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  • Immediately Tudor's monkey-like impishness left him, and he was once more the cool, self-possessed man of the world.

    Chapter 26

  • Comparing a reader full of e-books to a room full of paper books is like comparing a pocket shrine to a temple; we are still monkey-like enough to be awed by size and number, and a good library trips the same circuits in my brain as a house of worship.

    MIND MELD: The Pros and Cons of eBooks

  • Star-Born One, this mysterious deity, as bestial-conducted as the black and kinky-headed and monkey-like human beasts who worshipped it, and whose silver-sweet, bull-mouthed singing and commanding he had heard at the taboo distance for so long?

    THE RED ONE

  • Afterwards, as Alder lay dead, monkey-like noises were detected on the audio tape.

    Government to apologise to Alder family over police cell death

  • It involves some sort of animated monkey-like Alex Ovechkin figure dancing to disco music on what appears to be a Swedish Web site.

    Ovechkin as a dancing monkey

  • If you want to see the evidence for human evolution face-to-face, the Human Origins hall is the place to indulge that monkey-like curiosity.

    Smithsonian human origins exhibit elicits awe, protests

  • Four other dancers stamp and clap in aggressive unison? while another man creeps around, monkey-like, on all fours.

    MAU: dances with shark fishermen

  • The movie depicted blacks as buffoonish, monkey-like legislators and murderous ex-slaves intent on raping white women.

    Tom Burrell: Birth of a Notion

  • In essence, meditation is simply about calming our chattering monkey-like mind and being aware and present in this very moment.

    The Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Stress!

  • The story is simple: Uncle Boonmee is dying and his sister and nephew show up ... followed shortly by the ghost of his dead wife and the hairy, monkey-like visage of his son.

    Michael Giltz: Cannes 2010 Day Eight and Nine: Carlos Is Caught

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