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  • '' Emblematic '' was how one veteran put it yesterday as he planned to argue tooth and nail against Malcolm Turnbull in the party room today.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Emblematic of the FOP's stance is its ongoing, ardent support of Jon Burge, even as the rest of the world has woken up to the horror and magnitude of his wrongdoing.

    Locke Bowman: Will Mayor Emanuel Commit to Reforming the Chicago Police?

  • Emblematic of the establishment overtaking (some would argue "co-opting") Black Arts activity is Ntozake Shange's for colored girls, which in 1976 ended up on Broadway produced by Joseph Papp even though it had been workshopped at Woodie King's New Federal Theatre of the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side.


  • Emblematic in this context is the fact that Alexander kept in his bedroom a coffin of lead, a marble skull and a miniature model of Rome.

    The Heirloom City

  • Emblematic of Viko's life-long pettiness and emptiness inside was his marriage to a "fellow Indian" former cheerleader named Misha whose name was alternately spelled "Meisha" or "Geisha" at various points in Viko's "goodbye, cruel world!" salvo — who, for her part, apparently found Viko to be quite a catch (at least, initially ) on the basis of little more than his parents' country of origin (and, of course, his big fat wallet ).

    Case History #1 from The Karmic Adjustment Bureau files:

  • Emblematic of the dangers gays still face in France, hours after the council's ruling, a court east of Paris was handing down its verdict against four men on trial for attempted murder and "barbarity and torture" against Bruno Wiel, whom they allegedly lured into a hotel room after he left a gay bar in Paris in 2006, an attack that prosecutors called a homophobic crime.

    French Gay Marriage Ban Is Constitutional: Watchdog

  • Emblematic of Mr. Greenblatt's sensibility are midseason shows he brought to the network after he joined it in January, when NBC had already commissioned dozens of scripts.

    Comedy Block, Music Buoy NBC's Prime-Time Hopes

  • Emblematic of the mysterious nature of the target was that satellite imaging before the raid showed a large featureless boxlike structure.

    How the End Begins

  • Emblematic of Osborne's ambition is the second plank of welfare reform outlined in his speech: stopping universal child benefit.

    George Osborne's welfare cap is a victory for the politics of envy

  • Emblematic of Basra's rapid metamorphosis is the planned revamp of Camp Bucca—a sprawling prison run by U.S. military, once known as Iraq's Guantanamo Bay.

    Once-Barren Basra Is Back in Business


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