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  • But then, many a man didn't want children until he had them.
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  • A sect of Sabbataeans - the Dormeh of Salonica - survived him, and for many a long year the controversy for and against his claims left an echo in Jewish life.
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  • Martha and Betsy spent many a weekend searching out of the way shops and country auctions for their antiques.
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  • The early Christian Fathers recorded many a valuable observation of the Gentile faiths around them from varying points of view, sympathetic or hostile; and Eusebius and Epiphanius, in the 4th century A.D., attributed to the librarian of Ptolemy Philad.elphus the design of collecting the sacred books of the Ethiopians, Indians, Persians, Elamites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Romans, Phoenicians, Syrians and Greeks.
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  • In the mid-70s, the now legendary Farrah Fawcett poster graced many a young man's bedroom wall.
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  • The history, indeed, of many a word lies hid in its equivocal uses; and it in no way derogates from the dignity of the highest poetry to gain strength and variety from the ingenious application of the same sounds to different senses, any more than from the contrivances of rhythm or the accompaniment of imitative sounds.
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  • Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay rose in armed revolt, and finally established themselves as separate republics, whilst the city of Buenos Aires itself was torn with faction and the scene of many a sanguinary fight.
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  • The new-born idea of Italian unity, strengthened by a national pride revived on many a stricken field from Madrid to Moscow, was a force to be reckoned with.
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  • Tiedemann, 2 the Heidelberg anatomist, who has been generally ignored, although he surpassed many a recent zoogeographer by the wide view he took of the problem; in fact he was the first to connect distribution with environmental or bionomic factors; e.g.
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  • Each of these schools impresses its pupils, in the case of the birds, with its own stamp, but there are many combinations, since in the course of phyletic development many a group of birds has exchanged one school for another.
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  • And thus he was led to draw that interesting picture of the literary recluse among the crowds of London: " While coaches were rattling through Bond Street, I have passed many a solitary evening in my lodging with my books.
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  • The last designation, which became the current one, was un doubtedly unfortunate, and has conveyed to many a false impression of Scottish philosophy.
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  • In many a country district the gradations of social rank were more continuous, the opportunities of intercourse more frequent, and the capacity for organization greater than in modern times.
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  • The courage of the Romans, however, soon overcame such fears; the Britons were put to flight; and the groves of Mona, the scene of many a sacrifice and bloody rite, were cut down.
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  • Edward called her the merriest of his concubines, and she exercised great influence; but, says More, "never abused it to any man's hurt, but to many a man's comfort and relief."
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  • Here it bends south again, and with many a zigzag continues its general westerly direction, crossing the arid plains of Bechuana, Bushman and Namaqualands.
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  • Cecilia, whose musical fame rests on a passing notice in her legend that she praised God by instrumental as well as vocal music, has inspired many a masterpiece in art, including the Raphael at Bologna, the Rubens in Berlin, the Domenichino in Paris, and in literature, where she is commemorated especially by Chaucer's "Seconde Nonnes Tale," and by Dryden's famous ode, set to music by Handel in 1736, and later by Sir Hubert Parry (1889).
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  • As soon as the grapes were ripe, he squeezed the juice into a cup, and, raising it to his lips, mocked the seer, who retorted with the words, lIoXXa / �ra b Ira a Ki X K01 Kai xE6AEos aKpOU (" there is many a slip between the cup and the lip").
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  • Images of Christ, of the Virgin and saints have achieved many a similar miraculous portent.
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  • To these works the present writer is indebted for many a suggestion.
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  • In that manner his influence, as represented by the text of many a statute regulating the relations between Austria and Hungary, is one of an abiding character.
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  • Then, the ancient heresy laws having been revived, came the burnings of Rogers, Hooker, Latimer, Ridley, Cranmer and many a less noteworthy champion of the new religion.
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  • The city was not much disturbed by the struggle for independence, but it was afterwards the scene of many a revolution until the dictatorial authority of Porfirio Diaz put an end to petty pronunciamentos and partisan intrigues.
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  • Entirely on her own initiative, and moved by admiration for the fine achievements of "her brave Irish" during the war, the queen announced her intention of paying a long visit to Dublin; and there, accordingly, she went for the month of April 1900, staying in the Viceregal Lodge, receiving many of the leaders of Irish society, inspecting some 50,000 school children from all parts of Ireland, and taking many a drive amid the charming scenery of the neighbourhood of Dublin.
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  • It must be remembered that the commercial interests of Froben's press led to the introduction of Erasmus's name on many a title page when he had little to do with the book, e.g.
