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  • By now he realized that the retelling of sym THE NIGHT FACE bolic myths wa a standard conversational gambit here, like a Lochlanna's inquiry after the health of your father.

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  • Another kind blasts their way into our lives and brings to our knees and all we can do is froth at the mouth and make blood curdling “ khoon pey jayenge” type hyper bolic statements.

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  • It used to be a branch of dyne:bolic but it was like 2 years ago.

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  • In this light, the water torture phrase is definitely the sort of material to subject to further ‘Ana-bolic’ investigation.

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  • In Engineering I find a surly Varese supervising two men cleaning the guts of a junction box with what smells like car-bolic.

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  • There the style is described (I, 656) as “decorative and sym - bolic” and seen as an expression of the Counter -

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  • Civic functions, although de - scribed in detail, are usually less important than sym - bolic aspects in the outlining of the overall shape of the utopian town plan.

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  • This is pursued undoubtedly in accordance with the old idea that the punishment should be commensurate with the sin and bear a sym - bolic relationship to it; those succumbing to vanity and sensuous lust, and with them their seducers, the min - strels, are punished with the instruments of their sins.

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  • New sym - bolic objects and animals are now added to the reper - tory of the artist in France, Germany, and the Low

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  • Nevertheless, the central theme — that mathematics is derivable from logic — persisted, and the Principia Mathematica has continued to be a source of both inspiration and sym - bolic modes for workers in the foundations of mathe - matics and logic.

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