romney’s quote about firing people out of context.
He was uneven, disproportioned, saying ordinary things on great occasions, and now and then, without the slightest provocation, uttering the sublimest and most beautiful thoughts.
As humans increasingly exploit the deep seas for fish, oil and mining, understanding how species are dispersed is crucial, Copley said.
One day overcome by exertion, she fainted in the street.
Then a match was kindled and fire applied.
The grammar school here, founded in 1533, is liberally endowed, with scholarships and exhibitions.
The Arab League has already suspended Syria and imposed economic sanctions.
The letter claims pensioners are too often patronised, humiliated, denied privacy or even medical treatment.
There has been a great deal said in this country of late in regard to giving the right of suffrage to women.
An uproar ensued months after the approval, when opponents realized the online gambling measure had been slipped in.
He walked across the little bridge over the brook and at once his mood changed.
The gale was accompanied, as usual, by incessant rain and thick weather, and a heavy confused sea kept our decks always flooded.
Musing about the Big Picture may be a lot more gratifying than focusing on the details of the specific policies that aren’t working.
There’s plenty of humor on Russian television, though not much political satire; Mr. Putin put a stop to that long ago.
Designing and building models that intrigue and educate without overwhelming has been challenging.
Authorities said an autopsy found no indications of foul play or obvious signs of trauma on Houston.
More than one assassin was dispatched by the Turkish authorities to murder Napoleon.
The knaves lowered their weapons and shrank back cowering before him.
He made his customary slick feeds to open teammates, but as is their wont, the Nets struggled at times to convert points on his passes.
When probiotics flourish in the digestive tract, nutrients are better absorbed and bad bugs are held at bay, research suggests.
For me, all novels of any consequence are literary, and they take their place, high and low, in the canon of English literature.
Some power beyond his comprehension was impelling him toward the neighboring city.
Great employees often get more latitude to bring up controversial subjects in a group setting because their performance allows greater freedom.
Their number diminished sharply after Villaraigosa announced last week that he wanted protesters to vacate the grounds by Monday or be forcibly removed.
"Let my epitaph be, Here lies Joseph, who was unsuccessful in all his undertakings."
"It were shame," said Lancelot, "for an armed to slay an unarmed man."
Heller fills in the blanks about Taft, overshadowed by colorful predecessor Teddy Roosevelt.
This refinement appears in his works, which are full of artistic grace and dainty delicacy.
"I'm surprised," said Philip, cautiously opening fire, "that you were ever allowed to forsake your native land."
Utterly distraught, he ran up and down the bank, hunting for his clothes, calling, crying out, imploring, beseeching help from somewhere.
His arguments, like Einstein’s, were qualitative, verging on highly philosophical.
Soon after we came to Pasadena, father bought an orange grove of twenty-five acres.
Frustrated after two years of missed budget targets, finance chiefs demanded Greek officials put their verbal commitments into law.
She will be joining an illustrious list of recipients that include Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, Pope John Paul II and Princess Diana.
You’ve probably also noticed that the telephone and computer are no longer the only devices on your employees’ desks.
Throughout U.S. history, Americans have been fascinated by royal pomp -- even on a movie screen.
"Let me go now, please," she entreated, her eyes unable to meet his any longer.
Long before writing and books were in common use, proverbs were the principal means of imparting instruction.
I felt a trifle doubtful about the propriety of taking a short cut across private grounds, and said as much.
The building was consecrated as a Protestant Episcopal church in May, 1814.
His own share in the proceeds was about a hundred thousand dollars.
But after flying for so many years, the idea of hanging up his sparkling wings is hard for him to fathom.
The objective was to mobilize students from 18 high schools across the city to provide community services and inspire others.
A few of the villagers came behind, clad in mourning robes, and bearing lighted tapers.
But given the bitter partisan divide in an election year, Democrats said they would never be able to get such legislation passed.
One faction declared it would begin an armed struggle against the government of the United States.
In lesser hands the story about a young man who discovers life among the dead could be impossibly cute and contrived.
Thus, after much more than two hundred years, the venerable building looks almost as it did when the first students entered its doors.
By contrast, Mr. Pei’s restrained design took time to claim my attention, particularly since it sat quietly next door to Saarinen’s concrete gull wings.
He can’t trot down the street without being besieged by paparazzi.
Singing and dancing are manifestations of what many Syrians describe as a much broader cultural flowering.
Afterward, the leaders fought court orders to release records showing what they had done, drawing an uncommonly sharp rebuke from a federal judge.
The Free Syrian Army, an insurgent group made of defecting soldiers and based in southern Turkey, claimed responsibility for both attacks.
His fiery rhetoric in support of limiting cuts to projected defense spending has surprised and impressed some of Obama's toughest Republican critics.
The reason is that the vast majority of businesses are scrupulous and treat their employees well.
Company officials at Safeway said those replacement workers will remain on standby until the agreement is ratified by union members.
Though family members long suspected Evans, a local handyman who frequently hired local youths, the case stumped investigators for years.
Sarkozy has attempted to tone down his image, becoming more discreet about his private life.
These buildings were grand and stylized with intricate details and a bit of an imposing presence.
She turned toward him, her face troubled, her eyes most wistful.
Intensely mortified at this humiliation, the king fell sick, and henceforth his health failed rapidly.
That could precipitate higher interest rates that would ripple across the economy.
Success, real success, comes to the jack of all trades, a major premise handed down from pioneer days.
Affliction is allayed, grief subsides, sorrow is soothed, distress is mitigated.
High doses can have adverse effects and even cause death.
Nobody is really in charge, and decisions are made on whim and caprice.”
Yet Fox needed all the strength that he could muster.
The United States Army developed a comprehensive plan to address problematic race relations in the 1970s, recognizing that they were hampering military effectiveness.
Therefore he made up his mind to accede to his uncle's desire.
But, to fervent applause and scattered fist pumps from two sets of worshipers, he pledged to legally challenge the claims against him.
Two antagonistic values may cohere in the same object.
The military has historically been protected from civilian courts, with any crimes committed by soldiers being decided in closed military tribunals.
A certain austere simplicity was noticeable all over Longfellow's house.
“The recovering economy is bringing more people back into the market.
She belonged to the upper stratum of the profession, and, knowing it, could not sink.
A conscientious hostess would be very much mortified if she served chicken out of its proper course.
Sandra Nurse, a member of Occupy's direct action working group, said police treated demonstrators roughly and made arbitrary arrests.
Shopkeepers, exasperated at the impact of higher taxes and reduced consumer spending, are planning to close down for the day.
Vacation homes typically conjure up dreams of blue skies, pristine sand and crystalline waters.
The Count's words were so ominous, so full of sinister meaning that for the moment he felt like crying out with fear.
They are here erecting a fine stone edifice for an Episcopal Church.
But despite racking up world titles, Olympic gold was eluding him.
An air of intense anticipation pervaded the General’s dining room.
Mr. Horne accused the district’s Mexican-American studies program of using an antiwhite curriculum to foster social activism.
"Children, children, stop quarrelling, right here in public!" admonished Mrs. Dering, in a low, shocked tone.
If Republicans repeal the law, Ms. Schakowsky said, they would be “taking away benefits that seniors are already getting.”
Foster was an extremely modest, unworldly, retiring gentleman.
The models themselves are incidental on “Scouted,” merely empty planets around which revolve some fascinating characters and plenty more dull ones.
American officials initially tried to resist President Karzai’s moves but eventually acquiesced.
In fact, intense focus may be one reason why so-called savants become so extraordinary at performing extensive calculations or remembering a slew of facts.
More than anything, though, officials expressed concern about reigniting longstanding Mexican concerns about the United States’ usurping Mexico’s authority.
The prisoners undressed themselves as usual, and went to bed, observed by the sentinel.
At this time, home ranges of small rodents can not be measured with great precision, therefore any such calculations are, at best, only approximations.
Late Wednesday, Mr. Touré, the deposed president, spoke out from hiding for the first time.
I am not a sentimentalist by any means, yet I abominate wanton cruelty.
This was one of the men who bring odium on the whole class of prisoners, and prejudice society against them.
The law of nature has but one precept, "Be strong."
Other rules, as indicated in Mr. Collins' book, concerned deportment, and demanded constant deference to superiors.
Armed rebels have joined the fray in recent months.
The actor was candid about his own difficult childhood growing up with alcoholic parents.
What makes the galumphing hubby such an enduring stock character?
Imagine calling a famous writer by his first name—it seemed impertinent, to say the least.
Many critics were less than enamored with the kind of “easy listening” Mr. Williams embodied, deriding his approach as bland and unchallenging.
"Good heavens, do you mean to insinuate that I did anything crooked?" said Bojo loudly, yet at the bottom ill at ease.
He sought nominal damages of one dollar from each defendant.
The colonists asked for nothing but what was clearly right and asked in the most respectful and even suppliant manner.
Many viewers, bored by the languid pace of the show, tuned out early.
I have heard lots of women simply rave about him.
A hundred years ago, monetary policy – control over interest rates and the availability of credit – was viewed as a highly contentious political issue.
“They may not be wishing to rush headlong back into the same sort of risks just yet.”
But conductors are no more infallible than other people, and once in a blue moon in going through a train they miss a passenger.
He used his most enticing manner and did his best to coax the little animal out again.
He urged judges to resist the rigid guidelines and to write opinions explicating their reasons for doing so.
Gaunt, starved, and ragged, the men marched northwards, leaving the Touat country upon their left hand.
