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The clichés about football-obsessed husbands and frustrated wives are pretty heavy-handed.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Some “hanging judges” have handed down hundreds of death sentences at a time.
No indictments have been handed down against the police officers in question.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He defied the atheism of communism and the empty religious practices of Putinism.Remembering the Russian Priest Who Fought the Orthodox Church|Cathy Young|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Otherwise, we will be but celebrating an empty holiday, missing its true meaning altogether.
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
Again the young fellow repeats his fatal "Banco," as he stakes a fresh pile of notes handed to him by the obsequious Jew.
Lawrence handed the General the mysterious message and Schofield read it with a darkened brow.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Herein he found an empty stall that was dark enough not to be seen, and still afforded sufficient light to read in.
Still, if such an envelope should be handed him, he would breathe easier until it was opened.