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And not just sick in the body but in your mind, because you start obsessing.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In other words, the free speech exhibited by the folks at Charlie Hebdo was not virtuous—until there was a body count.
This is a blow against freedom of speech, we were told, by the likes of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson.
It jettisons jiggling ribbons of joy to every part of my body.
My body used for his hard pleasure; a stone god gripping me in his hands.
The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The sad end of the mission to King M'Bongo has been narrated in the body of this work.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The evening previous to his death he was walking about the farm, in the full possession of all his faculties of mind and body.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The generall mayne body of the planters are divided into Officers, Laborers, Farmors.
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An action that causes severe damage, as in This last recession dealt a body blow to our whole industry. This term comes from boxing, where since the 18th century it has been used to refer to a punch that is landing between the opponent's chest and navel. [c. 1900]