Earlier in the day, however, his demise was watched by spectators with a morbid fascination.
His detective work is fascinating and wide ranging.
How they pacified him I don’t know, but at the end of two hours he had cooled off enough to let us go aboard.
He made a considerable reputation as an accomplished painter of quiet pastoral subjects and carefully elaborated landscapes with cattle.
Some analysts expect Mr. Falcone, who is known for his dogged determination, to just continue to limp along while slashing costs.
Although Gardner’s competitive appetite ebbed after 2004, other cravings did not.
She later found work as a teacher’s aide in a Head Start program in Harlem.
The king also has tried to appease public anger over corruption.
The mayor has an executive order in place stipulating that all top officials, except those granted a waiver, live in the city.
Bargain hunters and holiday shoppers are bad guys’ favorite targets and have little or no recourse when shoddy or fake merchandise arrives.
All his goodness, however, will be of a forced, constrained, artificial, and at bottom unreal character.
“You called her ‘an interfering, disagreeable old woman’!” whispered Bertha with bated breath, glancing half fearfully at the door as she spoke.
Already my passive dislike had grown into an active aversion.
An urban panorama is viewed from a high vantage point, a conceit used in topographic art to render vast perspectives.
Friends and political allies are loath to talk about her, knowing the family’s intense obsession with privacy.
The night was gloomy, dark, and wet; the soldiers, wearied with watching at the ramparts, dozed, leaning on their weapons.
The owners, in turn, have called the lawyers shakedown artists bent on ruining their good reputations to extort money.
For two days I tarried in Paris, settling my little property.
Come on it’s just a cruel joke perpetrated by the airline industry.”
Wishing to observe the rules of decorum she invited him to stay for supper, though absolutely nothing had been prepared for a guest.
Her luxuriant curly hair, restrained by no net, but held together simply by a flowering spray, waved over her shoulders in all its rich abundance.
It was the familiar cant of the man rich enough to affect disdain for money, and Wade was not impressed.
He turned to beckon the others forward with one hand, while laying the other over his mouth in a gesture enjoining silence.
The old man's fears were assailed with threats, and his avarice was approached by bribes, and he very soon capitulated.
An edict was issued by him forbidding any Christian to give instruction in Greek literature under any circumstances.
Perplexed and disconcerted, I found no words to answer such an amazing sally.
Even the staging displays symmetry, with actors lined up on either side in formal precision.
"Alas, no," said Bergfeld, mournfully, "the day after the battle our brave soldiers were surrounded by overwhelming forces and obliged to capitulate."
The Scottish throne was now disputed by many claimants, and the Scots asked Edward to arbitrate between them.
Instead someone shouts "Go" and he is bearing down on me and almost cleaves my shield in two with his first blow.
Some specimens will appear in the papers appended to this report.
An honest, quiet laugh often mantled his pale earnest visage.
Hordes of puzzled tourists, many with rolling suitcases attached, poured down the staircases.
In most instances, I have closed my visits by reading some interesting story or parable.
She remembers an upsetting incident when a headmistress chastised her for working too much.
On March 1st, a Turkish newspaper reported that the country's intelligence service had foiled an attempt by Syrian agents to kidnap the colonel.
The heavy rain had reduced this low-lying ground to a veritable quagmire, making progress very difficult even for one as unburdened as he was.
But, he said, all coastal communities will have to grapple with rising seas.
The mode of travel of the gentry was riding horses, but most people traveled by walking.
Residents who fled in recent days spoke of the smell of death and piles of garbage drifting like snowbanks, casting a pall over the city.
The maxim "All is fair in love and war" was applied literally.
Volume is down 25 percent from five years ago, and projections show even further declines, said Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe.
While our engineering prowess has advanced a great deal over the past sixty years, the principles of innovation largely have not.
Though composed amid the unromantic surroundings of a dingy, dusty, and neglected back room, the speech has become a memorable document.
He was perceptibly older, in the way in which people look older all at once after having long kept the semblance of youth.
Testing is being touted as the means of making the U.S. education system competitive, even world-class.
Leigh Hunt bore himself in his captivity with cheerful fortitude, suffering severely in health but flagging little in spirits or industry.
In 1854, as I have already remarked, Nicaragua was split asunder by civil war.
It's how Seattle won Sunday's game in Chicago, scoring 31 consecutive second-half points as an impressive comeback became an overwhelming rout.
He was prim and staid and liked to do things in an orderly fashion.
I can no longer remain silent in the presence of the schemers who seek to beguile you.
Of course, none of these purported medical benefits have any grounding in science.
The people who make up this typical Gorky offering are drunkards, thieves, depraved creatures of every kind.
No matter how often she changed her will, she told me, that diamond pin was always bequeathed to me.
Tails are often an enigma; many creatures have them, but scientists know little about their function, particularly for extinct species.
He's an assiduous diary-keeper and regularly rereads ancient entries to check up on himself.
And what was of still greater importance, he could only obtain taxes and soldiers from among the vassals, by the consent of their feudal lords.
He quailed before me, and forgetting his new part in old habits, muttered an apology.
Ms. Waters talked about how she had spent the day at an organic farm on the outskirts of Beijing looking at vegetables for the dinner.
The cliffs are of imposing height, nearly three hundred feet: a formidable bulwark.
However, I was not going to swerve from my word.
Protesters are girding for another police raid as several City Council members have called on protesters to leave.
We are not betrothed'—her eyes filled with tears,—'he can never marry me; and he and my father have quarrelled.
Most prospective homesteaders make the same mistake I did in buying horses, unless they are experienced.
In the family circle it was rarely adverted to, and never except when some allusion to the approaching separation had to be made.
This time it was not a request but a peremptory order to go at once to Cuba and undertake the work.
He retraced his steps, and came to Cape Girardeau, in Missouri, where he remained some time, acquiring the rudiments of the English language.
They then used models of global wind circulation to deduce which dust sources have become stronger and which weaker.
“I so much love cricket,” he said, shyly, in halting English.
After all, we love nothing better than seeing the powerful and formerly smug dragged across the front pages in ignominy.
Bill O’Reilly and others picked up on the theme, summing up left-wing ideology as “San Francisco values.”
But too often the music sounded thin and pallid.
But he was feeling deeply chagrined and mortified over his last escapade.
She had no right to obtrude herself into his life and to disturb it.
In an audacious operation that unfolded like a Hollywood thriller, the Navy Seals executed a daring raid deep into Pakistan to kill Osama bin Laden.
But nothing that was said Tuesday can be construed as good news.
Sometimes they drive their teams through unsettled country, without roads, swimming and fording streams, clearing away obstructions, and camping where night overtakes them.
Fragrant coffee, light rolls, fresh butter, ham and eggs, fried crocuses and soft crabs, formed the repast.
He found his unionized warehouse job after a stint working for his father, an accountant.
The little church has an ancient fresco of St. Christopher, placed, as usual, opposite the entrance.
Perhaps he thinks an engaged young lady should be demure and dutiful, having no eyes or ears for any one except her betrothed.
They bought a log chain, and lumber for a door; the window frames were hewed from logs.
How many of the world’s problems would be solved, or at least greatly reduced, if women had true parity with men?
He was well liked and respected in these islands, for his affable manners had obtained for him much popularity.
All was going well, but slowly, the time taken for the last few feet seeming to be interminable.
In addition great material losses were inflicted: seven hundred houses were destroyed, six hundred stores pillaged, and thousands of families utterly ruined.
Mr. Harding had strong forebodings that the trouble, so far from being ended, was only just beginning.
In the distance heavy artillery was growling, and high explosive shells were bursting with a violence that seemed to rend the sky.
With businesses shut, fields untended and fishing abandoned many have lost their livelihoods as well as their homes, our correspondent says.
To Mr. Gompers' courteous letter Czar Gary did not deign to reply.
Her admirers were capricious, returning to her at times, and then holding aloof again; and as for suitors, they entirely disappeared.
The fact was so stupendous that Terry felt almost frightened over the great good fortune.
The wheat, being heavy, falls, while the chaff is blown away.
In other words, one of our most essential abilities as humans--reading--is the product of a combination of innate and learned traits.
He stood still, seemingly lost in reverie, and quite oblivious to the group about him.
Here were many fierce and bitter wrangles over vexed questions, turbulent scenes, displays of sectional feelings.
The disruptive power of tree roots, growing in the crevices of rocks, is well known.
This already-exhaustive book is studded with diary entries, academic papers and other ostensible evidence that its fictitious stories of destruction are true.
Was it for them to follow the craven footsteps of a cowardly generation?
Now, there was no vestige of vegetation; no living thing.
Tellingly, Ms. Liao said she had great difficulty finding three actors willing to plumb their own personalities.
No questions were asked, and few indeed were the words spoken, his reticent manner preventing any undue familiarity.
A longtime colleague, Gate Theatre director Michael Colgan, noted Kelly's old-school charms, punctuated by his propensity for bow ties and smart suits.
He chided reporters as having “stalked” family members, demanding that his relatives be left alone.
He said Islam should not be equated with terrorism or the kind of violence espoused by Bin Laden.
Clothed in fine raiment and faring sumptuously every day, he soon developed into a handsome lad.
There are some very courageous and intrepid reporters in Afghanistan, including some who work for American media outlets.
The Baron was less conscientious, for he ate more beefsteak than was seemly, and talked a great deal of stupid nonsense, as was his wont.
Our boy was scared and confused; we tried to allay his fears.
