It is not known whether he was an historical personage; many of the achievements attributed to him border on the miraculous.
The game was sought in the open deserts which border on both sides the valley of the Nile; but (by the wealthy) sometimes in enclosed spaces into which the animals had been driven or in preserves.
Lisa began with a rope border on the top.
There are four stylized chrysanthemums within a scrolling foliage border on the exterior of the bowl, with four stylized chrysanthemums below.
In effect, these largely improvised scenes border on documentary with the kids drawing on horrifyingly true-to-life experiences.
pits with a border on the tracheal element side, and simple on the parenchyma cell side.
When examined with the microscope, by means of the usual section method, they are seen to consist of a labyrinthine tube lined with peculiar cells, each cell having a deep vertically striated border on the surface farthest from the lumen, as is seen in the cells of some renal organs.
Designers' responsibilities extend beyond paint and fabric selection and border on interior architectural design, often necessitating computer drafting skills as well as a basic understanding of structural design and spatial organization.
Include a border on the walls either inside a shower or just behind the sink to include additional pattern or color.
Women with medium to dark or olive skin can wear deeper gold tones that border on being bronze.
Bella opts for neutral, barely there hues that could border on boring for the experimental, color enthused makeup artist.
The key to wearing sparkle that doesn't border on glitter is to search for a product that adds a subtle sheen to your skin.
Cut them into circles, diamonds or triangles, or cut the edges with a fancy pinking shear that mimics the shape of the border on your page.
If you feel that a more petite approach will work best for what you have in mind, measure the items you want to include, and make sure to leave enough of a border on one side to tie the book together.
Print off a tag for wine bottle favors with a Halloween border on it.
Use a topper to convey the message, and just pipe on a decorative border on the bottom or top of the cake.
Fashion that is considered alternative needs to exemplify the non-pop elements, so there is a clever reason why alternative fashion defies the popular fashion and can often border on grunge.
Many experts and legislators advocate that the costs for health care and prescription medication border on price gouging.
Within this category are also other colors that border on natural, like exotic ice blue, that may be harder to get in the mainstream contact lens lines.
Lay the Mortadella over the beef slices leaving an inch border on all sides.
For inspiration, check out fashion magazines for runway looks, which tend to border on avant garde hairstyles.
Almost all border on pornographic, so if you're hoping to purchase the least wild of these styles, you may want to stick to the plain black nylon varieties or simply go with a traditional speedo.
The younger the girl and the bigger the age gap, the more people are likely to talk, regardless of whether the man's intentions border on predatory.
This can be an overwhelming relationship that can border on the side of obsessive.
The selection for store cakes is vast, although the quality of the designs may border on less than creative.
If you are a huge Twilight fan or a mega fan that might just border on obsession (and there are plenty of you out there), you probably know every single fact about New Moon, Twilight, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.
Although reports of the Chupacabra border on the fantastic, that doesn't rule out the fact that there may be an animal roaming the southwest that has yet to be formally identified and cataloged.
If you want your body art to border on whimsical and feminine, consider any one of these cute pixie tattoos.
However, an apprenticeship can border on exploitation, if you are lured into the wrong shop.
Use a friendship bracelet as a border on a scrapbook page.
Black isn't simply black when it comes to pantyhose--some black pantyhose are very dark while others border on charcoal or gray.
In fact, they are so low that they actually border on being cupless.
Although some songs border on alternative or harder rock, their signature sound is dynamic, soulful, and chorus-driven -- edgy but not too hard -- allowing them to appeal to a broad audience.
Some beach parties are casual while others can border on formal.
One traditional approach is using an image with a border on one or both sides as the background for your website.
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