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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Rivers, Larry 1923-2002. American artist whose complex paintings combine the bold brushwork of abstract expressionism with realistic images.

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  • Featuring interviews and extensive performances and discussions with Glennie and Fred Frith, and secondary sessions and performances with the taiko group Za Ondekoza, this film reminded me almost irresistibly of the documentary Rivers and Tides, which is unsurprising given that Thomas Riedelsheimer directed both _Rivers and Tides_ as well as this film, and Fred Frith was responsible for the _Rivers and Tides_ film score.

    [film] Touch the Sound

  • Then he was given the title Rivers, but they were still his and he theirs.

    The White Queen

  • I AM the happiest of human beings: my Rivers is arrived, he is well, he loves me; I am dear to his family; I see him without restraint; I am every hour more convinced of the excess of his affection; his attention to me is inconceivable; his eyes every moment tell me, I am dearer to him than life.

    The History of Emily Montague

  • It looks like Rivers is doing just fine, but again, I think this serves as an admonishment to people (like me) who think they can prognosticate.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Unpredictability of Quarterbacks

  • American Rivers is proud to have played a lead role in what will be the largest dam removal to date in Maryland.

    Rebecca Wodder: Dam Removal Spurs River Renaissance

  • Thompson Rivers is a small institution (less than 10,000 students) which until 1995 was known as “Caribou College” and did not even become a full university until 2004.

    Canada’s First Fourth-Tier Law School? : Law is Cool

  • Austin Rivers, a shooting guard who is the top-ranked player in the 2011 recruiting class as well as the son of Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers, has committed to Duke.

    Austin Rivers, Doc Rivers' son, commits to Duke

  • She said “Three Rivers is about a Pittsburgh clinic” …???

    Alynda Wheat's Beat Cop: 'Three Rivers' might need some CPR | EW.com

  • BUT – could someone please explain to me why Three Rivers is just not very good, despite its excellent cast and fine production values?

    Mandy Patinkin to appear on 'Three Rivers': We want more! | EW.com

  • Fishing in Rivers Inlet Sporstman Club, BC we had quite a whale show with a full breach next to our boat.

    Field & Stream

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