Shoppers mingle, traders peddle their wares and children play in the street, all to a cacophonous backdrop of roaring motorbikes and honking cars.
These dreary, cadaverous corpses are supported in the positions which they are made to assume by means of steel wires hidden beneath their scanty robes.Ballou, Maturin Murray
In that memorable calamity seventeen lives were lost and forty persons seriously injured.Hungerford, Edward
“Marston,” he began, “drifted into the Paris ateliers from your country, callow, morbid, painfully young and totally inexperienced.Buck, Charles Neville
Mr. Obama, in an unusually candid public discussion of the Central Intelligence Agency’s covert program, said the drone strikes had not inflicted huge civilian casualties.New York Times (Jan 31, 2012)
“Alas, no,” said Bergfeld, mournfully, “the day after the battle our brave soldiers were surrounded by overwhelming forces and obliged to capitulate.”Meding, Johann Ferdinand Martin Oskar
She remained remote and wild, suddenly breaking off our talks and displaying, where I was concerned, the most capricious and inexplicable moods.Leblanc, Maurice
Mrs. Strong subsequently caricatured our progress by representing me very tall with an extremely tight waistband, and Stevenson looking upward from his diminutive steed.Child-Villiers, Margaret Elizabeth Leigh
This monk was an excellent cartographer, or map-maker, and Christopher wished to talk with him about the western lands.Byne, Mildred Stapley
In particular, Kucinich castigated Obama for pursuing military intervention in Libya without congressional authorization: President Obama moved forward without Congress approving.
Not enough people use evenings out as an opportunity for catharsis.
Though the mud only came up to ankle height, its caustic ingredients continue to eat away the foundations.
The firing ceased; the smoke slowly cleared away, revealing the two fleets commingled, shattered, and torn, and strewed with dead.Headley, Joel Tyler
He ceded some of his powers to elected officials, while keeping the final say on issues of defense, national security and religion.
He watched his chance, and, at length, escaped, much to his enemies’ chagrin.Stratemeyer, Edward
Egypt’s al-Zawahri likely to succeed bin Laden For years, Osama bin Laden’s charisma kept al-Qaida’s ranks filled with zealous recruits.
Like most charlatans who find it necessary to deceive the world, the physician tried to cover up his shortcomings by noisy bluster.Hornblow, Arthur
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recently chastised China in a speech she gave in which she decried Internet censorship.New York Times (Feb 2, 2010)
Indeed during his wild and chimerical attempts for finding out a golden country, it is not improbable that this brave adventurer visited many different places.Hewatt, Alexander
Howard is expected to remain out until at least June, while Utley, battling chronic knee injuries, may not return until May.Washington Post (Apr 3, 2012)
It has taken five hours to get here from Cairo via a circuitous route to avoid the Egyptian police checkpoints.
He got his message out bunglingly, with embarrassed circumlocution and repetition; but this was what it came to in the end.Howells, William Dean
As Kaufman writes: On the strategy front, some of these groups are becoming more circumspect in campaigning against global warming, mindful of mixed public sentiment.
“All of this is done in a very clandestine way,” said Paddick, who said he had never personally seen money being exchanged.Seattle Times (Jul 7, 2011)
Then on Tuesday, his last day in office, he granted clemency or suspended sentences to more than 200 other convicts.
This little clique, this group admired her and instinctively adopted the tone which she set.Couperus, Louis
Authorities are still trying to determine whether Savannah was forced to run by physical coercion or by verbal commands.Time (Feb 23, 2012)
The supposition is so very probable, that nothing short of very cogent reasons could induce us to abandon it.Hengstenberg, Ernst Wilhelm
“You have to be cognizant of the evidence out there and learn from what has been published.New York Times (Jan 4, 2011)
Perhaps not elegant classical Latin, but good, everyday, useful, colloquial stuff.”Fenn, George Manville
Then, unless there were collusion on the part of the sentries, he must have slipped through some window, said Davies to himself.Cox, C. B.
