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  • It was a kick to see her match the whipping fouetté turns of a swan queen with the fiddler's express train.

    Bluegrass pickin' perks up Ballet Across America's opening

  • He would go up and down like a fiddler's elbow while he was away.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • "Poor Susan" and "The Power of Music," which may best be described as tragic-comic, both address the power of song — the thrush's song or the fiddler's — to distract from the dreariness of labor, poverty, and urban displacement.

    Captivation and Liberty in Wordsworth's Poems on Music

  • How they yelled and cheered, those charmers; I can see their bestial, grinning faces still, and the bearded man on top of the struggling squaw, his backside going like a fiddler's elbow.


  • I remembered going to an incredible fiddler's convention, and I had this image I took away from that visit of all these fiddlers playing in their own unique style, and there were people spontaneously dancing and kicking up their feet to the music.

    Mark O'Connor's Symphonic America

  • I doubt they immigrants give a fiddler's fart as to who makes the rules, or why, just as long as they can learn the latest 'must know' criteria to comply.

    You have the right to shut the hell up and stop whining.

  • That fiddler's not you in your next life, is she, Beth?

    Linda spared while I become coma girl

  • People in the rest of Canada don't give a fiddler's bitch about Danny Williams, cod, Hibernia, Persona, MHA crooks or anything connected to this place.

    Williams criticized on Hickey; story goes national

  • It's not going to happen because (a) we can't have them going in and out of the classroom like a fiddler's elbow (b) we can't take them out of the business for weeks at a time (c) we don't have the technology in HMRC to remote-teach effectively.

    Ten years on

  • In "The Jolly Flatboatmen," a dancer pounds the deck of a Missouri flatboat to a fiddler's tune and the beat of a tin pan.

    The Art of Politics


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