She had lost her composure, her breath came in fitful, uneven gasps, and as she sat there she pressed one hand over her heart.
Another report today showed home prices fell more than forecast in November, eroding the wealth of families as they seek to rebuild savings.
His conversation was unaffectedly simple and frank; his language natural; always abounding in curious anecdotes.
Folengo’s next production was the Orlandino, an Italian poem of eight cantos, written in rhymed octaves.
Time and again humans have domesticated wild , producing tame individuals with softer appearances and more docile temperaments, such as dogs and guinea pigs.
Ms. Paul herself noted that “glib talk about appreciating dyslexia as a ‘gift’ is unhelpful at best and patronizing at worst.”
The coast, once teeming with traffic, is now lonely and deserted.
An atmosphere of distrust, suspicion and fear can cause workers to feel estranged from one another, Dr. Wright has written.
Public spats are rare in the asset-management industry, where companies typically resolve disputes behind closed doors.
Meadow larks, as you have undoubtedly noticed, warble many different songs.
Nevertheless, before going to meet Samuel, she assumed a calm and dignified mien.
His appetite was not sated by any means, but he knew the danger of overloading his stomach, so he stopped.
Each posited that the blue-collar Democratic constituency rooted in the New Deal had grown increasingly conservative, alienated from “big government.”
Respectable ladies, long resident, wearing black poke bonnets and camel's-hair shawls, lifted their patrician eyebrows with disapproval.
The boys asked a few guarded questions, but gained no information whatever, their questions being parried in every instance.
In particular, modern medical practitioners are coming around to the idea that certain illnesses cannot be reduced to one isolatable, treatable cause.
Overcasting is done by taking loose stitches over the raw edge of the cloth, to keep it from ravelling or fraying.
Many lived in dilapidated apartments with leaky pipes, broken windows, rooms full of mold, and walls infested with cockroaches and rats.
He knew that men were actuated by other motives, good and bad, than self-interest.
But Blake, being surly and quarrelsome even when sober, gave the lapel a savage jerk, and reached out with his other hand.
Patients convalescing from pneumonia were evacuated to England or given Base Duty.
The storm clobbered many communities still recovering from the flooding two months ago caused by Hurricane Irene, leaving weary homeowners exhausted and demoralized.
As the rhetoric heated up inside, the violence outside devolved into chaos.
Every one exerted himself not only without murmuring and discontent, but even with an alacrity which almost approached to cheerfulness.
Low rates have also led retail brokerages to waive fees on money market funds to avoid negative returns for their clients.
He must rush off to see his people, who no doubt were quite confounded by his unwonted energy.
Outwardly quite calm and matter-of-fact, his mind was in a seething turmoil.
Fans and commentators are scrutinizing every blemish: his turnovers, his weak left hand, his jump shot.
Shyly diffident in the presence of strangers, her head was lowered.
When all Great Britain was execrating Napoleon, picturing him as a devil with horns and hoofs, Byron looked upon him as the world's hero.
This man was a savage in his implacable desire for revenge.
A talented youngster who smashes his guitar in a fit of pique finds it magically reassembled just in time for a crucial concert.
I never saw anybody so pleased with monkeys as she is, and not one mite afraid.
Two others were making slower progress for the reason that each was encumbered by supporting a disabled man.
He had not stopped to consider her rough speech and uncouth manners.
The black eyes emitted an angry flash, the voice that answered was sharp and petulant.
Wulphere was absolved on condition that he should expiate his crime by founding churches and monasteries all over his kingdom.
Some would have given Nicklaus a cavalier response: polite nod while thinking, “Yeah, whatever.”
Our easy banter had suddenly been replaced by strained and awkward interaction.
Slade, despite his swaggers and blustering, was at heart a coward.
Long oppression had not, on the whole, either blunted their intellects or debased their morals.
This faithful and trusted retainer is greatly valued by his employers.
The Confederacy was led by thoroughgoing racists who wanted to keep blacks subjugated for all time because of the color of their skin.
How I praised the duck at that first dinner, and extolled Madame's skill in cookery!
But the ocean remains an unpredictable place, fraught with hazards.
At all times reserved in his manner and his bearing full of dignity, never before had she realized the majesty of General Washington’s august presence.
The brown bark is not very rough, though its numerous fissures and cracks give it a rugged appearance.
Opened in 2008, the park serves as a true public space; elderly couples stroll around the artificial lake as toddlers roll down grassy knolls.
Outwardly merry and good-humoured, he was by nature coldly fierce, calculating, callous.
But instruction in history has been for a long time systematically used to inculcate certain political sentiments in the pupils.
Lincoln began these remarks by good-humored but nettling chaffing of his opponent.
He is silent, as if struck dumb, his face showing blanched and bloodless, while she utters a shriek, half terrified, half in frenzied anger.
The fashion industry is notoriously opaque and often inscrutable for outsiders, even ones as well connected as him.
She was a tenacious woman, one who would even hold fast a thing which she no longer valued, simply because it belonged to her.
Then Kiss commenced in earnest, and quickly held his audience in thrall.
The exigency of the situation roused Mr. Popkiss' sluggish faculties into prompt action.
Was there a bereaved mother or disconsolate sister weeping over their dead?
Critics say it has known mixed success at best, although supporters hope the U.S. drawdown could provide just the impetus it needs to thrive.
On that far-away day he had considered the little, lost girl a nuisance and an imposition.
In March 2009, negotiations between Israel and Hamas were held in Cairo, under the auspices of the Egyptian intelligence agency.
His voice rang out firmly now, a deep and sonorous bass.
In a scathing report released last year, Amnesty International found there was widespread exploitation of migrants in Malaysia.
Knee pain is the bane of many runners, sometimes causing them to give up altogether.
If only certain puzzles could be solved by dint of sheer hard thinking!
The great Ottawa chief saw his partially accomplished scheme withering into ignominious failure.
After a short colloquy the two men evidently came to an amicable understanding, for they shook hands.
Thousands of families are living in makeshift camps as temperatures fall to freezing with the onset of winter.
The young instrumental talent that is coming out of local music schools and conservatories is as amazingly good as you are going to find anywhere.
In other words it never reaches the zenith, a point directly overhead.
I find him charming: shy – yet easy to talk to – voluble and funny once he gets going.
On one extreme was the well-to-do yeoman farmer farming his own land.
The same balance of seriousness and levity runs through her plays, which put an absurdist spin on everyday problems.
She was watching the development of the investigation with rapt, eager attention.
New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics arrive just as school sports ramp up in sultry August temperatures.
The prisoners having dismounted, were placed in a line on the ground facing the guillotine, their arms pinioned.
The fundamental axiom of scientific thought is that there is not, never has been, and never will be, any disorder in nature.
Looking off seaward, I could descry no sails.
Despite his retinue of security personnel, Atambaev had been poisoned during his short tenure as prime minister.
He was the functionary of the assize court, impaneling its juries, bringing accused men before it, and carrying out its penalties.
"We're cornered at last," he said suddenly, as the old man set the bottle down after having imbibed the best half of its contents.
Funds in both categories tend to be highly diversified, typically with 100 or more stocks across at least 10 industries.
Its reporter says armed gangs and looters are marauding the streets.
Expect delays, scattered outages and surly, grudging customer service in the interim.
She still showed a partiality for bright colors, by her gown of deep crimson.
I had determined to study philology, chiefly Greek and Latin, but the fare spread out by the professors was much too tempting.
She also has a very understated but very wry sense of humour; watch out for it.
Representative Ron Paul of Texas isn’t campaigning in Florida, instead focusing on Maine, which will caucus in late February.
Florida’s summertime heat permeates almost every scene, becoming something like a character.
With the Athens stock market down nearly 30 percent so far this year, it would not seem a propitious time for initial public offerings.
Bullying has become an increasingly salient problem for school-age children, and in rare cases has ended tragically with victims committing suicide.
King Edward, having subdued the Welsh, “endeavoured to propitiate his newly acquired subjects by becoming a resident in the conquered country.
Wielding a razor, Jefferson excised all passages containing supernaturalistic elements from the gospels, extracting what he took to be Jesus's pure ethical teachings.
The haggard face and sombre eyes betokened considerable mental anguish.
If nicely cooked in this way, cabbage is as palatable and as digestible as cauliflower.
When Kahn warned of a serious economic "depression", he was upbraided by the White House for using such language.
If he went off to another people he lost all standing among the Sioux and was thereafter treated as an outlaw and a renegade.
The device of the trapped young person saved by books is a hoary one, but Ms. Winterson makes it seem new, and sulfurous.
The reader is treated to pedantic little footnotes, and given a good deal of information which is either gratuitous or uninteresting.
It was funny watching such a solid person, based in faith and education, grow a trifle coy about the year of his birth.
She had pledged to him her troth, and she would not attempt to go back from her pledge at the first appearance of a difficulty.
The move may mark yet another attempt by France to rein in what it sees as the encroachment of online services on the country's culture.
"It is a fine morning," he said, taken aback by my sudden movement, but affecting an indifference which the sparkle in his eye belied.
An armada of three hundred ships manned by eighteen thousand marines assembled in the bay on their way to the conquest of Algiers.
Given his health woes, succession worries and persistent isolation, Mr. Kim may simply be seeking succor from what may be his last friend on earth.
Ordinarily imperturbable, even in the face of unexpected situations, he was now visibly agitated.
I stood for a moment before I entered on my arduous undertaking, irresolute and hesitating, swayed by two conflicting impulses.
