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  • It starts with the cutting-up and distribution of a Hare Pie at the church gates, a blessing of be-ribboned bottles on the Butter Cross followed by a bagpiped parade headed-up by a man in green velvet with a Kit William's style hare on a pole.

    Hallaton bottle kicking

  • A military aide read the citations, as Obama placed the be-ribboned medals on the recipients who attended the ceremony.

    President Obama talks about the influence of art and words

  • These be-ribboned and be-flowered tumbrils of mire are insulted and pardoned by the laughter of the public.

    Les Miserables

  • So: if I had a Dress A Day stamp of approval, or ribbon, or underwriting laboratory, this pattern would be stamped, be-ribboned, and certified for all on- and off-label uses.

    January 2008

  • Maybe the be-ribboned condom basket was a semi-gag gift from some friends after she got out of a horrible, multi-year relationship - kind of like, "once more into the fray!"

    Ferule & Fescue

  • When we were done, all our gifts were boxed and be-ribboned.

    Gift SOS: We Enlist

  • Favorite memory: Seeing Gogos interact with partner Linda's be-ribboned pet Yorkie, Cleopatra.

    Archive 2006-05-28

  • Mrs. Henry, in be-ribboned cap and morning wrapper, dandled her infant; while Henry, in oriental gown and Turkish fez, had laid his newspaper by to ride his young son on his foot.

    Australia Felix

  • Karoly shouted back, while Tamas tucked his be-ribboned prize into his sad -! dte pack before mounting.

    The Goblin Mirror

  • "One cannot but reflect with satisfaction on the surprise with which Monson and his be-ribboned cavaliers, flushed with their early successes, gazed upon the cunning defences with which Sir Edmund had girdled his property in their absence, and upon which they were to dash themselves in vain for two long years —"

    War Game

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