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- v. Present participle of mummy.
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Also, its interesting to see how the Greco-Roman conquerers (first the Ptolemy dynasty, then the Romans, brought their tradition (painting) but adopted the egyptian funerary customs (mummying) speaking off.. as most of you probably know..there was a brown pigment made from mummies)
Day's march of the savages and night's rest on the green shores, mummying fires in the big tepee and the captives lying in the sleep of exhaustion with one guard pacing the lodge opening, -- day's pursuit of the lone canoe, brief landings for tea made at a micmac fire, scanning of lake and river and forest, night's unceasing forging. ahead with Maren asleep in the prow, her head on
One of these iconoclasts says: "This singing and saying of mass, matins, or even-song is but roryng, howling, whisteling, mummying, conjuring and jogelyng and the playing of orgayns a foolish vanitie."
I'm too busy doing it Amol Rajan: Driven nuts by 'full' rush-hour buses with empty seats Lisa Markwell: Staff beware, I feel a mummying moment coming on Rebecca Armstrong: When it comes to the crunch the Girl Scouts have it Archie Bland: Of course it's unedifying, but it's hard to look away Rebecca Armstrong: Delivering the fastest, finest and the saltiest treats Rebecca Armstrong: Do we really want personally tailored online shopping?
Lisa Markwell: Staff beware, I feel a mummying moment coming on Rebecca Armstrong: When it comes to the crunch the Girl Scouts have it Archie Bland: At least China's X Factor struck a blow for freedom Rebecca Armstrong: Self-storage saga leaves me feeling a bit spaced out Lisa Markwell: I don't care how she does it.
Pascale's absurd scarf mummying him up to his rimless glasses, he hadn't thought much about where he would go at this hour and had headed straight for Harvard Square and then down to the river, and then up onto Weeks Bridge, dead center, which seems to be the spot that he'd been seeking.