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#1. In 1559, Duke Frederick III was summoned before the Emperor Ferdinand I at Breslau to answer the accusations of extravagance and oppression brought against him by the Silesian Estates and was deposed, imprisoned, and his son Henry XI given the Ducal crown instead. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#2. The Welsh have everywhere adopted the Cymric tongue; they hug themselves in the belief that they are pure descendants of the ancient Britons, but in fact, they are rather Silurians than Celts. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#3. Verdiana was the child of poor though well-born parents, and her knowledge of the sufferings of the poor from her own experience in early years made her ever full of pity for those in need. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#4. The Devonian and Cornishman will be found by the visitor to be courteous and hospitable. There is no roughness of manner where unspoiled by periodic influx of strangers; he is kindly, tender-hearted, and somewhat suspicious. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#5. The Dumnonii, whose city or fortress was at Exeter, were an important people. They occupied the whole of the peninsula from the River Parret to Land's End. East of the Tamar was Dyfnaint, the Deep Vales; west of it Corneu, the horn of Britain. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#6. Incontestably, the great centres of population in the primeval ages were the chalklands, and next to them those of limestone. The chalk first, for it furnished man with flints, and the limestone next when he had learned to barter. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#7. Cornwall, peopled mainly by Celts, but with an infusion of English blood, stands and always has stood apart from the rest of England, much, but in a less degree, as has Wales. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#8. A residence of many years in Yorkshire, and an inveterate habit of collecting all kinds of odd and out-of-the-way information concerning men and matters, furnished me, when I left Yorkshire in 1872, with a large amount of material, collected in that county, relating to its eccentric children. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#9. English churchmen have long gazed with love on the primitive church as the ideal of Christian perfection, the Eden wherein the first fathers of their faith walked blameless before God and passionless towards each other. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#10. We are accustomed in England to chalk in rolling downs, except where bitten into by the sea, but elsewhere it is riven and presents cliffs, and these cliffs are not at all like that of Shakespeare at Dover but overhang, where hard beds alternate with others that are friable. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#11. In the primitive church, it was customary for the Holy Eucharist to be celebrated on the anniversary of the death of a martyr - if possible, on his tomb. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#12. In North Germany, a troublesome ghost is bagged, and the bag emptied in some lone spot or in the garden of a neighbour against whom a grudge is entertained. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#13. The love of Louis XVI for mechanical works is well known. He had a little workshop at Versailles where he amused himself making locks, assisted by Francois Gamain, to whom he was much attached and with whom he spent many hours in projecting and executing mechanical contrivances. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#14. I didn't know baboons could drive recreational vehicles, but Khufu did okay. When I woke up around dawn, he was navigating through the early morning rush hour in Houston, baring his fangs and barking a lot, and none of the other drivers seemed to notice anything out of the ordinary. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#15. I don't have a problem baring my emotions in music. That's one of the reasons I'm glad to have music in my life. I'm pretty resilient as far as being a human being. A lot of songs write themselves. - Author: Shelby Lynne
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#16. And quit baring your fangs at me. It's making me nervous."
"Good," Simon said. "if you want to know why, it's because you smell like blood."
