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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Suriname.


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  • Extraordinary Black men in Surinam and Perhaps in the World "(581-82):" By his insinnuating temper and industry this negro not only Obtained his Freedom from a State of Slavery ... but by his Wonderful artifice & ingenuity has found the means of Acquiring a verry Competant Subsistance. "

    Grave Dirt, Dried Toads, and the Blood of a Black Cat: How Aldridge Worked His Charms

  • Here are specimens of the tree frogs that can walk with their backs downwards on the most polished surfaces, and can slightly change their colour; the paradoxical frog from Surinam, which is larger as a tadpole than in its condition of maturity; the Brazilian horned toads; the American bull frogs; and the Brazilian pipa, the female of which deposits its eggs upon the back of the male, who carries them about till they burst from their shells; the repulsive siren of Carolina, which Mr. J.E. Gray likens to an eel with fore-legs; and lastly, here is the blushing proteus, which in its native subterranean caverns is of a pale pink, but when brought to the light of day, deepens into a crimson blush; this is represented by a waxen model.

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  • The trend has not reached some forested parts of Latin America, such as Surinam or Guyana, which also have large tracts of remaining forest.

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  • Tiny nations such as Surinam and Honduras have got a better handle on it and so have large diverse countries like China and Brazil.

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  • That the only athlete representing Surinam either overslept or was told the wrong time and missed his only race, an 800-meter heat.

    David Maraniss discusses Rome 1960: The Olympics That Changed the World.

  • Apparently you brought it back from Surinam, he added helpfully.

    Exit the Actress

  • Mrs. Behn was raised in Surinam and was friendly with the exotic princes in that country.

    Exit the Actress

  • We concede our holdings in West Africa, the island of Pulo Run and Surinam, but we keep the former Dutch possessions of New York, New Jersey, and New Delaware—the Peace of Breda.

    Exit the Actress

  • What the fans should singPlease, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want The SmithsFlorent Malouda is @realflorentmIt was goof to share a good time with Surinam ghetto youth.

    Chelsea Premier League 2011-12 team guide

  • Ranu Abhelakh/Reuters= Monday evening, Jews in Surinam joined others around the world in holding a Seder to mark the start of Passover, a weeklong commemoration of the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt.

    For Christians and Jews, a Holy Week


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