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  • She even sends Isabelle on a much-prized trip to Cairo to make a presentation and throws in her own boy toy, Philippe Patrick Mille, an attorney for the company with whom Christine has been sleeping -- and with whom Isabelle now begins an affair.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Love Crime

  • Romney's success in the debate came only hours after he secured the much-prized endorsement of the New Jersey govenor Chris Christie, who last week announced he would not be joining the race.

    Mitt Romney's performance leaves others on the sidelines in GOP debate

  • Archaeologists in China's northern Xi'an city have excavated another 100 terracotta warriors, including a much-prized army officer, near the tomb of the nation's first emperor, state media said on Friday.

    China: 100 Terracotta Warrior Statues Discovered

  • Consistency will be a much-prized attribute, and Ed Balls tells the Financial Times that here he harbours a few doubts about his rival, Ed Miliband.

    Diary

  • American-born Marilyn Sachs (b. 1927), a prolific and much-prized author, is known for her realistic family novels and accurate depiction of the travails of childhood and adolescence.

    Children's Literature in the United States.

  • Scanning the communications airwaves and what remains of the printed media they would soon discover that in America, owning your own home is a much-prized mark of social and economic achievement.

    Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery--or Is It?

  • The piece delves a bit into the ways both have enlisted their highest-profile supporters to work behind the scenes to win over the these much-prized potential tie-breakers:

    Obama And Hillary Using High Profile Supporters To Woo Superdelegates

  • The sea teemed with fish, including the much-prized eel.

    The Spartacus War

  • I'll put it this way--if this had been an issue of Scary Tales or Monster Hunters, it would be a much-prized classic today.

    Archive 2009-05-10

  • If anyone could rival Arthur in such films, it was Irene Dunne, whose screwball persona was that of a very composed woman losing her much-prized poise — and loving it.

    Eight Columbia Screwball Gems

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