In the galleries are colossal figures of dragons, gods, goddesses, and heroes, groups being often carved out of one gigantic monolith.Child-Villiers, Margaret Elizabeth Leigh
Reaching this just at evening, he encamped there all night, and the next morning commenced crossing.Headley, Joel Tyler
We had spent countless hours together drinking wine and commiserating about child-rearing, long Wisconsin winters and interrupted sleep.New York Times (Mar 24, 2011)
When done their building was quite commodious, being twenty-two feet by fourteen.Mudge, Zachariah Atwell
The South African site has some compelling advantages: construction costs are lower, and it sits at a higher altitude.Scientific American (Mar 12, 2012)
The Home Office is understood to have paid more than £1m in compensation to 40 children wrongly held in adult detention centres while seeking asylum.
He added: “Like being a pioneer in anything, I suppose, you get complacent…We’re waking up to the fact that we are lagging behind.”
Romar said the freshmen are “such a compliant group” and “willing learner” more than any other incoming class he’s had at Washington.Seattle Times (Oct 19, 2011)
His heart was beating furiously under his waistcoat, but, taken aback as he was, he maintained outward composure.Weyman, Stanley J.
While military service is compulsory on all Mohammedans over eighteen years of age, there are some exemptions, and substitution is allowed.Alden, John B.
He spent months defending his televised “Decision,” before finally conceding that it might not have been the greatest idea.New York Times (Dec 31, 2011)
What wonder, then, that he thought of them as conceited, vain, full of pride, without merit?Morris, Clara
The inner bark consists of numerous concentric layers of fibers, which interlace in all directions, and thus present a great resemblance to lace.Saunders, William
Mr. Cox was conciliatory at other moments, but politely stood firm on the basics of the bureau’s economic model.New York Times (Apr 9, 2011)
For some purposes, concise, exactly worded definitions are needed; for other purposes, more extended descriptions are required.Pag?, Victor Wilfred
“The door is closed now, and we’re in secret conclave.”Fenn, George Manville
“I take it, then, that we are working in unison,—at least, in concord?”Wells, Carolyn
St. Croix river being the boundary line between two states, the Wisconsin authorities claimed concurrent jurisdiction.Folsom, William Henry Carman
Many frown on the mixing of the sexes, refusing to shake hands with women let alone condoning any sort of political activity by them.New York Times (Dec 3, 2011)
Work in synthetic biology is still confined to laboratories, but researchers see potential for advances in energy production, medicine and other fields.Washington Post (Mar 14, 2012)
We view Europe as covering at present a smothered fire, which may shortly burst forth and produce general conflagration.Chinard, Gilbert
Cain said his rivals were wrongly attempting to conflate his plan with existing state sales taxes, saying it was like comparing apples and oranges.
Memphis is situated at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.Kennard, Nina H.
Heretics were frightened into conformity or punished; some were driven out of the country, a few were burned to death.Sedgwick, Henry Dwight
He is apt to denominate, however, his whole gain, profit, and thus confounds rent with profit, at least in common language.Garnier, Germain
During his time in office, the conglomerates have added more subsidiaries and expanded into sectors usually occupied by smaller companies, like food and retail.New York Times (Feb 6, 2012)
He guessed how Elbel was occupied, and his conjecture was confirmed by Samba, who at once resumed his scouting work.Strang, Herbert
“Expand” is a word with potentially positive connotations, but also virtually an infinite number of negative connotations, including violence and aggression.New York Times (Aug 9, 2010)
Mr. Farmer had originally hoped to form a consensus, but later announced that he was prepared to cast the tie-breaking vote.New York Times (Dec 24, 2011)
But by not making body parts they don’t need, parasites conserve energy, which they can invest in other efforts like reproduction.Scientific American (Jan 16, 2012)
Words of consolation are but empty sounds, for to time alone it belongs to wear out the tears of affliction.Marshall, Florence A. Thomas
The Chinese government is now trying to consolidate dozens of small rare earth mining companies into three state-owned giants.New York Times (Mar 9, 2012)
Their clothes are never conspicuous; they detract rather than attract attention.Bok, Edward W.
He lifted himself up on his right elbow; to his horror and consternation, there were two or three spots of blood upon the white sheet.Jones, P.
