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  • Of course "ole dip stick" the pistoleer was incenced at first, .. as it seemd impossible to him.

    An Expert Gunsmith on Over-Pressure Rounds and Exploding Handguns

  • The legislative fiasco he seemed to have no control over coupled with the very, very dirty infighting common to Albany politics, which he has not seemd to even pretend to rise above, not to mention the dirty tricks concering Caroline Kennedy and Hillary's vacant Senate seat all combine to make him a pariah.

    Gibbs: Paterson re-election 'decision that he's going to make'

  • On the day when I arrived [word cut off] had dismissed his Lions, and being half holiday we had a walk, and much conversation; he seemd quite cheerfull, and lookd well, and much more determined from the opposition he had met with.

    Letter 324

  • Of course "ole dip stick" the pistoleer was incenced at first, .. as it seemd impossible to him.

    An Expert Gunsmith on Over-Pressure Rounds and Exploding Handguns

  • The problem was in 2005 that is highlighted a lack of political knowledge by the Tories and a certain desperation that they organised debates, had the same Tories travelling to each one around the constituency (so most people attending were not local) and it seemd that they did not know that there are plenty of debates during the campaign itself and therefore plenty of opportunities to quiz the candidates.

    Action at last over low flying US jets

  • When the Frigate fired we saw the flash, and a column of smoke sent rapidly forward over the waves, and after about seven pulsations came the report, which thunderd along amidst the the cliffs till echo seemd tired of mocking.

    Letter 290

  • I could not help admiring much as assemblage of younger Fairies who, cloathed in white, and full of mirth, danced to the Tamborine, and ran in parties from the illuminated to darker shades, from tree to tree, and seemd as ignorant of what we mortals call care and pain, as if they had never heard of them.

    Letter 35

  • Honour's shirt was out that she had no holiday, and Mary grumbled a little, so because we could not spare them from home for a day, I promised to take them to the Wells [1] instead of their holiday. they both seemd as delighted to see their harlequin nonsence as they would have been at Greenwich.

    Letter 165

  • He seemd to wonder at the scale on which you had proceeded, and (I thought) lookd displeased and dissappointed, talkd repeatedly of his perswasion of its failure from what he had heard, and said that it was you who had made a wrong estimate, for you had stated to him the Sum of – – – – would enable you, you thought, to bring you to a certainty.

    Letter 260

  • I was there & watching a geniuine European giant seemd like watching things from another world so exotic and technically advanced did they seem.

    Bursaspor v Manchester United - as it happened

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