"It's my cologne. Eau de Recent Injury." Jace raised his left hand. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#17. I look back with the greatest pleasure to the kindness and hospitality I met with in Yorkshire, where I spent some of the happiest years of my life. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#18. ...Under the veil of Mythology lies a solid Reality. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#19. Baring your soul to someone is like purposefully stabbing yourself in the heart and waiting for the person you love to stop the bleeding - Author: Rachel Van Dyken
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#20. Ireland was, of old, called the Isle of Saints because of the great number of holy ones of both sexes who flourished there in former ages or who, coming thence, propagated the faith amongst other nations. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#21. Any but the most brutish of men must be touched with a certain awe or wonder at the baring of a woman's naked soul. - Author: Robert E. Howard
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#22. There is no myth relative to the manners and customs of the English that in my experience is more tenaciously held by the ordinary Frenchman than that the sale of a wife in the market-place is an habitual and an accepted fact in English life. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#23. If you would know what the Lord God thinks of money, you have only to look at those to whom he gives it. - Author: Maurice Baring
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#24. My father had gifted us both with a package of suspicion that sat like a teeth-baring watchdog in our minds. - Author: Tarryn Fisher
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#25. I was trying to think of something to say that would sound more meaningful, but when you get sown to it, words aren't very useful at baring our souls, they're just something else to hide behind. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#26. I think that as a poet, I am always concerned about history and baring witness to history. But so often, it's through the research that I do, the reading. - Author: Natasha Trethewey
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#27. Dawn crept over the Downs like a sinister white animal, followed by the snarling cries of a wind eating its way between the black boughs of the thorns. The wind was the furious voice of this sluggish animal light that was baring the dormers and mullions and scullions of Cold Comfort Farm. - Author: Stella Gibbons
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#28. There is a vast difference between games and play. Play is played for fun, but games are deadly serious and you do not play them to enjoy yourself. - Author: Maurice Baring
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#29. Poverty, many can endure with dignity. Success, how few can carry off, even with decency and without baring their innermost infirmities before the public gaze! - Author: Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham
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#30. Well, we went through a lot of names. But seeing as, musically, I wanted to swing through the jungle baring my arse, I thought Gorillaz was a perfect name. - Author: Murdoc Niccals
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#31. Connected with the fall of Satan is his lameness. The devil is represented in art and in legion as limping on one foot; this was occasioned by his having broken his leg in his fall. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#32. In Mozart and Salieri we see the contrast between the genius which does what it must and the talent which does what it can. - Author: Maurice Baring
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#33. I slept in the bedroom used by Sabine Baring-Gould's wife when I was researching 'The Moor,' and later the Jamaica Inn on Bodmin Moor. - Author: Laurie R. King
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#34. Sabine Baring-Gould wrote the hymn "Onward, Christian Soldiers" and, more unexpectedly, the first novel to feature a werewolf. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#35. I gave up the notion of writing the life of Joan of Arc, as I found that there was absolutely no new material to be gleaned on her history - in fact, she had been thrashed out. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#36. You have so many layers, that you can peel away a few, and everyone's so shocked or impressed that you're baring your soul, while to you it's nothing, because you know you've twenty more layers to go. - Author: Craig Thompson
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#37. Whoever one is, and wherever one is, one is always in the wrong if one is rude. - Author: Maurice Baring
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#38. The great majority of the nobility and gentry of England clung to the doctrine and ceremonies of the ancient church, and yet were united in determination to oppose the papal claims. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#39. The tribal system from which the Celt never freed himself entirely was the curse of the Celtic race, predooming it to ruin. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#40. Saint Ignatius was a convert and disciple of S. John the Evangelist. He was appointed by S. Peter to succeed Evodius in the see of Antioch, and he continued in his bishopric full forty years. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#41. Among the old Norse, it was the custom for certain warriors to dress in the skins of the beasts they had slain, and thus to give themselves an air of ferocity, calculated to strike terror into the hearts of their foes. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#42. When the British became Christian, Christianity in no way altered their political organisation. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#43. One of the great advantages of the study of old Norse or Icelandic literature is the insight given by it into the origin of world-wide superstitions. Norse tradition is transparent as glacier ice, and its origin is as unmistakable. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#44. On many accounts, Cornwall may be regarded as one of the most interesting counties of England, whether we regard it for its coast scenery, its products, or its antiquities. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#45. Do I want her to know me like this? Do I want her to know that I'm a freak, in the strictest definition of the word? Is this what intimacy entails? Baring your weaknesses to someone who might take advantage, but trusting them not to? - Author: J.A. Huss
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#46. The silence drew off, baring the pebbles and shells and all the tatty wreckage of my life. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#47. Brittany can hardly claim the attention of the tourist as a superlatively beautiful country. The way in which trees are clipped and tortured out of shape disfigures the sylvan landscape; and of mountain scenery, there is none. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#48. Cornish wrestling was very different from that in Devon - it was less brutal, as no kicking was allowed. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#49. On the count of three, we will cast our first spells. Neither of us will be aiming to kill, of course." "I wouldn't bet on that," Harry murmured, watching Snape baring his teeth. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#50. According to Celtic law, all sons equally divided the inheritance and principalities of their father. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#51. In art, S. Bridget is usually represented with her perpetual flame as a symbol, sometimes with a column of fire, said to have been seen above her head when she took the veil. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#52. Sensing us, the trees tremble in their sleep, The living leaves recoil before our fires, Baring to us war-charred and broken branches, And seeing theirs, we for our own destruction weep. - Author: Kathleen Raine
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#53. As a boy, I had an uncle, T. G. Bond, who lived near Moreton Hampstead and who was passionately devoted to Dartmoor. He inspired me with the same love. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#54. My own conviction is, confirmed by a very close study of parochial registers, that some of the very best blood in England is to be found among the tradesmen of our county towns. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#55. Instead of the smoldering, soul-baring, Abelard-to-Heloise-sans-castration solicitations you rightfully deserve, you're getting stupefying lines like: I'm listening to NPR. Do you want to come over and make out? - Author: Maria Dahvana Headley
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#56. At the English Revolution, when William of Orange came to the throne, the introduction of French wines into the country was prohibited, and this gave a great impetus to the manufacture of cyder and care in the production of cyder of the best description. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#57. Writing is emotional ... it is baring your soul to the world and waiting for someone to acknowledge and love it, or shun and hate it, or worse be indifferent about it. - Author: Anne-Rae Vasquez
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#58. There's a transparent face that looks deep into my eyes, baring my soul, right before terror consumes me and the image becomes a black mass of horror. - Author: Brandy Nacole
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#59. So you want to throw me out on my ass?"
