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  • I took my half-day on Wednesday, and naturally on that day the king and his bosom friend, the known rakehell George Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham, attended the early performance.

    Exit the Actress

  • WHEN MY OLDER daughter, Olivia, was about three or four, she attended a half-day preschool a few days a week.

    The Law of Happiness

  • Prosecutors say they expect to reach the halfway point of its case on Saturday, when a half-day of court is scheduled.

    Anthony on video tells parents: We'll be together

  • He made sure now that he did not linger in the streets even on his half-day free in case Baldy spotted him.

    The Empty Family

  • But, for the moment, Baldy seemed to notice nothing, and when Malik waylaid him one day and asked him if he could have Tuesday afternoons off as his half-day free, he agreed immediately.

    The Empty Family

  • He told him that he could have a half-day free every week until he was trained and then maybe a whole day.

    The Empty Family

  • In the weeks after that, no one noticed that Malik and Abdul took the same half-day, or maybe, Malik thought, Baldy and Super did but decided not to comment on it.

    The Empty Family

  • Since they had never yet arranged to have the same day or half-day off, this meant that Malik and Abdul were never alone together.

    The Empty Family

  • And maybe after a month or so, he would summon up the courage to ask Baldy which half-day he could have.

    The Empty Family

  • It struck him that the only thing he could do was spend his free half-day sitting beside Super at the cash register in the supermarket a block away on the same street as the Four Corners.

    The Empty Family

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