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  • proper n. nickname of The Times newspaper


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  • I rather expected better of the Thunderer, which is perhaps foolish.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The Thunderer was the favorite god of most mariners.


  • The Thunderer was another of Ngurn's names for the mysterious deity.

    The Red One

  • But the great attraction was a pamphlet called The Thunderer, which espoused their own opinions, and was supposed at that time to emanate directly from the Association.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • Rob's most disappointing reads of 2008 were: "Thunderer" (Felix Gilman), "Empress" (Karen Miller) and "Juggler of Worlds" (Lary Niven & Edward M. Lerner).

    The ULTIMATE (and somewhat bloated) Best Of 2008 List [part 4]

  • There is a particularly stupid comment piece from Bruce Anderson in The Times today, who discusses the "state of play" on the constitution in the "Thunderer" section.

    Taking to the boats?

  • "Thunderer" lay at anchor; and there, at her outhanging window, every evening Minnie would sit, looking so anxiously across the bay towards the great black hull of the vessel, till a gig would put off that brought Alan home to her.

    Wilton School or, Harry Campbell's Revenge

  • That night the Queen's good ship "Thunderer" weighed anchor from the roadstead where she had been lying off Wilton, and with canvass stretched, and engines at full speed, swung down the Bristol channel on the ebb tide, to join the flying squadron on a six months 'cruise.

    Wilton School or, Harry Campbell's Revenge

  • It was not long before his impatience was gratified, and the "Thunderer" steamed out into the English Channel.

    Wilton School or, Harry Campbell's Revenge

  • This brought him into direct communication with the London _Times_ which then as now exchanged cable news with the _Matin_, and it was the duty of the young journalist to take the cable news of the "Thunderer" and transmit such portions as would particularly interest France to the

    Fighting France


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