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  • How many prop skeletons could there be in the small town of Ouray?

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  • He recognized that the fault of the government lay in the fact that it did not govern, and he deplored that his own function, in a decadent age, was but " to prop up mouldering institutions."

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  • No. Not unless you want to talk to yourself while I prop up a zombie who won't hear a word you're saying.

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  • "Prop her up," Wynn snapped.

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  • 610 B.e.) Greek mercenaries had been used to prop Pharaoh's throne.

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  • Prayer was his main prop. By it men became controllers of the earthly world and reached God.

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  • The bedspread was pulled back enough to prop up the pillow by the phone, but the bed had not been uncovered for sleeping.

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  • In another system introduced by the Mannesmann Tube Company the prop is made up of weldless steel tubes sliding telescopically one within the other, which are fixed at the right height by a screw clamp capable of carrying a load of 15 to 16 tons.

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  • Christianity is founded on Judaism; its main prop is the argument from the fulfilment of prophecy.

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  • Repeated expeditions from Sparta and Epirus tried in vain to prop up the decaying Greek states against the Lucanians and Bruttians; and when in 282 the Romans appeared in the Tarentine Gulf the end was close at hand.

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  • And if Martha's discovery had been substituted with the theater prop, he'd bet his boots there was an empty trunk out there somewhere!

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  • I hardly ever failed, when I rambled through the village, to see a row of such worthies, either sitting on a ladder sunning themselves, with their bodies inclined forward and their eyes glancing along the line this way and that, from time to time, with a voluptuous expression, or else leaning against a barn with their hands in their pockets, like caryatides, as if to prop it up.

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  • right angled at C, semicircles are described on the three sides, thus forming two lunes Afcda and Cgbec. The sum of the areas of these lunes equals the area of the triangle ABC.] As for Euclid, it is sufficient to recall the facts that the original author of prop. 8 of book iv.

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  • He laboured still, in mingled hope and apprehension, "to prop the frail and worthless fabric,"7 but for its spiritual content of democracy he had no understanding, and even in its nationalism he had little hope.

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  • "I will tell you this," he said, rising and trying with nervously twitching fingers to prop up his pipe in a corner, but finally abandoning the attempt.

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  • 7 furnishes in favour of a reconciliation see Postgate (Prop. Introd.

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  • Proposition 14 shows how to draw an ellipse through five given points, and Prop. 15 gives a simple construction for the axes of an ellipse when a pair of conjugate diameters are given.

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  • The capture of that island had caused an immigration of Spanish refugees to Santiago that greatly increased its importance; and the illicit trade to the same island - mainly in hides and cattle - that flourished from this time onward was a main prop of prosperity.

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  • Phaenomena, 4-5; prop. 2.) What Newton did, in short, was to prove by analysis that the planets, revolving by Kepler's astronomical laws round the sun, have motions such as by mechanical laws are consequences of a centripetal force to the sun.

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  • His death in October 1633 put an end to the RussoPolish War (1632-33), withdrawing the strongest prop from an executive feeble enough even when supported by all the weight of his authority.

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  • prop. 3) "that all refracting substances diverged the prismatic colours in a constant proportion to their mean refraction"; and he drew the natural conclusion "that refraction could not be produced without colour," and therefore "that no improvement could be expected from the refracting telescope" (Treatise on Optics, p. 112).

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  • From the first he was carefully nurtured to be the future prop of Protestantism by his austere parents.

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  • The forward feed is given by a chain winding upon a drum, which hauls upon a pulley fixed to a prop about 30 yds.

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  • C. de Prop. Fide (2nd ed., Rome, 1907).

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  • Prop. iv.

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  • But the Liberalism of his early years was gone for ever, and he had become reconciled to Metternich's view that, in an age of decay, the sole function of a statesman was to "prop up mouldering institutions."

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  • prop. iv.

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  • part 2, prop. 9).

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  • The alteration of the fossiliferous Lias by dolerite at Portrush into a flinty rock that looked like basalt served at one time as a prop for the " Neptunist " theory of the origin of igneous rocks.

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  • At length Ishbaal lost the main prop of his tottering cause by remonstrating with Abner for marrying Rizpah, one of Saul's concubines, an alliance which, according to Oriental notions, implied pretensions to the throne (cp. 2 Sam.

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  • Robert Barclay, writing some twenty years later, admits of degrees of perfection, and the possibility of a fall from it (Apology, Prop. viii.).

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  • prop. 23.

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  • prop. 2; 4 coroll.

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  • Buya, the chief of a clan of the Dailam, a warlike people who inhabit the mountainous country south-west of the Caspian Sea, had served under the Samanids, and found a footing in the south of Media (Jabal), whence his three sons - well known under the titles they assumed at a later period: `Imad addaula ("prop of the dynasty"), Rokn addaula ("pillar of the dynasty"), and Mo`izz addaula ("strengthener of the dynasty") - succeeded in subduing the province of Fars, at the time of Qahir's dethronement (see Persia: History).

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  • C. de Prop. Fid.

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  • Mr. Lloyd George seemed almost unmanned in telling the news to the House; and it was clear that he felt that a great prop of his Government had fallen.