Recipes are all thoroughly tested in consummate Cook’s Illustrated style, which means you won’t be wasting time with any duds.Seattle Times (Dec 18, 2010)
Some wells and springs are still contaminated with uranium and other toxic heavy metals, a legacy of 40 years of mining.New York Times (Apr 6, 2012)
He had never liked him in the old days, but he was far too good-natured to contemplate any serious bloodshed.Heyer, Georgette
In all cases, these materials have been introduced into the cave at some period subsequent to, or contemporaneous with, the formation of the cave.Nicholson, Henry Alleyne
At his death he was very contrite for the sins that he had committed against God before and after his baptism.Robertson, James Alexander
Here, team spirit feels neither corny nor contrived.New York Times (Nov 5, 2011)
Both are taking staunchly conservative positions on controversial science issues: they are against regulating carbon emissions and oppose embryonic stem-cell research.
This could solve a conundrum for beekeepers – how to tackle the mites without damaging the bees they live so intimately with.BBC (Dec 22, 2010)
They conversed in French, but the snake made no movement.Various
Large family groups and neighborhood regulars fill the dining room and the long, convivial bar.New York Times (Jul 25, 2010)
During hot dry summers especially, copious waterings should be given.Weathers, John
My personal relations with Mr. Taft had of course always been most cordial and agreeable.Straus, Oscar S.
The analysis did not prove that sleeping pills cause death, critics noted, only that there may be a correlation between the two.New York Times (Mar 12, 2012)
Such resemblances can prove little or nothing unless they are corroborated by evidence based on historical grounds.Nicholson, Reynold
On looking on the countenance of Mr. Barry at this moment, Mrs. Palmer was surprised to see it deadly pale.Cobbold, Richard
Ex-president Mohamed Nasheed says he has been forced out in a coup.
Covert channels are used to transfer sensitive information outside of the enterprise without being detected by gateway security solutions.Forbes (Dec 23, 2011)
Among other things of Chinese provenance earnestly coveted by us, perhaps the most desired were books.Hara, Katsuro
And there, in one corner, frightened, with guilt writ plain all over her, cowered Lady.Terhune, Albert Payson
Was it for them to follow the craven footsteps of a cowardly generation?Robinson, Victor
“I am surprised that plaintiffs’ hyperbolic allegations and inflated damage claims are given any credence,” said the bank’s top lawyer, Gary Lynch.New York Times (Aug 26, 2011)
So far, no credible studies have linked exposure to radio waves to cancer.Forbes (Nov 16, 2011)
Week after week, he roamed the streets of New York, looking for work, and every night returned to Hoboken, crestfallen and disappointed.Gilson, Charles
Each has promised to limit child-directed advertising of its least-healthy products, focusing instead on healthier options meeting nutritional criteria that each company established independently.
“Lost” represented his most intricate, steadfastly cryptic mystery box, a drawn-out tease during which questions multiplied twice as fast as answers.New York Times (May 29, 2011)
Following Nevada, there are five nomination contests in February, including caucuses in Maine that started this weekend and will culminate later next week.
May even the culpable be pardoned; they are punished sufficiently by remorse.Garibaldi, Giuseppe
A farmer living in rural Ethiopia, for example, will often cultivate all of the food his family needs, selling only if there is a surplus.Scientific American (Apr 6, 2012)
Dorothy admired Mrs. Faulkner’s lovely gracious disposition, and her clever cultivated mind.Wells, Carolyn
Shabby infrastructure, cumbersome bureaucracy, a meandering tax regime and a nascent local supplier base are holding back industrial growth and more foreign investment.
The unemployment rate has declined for four straight months, falling a cumulative 0.6 percentage point.
He also said department examinations were often cursory, even though widely accepted protocols recommend detailed testing.New York Times (Jul 13, 2010)
Deep-rooted corruption was curtailing justice in Pakistan, he added.New York Times (Jan 23, 2012)
“These things are cyclical, there are some years that are happier than others,” he said.New York Times (May 15, 2011)
He tried not to become jaded or cynical, he said, and retained hope that people who had made mistakes could turn their lives around.New York Times (Oct 7, 2011)