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They are always suspended over a precipice, dangling by a slender thread that shows every sign of snapping.
Redlich noted that this is another common thread in false confessions.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Colfer's artistic callings share a common thread: they are deeply personal and rooted in a challenging childhood.Chris Colfer on Writing, Acting, and the Pain of Being A Pop Culture Trailblazer|Oliver Jones|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There, he first picked up needle and thread to mend the shirt of an SS guard who had just beaten him.From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale|Martin Greenfield|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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But it was the labyrinth for which the earlier economist held, so he thought, the thread.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.
I shall then give an account of my various excursions in an Appendix, and afterwards resume the thread of my journal.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Its anterior portion is slender and thread-like, while the posterior portion is thicker (Fig. 112).
Every hundred yards or so I had a close peep at the ground in front through de Lisle's periscope.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton