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My younger, straighter-than-an-arrow son was stopped and arrested in two separate jurisdictions a few years ago.
Even Xi chimed in on the debate the other day by saying that the blue in ‘APEC blue’ should remain permanent.
Prior to that, Chinese state media had designated Obama as just one of many world leaders who had arrived in Beijing to see Xi.
At the summit, Xi had been front and center, seemingly without peer.
Today was the only time all week that Xi shared a platform with another world leader in Beijing on an equal footing.
They had searched Mortlake House for Alice, and that vain quest had not wasted more than half-an-hour.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
On the first day's journey toward Chang-an-sa the party made good progress.
Passing through the gate, our friends found themselves at once in the midst of the Chang-an-sa monastery buildings.
It was the merest baby—half-an-ounce, perhaps—and it fell from the hook into the herbage some yards from the stream.Uncanny Tales|Various
In half-an-hour he was sound asleep, and a dead silence reigned in Azalea Lodge.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills