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  • It was an aged norn male, his once-proud figure stooped a bit, his head bald, his eyes enfolded in rings.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • I wondered what would happen to those 6,000 of us still there, the remnant of the 39,000 Jews who had formed this once-proud community -- that is, until the rioting sent people packing, many headed for the newly established State of Israel.

    David Harris: Letter from a Forgotten Jew*

  • After quite a run at Stanford, Harbaugh will head some 10 miles along the 101 freeway from Stanford to turn around a once-proud franchise that is desperate to become a contender again right away.

    Stanford Football Coach Heading To San Francisco

  • It is significant that this was happening in Detroit, the once-proud capital of industrialization via the automobile.

    Why I Garden

  • Their once-proud ground game ranked just 19th in the NFL last season; more importantly, they weren't able to run when they wanted or needed to, such as in short yardage, red zone or to try to hold fourth-quarter leads.

    Pittsburgh Steelers Team Report

  • That was unacceptable to Bowlen, who reached out to a man half his age to resurrect a once-proud franchise that is still looking for a general manager.

    McDaniels joins Broncos, says he's 'built to understand defense'

  • The once-proud Republican party is becoming a mind-control organization where all members must toe the party line regardless if this is what they agree with or if this is in the best interests of their constituants back home.

    RNC members draft new 'socialist' resolution

  • What has happened to the once-proud Republican Party?

    Graham hit again for cap-and-trade support

  • When mouse-clicking fingers replaced album-flipping thumbs as music consumers' digit of choice, New York City lost almost all of its once-proud record-shop subculture.

    One-Day Record-Store Revival

  • DePaul has hired Clemson's Oliver Purnell as its coach, hoping he can revive a once-proud program that has struggled in recent years.

    Men's College Basketball News: Polls, Team Indexes, Conference Reports

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