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  • This was both embarrassing and undignified, so one of the quick-thinking royal pages pushed aside the mounting block and substituted a table of greater height on which Alexander could rest his feet in royal splendor.

    Alexander the Great

  • The best reaction came off-camera as some quick-thinking director immediately threw up a replay of Harrington's almost identical watery meltdown at the Bridgestone Invitational last week.

    PGA Championship duel, Vick interview serve CBS well

  • Some amazing quick-thinking people managed to save many lives.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2010 » January

  • Army needs more quick-thinking, strong, highly disciplined soldiers.

    SimCity Baghdad

  • Without getting too much into specifics, there have been times – many times – when I have needed someone decisive, quick-thinking and very defensive to step in and make the immediate decisions to prevent me from coming to harm – physical, emotional or spiritual.

    Battle-Worn (A Chat with the General) « Looking for Roots

  • But some critics say the consequences could have been more serious if not for quick-thinking control-room operators who manually activated the diesel generators and ECCS.

    Japan Plant Had Earlier Alert

  • Bill: It is more difficult to explain, or understand, how the banking/finance group of inside insiders could exploit 9/11 by quick-thinking action in the midst of the events happening that day, than to explain and understand on the other hand, simply, that they were 'in the know' and party to setting things up and advance planning, hence their timely split-second coordinated exploitation.

    Take me out to the shell game (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • "The plot is less riveting than many Peters mysteries, but series fans will enjoy sharing another adventure with the forthright Amelia, powerful Radcliffe, and quick-thinking Ramses."

    A River in the Sky by Elizabeth Peters: Book summary

  • Poisonous liquids that melt through sand and dissolve fast-growing moss demand both quick-thinking and digging to solve later puzzles.

    Nick Gillett's iOS games round-up

  • In Kono's neighbourhood, 99% of which lies in ruins, every child from kindergarten to middle school age was led to safety by quick-thinking teachers and elderly locals, some of whom were swallowed up by waves as they ushered children to higher ground.

    Soy sauce company symbolises Japan's determination after the tsunami

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