Rourke

[roo rk]
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Contemporary Examples of rourke

  • When we chatted in 2011, Rourke dryly noted that his songwriting credits with Morrissey resulted in no royalties.

  • But in Sin City, and later as Randy "The Ram" in The Wrestler, Rourke came roaring back.

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  • He did, though, make sure to offer a conciliatory hand to Rourke, whom he called “my brother.”

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    February 23, 2009

  • No one seriously thinks Langella is going to trump Rourke this year, or Sean Penn for that matter.

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    February 21, 2009

  • Instead of playing the character, Rourke is played by the camera and by the special effects.

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Historical Examples of rourke

  • How would you like to take me, Mr. Rourke, and let me work for you?

    Twelve Men

    Theodore Dreiser

  • Rourke was given a large force of men, whom he fairly gloried in bossing.

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    Theodore Dreiser

  • You don't mean to say that you're going to discharge them, Rourke, do you?

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  • Rourke, in particular, was unfortunately placed and terribly injured.

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    Theodore Dreiser

  • Lady Rourke sank down, slowly, almost at the Eurasian's feet.