Bob swallowed.
"There aren't enough people here, Bob. You need to get reinforcements. Go ahead." He smiled, baring his teeth, a sharp carnivore grin. "I'll wait. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#60. The north coast of Brittany is eaten into bays from which the sea retreats to considerable distances, and is fringed with reefs and islands. It is a favourite resort of Parisians throughout its stretch, from Dinard to Plestin. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#61. The Breton peasant is said to have a hard head. He is obstinate and resists outside pressure to alter his creed or his customs. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#62. Saint Mochua was the son of a certain Cronan, of noble race, and spent his youth in fighting. At the age of thirty, he laid aside his arms and burnt a house, with all its contents, which had been given to him by his uncle, saying that a servant of Christ should take nothing from sinners. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#63. The brave baring of all the broken in their brokenness can offer the miracle of communion. Never be afraid of being a broken thing. - Author: Ann Voskamp
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#64. No man need go blindly to destruction, for God has given him guidance and power of seeing whither he goes. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#65. The charm of Brittany is to be found in the people and in the churches. The former, with their peculiar costumes and their customs, are full of interest, and the latter are of remarkable beauty and quaintness. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#66. I'd like to think that I'd helped people all over the world to question the things they otherwise would have accepted as the truth. I'd also like to think that I'd charmed them a bit with my lovely vocal stylings and the baring of my lovely arse. - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#67. A good play is a play which when acted upon the boards make an audience interested and pleased. A play that fails in this is a bad play. - Author: Maurice Baring
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#68. The fame of Maria Foote's beauty and charm of manner had reached London, and in May 1814, she made her first appearance at Covent Garden Theatre and personated Amanthis in 'The Child of Nature' with such grace and effect that the manager complimented her with an immediate engagement. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#69. Black was not the universal hue of mourning in Europe. In Castile, white obtained on the death of its princes. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#70. The whole of society is like a cabbage-stalk covered with caterpillars, and none is satisfied till it has crawled to the top. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#71. I wish I was dead,And lay deep in the grave.I've a pain in my head,I wish I was dead.In a coffin of lead-With the Wise and the Brave-I wish I was dead,And lay deep in the grave. - Author: Maurice Baring
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#72. Social change doesn't happen in the Arab region through dramatic confrontation, beating, or indeed, baring of breasts, but rather through negotiation. - Author: Shereen El Feki
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#73. To me there was no catharsis, only an unearthing of rotting corpses of memories, a baring og still suppurating wounds. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#74. In ancient British times, the whole country belonged to tribes, and the tribes owned their several districts. At the head of each tribe was the chief. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#75. The martyrologies are catalogues in which are to be found the names of the saints with the days and places of their deaths and, generally, with the distinctive character of their sanctity and with an historic summary of their lives. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#76. Qhuinn smiled, baring his fangs. 'Has anyone ever shown you the difference between good touch and bad touch? 'Cause I'd love to demonstrate. We could start right now. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#77. The fear and anxiety of baring my soul is transcended by the thrill and honor and wonderfulness of being able to touch and affect so many people ... having people look into my mind, my imagination ... into my heart and soul. - Author: Elizabeth Kim
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#78. Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary. - Author: Maurice Baring
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#79. The Celtic Church as we know it, till gradually brought under Roman discipline, was purely monastic. The monasteries were the centres whence the ministry of souls was exercised. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#80. We left a debt in blood,' she said, baring her teeth. 'Malazan blood. And it seems they will not let that stand.'
