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It was a disturbingly familiar face, too, but I couldn't remember where we had met.
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The Force Publique made the practice of cutting off the limbs of the natives as a means of enforcing rubber quotas a matter of policy ; this practice was disturbingly widespread.
Venus was never quite so popular as Mars, probably because it obdurately refused to display any surface features ( it is covered with sulfuric acid clouds only dimly translucent to visible light ), making any statement about its nature disturbingly speculative.
John Grant writes in his book Masters of Animation that Fritz the Cat was " the breakthrough movie that opened brand new vistas to the commercial animator in the United States ", presenting an " almost disturbingly accurate " portrayal " of a particular stratum of Western society during a particular era, [...] as such it has dated very well.
One of the first films about a fan being disturbingly obsessed with their idol was Clint Eastwood's directorial debut film, Play Misty for Me ( 1971 ), about a California disc jockey pursued by a disturbed female listener ( Jessica Walter ).
Published reviews of his performance claimed he was " disturbingly unskilled " and that he achieved " brilliant new levels of sucking " in a " mediocre play " with " mindless, adolescent direction ".
In 2007, the character was ranked as ninth on the list of top " Xbox babes " by Team Xbox, featured by GameDailys " Babe of the Week ", and listed as the sixth most " disturbingly sexual game character " by Games. net.
Fox conceded that the regimen he observed included cleanliness, the tending of wounds and sores, and kindness, but he noted that the sisters ' approach to managing pain was " disturbingly lacking ".
The court concluded that Shaik and his companies had not shown that the High Court improperly exercised its discretion to determine the amount to be confiscated nor that the order confiscating both the shareholding and the dividend was " disturbingly inappropriate ".
One of Salazar's immediate tasks was to " the department ’ s coziness with the industries it regulates " but Daniel R. Patterson, a member of the Arizona House of Representatives, said “ Salazar has a disturbingly weak conservation record, particularly on energy development, global warming, endangered wildlife and protecting scientific integrity.
was and familiar
It was also subtly familiar, for it was the odor of the human body, but multiplied innumerable times because of the fact that the aborigines never bathed.
it was Baker who thought of lessening the shock, which conscription always brings to a country, by substituting `` Greetings from your neighbors '' for the recruiting sergeant, and registration in familiar voting places rather than at military installations.
The place was evidently a familiar haunt and Claire wondered what other illicit loves had been celebrated in the comfortable rooms to which they were shown.
But after the doctor's return that night Alex could see, from the high window in his own room, the now familiar figure crouched on a truly impressive heap of towels, apparently giving its egg-hatching powers one final chance before it was replaced in its office by a sure-enough hen.
The old way of doing things, which depended on a relatively stable community with stable ideas dealing with familiar situations, was no longer adequate to the task.
The large sign, formerly reading " University of Lawsonomy ", was a familiar landmark for motorists in the region for many years and was visible from I-94 about 13 miles north of the Illinois state line, on the east side of the highway.
Benjamin Franklin was familiar with Antoine, as they were both members of the " Benjamin Franklin inquiries " into Mesmer and animal magnetism.
He says in the page 114 of his autobiography that he was responsible for the null set symbol ( Ø ) and it came from the Norwegian alphabet, with which he alone among the Bourbaki group was familiar.
The system of Chinese astrology was elaborated during the Zhou dynasty ( 1046 – 256 BC ) and flourished during the Han Dynasty ( 2nd century BC to 2nd century AD ), during which all the familiar elements of traditional Chinese culture – the Yin-Yang philosophy, theory of the 5 elements, Heaven and Earth, Confucian morality – were brought together to formalise the philosophical principles of Chinese medicine and divination, astrology and alchemy.
It was in Bologna that Dürer was taught ( possibly by Luca Pacioli or Bramante ) the principles of linear perspective, and evidently became familiar with the ' costruzione legittima ' in a written description of these principles found only, at this time, in the unpublished treatise of Piero della Francesca.
He was also familiar with the ' abbreviated construction ' as described by Alberti and the geometrical construction of shadows, a technique of Leonardo da Vinci.
He also hosted similar vehicles on the radio — and was a familiar celebrity guest on various other broadcast programs, including the long-running NBC radio series, Monitor.
He was also familiar with the theories of various philosophical schools, and in particular with the developments of Neo-Platonism.
was and face
Her face was very thin, and burned by the sun until much of the skin was dead and peeling, the new skin under it red and angry.
Then, with a glory that almost wiped out the deep, downward sags in her careworn face, Matilda leaned over the wheel and shouted to Hez, who was stumbling along in the heat and the dust on the opposite side of the wagon `` Pa!!
Setting a course straight for the house, he was covering ground fast when an angry bee buzzed past close to his face.
The car was just about to us, its driver's fat, solemn face intent on the road ahead, on business, on a family in Sante Fe -- on anything but an old pick-up truck in which two human beings desperately needed rescue.
There was something about the contour of her face, her smile that was like New Orleans sunshine, the way she held her head, the way she walked -- there was scarcely anything she did which did not fascinate me.
He was looking out on the dark waters of the Lake when I came upon him and without wasting words I smacked him hard across the face.
This was also a corpse -- a male, judging from the coral arm bands, the tribal scars still discernible on the maggoty face, the painted bone of the warrior caste which still pierced the septum of the rotting nose.
And so when Miss Langford came to teach at the one-room Chestnut school, where Jack was a pupil in the eighth grade, the Woman of Jack's mind assumed the teacher's face and figure.