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As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
The precision it took to craft such a cohesive, wholly compelling work over 12 years is nothing short of remarkable.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In short, fatherhood gets little attention in policy debates.
In his State of the Union address 50 years ago, LBJ laid out his vision for the Great Society.
But the qualities Mario Cuomo brought to public life—compassion, integrity, commitment to principle—remain in short supply today.
The inner ends of the burrows were enlarged with a depression in the floor, where the eggs were laid.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd