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  • The hunter carefully prepares his poison-tipped arrows and sets forth on an important hunt.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Hayworth delivers poison-tipped double entendres like they don't write any more in this classic noir love triangle.

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  • His tiny feet were a blur as he raced along with a mad grin on his face and his poison-tipped spear at his side.

    End of Time

  • KADUNA, Nigeria — The mobs poured into the streets by the thousands in this dusty city separating Nigeria's Muslim north and Christian south, armed with machetes and poison-tipped arrows to unleash their rage after the oil-rich nation's presidential election.

    Nigeria Mobs Leave Charred Bodies In Streets

  • He ordered the creation of English and reading curriculum and was haunted by dreams of a female assassin entering the ranch and trying to kill him with poison-tipped stars.

    Cult leader Warren Jeffs quietly awaits trial, but released evidence reveals his paranoia and ruthlessness

  • From his poison-tipped pen flowed the expose of Hamilton's dalliance with the young Maria Reynolds, which had prompted Hamilton, while treasury secretary, to pay hush money to her husband.

    The Feuding Fathers

  • Allman and Parker detail in their book, Tongnaab: The History of a West African God, how an armed formation of soldiers carrying two maxim guns and 27-pound field guns marched into the hills in March 1911, only to be held off by a hail of poison-tipped arrows.

    Spellbound

  • The only course to subjugation, he reported to colonial administrators, was to take up arms against people who carried poison-tipped spears and engaged in banditry, earning them the reputation of being fierce and lawless.

    Spellbound

  • We should have seen this for what it was: a poison-tipped dagger aimed at the heart of the Bush presidency.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

  • The Na'vi have not just laid down their poison-tipped arrows and let the invaders take over their land and so all the propaganda of war is used to prepare the soldiers to possibly lay down their lives in this war against "the enemy."

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