He had a special knack of hunting out farm houses, engaging madame in conversation, and coming away with bread, eggs, or cheese in his knapsack.
The square mile's upbeat mood may strike some as unseemly at a time of national gloom.
This sparkling marvel lies modestly nestled among the law courts, whose plainer modern buildings serve but to accentuate its wonderful beauty.
She hectors her children not to divulge personal information like phone numbers online.
He believes Hollywood has often have had an over-reliance on physical brawn as the deciding factor for portraying a strong man.
Great cleanliness is enforced in all that belongs to a lighthouse, the reflectors and lenses being constantly burnished, polished, and cleansed.
After supper my heart started racing, palpitating like a tick.
A promiscuous assembly had gathered there—men of all creeds and opinions—and an "open-air" meeting was in progress.
Pictures have always dissembled – there are millions of snaps of miserable families grinning bravely – but now they directly lie.
She was guarded by a flotilla of boats equipped with satellites, Global Positioning System devices, advanced navigation systems and shark shields.
There's much more name-calling, shouting and personal invective in American life than anywhere I've ever traveled outside the United States.
All the rest of their time is passed in solitude in their hermitages, which are built quite separate from one another.
Wherever his lordship's army went, plantations were despoiled, and private houses plundered.
Why sully the reputation of an otherwise fascinating online community with really deeply questionable, troubling content?
So you don’t believe in evil, as an actual malevolent force?
It was pretty irksome passing the time in his enforced prison, and finally Andy went to sleep.
She prattled on about the gossip of the town until Penny and her father were thoroughly bored.
The careful commanding officer of a regiment discourages his young subalterns from taking leave to Hill Stations.
But red, itchy welts typically appear within 24 to 48 hours of being bitten.
The burden of paying for college is wreaking havoc on the finances of an unexpected demographic: senior citizens.
First, it is no longer really tenable – and in fact a bit disrespectful – to call a country like China an emerging economy.
Leave aside Spain, where Barcelona breeds its own, inimitable style, and the answer might be that we are rushing toward uniformity.
Wild elephants abound and commit many depredations, entering villages in large herds, and consuming everything suitable to their tastes.
Where two weak tribes amalgamated into one, there it exceptionally happened that two closely related dialects were simultaneously spoken in the same tribe.
We are mistaken to imagine a work of literature is or should be immutable, sculpted in marble and similarly impervious to change.
Ideally, everybody over 18 should execute a living will and select a health care proxy — someone to represent you in medical matters.
He doted on him, just dearly loved him, and thought he could do no wrong,” Kredell said.
Old people are often accused of being too conservative, and even reactionary.
Offering a religious rationale for policy goals threatens what for many has become the cherished principle of secular rationalism in public life.
To say the least of it, he was endued with sufficient intelligence to acquire an ordinary knowledge of such matters.
Jobs’ Apple specializes in delighting the most discriminating, hard-to-please customers.
Upon her breast she wore a brooch of gold set with many precious stones.
Her pert, lively manner said she hadn't taken any wooden nickels lately.
The immigrants disembarked from their ships tired and underfed—generally in poor health.
Ms. Netrebko sang an elegantly sad aria with lustrous warmth, aching vulnerability and floating high notes.
They were caparisoned in Indian fashion with gay colors and fancy trappings.
"Since YouTube, digital culture has aided and enhanced -- or maybe the better word is abetted -- the celebrity meltdown," said Wired magazine senior editor Nancy Miller.
For Jordan, this is a clandestine relationship it would much prefer to have kept secret.
Some kids said LaNiyah's distended abdomen looked like she was carrying a baby.
The other sort of engineer understands that glib comparisons between computers and humans don't do justice to the complexities of either.
Godmother,' she went on, puckering her forehead again in perplexity, 'it almost feels like feathers.
"Not at all!" was Aunt Susannah's brisk rejoinder.
Magdalen's garments are rich with spangles; her mantle is scarlet; she has flowers in her luxuriant tresses, and looks a vain creature.
Hudec, whose career has been blighted by knee injuries and operations, won for the first time in more than four years.
They accepted the invitation; but Mrs. Rowlandson did not appreciate the niceties of Indian etiquette.
Some fallout appears evident in donations from Wall Street executives, who feel particularly aggrieved by Mr. Obama’s criticisms and policies.
And then a priest, arrayed in all his vestments, came in at the open door, and the prince and princess exchanged rings, and were married.
Polished, urbane and gentlemanly—his manners were calculated to refine all around him.
The legislation also calls for $1.6 billion in spending cuts to help defray the disaster costs.
Hawthorne’s figures are somewhat spectral; they lack flesh and blood.
They have shown themselves very loving and generous lately, in making a quite munificent provision for his traveling.
In other words, they seemed fully subscribed to Andy Warhol’s dictum that business art is the best art.
According to Chinese media, the hottest new fad in China involves selling small live-animal key chains.
Drawing his own sabre from its scabbard, he pointed to a stain on it, saying, "This is the blood of an Englishman."
Shady dealers along the supply chain frequently adulterate olive oil with low-grade vegetable oils and add artificial coloring.
Rock concert ticket sales dropped sharply last year, sounding another sour note for the beleaguered music industry.
If America is going to gripe about the yuan’s rate, then China will complain about the dollar’s role.
After a few hours there is a remission of the pain, slight perspiration takes place, and the patient may fall asleep.
Soon, stories began trickling across the Atlantic of crazed fans paying exorbitant sums to get into London gigs.
These dances are prayers or invocations for rain, the crowning blessing in this dry land.
Hamilton, however, was not to be cajoled into friendliness by superficial compliment.
We are going to adhere to our basic programing strategy of nonpartisan information inclusive of all different points of view.
Failing to satisfy his examiners, he was interdicted from practice, but ignored the prohibition, and suffered more than one imprisonment in consequence.
Ashamed, abased, degraded in his own eyes, he turned away his head.
Comfortable sleeping-cars obviate the necessity of stopping by the way for bodily rest, provided the traveller be physically strong and in good health.
The hurricane was expected to hit Washington in the early hours of Sunday before hurtling toward New York City.
On all other points of colonial policy, Mackenzie declared, people would be found to differ, but as regards the post office there was absolute unanimity.
The deployment will also test the emotional mettle of soldiers and their families.
Most scholars agree that these lines are interpolated, since they do not fit in with the rest of the poem.
He noticed that the peddler was eying the bag Scotty had picked up, and was trying to be surreptitious about it.
From infancy these people have been schooled to dissimulate and hide emotion, and ordinarily their faces are as opaque as those of veteran poker players.
Overseas criminals use elaborate ruses, including phony websites, to trick job-seekers into helping transfer stolen funds.
You might be tempted to think of the biggest airline as the one with the most aircraft, but capacity differences make this reasoning specious.
After a first instinctive cry of horrified revulsion, the men reached down under water with their hands and drew out—a corpse.
From a hearty, hale, corn-fed boy, he has become pale, lean, and wan.
Divisions and inequalities persist, but government can palliate their effects with hard cash.
The affair had been mentioned so plainly that it was impossible for the most dense and obtuse person not to have understood the allusion.
He was, at times, as querulous as a complaining old man.
Today such acquisitions are more likely to stay put, destined to survive both market fluctuations and the vagaries of style.
Above all, medical teams will need to establish quick surveillance to identify health needs and pinpoint incipient outbreaks before they explode.
Several appeared deeply affected, with tears of repentance standing in their eyes, others sullen and obdurate.
The two young men who drove them had fallen flat and were grovelling and wailing for mercy.
Beyond them the gardener struggled with a refractory horse that refused to draw his load of brush and dead leaves.
"Right got to go," Ali says, draining the dregs of his beer.
But in a few days he had secured an almost incredible ascendancy over the sullen, starved, half-clothed army.
A supercilious, patronizing person—son of a wretched country parson—used to loll against the wall of your salon—with his nose in the air.
Pundits of agricultural science explore the sheds, I believe, the barns, stables, machine-rooms, and so forth, before inspecting the crops.
We had spent countless hours together drinking wine and commiserating about child-rearing, long Wisconsin winters and interrupted sleep.
They showed him where he would sleep, in a little closet-like alcove screened from the big room by a gay curtain.
He decided to assay one last project before giving up.
But Republicans in Pennsylvania also have narrower and more parochial things to worry about.
They even had conjugal visits for prisoners — five hours in a private room every three months with your wife.
The caste abstain from liquor, and some of them have abjured all flesh food while others partake of it.
All the doorways mentioned above have cornices, and in those at Palmyra and Baalbec richly carved friezes with side corbels.
Unlike his literary icon, Herman Melville, he doesn’t adorn his writing with ornate flourishes or complicated scaffolding.
We don't know whether inflammatory language or images can incite the mentally ill to commit acts of violence.
He was continued a member of Congress until 1777 when his enemies succeeded in their long nursed machinations against him.
In others are the broken-down mendicants who live on soup-kitchens and begging.
They paused beside one of the low stone walls that meandered in a meaningless fashion this way and that over the uplands.
In times of economic turmoil, more people tend to invest in bullion gold.
His grave diffidence and continued hesitation in offering an opinion confirmed me in my own.
The house was still under construction, so he climbed up a ladder being used as a makeshift stairway, fell and injured his leg.
The U.S. can take a lesson from Denmark, which has efficiently raised livestock without hurting farmers, by using better animal husbandry practices.
