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  • n. Plural form of stable.


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  • The disagreeable contention which has arisen about the illustration of my Barns and stables is particularly irksome to me.

    Letter 182

  • There are certain stables where this never would have happened.

    world class athlete tarnished by marijuana scandal | clusterflock

  • Good farmers install giant LCD screens in stables so our yet to be digested friends can watch Senfield and Friends before dieing in harmony.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Bilboard hack that made me laugh

  • If you want Fedora Core to be a usable system that doesn't stop working for no apparent reason after every update, you should oppose vast updates to critical packages with no measurable upside and immeasurable downside in stables releases, and you should be glad the X. org maintainer's insanity was overruled by cooler heads.

    How OpenSource betrayed OpenSource

  • The grounds contain stables, a recently restored Orthodox church, a vegetable plot, and a helipad, and Putin sometimes spends the day working at Novo Ogarevo, receiving visitors there rather than at the Kremlin.

    The Accidental Autocrat

  • With them came a Yorkshire groom, a stocky little fellow, in velvet breeches, who made that mysterious hissing noise, traditionary in English stables, when he rubbed down the silken-skinned racers, in great perfection.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • After a few days, they carried me—I couldn’t walk—across a courtyard to what we called the stables, and I was locked in another cage.

    The Story of World War II

  • "This way to the stables is shorter," he said, hesitating on the threshold, as a red-cheeked woman bustled about a modern iron range set into a shockingly huge fireplace (what age was this part of the house?

    The Gates Of Sleep

  • What were once the stables are a living room and kitchen.

    Washington's Horse Slept Here

  • In the stables were the officers 'automobiles and carromatas with seats for grooms behind.

    Mexico's Army and Ours


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