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  • While concerns grow it remains a waiting game for friends and family of the missing men, as New Zealand police believe the instability of gases in the mine mean it is too dange rous to enter the mine to retrieve the men.

    Rescue Attempts on Hold at New Zealand Mine

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    Photo of the Day – Rodent of Unusual Size | Manolith

  • To their contorted natures it had become a spirited and chival - rous thing to volunteer for service against some man who had never injured them, and whom in many cases they had never seen in their lives.

    Chennai

  • I apply not this instance: but, Sir Hargrave, as I hope to see you married, and happy, though it can never be, I think, to Miss Byron, such gene-rous acknowledgments as misbecome not an Ita — lian, I shall then hope for from an Englishman.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Your gene — rous acceptance, signified to me by that good lady, has for ever obliged me.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Danubierhome and Barbaropolis, who had settled and stratified in the capital city after its hebdomodary metropoliarchialisation as sunblistered, moonplastered, gory, wheedling, joviale, litche-rous and full, ordered off the gorgeous premises in most cases on account of his smell which all cookmaids eminently objected to as ressembling the bombinubble puzzo that welled out of the pozzo.

    Finnegans Wake

  • It is not a hear or say of some anomo-rous letter, signed Toga Girilis, (teasy dear).

    Finnegans Wake

  • The Committee is confident that as we surge closer to the solutions of problems like these we shall not be joined by one but millions of South Africans who take pride in the democratic, prospe - rous and stable destiny of our country.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • But he had an undeniable force of personality and a sono - rous speaking voice that could make the phone book inter - esting, and that, apparently, was what mattered most.

    Second Skin

  • In Which Elric and Werther Fight Side By Side Against Almost Overwhelming Odds SOMEWHERE, IT seemed to Elric, as he parried and thrust at the attacking bird-monsters, rich and rous - ing music played.

    Elric At The End of Time

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  • One would think, for all the Princess Bride quoting that happens on Wordie, there would be a PB list!

    Edit: There is now.

    February 5, 2009

  • R-O-U-S-es? I don't think they exist.

    February 18, 2007