Leyva beamed as he stood atop the podium, nodding as the American flag was raised and “The Star-Spangled Banner” played in his honor.
A continuing dearth of snow in many U.S. spots usually buried by this time of year has turned life upside down.
Here is where he does his husking, and the "clear corn" produced is stored away in some underground granary till It is needed.
While he described the fishing as “pretty good,” the silver salmon running in the creek only whetted his appetite to return to Alaska.
He got somebody to prosecute him for false pretences and imposture, on the ground that Madame was a man.
I dethrone monarchs and the people rejoicing crown me instead, showering diadems upon my head.
Several new prostate cancer drugs have been approved in the last couple of years, after a long fallow period, and others are in advanced development.
There was some good-humoured pushing and thrusting, the drum beating and the church bells jangling bravely above the hubbub.
The commission sitting by, judicial, dispassionate, presided with cold dignity over the sacrifice, and pronounced it good.
Belgium found itself in turmoil as hundreds of people came forward to offer harrowing accounts of abuse over several decades.
A secret marriage in these days would be looked upon askance by most people.
His left arm was held by the second physician, while the chief surgeon bent over it, lancet in hand.
He was feeling more like himself now, though the memory of the bully’s sneering words rankled.
Cometary science has ramified in unexpected ways during the last hundred years.
That Whitman entertained a genuine affection for men and women is, of course, too obvious to be gainsaid.
China needs a polity that can address its increasingly sophisticated society, and to achieve that there must be political reform, Mr. Sun said.
"Well-known brand names that promote new products receive more credence than newcomers that people don't know about."
She put her affairs in order and left instructions that those whom she had unwittingly wronged should be indemnified out of her private fortune.
He became kindly and coaxing, leaning across the table with an ingratiating smile.
In this frightful condition, the hunter grappled with the raging beast, and, struggling for life, they rolled together down a steep declivity.
The young man was then passionately importunate in the protestations of his love.
My friend is very keen on the new crowd; everything else he declares is " passe."
Tad followed, whittling on a stick with his knife and kicking at the shavings as they fell.
Those poor fellows above, accustomed to the wild freshness and freedom of the sea, how they must mourn and repine!
Once at the moose and hastily flaying the hide from the steaming meat my attention became centered on the task.
Mr. Goncalves’s larder holds staples like beefsteak, salt cod, sardines, olives, artichokes, hot and sweet peppers and plenty of garlic.
They were all poor folk, wrapped in threadbare cloaks or tattered leather.
Television video showed a heavily damaged building and a grisly scene inside, with clothing and prayer mats scattered across a blood-splattered floor.
Responding to criticism that cash payments are a classic means of tax evasion, he said he had done nothing untoward.
One of his well-known idiosyncrasies was that he would never allow himself to be photographed.
"I could have joined the FBI in a shorter period of time and with less documentation than it took to get that mortgage," she quipped.
There was no blatant display of wealth, and every article of furniture bore signs of long though careful use.
She did not attempt to stanch her tears, but sat looking at him with a smiling mouth, while the heavy drops fell down her cheeks.
Hanging out wet clothes and an American flag at the North Pole seemed an amusing incongruity.
The perfidious Italian at length confessed that it was his intention to murder his master, and then rob the house.
But details are fuzzy and rebel leaders often resort to platitudes when dismissing suggestions of discord, saying simply that "Libya is one tribe."
But all this revelry — dancing, drinks, exuberant youth — can be hard to manage.
So she did what any reporter would do: she delved into the scientific literature and talked to investigators.
Prosecutors often spend time weighing mitigating and extenuating circumstances before deciding to seek the death penalty.
Would it be a polemic that denounced Western imperialism for using cinema to undermine emerging nations like Kazakhstan?
I was delighted, enraptured, beside myself--the world had disappeared in an instant.
Each of the seven instrumentalists was a virtuoso in his own right and had ample opportunity to prove it, often in long, soulful solos.
A moment later he would collapse, sit glowering in his chair, looking angrily at the carpet.
Now, it would seem, that the Chinese are getting back to their everyday concerns, paying attention to events more mundane and less cataclysmic.
They're too stupid, for one thing; they go on burning houses and breaking windows in their old fatuous way.
She scolded and lectured her sister in vain; Cynthia was incorrigible.
In fact, when Einstein formulated his cosmological vision, based on his theory of gravitation, he postulated that the universe was finite.
The syntax was a little off, even comical at times, but I got the gist of what was going on.
The complaints grew so loud and vociferous that even President Obama was forced to address the backlash from Lisbon on Saturday.
And we will agree also to purvey food for these horses and people during nine months.
“But he is dead,” put in Fanning, wondering at the baleful expression of hatred that had come into the man’s face.
So much did their taunts prey upon him that he ran away from school to escape their gibes.
One may begin with heroic renunciations and end in undignified envy and dyspeptic comments outside the door one has slammed on one's self.
Criticising high-profile programmes about teenage sex education often means risking being written off as a prude.
Founded in 1947, the group's members have included such luminaries as Walt Disney, Spencer Tracy and another American president, Ronald Reagan.
He, Jean Boulot, being so amenable to sensible argument, would at once fall in with his views.
I crossed my arms like a willful child.
"True; but——" "Just so," interrupted Mr. Fauntleroy, in his decisive and rather overbearing manner.
The throne was elevated on a dais of silver steps.
And because leap seconds are needed irregularly their insertion cannot be automated, which means that fallible humans must insert them by hand.
The reviewers have enervated men’s minds, and made them indolent; few think for themselves.
On one level, I expected incessant flattery in attempts to wheedle equipment or even money from American forces.
The audience, surprisingly large given the inclement weather, responded with gusto, applauding each song, including those within the Shostakovich cycle.
The meat soups are called broths, bouillon, or consommé, according to their richness.
Robbe-Grillet responds that his work is in fact far less objective than the godlike, omniscient narrator who presides over so many traditional novels.
They are atheist conservatives — Mr. Khan an apostate to his family’s Islamic faith, Ms. Mac Donald to her left-wing education.
Habitually his diet is not carnivorous, but he will eat at times either carrion or living flesh.
As the TUC has pointed out, those incomes – except for senior executives, whose emoluments seem to know few bounds – are rising more slowly than prices.
Thomas looked up furtively and saw that an ungainly human figure with crooked legs was being led into the church.
That, however, is unbelief, extreme impiety, and a denial of the most high God.
But there are people who really do not want to import what they regard as Western decadence, especially public drunkenness.
In his New Year's homily, the pope said "words were not enough" to bring about peace, particularly in the Middle East.
Unlike many retired doctors, whom he says often have no life outside their profession, he always knew sailing would become his avocation.
Mr. Bloomberg said he would take several steps to circumvent obstacles to his proposals posed by city labor unions.
The conclusions arrived at by means of syllogisms are irresistible, provided the form be correct and the premises be true.
In the case of early printed books or manuscripts, which are often not paged, special knowledge is needed for their collation.
Obama said while officials can haggle over the makeup of spending cuts, the policy issues have no place in the measure.
Sir Samuel Clithering was not, of course, a member of it; but he lurked about outside and waylaid us as we went in.
Frank had studied something of almost everything and imagined himself a savant.
The current cohort of college students is, as many have pointed out, the first truly digital generation.
"You couldn't ask too much of me," he returned, with no unction of flattery, but the cheerfully frank expression of an ingenuous heart.
“I adjure thee,” she said, “swear to me that you will never go near those Christians again or read their books.”
Relations with India have been slowly improving, although talks ended in acrimony last July with the two sides indulging in a public spat over Kashmir.
“He has been the single, clarion voice for commuter rail in central Florida for 20 years,” said Mayor Ken Bradley of Winter Park.
The thick turbid sea rolled in, casting up mire and dirt from its depths.
Well educated, but very corrupt at heart, he found in his insatiable cupidity many ways of gaining money.
The financial crisis, largely caused by banker incompetence, has created legions of disaffected customers.
In fact, they regarded the Spaniards as superior beings endowed with preternatural gifts.
Morrissey is among those seniors who are eschewing nursing homes in favor of independent living.
He then expatiated on his own miseries, which he detailed at full length.
Let us have a book so full of good illustrations that didactic instruction shall not be needed.
In origami parlance, Mr. Joisel was a wet-folder, dampening his paper so that he could coax it into sinuous curves.
The current session of Parliament has so far produced only rancor, as opposition parties have shut down proceedings with angry, theatrical protests against corruption.
The ship was not fighting now, but yielding—a complacent leviathan held captive by a most puissant and ruthless enemy.
His rural, homespun demeanor ordinarily might elicit snickers from India’s urban elite.
But Mr. Marbury, often embroiled in controversy during his N.B.A. days, seems to have found some measure of peace in China.
"Fixated individuals" — mentally ill people with a pathological focus on someone, often a stranger — make up the first group.
His eyes were piercing but sad, his voice grand and resonant, suiting well the wrathful, impassioned Calvinism of his sermons.
In many great operas, composers have had to whittle down an epic literary work into a suitable libretto.
Exercise is prescribed, but when she joins an aqua aerobics class, she flails embarrassingly.
Hillary Clinton’s name has been bandied about, but she’s made it clear she’s not interested.
"Would you admit them gratis?" asked Mr. Castlemaine with a smile, "or would they have to pay, like ordinary residents in an hotel?"
The inevitable upshot of their growing social power was that brands wanted an expanded visual presence.
General Sherman's famous aphorism that "War is Hell," has become classic.
