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  • The whole lap-dance phenomena had always seemed one step away from prostitution to me, and my views on who was the victim of that particular victimless crime were pretty well set.

    Balancing in High Heels

  • Thomas Pearson wasnt the innocent victim of some twisted anti-prep-school crime.


  • Because of innumerable sermons on the subject, churchgoers understand that Samaritans were reviled by the other Jews, and that the story of the Samaritan who crossed the road to help the victim of a mugging is a perfect example of the need to recognize the potential for good in everyone.

    The Templar Revelation

  • An earlier all-in move by Strzemp had prompted Bob Walker, the victim of the raise, to comment that it must be nice to have a job.

    One of a Kind

  • Five hundred of their brethren had fallen killed or wounded, including Donop himself, who died pathetically exclaiming, “I perish the victim of my own ambition and the avarice of my prince.”

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • For example, the serial killer David Berkowitz, known as the Son of Sam, claimed that he was following instructions from “father Sam,” and that he was a victim of demonic possession.

    The Sacred Promise

  • “Be it on your own heads, then!” cried Cousin James-the-druggist as he stumbled off, wringing his hands, to enquire of a doctor friend whereabouts he might find a victim of the smallpox who had reached rupture-of-the-pustules stage.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Sportspages wasn't the only victim of vast rent increases and the convenience and discounts offered by the internet.

    Confessions of a sporting bibliophile | Rob Bagchi

  • So one wonders what Australia, long a victim of colonialism itself, has actually learned about the phenomenon of colonialism, as the peoples of its equally remote Indian Ocean dependencies suffer even more than does vocal, mutineerridden Norfolk Island.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The sixteen-year-old victim of Margaret De Barraicua, a thirty-year-old California teacher who pleaded guilty to four counts of statutory rape, did not consider it his “lucky day.”



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