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  • It would be impossible to recapitulate here the great quantity of material in the shape of memoirs which has come down, but mention must be made of those of John Chrysostom Pasek, a nobleman of Masovia, who has left us very graphic accounts of life and society in Poland; after a variety of adventures and many a well-fought battle, he returned to the neighbourhood of Cracow, where he died between 1699 and 1701.
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  • The work of lecturing was an intense strain to him, but its influence was immense: to attend one of Westcott's lectures - even to watch him lecturing - was an experience which lifted and solemnized many a man to whom the references to Origen or Rupert of Deutz were almost ludicrously unintelligible.
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  • That he had many a petty fault there can be no doubt; that he was avaricious and double-dealing was also undoubted; and his carnets show to what unworthy means he had recourse to maintain his influence over the queen.
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  • For Alexandria little can be urged save a certain strain of "Alexandrine" idealism and allegorism, mingling with the more Palestinian realism which marks the references to Christ's sufferings, as well as the eschatology, and recalling many a passage in Philo.
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  • At the beginning of the struggle Julius had to endure many a hard blow; but his courage never failed - or, at most, but for a moment - even after the French victory at Ravenna, on Easter Sunday 1512.
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  • It would require many a volume to tell of what they have done for civilization, freedom, the exploration of unknown regions, the bringing to light of ancient literatures, the founding of the science of comparative religion, the broadening of the horizon of Christian thought in the homelands, and the bringing of distant peoples into the brotherhood of nations.
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  • From the 10th to the 13th century Aubusson was the centre of a viscounty, and the viscountess Marguerite, wife of Rainaud VI., was sung by many a troubadour.
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  • Finding only a small space of level ground along the shore, it has been obliged to climb the lower hills of the Ligurian Alps, which afford many a coign of vantage for the effective display of its architectural magnificence.
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  • " Omar was many a time of a certain opinion," says one tradition, " and the Koran was then revealed accordingly."
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  • Yet, precisely because he met the world so seldom in easy dialogue, he was unnecessarily dogmatic in controversy; and many a bottle of wine went to pay for lost wagers.
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  • The use made of the flowers to impart a spicy flavour to ale and wine is alluded to by Chaucer, who writes: "And many a clove gilofre To put in ale"; also by Spenser, who refers to them by the name of sops in wine, which was applied in consequence of their being steeped in the liquor.
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  • Thus carbolic acid or carbolized ammonia are sniffed into the nose to destroy the microbes there, or the nose is washed out by an antiseptic solution as a nasal douche; bismuth or morphine are insufflated, or zinc ointment is applied, to cover the mucous membrane, and protect it from further irritation; and various antiseptic gargles, paints and powders applied to the pharynx in order to prevent the microbic inflammation from extending to the pharynx and down the trachea and bronchi, for many a severe bronchitis begins first by sneezing and nasal irritation.
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  • Besides furnishing the early playwrights with material for miracle plays, it has supplied episodes and apologues to many a writer, including Boccaccio, John Gower and Shakespeare.
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  • His firm fighting alliance with the Roman general Aetius, with whom he had had many a conflict in previous years, was one of the best auguries for the new Europe that was to arise out of the ruins of the Roman empire.
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  • One of the chief wants of Ireland in that day, and for many a day afterwards, was that of small currency adapted to the daily transactions of life.
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  • The " United " fared better, and many a gifted young Rumanian was sent to Rome and helped from Vienna to obtain a serious education and occasionally also temporal promotion.
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  • William in 1076 granted the church a completely independent set of courts, a step which his successors were to regret for many a generation.
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  • The logic of this plan was not applied to Ireland; there it was to be Ireland for the English for many a generation yet to come; and so Ireland remained Achilles heel, the vulnerable part of the United Kingdom.
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  • While the Church thus lived upon fragments of Origen's wisdom, lovers of the great scholar and thinker, who had dominated his age, and reconciled many a heretic to his own version of orthodoxy, must submit to have him branded as a heretic in later days, when all freedom of thought was falling under suspicion.
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  • Although the Croats write and print in Latin characters, while the Servians write and print in Cyrillic, and although many a Servian cannot read Croatian books, and vice versa, the literary language of both nations is one and the same.
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  • When I have settled my usual business, I have so many letters to write, so many questions to answer, that many a night is spent without any offering of sleep being brought to nature."
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  • They shared a respect for the high-country conditions, prudent advice at any time, but even more appropriate on these winding roads, unprotected by guardrails, and bordered by sheer drop-offs that caused sweaty palms and racing heartbeats for many a first time driver.