Captain Miles Standish was a redoubtable soldier, small in person, but of great activity and courage.
Obesity is very common, but chiefly among the women, who while still quite young often become enormously corpulent.
I alone was magnificently and absurdly aware—everyone else was benightedly out of it.
He is the village wise man; very sententious; and full of profound remarks on shallow subjects.
Supposedly, see, there's this global cabal of scientists conspiring to bring about socialist one-world government.
It's outfitted with cricket bats and other antique sports paraphernalia.
His talent in writing is vitiated by his affectation and other faults.
And celebrities get all this adulation for something that is not about character, it's about talent.
Meanwhile the officers under the tree had got served, and, cups in hand, were quaffing joyously.
Parr's conduct after his most heroic actions was thoroughly modest and unassuming.
Still, Mr. Awlaki was neither among the most conservative Muslim students nor among the libertines who tossed aside religious restrictions on drinking and sex.
Hundreds of concert goers were mauled as they left by what The New York Times called “bands of roving youths.”
So he focuses on the fans and embraces the adage, “Living well is the best revenge.”
He even believed he saw visions with his own bodily eyes, and no expostulations of his friends could drive this belief out of his head.
It was a tawdry affair, all Cupids and cornucopias, like a third-rate wedding cake.
The subject—a deathbed scene—might seem at first sight to be a trite and common one.
Why should I?—a mere police detective, who had been hired to do a service and paid for it like any other hireling.
Though she is firmly ensconced in a writing career, Ms. Freud, 48, said that in the early days she missed acting terribly.
“These offenses are very serious, even egregious,” the judge said.
His thesis was too cogent, and appealed too powerfully to all classes of the Upper Canada community, to be anything but irresistible.
A half-hour of informed and incisive questioning by Mr. Russert would have demolished Mr. Trump.
As the crowd voiced its displeasure, the referees made sure Wisconsin got the ball, but pass was errant and rolled out of bounds at midcourt.
Sedulous attention and painstaking industry always mark the true worker.
Kirkwood's anger cooled apace; at worst it had been a flare of passion— incandescent.
Others are clustered under a tin awning by a derelict railway station or in similarly run-down school buildings.
From the department of entomology you expect to learn something about the troublesome insects, which are so universal an annoyance.
But minds were so overexcited at the time that the parties mutually accused each other, on all occasions, of the most execrable crimes.
At 4:15 p.m., as the rain was sluicing off roofs in sheets, the firemen moved the trucks to higher ground.
The statement from Hermitage said even in the Soviet period no defendant had been tried after death, when charges were generally considered moot.
Time seems stopped but it is moving on, and every glimmer of light is evanescent, flitting.
The cream remains in the large vat about twenty-four hours before it is churned.
Thoroughly dapper, he took off his black-and-white pinstriped suit jacket — with its pocket-square flair — and weaved in and out among them, his voice ever rising.
All this proceeds from the old man, whose proper character it is to be angry and bitter, and to exhibit rancor and asperity.
In fact, while Lamarr qualified as an inventive genius for her artistic flair, she fell somewhat short on her scientific acumen.
He took his discharge out of his pocket, brushed every mote of dust from the table, and spread the document before their eyes.
Obama administration officials argue that new regulations are forcing insurers to be more circumspect about raising rates.
The Hindu idea is that so long as justice and equity characterise a king’s rule, even beasts naturally inimical are disposed to live in friendship.
I found myself thinking vaguely about things that were not at all apropos to the situation.
He says, keep them on just two pints of Indian-meal gruel—by which he appears to mean thin hasty pudding—a day, and no more.
This was no rough bully of the seas; Carew's bearing and dandified apparel bespoke gentility.
Mr Ruthven shook his head and declared that he regarded the conduct of her persecutors with grave moral disapprobation.
The trinket was a small round cameo cut out of mother-of-pearl and set in gold; it represented St. George and the dragon.
Shortages also have raised concerns about higher prices and gouging by wholesale drug companies that obtain supplies of hard-to-get drugs and jack up the costs.
Mendelssohn had no sooner completed his first oratorio, "St. Paul," than he began to think about setting another Bible story to music.
Be prepared for inclement weather and possible ice and snow on park roads.
Gardner "never expressed one scintilla of remorse for his attack upon the victim" despite overwhelming evidence, prosecutors wrote in a sentencing memo.
And indeed, before the 13th century, there was an extraordinary confluence of genius and innovation, particularly around Baghdad.
What can be expected of human beings, crowded in such miserable habitations, living in filth and squalor, and often pinched with hunger?
While gratefully accepting the generous praises of our friends, we must briefly reply to some strictures by our critics.
His coat of arms was emblazoned on the cover.
This is always an encouraging sign, and an augury of success.
It depicts a mountain landscape near Kingston, a historic town abutting the Hudson River.
Highly dramatic incidents are juxtaposed with comparatively banal ones; particular attention is given to tales of doomed love affairs.
Boil down the syrup to half its original quantity, but take care that it does not boil long enough to congeal or become thick.
Many young people scavenge for reusable garbage, living on proceeds from pilfered construction material and other recyclables.
Now, unfortunately, some malcontents among the hands here have spread their ideas, and a strike has been called.
They might instead have passionate friendships, or sublimate their urges into other pursuits.
Eugenics was aimed at creating a better society by filtering out people considered undesirable, ranging from criminals to those imprecisely designated as “feeble-minded.”
The tears stood in Muriel's eyes, and her face was very pale, but serenity marked every lineament.
But Hassan is not some teenage firebrand hurling rocks; he’s a slight, graying scholar committed to peace.
The Stuttgart protests became a national fiasco in late September, when protesters clashed with police wielding batons and water cannons.
Many mistakes—extravagant purchases, foolhardy investments—are made in the first months after a windfall.
But there was only one way open to me at present—and that was to retrench my expenses.
Shop window displays may help prettify shopping thoroughfares, but any savvy retailer has the ulterior motive of self promotion.
His must have been that calm, equable temperament not easily ruffled, which goes with the self-respecting nature.
But he had become inured to the rush and whirr of missiles, and now paid no heed whatever to them.
"After an old-fashioned, all-round team performance … it might seem invidious to single out one player," admits the paper before singling out one player.
In order to be well directed, sympathy must consider all men, and not the individual alone; only then is it an unmitigated good.
The conclusion must be drawn that every epidemic of bubonic plague is caused by the concomitant rat plague.
Dicing-houses, where cheaters meet, and cozen young men out of their money.
Humanity, when surfeited with emotion, becomes calm, almost phlegmatic.
Other features, such as the front French doors and two roof dormers with curved-top windows and operable shutters, give this home a pleasing, well-balanced presence.
The high priest made no resistance, but went forth in his pontifical robes, followed by the people in white garments, to meet the mighty warrior.
Straightway the glade in which they sat was filled with knights, ladies, maidens, and esquires, who danced and disported themselves right joyously.
Tories, and apologists for Great Britain, have written much about a justification for this action, but there is no real justification.
My feelings of home-sickness had returned with redoubled strength after being long in abeyance.
And its suburban schools, rather than being exclusive enclaves, include children whose parents can't afford a house in the neighborhood.
He was industrious but improvident; he made money and he lost it.
Cumulatively, what emerges from To Kill a Mockingbird is a thoughtful disquisition that encompasses – and goes beyond – the question of racial bias at its worst.
"European leaders were united, categorical and crystal clear: Gaddafi must go," British Prime Minister David Cameron said.
The East India Company was placated by the concession of further exemptions in its favour.
Here, however, are congregated a vast number of curious and interesting objects, while the place is redolent of vivid historical associations.
The first book is the finest, sparkling with felicitous expressions and rising frequently to true poetry.
Winds could get gusty, occasionally blowing at more than 30 miles per hour.
He wore a checked suit, very natty, and was more than usually tall and fine-looking.
He was, furthermore, a real pacifist, believing that war is debasing morally and disastrous economically.
Mrs. Connelly—a round, rosy, buxom Irishwoman, with a mellow voice, laughing eye, and artist-red hair—was very much taken with their plan.
Playboy's most popular years are well behind it - the magazine enjoyed its heyday in the 1970s.
He made herculean efforts to get on terms with his examination subjects, and worked harder than he had ever done in his life before.
Brooklyn's burgeoning dining scene has even developed a following among Manhattan food lovers.
The aged crone wrinkled her forehead and lifted her grizzled eyebrows, still without looking at him.
How strange it is that our dreams often prognosticate coming events!
But this question was beyond the poor lout's intelligence; he could only blubber and fend off possible chastisement.
Mrs. Barnett's mouth simpered at the implied flattery; but her eyes, always looking calculatingly for substantial results, were studying Reedy Jenkins.
This was some piece of wickedness concocted by the venomous brain of the iniquitous Vicar, more abominable than all his other wickednesses.
The prospect of seeing Ms. Palin tour Alaska’s wild habitats may rile some people who oppose her opinions about climate change.
The money fluttered from his hand to the floor, where it lay like a sentient thing, staring back as if mocking him.
With its opulently garish sets and knee-jerk realism, the production dwarfed the cast, no matter what stars were singing.
While earpieces are not uncomfortable, they do sometimes come loose, requiring readjustment.
Sony, whose erstwhile dominance in consumer electronics has been eroded by the likes of Samsung, could beat rivals to a potentially new generation of devices.
The nose slightly aquiline, curving at the nostril; while luxuriant hair, in broad plaits, fell far below her waist.