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  • They did not, as is often but loosely said, create economic prosperity; but they did prop it, in an all-important field, with order, hope and confidence.

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  • prop. xxiii.).

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  • faultless display at prop.

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  • prop the door open, you have to leave a few laptops lying around unsupervised.

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  • Just before the Central Level Crossing, a wooden prop fell from the Unimog prompting a sudden stop.

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  • prop shaft leads you into deeper water and onto the imposing boilers.

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  • prop n. The college's administrative hub - you'll need to find it in order to pay your bill.

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  • prop who is the most capped player in world rugby, visited Mellow Lane xl club.

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  • prop up dictators sell arms around the world we will contribute to an unstable world.

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  • prop up the bar or hang out in the loo?

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  • prop up the regime the decline will continue.

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  • Despite shooting the promo while pregnant, the German catwalk queen managed to hide her fledgling bump with clever use of a prop.

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  • A quick tap penalty was taken, Bedford won the next ruck and prop Tom Williams powered over.

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  • Rv park on how prop tour players can was donald trump's.

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  • stricken yacht had no power, its anchor chain caught, perhaps round the prop.

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  • swinging arm from behind by the tight-head prop.

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  • They are now wasting further billions to prop up a sinking titanic of enterprise that's morally, scientifically as well as financially bankrupt.

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  • (2) The Measurement of the Circle (Kyklon metresis) is a short book of three propositions, the main result being obtained in Prop. 2, which shows that the circumference of a circle is less than 37 and greater than 311 times its diameter.

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  • The first (a mechanical proof) begins, after some preliminary propositions on the parabola, in Prop. 6, ending with an integration in Prop. 16.

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  • It was owing to these physical manifestations that the name " Quaker " was either first given or was regarded as appropriate when given for another reason (see Fox's Journal concerning Justice Bennet at Derby in 1650 and Barclay's Apology, Prop. 11, § 8).

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  • The stricken yacht had no power, its anchor chain caught, perhaps round the prop.

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  • Rising property prices helped to prop up the world economy after the stockmarket bubble burst in 2000.

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  • by means of chains worked by a winch .2 The shutter weir, introduced on the upper Seine about the middle of the 19th century and subsequently adopted for weirs across several rivers in France, Belgium and the United States, consists of a row of wooden or iron shutters turning on a horizontal axis a little above their centre of pressure, borne by an iron trestle at the back of each shutter, which is hinged to the apron of the weir, and supported when raised by an iron prop resting against an iron shoe fastened on the apron (fig.

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  • Wouldn't the bones be taken for a stage prop?

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  • Yes. Only I believe someone swapped them for a theatrical prop.

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  • From the prop shaft we ascended up the line to meet with Bob's boat.

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  • On this occasion, we chose to prop up the bar and engage the very friendly barmaid in conversation.

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  • beasts in chap 13 & 17 are y e same. ' [unfoliated] ' PROP.

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  • bout of fisticuffs ensued from which ex Cardiff prop Gary Powell collected his yellow card.

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  • calamityThe calamities w ch follow upon sounding the Trumpets, are all by war. ' [unfoliated] ' PROP.

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  • catwalk queen managed to hide her fledgling bump with clever use of a prop.

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  • Aircraft that require hand starting by prop swinging must have chocks placed in front of the wheels.

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  • The prop does have a few dings in the end.

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  • Property rv park on how prop tour players can was donald trump 's.

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  • However, toddlers and preschoolers still have a hard time reaching the table and need a booster seat to prop them up for easy meal time.

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  • Car seats prop up a newborn - Place your newborn in his car seat without the restraints.

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  • Pictures should be of your child looking directly at the camera instead of a side view or a view of him looking at a prop.

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  • You can prop up the back and use a daybed as a sitting area in your bedroom or even in your living room, and then you drop the back down so it lays flat, so the daybed can be used like a regular bed.

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  • If you like to prop up in bed to read, play on the computer or watch TV, headboards offer support, and depending on the headboard, even a little cushioning.

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  • A female model can also sit up and may want to drape herself with a piece of satin fabric or hold a prop such as a rose or pearl necklace.

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  • She may have the perfect prop idea for her pictures.

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  • Put your macro shots into scale by putting the baby's hand into the hand of his parent, or by using a prop which highlights size, such as a basket or cushion.

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  • I hope you are not smoking any more because it's a stupid waste of money, an overrated prop, it makes your breath stink, ages you faster than just about anything, and causes major health problems.

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  • Props: A prop is often part of the location, but plays a more integral party in the photograph, with the bride posing with the item.

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  • Because of the detail involved in baking a Star Wars character or prop, the process is more complicated than making a standard double-layer cake.

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  • For example, if you have access to a prop like a mini circus tent or a big model of a tree, place cupcakes in the tent to act as spectators or performers, or arrange cupcakes in the tree branches and at the tree's base.

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  • It wouldn't be surprising if he did, however, since shoe lifts are a common prop used in films to make the actors look taller or even more foreboding.

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  • For cold frames, prop open the lid of the cold frame during the day to allow air to circulate.

