seventy-two-hour love

seventy-two-hour

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  • The entire seventy-two-hour experience had robbed my sister of every ounce of her spiritual strength.

    Hope Unseen

  • The introduction shows a bulldozer driver serenely creating a dirt ridge at the front line—one of the most dangerous jobs in the war, with a seventy-two-hour life expectancy—while bursts from machine guns and blasting rockets and artillery shells punctuate the soundtrack.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • Neagle was eventually arrested for soliciting a prostitute and had enough wild stories whispered about him to entertain a seventy-two-hour bachelor party.14 Some kind of change in direction was clearly needed.

    Bad Sports

  • It felt like the crazed exercise at Parris Island, back when Parris Island meant something, where you were on a seventy-two-hour field exercise and nights bled into days, which bled into nights, until you were so aching you thought it would never end and your movements had gotten stupid with fatigue.

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  • When the Russians state that they will table my seventy-two-hour truce proposal in the Security Council if there is no progress on a general cease-fire, the United States intensifies its diplomatic efforts for a UN force that can enter southern Lebanon as the Israelis leave and create conditions for a cessation of hostilities.

    A Billion Lives

  • The United Nations emergency relief coordinator is asking for a seventy-two-hour cease-fire to allow relief workers and humanitarian aid to get into crucial combat areas in Lebanon.

    A Billion Lives

  • The seventy-two-hour humanitarian-truce proposal now includes a major operation in which the UN and partner organizations, as well as the International Red Cross and the Lebanese Red Cross, would be able to move freely in the combat areas, and do four things:

    A Billion Lives

  • Can a city the size of New Orleans afford to go through an evacuation process like this each time it comes within the seventy-two-hour landfall probability cone of a hurricane?

    Letters to the Editor

  • Churkin also raised the idea of a seventy-two-hour “humanitarian truce,” which was never going to go anywhere, but which complicated our efforts for the rest of the negotiations, while giving Russia a propaganda bonanza.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • I brought this up when my mother — or Ansel — said that she wanted to work in seventy-two-hour cycles with one day off in between.

    Director's Cut

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