But his sleep had not refreshed him; he waked up bilious, irritable, ill-tempered, and looked with hatred at his room.
The trial was televised and the victim's identity became known, resulting in her being vilified by almost the entire town.
By working so hard to simplify things, we lose any nuance or ability to deal with folks’ individual circumstances.
He speaks mainly of his humiliation at lying on the sidewalk as hipsters gawked.
Meanwhile, the soup was getting cold in the refectory, so that the assembled brotherhood at last fell to, without waiting any longer for the Abbot.
The house was very large; its rooms almost palatial in size, had been finished in richly carved hardwood panels and wainscoting, mostly polished mahogany.
She went, carrying her little head very high indeed, and taking dainty, mincing steps.
They are written in a serio-comic tone, and for sparkling wit, trenchant sarcasm, and dramatic dialectics surpass anything ever penned by Lessing.
Requests may also be made of the stationer to use an embossed plate so that the letters stand out in relief.
As yet, the true proletarian wage-earner, uprooted from his native village and broken away from the organization of Indian society, is but insignificant.
I turned the steering wheel all the way to one side, and found myself careening backward in a violent arc.
The Broncos are coming off their worst season in franchise history, a 4-12 debacle that included issues on and off the field.
The people around the king are sycophants who are looking after their own personal advantage.
He grew crabbed and soured, his temper flashing out on small provocation.
Newport, R.I., looks like a perfect archetype of a small, seaside New England town.
The authorities, beyond some cryptic language about the death being sudden but not suspicious, have released no details.
But sometimes, old Wall Street habits — including a penchant for expensive luxuries — are hard to break.
But men were buying Valentine's baubles for their honeys long before the first Zales ever opened its doors in a suburban shopping mall.
They are singularly clever, these Indian mountebanks, especially in sleight of hand tricks.
“As any cult leader, he was extremely good at milking the rich, at flattering and fawning,” Ms. Gordon said.
Captain Bill leaned back on a hummock of earth, his arms folded behind his head.
Contrary to popular belief, however, she said Ms. Deen’s fat-laden cooking does not in fact represent the apotheosis of Southern cuisine.
Steeper prices for basic necessities have forced many to cut back on more discretionary purchases.
As Moore isolated finer points of the passing game, Keller in neat penmanship jotted down pithy phrases and punchy quotes, basic ideas and specific concepts.
Ironically, the one man on stage who did comport himself with dignity, John Huntsman, is now being dismissed as having not made an impact.
Both restaurants have checkered histories with the health department; they were temporarily shut down for sanitary violations that included evidence of rodents.
"Frieda represents the lovely goddess, Hebe, who served nectar and ambrosia to the high gods on Mount Olympus," she explained.
Will it be answered that we are factious, discontented spirits, striving to disturb the public order, and tear up the old fastnesses of society?
There are telephone poles and cinder blocks and living room chairs and large trash bins, overturned and disgorging their soggy contents.
Then, in place of the real site, it displays a fake site created to filch account numbers, login names and passwords.
Whichever way he turns there loom past wraiths, restless as ghosts of unburied Grecian slain.
The linkage between deposits and trade is definite, causal, positive, statistically demonstrable.
His temper, though yielding and easy in appearance, was in reality most obstinate and pertinacious.
The following were identified as spelling or typographic errors and have been emended as noted.
Corporate data centers are the slowpoke laggards of information technology.
A few days of waffling back and forth and I ended up going out to a mediocre bistro with my parents.
Pan soon found it needful to make conversation, in order to keep the loquacious old stage driver from talking too much.
The confidence of ignorance, however venial in youth, is not altogether so excusable, in full grown men.
For the most part, the men were wiry peons, some toiling half naked, but there were a number who looked like prosperous citizens.
Then, all at once, in a way that seemed to frighten her, the sunshine had burst the clouds, and dazzled her with its effulgence.
Such local perturbations are regularly used in Sweden for tracing out the position of underground lodes of iron ore.
It opened a month ago to considerable fanfare, with television cameras trailing government officials meandering proudly around the bright new stores filled with imported goods.
They dabbled in politics and art in the same dilettante fashion.
He was described by his friends as pusillanimous to an incredible extent, timid from excess of riches, afraid of his own shadow.
The narrow prejudices of his country were ingrained too deeply in his character to be disturbed by any change of surroundings.
The heavy rain had reduced this low-lying ground to a veritable quagmire, making progress very difficult even for one as unburdened as he was.
Mr. Conway denounced this scheme as "utterly and flagrantly unconstitutional, as radically revolutionary in character and deserving the reprobation of every loyal citizen."
Nothing was mannered or pretentious; the texts came through with utter naturalness.
But please note that this gunfire-fueled film is for mature audiences; given its content, young and/or squeamish viewers should avoid this one.
She received, under her father's supervision, a very careful education, and developed her proclivities for literary composition at an early age.
Now, my uncle seemed so miserly that I was struck dumb by this sudden generosity, and could find no words in which to thank him.
How vapid was the talk of my remaining fellow-passengers; how slow of understanding, and how preoccupied with petty things they seemed!
Wind energy is notoriously mercurial, with patterns shifting drastically over the course of years, days, even minutes.
The statements are plain and simple, a perfect model of perspicuous narrative.
I shook my head and rushed from his presence, completely nonplussed, bewildered, frantic.
Young Indian audiences are so enamored with reality television that they will not watch the soap operas and dramas that their parents or grandparents watch.
Many speakers become so addicted to certain hackneyed phrases that those used to hearing them speak can see them coming sentences away.
French authorities are already reporting a rising spate of calls to emergency services by homeowners whose once-frozen water mains have now burst.
His old pedagogue, Mr. Brownell, had been unable to teach him mathematics.
Scientifically speaking, it is the acme of absurdity to talk of a man defying the law of gravitation when he lifts his arm.
Food should be masticated quietly, and with the lips closed.
He would have repudiated the notion that he was looking for a sinecure, but no doubt considered that the duties would be easy and light.
She indited religious poems which were the admiration of the age.
The juice of this herb, taken in ale, is esteemed a gentle and very good emetic, bringing on vomiting without any great irritation or pain.
So he temporized and beat about the bush, and did not touch first on that which was nearest his heart.
Whether we agree with the conclusions of these writers or not, the method of critical investigation which they adopt is unimpeachable.
He found himself speculating on the genesis of the moral sense, how it developed in difficulties rather than in ease.
Even Morgan himself, intrepid as he was, shrank from the awful menace of the mordant words.
Only a smattering of fans remained for all four ghastly quarters.
His combativeness was harnessed to his suavity, and he could be forcible and at the same time persuasive.
If a hundred voices shouted in opposition, his stentorian tones still made themselves heard above the uproar.
Mr. Abramoff arranged for junkets, including foreign golfing destinations, for the members of Congress he was trying to influence.
In the center of this space stood a large frame building whose courtyard, stables, and other appurtenances proclaimed it an inn.
Just here a native "medicine man" dispenses nostrums of doubtful efficacy, and in front a quantity of red Moorish pottery is exposed for sale.
Political prisoners, numbering as many as three or four hundred at a time, have been immured within its massive walls.
There was something sharply astringent about her then, like biting inadvertently into a green banana.
Still unfaltering, the procession commenced to trudge back, the littlest boy and girl bearing themselves bravely, with lips tight pressed.
It will do so under German leadership that grows less hesitant with each crisis, and without the American tutelage it enjoyed for so many decades.
This will was drawn up by me some years since at the request of the testator, who was in good health, mentally and bodily.
Life seemed an elysian dream, from which care and sorrow must be for ever banished.
But with people looking for almost any excuse to fulminate against airlines these days, there's a certain risk of embellishment.
He was a fractious invalid, and spared his wife neither time nor trouble in attending to his wants.
Another, with rubber bands wrapped tightly around his face, is pummelled by a plastic boxing kangaroo.
Moreover, manumitted slaves enjoyed the same rights, privileges and immunities that were enjoyed by those born free.
All cowboys are from necessity good cooks, and the fluffy, golden brown biscuits and fragrant coffee of Red's making were unexceptionable.
This triumvirate approach has real benefits in terms of shared wisdom, and we will continue to discuss the big decisions among the three of us.
He was not used to travelling on omnibuses, being something of a sybarite who spared nothing to ensure his own comfort.
Contemporary art has never quite jibed with mainstream media.
“Now look here,” he said, making believe to take down my words and shaking his pencil at me in a magisterial way.
Behind the trees rough, lichened rock and stony slopes ran up to a bare ridge, silhouetted against the roseate glow of the morning sky.
This is the real history of a transaction which, by frequent misrepresentation, has brought undeserved obloquy upon a generous man.
The stories of the saints he regarded as preposterous fables invented to hoodwink a gullible and illiterate populace.
The body is striated with clearly defined, often depressed lines, which run longitudinally and sometimes spirally.
Japanese manufacturers were accused of arrogating American technologies to churn out low-cost electronics.
The debate over climate science has involved very complex physical models and rarefied areas of scientific knowledge.
There was no independent verification of the figure; the authorities have been chary of releasing death tolls for fear of inflaming further violence.
She preferred to hang out with everyone but was best friends with no one, holding to the credo: “You should be nice to people.”
Civil servants are superannuated at fifty-five years of age and are sent home on a pension, seldom enjoying life longer than two years afterward.
Bill Maher has always been a vocal critic of Islam, even at times making impolitic statements about the religion.
Lord Sanquhar then proceeded to deny the aspersion that he was an ill-natured fellow, ever revengeful, and delighting in blood.