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  • You can utilize a miter saw, which has no blade tilt, prop the crown molding up against your fence and set the miter angle.

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  • Try a faux painting technique on a piece of plywood and prop it up on the wall to see how you like it in the space before committing to the whole thing.

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  • Clunky night vision goggles as a prop on a romantic date?

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  • For storage, this handheld uses Sony's proprietary flash format: the Memory Stick PROP Duo.

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  • Almost every version of traditional African dance will involve some sort of prop or costumed embellishments to help further emphasize the meaning of that particular style of movement.

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  • The Japanese Parasol dance has simple choreography and uses an umbrella as a prop.

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  • Put a fresh spin on this look by curling the ends outward and prop a sparkly tiara on your head in lieu of the clip.

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  • Origami Pistol: A paper gun makes a great prop for children playing cops and robbers.

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  • Megan's side and back tattoo is on full display, and once again, the addition of water, this time in the form of a melting ice cube, proves to be the perfect prop.

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  • It is designed to be more of a costume prop, though kids can also use it for pretend play.

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  • Finally, if you still can't find somewhere to donate furniture to, contact a local school or community theatre whose theatrical group may want to use the item as a stage prop.

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  • Set a photo up yourself at home, using a tripod or table to prop the camera and arranging everyone in front of the Christmas tree.

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  • Carry a ball or other prop from your chosen sport.

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  • Grab the prop weapon of your choice and start yo-ho-hoing!

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  • Disgraced politicians in particular can make a good costume out of a suit and an appropriate prop related to their downfall.

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  • She had a fondness for dismembering dolls, for anyone who wants to carry a prop.

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  • If you're donning this costume idea solo, hold a glass, a bottle or both for your prop.

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  • Once it was determined a real ring was needed for the movie, Eclipse, Meyer worked with Portland-based jewelry designer Rick Thurber and prop designer Grant Swain to create the movie prop ring.

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  • After Meyer and Swain approved his design, Thurber created the movie prop using real diamonds since there was no time to order cubic zirconia stones for the ring.

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  • Prop him up by the front door with some cornstalks and pumpkins for a fun fall scene.

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  • One day, a camera crew was shooting a television show on the premises of an old amusement park, and they came upon a hanging man prop.

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  • A gust of wind blew through the window causing the small stick used as a prop to drop to the floor, and the window closed with a bang.

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  • Skeptics believe that ectoplasm is nothing more than a prop used in scams perpetrated by charlatans who portrayed themselves as mediums during the Victorian era up until the late 1930s.

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  • However, nothing takes the place of a yoga teacher moving your body into the proper position, assisting you with a prop when you're struggling or suggesting a modification best suited for your level at the time.

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  • If you're new to yoga, in recovery from an illness or injury, or simply trying to improve your range of motion, using a chair as yoga prop equipment helps you to maintain balance and focus on form.

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  • Some of these might not be chair yoga DVD routines specifically, but are complete with posture and prop suggestions for any necessary modification.

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  • Again, almost any household item can be used as a safe prop.

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  • Modify the pose by placing a yoga prop under the hips to relieve pressure in the lower body such as strain in the knees.

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  • Some children will enjoy retelling the story afterward using the craft object that they made as a prop in their explanation.

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  • Using the masks as a prop, the kids can act out their favorite Pokemon scenes rather than watching them on TV.

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  • Another way to use an exercise ball in your workouts is as a support or prop for different exercises.

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  • You can also use an exercise ball as prop for other stretching exercises which target the front and back muscles of your legs.

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  • Prop yourself up facedown on your toes (feet together) and elbows, so that your entire body is suspended a foot or so off the floor.

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  • You can also to use it as a prop for more difficult exercises, such as pushups.

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  • Bend the opposite knee, prop yourself up with your other arm, and slowly rise off the floor, balancing the weight carefully above your shoulder.

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  • Scary stories: A flashlight is a necessary prop to tell the best scary stories.

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  • As a prop, these helmets had their shortcomings.

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  • To elevate the injury, prop the injured limb up on a pile of pillows and try to elevate it over the heart.

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  • 1860) which proposed to prop up the crazy common state with the shadow of a constitution and to grant some measure of local autonomy to Hungary, subject always to the supervision of the imperial council (Reichsrath).

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  • She nodded and he proceeded to narrate the details of Martha finding the bones, and Fitzgerald coming forth with prop replacements and perhaps sharing ownership of the facility from whence they came.

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  • Dellape's late shoulder set up the wing for what appeared to be a swinging arm from behind by the tight-head prop.

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  • No sooner had their carded prop returned, their long serving open side flanker, Hedley Verity, took his place on the bench.

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  • Then he tried the sight gag - going for a clinch with Gaby in a prop hospital bed.

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  • Consists of: Open -side prop, hooker, blind side prop, 2 Second row forward and a loose forward.

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  • Shares on Wall Street that Bush is so anxious to prop up are still massively overvalued.

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  • prop shaft we ascended up the line to meet with Bob's boat.

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  • Anakin skywalker episode iii fx lightsaber by master replicas star wars master replicas prop replica from episode iii measures 44 x 2 diameter.

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  • prop players said to play with.

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