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blood-and-thunder

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  • Yet this wasn't a barnstorming, blood-and-thunder peroration from the eloquent Robertson; instead, he sounded the death knell for the Union in elegant and mellifluous tones: "Independence is now not an abstract"; "The people want to be persuaded"; "This will transform people's lives".

    In five years' time, the Union will be no more | Kevin McKenna

  • And Avery Clark, who made a strong impression in the blood-and-thunder production of "Hamlet" that brought Orlando Shakespeare to my attention last season, wears his two hats no less well: He's darkly romantic as Mr. Darcy and delightfully ludicrous as Lysander.

    They Are Playing It Safe—And Smart

  • This is the fifth and final installment of "New Management", a fanfic prequel to Isaac Asimov's early blood-and-thunder space opera "Black Friar of the Flame".

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • This is the third installment of "New Management", a fanfic prequel to Isaac Asimov's early blood-and-thunder space opera "Black Friar of the Flame".

    "New Management", part 3

  • This is the fifth and final installment of "New Management", a fanfic prequel to Isaac Asimov's early blood-and-thunder space opera "Black Friar of the Flame".

    "New Management", part 5

  • This is the fourth installment of "New Management", a fanfic prequel to Isaac Asimov's early blood-and-thunder space opera "Black Friar of the Flame".

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • Scholars had long suspected that the potboiler blood-and-thunder stories written by Jo March in "Little Women" reflected real-life sensational stories written by Alcott in her constant early attempts to earn money for her bankrupt family.

    We Remember - Madeleine Stern, 1912 - 2007

  • This is the second installment of "New Management", a fanfic prequel to Isaac Asimov's early blood-and-thunder space opera "Black Friar of the Flame".

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • Buck's father, Absalom, was often away, traveling over his mission field, an area as big as Texas, preaching blood-and-thunder sermons to often hostile Chinese passersby.

    'Pearl Buck In China': A Child Across The Good Earth

  • This is the third installment of "New Management", a fanfic prequel to Isaac Asimov's early blood-and-thunder space opera "Black Friar of the Flame".

    Archive 2010-03-01

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