After all, many Americans regard this Congress as dysfunctional, with abysmal approval ratings.
They were curious about the “near loss” experience—specifically the feelings of poignancy that occur when what we cherish disappears.
But thanks to the stilted writing and stiff acting, the characters still feel very much like one-dimensional figures from a dutiful fable.
John Bull was an effete old plutocrat whose sons and daughters were given up to sport and amusement.
"Fools!" she cried, looking in her magic crystal, "he was in the big sycamore under which you stopped to give your horses provender!"
Mean-spirited chants and songs are also endemic in British soccer.
Her jocund laugh and merry voice, indeed, first attracted my attention.
In other words, the rejection was a bureaucratic/ procedural decision.
She wore her red cap in a rakish manner on the side of her head, its tassel falling down over her forehead between her eyes.
That combined with his calm and reassuring tone made me think of an animal trainer trying to woo skittish wild animals.
He had little hope that Gallagher, once embarked on a peroration, would stop until he had used up all the words at his command.
Was he such a nonentity in every way that she could remain unconcerned as to any fear of danger from him?
Raw, boozy, untethered performances are heralded as real; the abstemious professional is yawned off the stage.
Roads were quagmires where travellers slipped and laboured through viscid mud and over icy fords.
He sang, with accompanying action, some dozen verses of doggerel, remarkable for obscenity and imbecility.
The trick was performed Tuesday by Russell Fitzgerald, an amateur magician known to open meetings with a little sleight of hand.
Ms. Moss took issue, not surprisingly, with the notion that grouping the performances under the rubric of spirituality was a marketing ploy.
Of course at that season, amid the plenitude of seeds, nuts, and berries, they were as plump as partridges.
They wrote at times with pictures standing for sounds, as we now write in rebus puzzles.
Kim Jong Il may be increasingly wizened and frail, with fingernails white from kidney disease, but his propaganda apparatus is as vigorous as ever.
The flowers are waxy, tubular, fragrant, turning their yellow petals backward in a whorl.
Other cops were battling each other, going after the kids and clutching empty air, cursing and screaming unheard orders in the fracas.
Jobs is a classic iconoclast, one who aggressively seeks out, attacks, and overthrows conventional ideas.
Only when Bill Lightfoot spoke did he look up, and then with a set sneer, growing daily more saturnine.
Nevertheless we learn from Malvezzi's publication that the pieces were all written in the madrigal style, frequently in numerous voice parts.
“Tabloid,” like his previous films, consists largely of long, discursive conversations — in effect monologues directed at an unseen, mostly unheard interlocutor.
"The public is going to just think of us as these zealots who want to ban smoking everywhere," he said.
The entertainment sector there is booming, while Pakistan's is moribund.
He volunteered a modicum of advice, limited in quantity, but valuable.
In Arabic, the word “bayt” translates literally as house, but its connotations resonate beyond rooms and walls, summoning longings gathered about family and home.
The derivation of the word thus appears to be merely accidental and adventitious.
The mystery of verse is like other abstruse and recondite mysteries—it strikes the ordinary fleshly man as absurd.
The dwellings and public buildings throughout Cuba are planned to give free passage to every zephyr that wafts relief from the oppressive heat.
In the midst of executing this order, he got another order countermanding it, and proceeding directly from his direct superior.
Miss Burton had been very irritable and captious in class, more so even than usual, and most of her anger was vented upon Gerry.
The synonyms are also given in the cognate dialects of Welsh, Armoric, Irish, Gaelic, and Manx, showing at one view the connection between them.
His forebears were Greek immigrants who opened a small sandwich shop in Brooklyn, then moved, one after another, to Providence, to sell distinct, delectable wieners.
He looked gaunt and cadaverous, and much of his old reckless joyousness had left him, though he brightened up wonderfully on seeing an old friend.
Mr. Knoll added that the 3-D “Star Wars” movies are not “going to be foisted on anybody against their will.”
He is, as you say, a senile old man in his dotage.
Numerous innovators are also worrying away at this nexus of problems.
Jonathan, choleric with indignation, stood by his desk, clenching his hands.
But the fact remains that the contradictory and inconsistent things said do reach the public, and usually in garbled and distorted form.
Forty-four years ago, Bill Sievers moved into his neo-Colonial house in Douglaston, Queens, on bucolic Poplar Street, lined with stately trees and equally stately homes.
Suppose the truly apocalyptic denouement happens -- no deal is reached, and taxes rise for everyone.
The youthful savages had each an armful of snowballs, and they were pelting the child with more animus than seemed befitting.
He had overweening ambitions even then, along with a highly developed sense of his own importance.
As yet he was merely a tyro, gaining practical experience under a veteran Zeppelin commander.
He preened on fight nights in a tuxedo, a bow tie and no shirt, and he favored showy rings and bracelets.
After being saved by government largesse, they say, big banks then moved to thwart reforms aimed at preventing future meltdowns caused by excessive risk-taking.
The child was very sharp, and her memory was extremely retentive.
For generations in the New York City public schools, this has become the norm with devastating consequences rooted in unconscionable levels of student failure.
It was preposterous to talk to her of serious things, and nothing but an airy badinage seemed possible in her company.
Men also are those brutal soldiers, alike stupidly ready, at the word of command, to drive the nail through quivering flesh or insensate wood.
"One person said it looks like a big lime sherbet ice cream cone!"
She dozed at last, her face serene and beatific.
They were marching in the middle of the street, chanting and singing and disrupting traffic while countless New Yorkers looked on, some bemused, others applauding.
The building, he said, is "a microcosm of what Shanghai was all about."
Indeed, the Chinese make a factitious cheese out of peas, which it is difficult to discriminate from the article of animal origin.
Mr. Lucas’s most recent project, still gestating, is a collaboration with Cuban musicians.
For Grover Cleveland there were no longer enemies to traduce and vilify.
For example, a sextant could be used to sight the sun at high noon in order to determine one’s latitude.
They sat down, and Saint-Clair noticed his friend's coiffure; a single rose was in her hair.
“The Americans are seen as naïve malleable tools in the hands of the Brits.”
The upper part of the case is decorated with elaborately carved and gilt rococo motifs.
Thence they grow, expand, fructify, and the result is Progress.
“He’s a loner nihilist who believes in nothing,” Mr. Lu said.
He speaks in ellipses, often leaving sentences hanging, and fiddles apologetically with his BlackBerry.
The Nobel Prize, considered one of the highest accolades in literature, is given only to living writers.
The codicil to her will, which she had spoken of with so much composure, left three hundred pounds to Stella and me.
Like thousands of fellow students, he was roiled with emotions, struggling to come to grips with an inescapable reality.
A large part of his duties will be to strut about on the stage, and mouth more or less unintelligible sentences in a grandiloquent tone.
But as the months went by, Mr. Kimura had an unexpected epiphany: His business, which he thought was inconsequential, mattered to a lot of people.
Both were in the very sparkle and effervescence of that fanciful glee which bubbles up from the golden, untried fountains of early childhood.
Far from being engines of economic growth, Egypt's leading cities are stultified.
Soups are presented in big tureens and can be quite good.
Caribou Island is a scant 300 pages, and written in prose as pellucid as the rivers he used to fish as a boy.
It depends somewhat on usage and on euphony or agreeableness of sound.
We're reminded of the story, possibly apocryphal, that they used to play the Beach Boys' Smiley Smile in psychiatric wards to calm patients.
For proof, we cite the following veracious narrative, which bears within it every internal mark of truth, and matter for grave and serious reflection.
And all around, far out of reach, the trees of the forest were swaying restlessly, their long, pendulous branches, like tentacles, lashing out hungrily.
Its musical significance has been presented with illuminating exegesis by more than one commentator.
However, acting on my best judgment, I struck a downward course, and then suddenly a horrible effluvium was wafted to my nostrils.
He was quite capable of meaningful, apposite phrases about the game, even though distant sports editors did not encourage them enough.
Sluggish, blind crawling things like three-foot slugs flowed across their path and among the tree trunks, leaving viscous trails of slime behind them.
And shaking his head like a misanthrope, disgusted, if not with life, at least with men, Patout led the horse to the stable.
The question remains, he said, whether established vintners will change their winemaking practices or “continue to sell their schlock.”
He now seemed to have entered on a halcyon period of life—congenial society, romantic and interesting surroundings.
The same anthropomorphic fallacy that accords human attributes to giant corporations like BP distorts clear thinking about how to limit their political influence.
His waspish wit can make him entertaining company at a party, but there is little evidence of that in his largely turgid prose.
Initially, many doctors discounted sufferers’ feelings of generalized malaise as nothing more than stress or normal fatigue.
His works include several dogmatic and polemical treatises, but the most important are the historical.
Mr. Phelps is regarded here as the ultimate example of an irritating local gadfly.
Criminal atavism might be defined as the sporadic reversion to savagery in certain individuals.
My falling companion, being a much stouter man than myself did not fare so well, as his right shoulder received a severe contusion.
Pill-splitting is catching on among parsimonious prescription-takers who want to lower costs.
Ever and anon the dulcet murmur of gurgling streams broke gently on the ear.
The live set reprises material from this remarkable group's earlier Aurora CD.
But philosophy failed, as it will probably fail till some far-off age, to find an anodyne for the spiritual distresses of the mass of men.
They were marching in the middle of the street, chanting and singing and disrupting traffic while countless New Yorkers looked on, some bemused, others applauding.
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