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  • Rev. Martin and his socially conscious wife must have dined there many a time, perhaps as poor Annie, like some wayward match girl, hovered outside.
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  • Haven't been to a gig in a place this small for many a year, even makes the Barfly in Cardiff seem cavernous!
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  • Mr George Goring has been laying down wines for the future delectation of his customers for many a long year.
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  • And many a man in his own breast then delves, But deep enough, alas!
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  • These days the infamous former prison that claimed the lives of many a would-be escapee is now a national park.
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  • A simple search for personal firewall FAQ will produce many a thousands of results.
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  • Cue the opening credits, complete with sensational B-movie type music recalling many a cheesy 50s sci-fi flick!
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  • It goes well with dry-cured bacon, and is served with many a Welsh breakfast fry-up.
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  • I've seen many a grown man truly humbled by my pole.
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  • And the grasping of this principle gives one the means of solving many a dark paradox and hidden secret of Nature.
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  • Sir Arthur had spent many a long weekend with his friend at Bridewell, hoping to relieve the monotony of city life.
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  • There's many a well thatched barn WI nowt in it!
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  • Says he, " Thou hast promised to Him many a time, and hast still broken thy promises.
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  • I cannot recall seeing such a sunset for many a long time.
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  • It even started with some suitably spirited singing, and drew many a laugh from the enthusiastic audience.
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  • Man comes and tills the earth and lies beneath, And after many a summer dies the swan.
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  • Yet it once took pride of place on the check tablecloth at many a distant bistro in Britain.
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  • Such do you find with many a young soul fresh with a fervor most real but yet untried.
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  • But the restored governments in their terror of revolution would not realize that the late rgime had wafted a breath of new life over the country and left ineffaceable traces in the way of improved laws, efficient administration, good roads and the sweeping away of old abuses; while the new-born idea of Italian unity, strengthened by a national pride revived on many a stricken field from Madrid to Moscow, was a force to be reckoned with.
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  • The lower usage of Apology (as expression of regret for a fault) has tipped many a sarcasm besides George III.'s on the occasion of Bishop Watson's book,, " I did not know that the Bible needed an apology!"
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  • And though there was positive gain in the removal of idolatrous and corrupt modes of worship, there was also positive loss in the disappearance of this old genial phase of Hebrew social life and worship. It involved a vast difference to many a Judaean village when the festival pilgrimage was no longer made to the familiar local sanctuary with its hoary associations of ancient heroic or patriarchal story, but to a distant and comparatively unfamiliar city with its stately shrine and priesthood.
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  • In casting a thin hollow object like a bell, it will be seen that the resultant upward thrust on the mould may be many times greater than the weight of metal; many a curious experiment has been devised to illustrate this property and classed as a hydrostatic paradox (Boyle, Hydrostatical Paradoxes, 1666).
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  • Many have to be recovered from grammars, dictionaries, &c., where single lines or groups of lines are quoted to illustrate the proper use of words, phrases or idioms. Moreover, many a reciter was not content to declaim the genuine verses of ancient poets, but interpolated some of his own composition, and the change of religion introduced by Islam led to the mutilation of many verses to suit the doctrines of the new creed.1 The language of the poems, as of all the best Arabian literature, was that of the desert Arabs of central Arabia; and to use it aright was the ambition of poets and scholars even in the Abbasid period.
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  • As soon as the grapes were ripe, he squeezed the juice into a cup, and, raising it to his lips, mocked the seer, who retorted with the words, lIoXXa / �ra b Ira a Ki X K01 Kai xE6AEos aKpOU (" there is many a slip between the cup and the lip").
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  • But he brought home to Jews the perils that confronted them; he compelled many a "semi-detached" son of Israel to rejoin the camp; he forced the "assimilationists" to realize their position and to define it; his scheme gave a new impulse to "Jewish culture," including the popularization of Hebrew as a living speech; and he effectively roused Jews all the world over to an earnest and vital interest in their present and their future.
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  • His demands were not small; for, with an ambition mingled, as his letters show, with strong family affection, he aimed at placing all his relatives in positions of affluence and dignity; and many a rich benefice and important public office was appropriated by him to that purpose.
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  • Though at first his long hair, his threadbare cloak and his staff furnished the subject of many a jest, and his harsh and overbearing manner caused grave discontent, yet the rapidity and decisiveness of his movements, won the sympathy and respect of the Syracusans.
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  • He had climbed many a tree when he was a boy.
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  • My grandmother used to say, "There is many a slip between cup and lip."
