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  • A 1963 graduate of the Air Force Academy whom classmates called "Brank", Frank was well liked and excelled in athletics.

    King, Donald L.

  • The work's title, Brank & Heckle, refers to a brank, a 16th-century iron muzzle used to silence women offenders, and hecklers, first thought to refer to 19th-century Dundee mill workers who, while heckling combing out flax would, like the artist, give surreptitious voice to dissent.

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  • It was politcians like Cris Dodd, Brank Franks and others that forced the banking community to make sub-prime loans that caused the crash.

    Obama adviser slams Wall Street

  • Thompson (ph) and Brank (ph) are going to be -- the Thompson (ph) hit (UNINTELLIGIBLE), and all the living Yankees, Giants and Dodgers of that October are going to be there.

    CNN Transcript May 5, 2004

  • (Cinder and Brank), rival artist families; and it was owing to the retirement of their artist foster-parents that Frey and Freya were left among the giants.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • Upon arrival, she hugged Croatian actor-director Brank Durovic, who stars in her directorial debut "The Land of Blood and Honey".

    Reuters: Press Release

  • According to arrest warrants, Brank broke into a house on Ascension Drive on March 21.

    CITIZEN-TIMES.com - News

  • Brank begins studiously, with facing pages of French and English versions of each poet's poem, using hand-set Bembo type.

    Harper's Magazine

  • Fabulous fun though such crafty scruple is for the eye, Brank is up to more, in her

    Harper's Magazine

  • Lucy Brank produced, as her first handmade book as a student a small and lovely creature called

    Harper's Magazine

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