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  • On a lighter note I should add a more personal aspect to her bigotry and ask a well-pointed question: It's known that she brought to life her - supposedly first, I don't know - child in Israel during her already underway stint [mission] to be the Jerusalem correspondent of the BBC.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Steady Eddie @ 12:49 pm #68 – if you go back and read or listen to Gore’s speeches on civil liberties or the war in Iraq, he brings the same passion, intelligence, and well-pointed insights he does on the environment.

    Firedoglake » Al Gore Rises to Aid the Earth… and Run in ‘08?

  • But it was buzzed about the racing quarters that the head of the nail, — and old rusty, straight, and well-pointed nail, — bore on it the mark of a recent hammer.

    The Duke's Children

  • Some of its been, kind of, shrill, I've thought, and not terribly well-pointed, or well-aimed.

    CNN Transcript Dec 8, 2001

  • A very thin cover story had been crafted, one that would not stand up well after two or three well-pointed questions, especially in an industry where, Rusan assumed, many of the drivers knew each other.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #1

  • Though in all other respects the house seemed well cared for, groomed into a state of clean, well-pointed aftluence, the closed shutters seemed to convey an air of sudden devastation.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • Young was disposed to think but lightly of this curious armor, but when Tizoc, to convince him of its utility, demonstrated its power to resist a well-pointed arrow shot at very short range he was forced to confess its entire applicability to the purpose for which it was designed.

    The Aztec Treasure-House

  • Moussa smiled broadly upon his erstwhile contemptuous and insulting enemy, and began to consider the possibilities of a long and well-pointed lead-pencil as a means of vengeance.

    Driftwood Spars The Stories of a Man, a Boy, a Woman, and Certain Other People Who Strangely Met Upon the Sea of Life

  • As he undid the clasps a faint odor like that of long dead rose-leaves came like a breath on the air, ... he opened it, and saw that its pages consisted of twelve moderately thick sheets of ivory, which were covered all over with curious small characters finely engraved thereon by some evidently sharp and well-pointed instrument.


  • The first article was the prospectus in larger type, in which the promoters promised to pay particular attention 'to the refined amusements of literature and the pleasant veins of well-pointed wit; interspersed with chosen pieces of curious essays, extracted from the most celebrated authors, blending philosophy with politics, history, & c.'

    The Intellectual Development of the Canadian People


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