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  • After I had learned a great many interesting things about the life and habits of the children of the sea--how in the midst of dashing waves the little polyps build the beautiful coral isles of the Pacific, and the foraminifera have made the chalk-hills of many a land--my teacher read me "The Chambered Nautilus," and showed me that the shell-building process of the mollusks is symbolical of the development of the mind.
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  • He had steered through many a storm with firm hand and sea-wise eye.
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  • I discovered many a site for a house not likely to be soon improved, which some might have thought too far from the village, but to my eyes the village was too far from it.
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  • I had many a genial thought by the cabin fire "as I sailed."
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  • Ah, many a tale their color told!
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  • Farther down the hill, on the left, on the old road in the woods, are marks of some homestead of the Stratton family; whose orchard once covered all the slope of Brister's Hill, but was long since killed out by pitch pines, excepting a few stumps, whose old roots furnish still the wild stocks of many a thrifty village tree.
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  • We talked of rude and simple times, when men sat about large fires in cold, bracing weather, with clear heads; and when other dessert failed, we tried our teeth on many a nut which wise squirrels have long since abandoned, for those which have the thickest shells are commonly empty.
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  • No doubt many a smiling valley with its stretching cornfields occupies exactly such a "horrid chasm," from which the waters have receded, though it requires the insight and the far sight of the geologist to convince the unsuspecting inhabitants of this fact.
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  • I heard a robin in the distance, the first I had heard for many a thousand years, methought, whose note I shall not forget for many a thousand more--the same sweet and powerful song as of yore.
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  • She's as good as many a man!
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  • But wherever it may be, many a man will be missing tomorrow! he remarked.
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  • Sailors surely will remember The eighth evening of December The hurricane 's resistless might Gave many a watery grave that night.
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  • In the nineteen thirties there was many a storm in a teacup at the famous Savoy " Tango Teas ".
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  • The course has traditional tight and deceptively testing greens and strategically placed bunkers, many a scorecard tells a torrid tale.
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  • We may have to learn the disappointment of gaining such vanities many a time.
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  • Hot tears of rage and of pitying sympathy ran down many a weather-beaten cheek.
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  • In addition to feeding them good food, and reading Wendy's book on nutrition to guide you on how to improve their diet, flower essences have changed many a cat's life.
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  • Although this may be the case of many a cat legend, other pet owners have watched their cat fall from a tree and emerge with a broken leg.
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  • After all, the mere words "Christmas tree lights" are enough to make many a grown man weep.
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  • With so many sites available for you to play Tetris online, you can enjoy many a long afternoon trying them all out and indulging your passion for this fun puzzle game.
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  • In a move that many a parent-managed celebrity has made, Usher is severing his professional ties with his mother, Jonnetta Patton, and keeping their relationship about family only.
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  • As many a popular reality series, The Two Coreys was renewed for a second season.
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  • The world has gone Hannah Montana crazy and as a result, Hannah fans can join many-a Hannah Montana fan club.
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  • As many a waiter and waitress are only to happy to share, there are plenty of sordid tales involving massive orders of food, unpleasant personalities and pathetic tips to top it all off.
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  • The exceedingly annoying (please…make it stop) couple has sullied up the cover of many a tabloid over the past few weeks claiming their wedded bliss.
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  • A good peanut butter dog treat is sure to make many a dog's mouth water.
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  • Classic tunes such as "Paint it Black", "Ruby Tuesday" and "Start Me Up" are popular staples in the sets of many a cover band playing in bars and clubs around the world.
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  • So while the term "goth" conjures a specific look in many a person's mind, that gothic lifestyle look is not always the same.
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  • Chanel eyewear sun glasses are certainly at the top of many a must-have fashion list!
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  • I have frustrated many a player with the above strategy and sometimes that is better than actually beating them.
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  • As one of video games' leading heroines, Lara Croft has won over the hearts of many a pimply-faced geek.
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  • Now that may seem like a lot of towels, but think about how many a family of four can go through on a single weekend.
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  • High-pressure activity, like going down a water slide, is the source of many a painful and exposing wedgie, for both men and women.
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  • It's not a look for the timid, but bold pants stole the spotlight at many a show during Fashion Week.
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  • Since many charities are geared toward family life and health & fitness, a Family Fitness Day can fit in well with the theme of many a group.
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  • One thing that derails many a good book project before it can get completed is a writer who is not organized.
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  • Moreover, with the hundred of distinct designers, each of whom offer brand name small leather goods, leather wallets are also the choice of many a fashion-conscious individual.
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  • Brilliantly colored in a bright purple and decorated with light green, yellow and orange polka dots, this sunny backpack is sure to brighten up many a child's day!
