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  • I'm prone to flirtation with excess myself I'm a self-described bohemian but even the most die-hard hippie doesn't need 15 handmade Moroccan caftans but fortunately I've learned to jerk myself back from the cliff's edge before the thought of losing or missing out on an object causes me more panic than pleasure.

    Kathryn M. Ireland: Hoarding Versus Collecting

  • Ms. Manning hallucinates a nightmarish dreamscape where she flees a dark presence again and again only to end up on a cliff's edge and is cast off by an invisible force.

    A 9/11 Survivor Tells Her Story

  • "The Syrian administration is on a knife-edge…It should turn back from a path that ends at a cliff's edge."

    Syria Pressure Rises After Bloody Day

  • To climb off the carousel, and lunge head-first for the cliff's edge.

    Wale Oyejide: Were You Hoping for a Miracle?

  • Two years later, he may be on the cliff's edge of another historic achievement — the electoral wipeout of his party with some of the Democrats 'longest-serving and revered members of Congress disappearing in the avalanche.

    The Rage Against Citizens United

  • The van rounded each bend with a sharp turn, and I felt my stomach drop at the combination of nearing the cliff's edge, and the breathless mountain scenery.

    Leora Novick: Small Town Life In The Peruvian Andes

  • A beautifully silken red umbrella angled itself towards the edge of the cliff, mimicking the cliff's shape, as the tangible wind itself blustered its way around it.

    Clock

  • Haskell said she bought her house about five years ago, with 40 feet of land between it and the cliff's edge.

    Calvert homeowners gain hope but still fear cliff erosion

  • About half of the 234 properties within 100 feet or less of the cliff's edge have been found to be within the beetle's habitat, according to officials.

    Calvert homeowners gain hope but still fear cliff erosion

  • A report, presented by a steering committee of local, state and federal officials to the Calvert County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, said that federal and state governments will allow people to apply for expedited permits to move houses from the cliff's edge or stabilize the cliff itself, as long as the homeowner mitigates the loss of the beetle by providing a habitat elsewhere.

    Calvert homeowners gain hope but still fear cliff erosion

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