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  • March 13, 2008 at 6:16 am prolly… but ai wuz thinking moer taht we duz nawt haf to lissen to ponte-, ponti- …..speech maeking.

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  • Fri 08/25/06 3:48 PM dfg34hdb word game ringhiera ponti passerella giorgia surina

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  • He reflected that Selim, whose culture embraced practices of breathtaking barbarism, might think the same of Venice's _battagliole sui ponti, _ which aroused such fascination and misunderstanding.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Nicholas walked down calli, callesse, over ponti of stone, black metal and wood, along fondamenta that fronted rii that had remained constant for hundreds of years.

    The Kaisho

  • Meynke's _polo_ removes the difficulty, answers well to the following 'at Notus, _aduerso_ tepidum qui spirat ab _axe_', and is supported by the language of _Met_ II 173 'quaeque _polo_ posita est glaciali _proxima_ Serpens', and _Fast_ IV 575-76 (of Ceres) 'errat et in caelo liquidique immunia ponti/adloquitur gelido _proxima_ signa

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Scarcely less absurd is the chorus in the _Phaedra_, who, when hymning the power of love, give a long list of animals subject to such passion: the catalogue culminates with the statement that even whales and elephants fall in love (351): amat insani belua ponti

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • Alas! the seeming peace was but the placidi pellacia ponti; it was but

    Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

  • Rialto is the name, not of the bridge, but of the island from which it is called; and the Venetians say, _Il ponti di Rialto_, as we say Westminster Bridge.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 4

  • The interesting thing for me is how there's this cognitive disconnect, where people like ponti or antisocialist want to pretend they are for smaller government, fiscal responsibility and against socialism, yet their support for the military puts the lie to all of these positions.

    The Nation: Top Stories

  • I don't have a particularly "special need" to try to read your mind, ponti.

    The Nation: Top Stories

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  • double-knit fabric, usually some sort of polyester mix, likely the same as ponte di roma (but ponti is what's been in the UK fashion press this year)

    December 28, 2010