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  • All suspense hinges on the opening of that little sealed envelope, an envelope that often seals the future of many a giddy Hollywood newcomer or re-ignites interest in an older celebrity whose star had begun to fade.
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  • Friday the 13th: Considered by many a classic, this film finds a reopened camp that suddenly keeps losing teens in drowning deaths.
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  • While not as venerated as the Loch Ness monster, the creature has acquired a cult following, and many a tale of El Chupacabra still causes a collective shiver through those gathered around the campfires and fireplaces of the American West.
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  • Old Stage Road in Salinas: Old Stage Road is notorious for many a haunting but the one that's most common is that of a young woman who was violently murdered and decapitated in the field.
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  • Furthermore, with many styles selling at prices of $1,000 or more, Manolo's shoes are quite a splurge; however, as many a starlet would argue, they're well worth it.
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  • Modern. Sexy." are sure to pull at many a shoe aficionado's heartstrings.
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  • If you are wondering why that is, we'll let you know: the website actually ceased operations when the stores closed, leaving many a dedicated shopper high and dry!
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  • Today the red soles are the shining stars in many a woman's closet.
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  • Ships: Although it may seem a bit cliché these days, tattoos of tall ships once adorned many a sailor's chest and back.
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  • While many a soldier has a tattoo or two to show for their time in the service, the practice is not overlooked by commanders the way it once was.
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  • Europe is a continent filled with culture, history and scenic beauty...as well as many a Europe travel deal.
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  • Hippie Skivvies - The sports bras here run a little bit small, but they claim that they have had many a happy large busted customer.
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  • Mainstream success kills the "punk" in many a band, but Taking Back Sunday has managed to keep their edge, even while playing music for the masses.
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  • Being nominated for a Grammy for their first album has caused many a musician to fall into the "sophomore slump", this is not the case for the Foos.
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  • With sellout shows and millions of records sold, you can bet Coldplay lyrics are on the lips of many a music fan.
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  • While the Leona Lewis Bleeding Love lyrics may swirl in many a mind, this song was actually her second single - and her first one was no less remarkable.
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  • Like many a good teacher has said, there is no such thing as a stupid question.
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  • Although their soul-pop sound had a tremendous influence on music, and although the label launched the careers of many a legend, the real importance of Motown was the way it helped integrate the music industry and music fans.
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  • It is now Oasis' signature song -- and the go-to song for a many a YouTube wannabe musicians.
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  • The song is part love story, part last words from a dying man, and brought tears to many a country fan's eye.
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  • From Goodfellas to The Godfather trilogy to The Sopranos, it seems like people can't get enough mob related viewing options, so it is no surprise that a mob family reality show is something that gets floated in many a development meeting.
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  • Science fiction fandom is notably laissez faire on social issues, and many a sci-fi discussion on Card has degenerated into whether or not you can support, by your purchase of his books, a writer whose beliefs many anathematize.
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  • While the less serious forms of science fiction have always been quite beloved, to use the term generically, was for many a belittling.
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  • While this distinction enlivened proceeding at many a college science-fiction bookclub meeting in the sixties and seventies, no one else was paying any attention.
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  • The musical scores that accompany Luke's battles with Vader contain many a poignant note amidst the bold brass, horns and drums as though the music mourns the lost relationship long before the audience is aware of it.
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  • This opened the way for TNG character's like Chief O'Brien and Worf to transition to the new series to many a fan's delight.
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  • Precisely. Many a man has tried to break through those walls, but you are the first to succeed.
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  • Thus it was, partly because the habit of acceptance of authority, waning but far from extirpated, dictated to the clinical observer what he should see; partly because the eye of the clinical observer lacked that special training which the habit and influence of experimental verification alone can give, that physicians, even acute and practised physicians, failed to see many and many a symptomatic series which went through its evolutions conspicuously enough, and needed for its appreciation no unknown aids or methods of research, nor any further advances of pathology.
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  • Born at Lima in 1806, of pure Basque descent, he joined the patriot army before he was fifteen and displayed his audacious valour in many a hard-fought battle.
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  • In order to support himself and pay his academic fees many a Japanese has to fall into the ranks of the physical laborer during a part of each day or night.
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  • The chief theme of contention, developed through many a noteworthy phase, has been the question of schools.
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  • Disaster has also befallen many a golfer at this hole.
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  • The newly formed Anglican Church demanded that all popish idolatry be wiped out, and many a sacred site was subsequently desecrated.
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  • What would happen, I ask many and many a time.
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  • I've thrown many a man down the catacombs, and none have ever returned.
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