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  • Antonius – Burrus-Caseous grouptriad may be said to equate the qualis equivalent with the older socalled talis on talis one just as quantly as in the hyperchemical economantarchy the tan-tum ergons irruminate the quantum urge so that eggs is to whey as whay is to zeed like your golfchild’s abe boob caddy.

    Finnegans Wake

  • The Shaman was in his ordinary working clothes, not his talis-manbedecked ritual garb, and bits of bark caught in his beard and hair betrayed the fact that he'd been splitting wood when he was apprised of their imminent arrival.

    Elephant in the City

  • And to play it safe, we included a talis signed by all of the original members of Kiss.

    Sparack: Meeting with Bibi

  • Ax (David Axelrod) suggested something a bit more cryptic: a talis autographed by famed Nixon supporter Sammy Davis Jr.

    Sparack: Meeting with Bibi

  • How can you explain the Opa in tears of joy without getting bogged down in his history, the gramma passing the talis, the amazing array of friends from the past and the blended family finally blending?

    Of Sentimentality and Smugitude, or Why I Haven't Written About the Bat Mitzvah

  • The first kind of exchange according to St. Thomas, however, does not properly pertain to business people negotiatores but to ordinary households or public offices which have to provide for the necessities of life for the home or the city. “talis commutatio non proprie pertinet ad negotiatores sed magis ad oeconomicos vel politicos, qui habent providere vel domui vel civitati de rebus necessariis vitae.”

    Chesterton and Capitalism Part Two

  • He said go with your yarmulke and your talis, and don't work.

    'Photo by Sammy Davis,' Scenes in Black and White

  • Praeparat corpus talis somnus ad multas periculosas aegritudines.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Et si percontaretur me quisquam an exultare mallem, an metuere, responderem, exultare: et si rursus interrogaret an ego talis essem, an qualis nunc sum, me ipsis curis confectum eligerem; sed perversitate, non veritate.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Xenop.l. 4. de dictis Socratis ad finem, talis fuit

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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