They are here. On this shore.
The Malazans are on our shore. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#81. In Ireland, the tribes are called after the founder, as the Hy Conaill, Hy Fiachra, or sons of Conal, sons of Fiech, through grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#82. The original settlers in Iceland were the nobles of Norway who left their native land to avoid the tyranny of Harold Fairhair, who tried to crush their power so as to make himself a despotic king in the land. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#83. I have wandered over Europe, have rambled to Iceland, climbed the Alps, been for some years lodged among the marshes of Essex - yet nothing that I have seen has quenched in me the longing after the fresh air, and love of the wild scenery, of Dartmoor. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#84. every predator loves easy prey. Her lip curled, baring fangs that there was no one there to see. Because she wasn't prey. In the vamp world, she was pretty much the apex predator, the mongoose to his snake. And she was about to Rikki Tikki Tavi his ass. Dory - Author: Karen Chance
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#85. My definition of prayer is simply communicating with God. It's a love relationship first and foremost. Prayer is baring your soul to the One who loved you before you even knew of Him and letting Him speak to your heart. - Author: Stormie O'martian
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#86. A family may be ruined by extravagance, but it is not always through ruin that the representatives in a family are to be found in humble or comparatively humble circumstances, but that the junior members of a gentle family went into trade. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#87. On Jackie Kennedy's historic tour of India and Pakistan in 1962, she was photographed wearing sleeveless shifts and knee-length skirts - not to mention a midriff-baring sari that caused an international sensation. Public opinion seemed to have grown more conservative in South Asia since then. - Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton
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#88. It was his eyes. When you looked into them, you saw chained violence baring teeth and claws back at you. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#89. About two hundred or two hundred and fifty years after the death of Grettir, his history was committed to writing, and then it became fixed - nothing further was added to it, and we have his story after having travelled down over two hundred years as a tradition. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#90. Listening is among the most generous ways to give. When a loved one talks to us - whether their words appear to be deep or shallow - listen. For in some way, they are baring their souls. - Author: Jan Karon
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#91. When you write, you should put your skin on the table. - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#92. In Cornwall, it is quite possible to take a stride from the richest vegetation into the abomination of desolation. It has been said in mockery that Cornwall does not grow wood enough to make coffins for the people. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#93. Man, double-faced by nature, is placed by Revelation under a sharp, precise external rule, controlling his actions and his thoughts. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#94. In the depths of the moor, the peat may be seen riven like floes of ice, and the rifts are sometimes twelve to fourteen feet deep, cut through black vegetable matter, the product of decay of plants through countless generations. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#95. At the Norman Invasion, the Saxon thanes were themselves humbled in turn; the manors were given a more legal character and transferred to favourites of William the Conqueror. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#96. Dartmoor proper consists of that upland region of granite, rising to nearly 2,000 feet above the sea, and actually shooting above that height at a few points, which is the nursery of many of the rivers of Devon. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#97. Rena noticed me watching it pass. 'You think they don't got problem?' Rena said. 'Everybody got problem. You got me, they got insurance, house payment, Preparation H.' She smiled, baring the part between her two upper teeth. 'We are the free birds. They want to be us. - Author: Janet Fitch
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#98. I'm not slim. I'm a curvy girl: I've got thighs and a bum. I don't mind baring the fact that I've got a bit of cellulite because everybody has. I find it off-putting when everybody on telly is the same size or looks the same build. For me, it's important for people to watch someone normal. - Author: Vicky McClure
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#99. The fold is that place where He keeps His flock shut behind the hurdles of the Ten Commandments. Every now and then, a sheep leaps one of these hurdles or pushes his way between them and runs away into forbidden pastures. Then the Good Shepherd goes after the erring sheep and brings it back. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#100. The "keep quiet and look good" living is always easier than heart-baring, mistake-admitting, choosing-humility life offered in Jesus. - Author: Kara Tippetts
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