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  • NIANGARA, Congo — The young woman with the hacked-off lips and stitches where one ear used to be shakes her head when asked why rebels did this to her, then whispers that the attackers who came from across the river were angry because she kept crying for mercy and calling on God forhelp.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Car Bomb Found in Times Square?

  • Mesmerized, I followed brown-hide longhorns into the abattoir, where the walls were splattered with blood and the steers 'hacked-off hooves were stacked and sold as a culinary delicacy.

    Richard C. Morais: Literary Market Making

  • Mesmerized, I followed brown-hide longhorns into the abattoir, where the walls were splattered with blood and the steers 'hacked-off hooves were stacked and sold as a culinary delicacy.

    Richard C. Morais: Literary Market Making

  • NIANGARA, Congo — The young woman with the hacked-off lips and stitches where one ear used to be shakes her head when asked why rebels did this to her, then whispers that the attackers who came from across the river were angry because she kept crying for mercy and calling on God forhelp.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Car Bomb Found in Times Square?

  • He went on in this style for some time, his eyes, as it were, turned inward, his imagination aflame with prophetic visions of Rome in ruins, the Tiber red with blood, the Forum strewn with hacked-off heads, visions he laid out for us in graphic detail.

    CONSPIRATA

  • Another refuge for those who don't want to confront reality is to think that all their problems can be simply solved by recruiting hacked-off former Lib Dems.

    The leadership contenders sneer at Tony Blair at their peril. He knew how to win

  • Ugandan capital of Kampala, for example, I followed brown-hide longhorns into the abattoir, where the walls were splattered with blood and the steers 'hacked-off hooves were stacked and sold as a culinary delicacy.

    Richard C. Morais: The Poetry of Pork

  • Her first impression was that Kurt looked wonderful, rather than someone who had suffered over five days of imprisonment, most of it without water, all of it without food, and enduring pain as well as blood loss from a hacked-off finger.

    Naked Cruelty

  • Well kind-of but I tend to think the results will prove it was counterproductive and my own anecdotal experience of regular phone canvessing is that people get hacked-off enough when it is a human being on the end of the phone and you drag them away from their tea/bath/Eastenders etc….

    Those cold calls, now…

  • She decorates with grizzly bear, has been called Caribou Barbie in part for her distinctive accessorizing, sued the Department of the Interior to push starving polar bears off the threatened species list, blocks salmon from being protected from toxic metal-mining waste, and has proposed to pay $150 for each hacked-off left foreleg of wolves that have been shot from planes as an incentive for Alaskan hunters.

    Jeanie Pyun: The Eco-Sins (and Virtues) of Sarah Palin

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