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Jackie Robinson was also renowned for the thrilling feat of stealing home, which he famously accomplished in Game 1 of the 1955 World Series.
In addition to the thrilling nature of the single-player game, the deathmatch mode was an important factor in the game's popularity.
He was courageous, a long, straight kick, he had a shrewd football brain and, above all, he was a spectacular, thrilling mark.
A 2007 article in The Guardian noted that "... in the summer of 1977, ... punk's nihilistic swagger was the most thrilling thing in England.
Even as nostalgia was discarded, many in the scene adopted a nihilistic attitude summed up by the Sex Pistols slogan " No Future "; in the later words of one observer, amid the unemployment and social unrest in 1977, " punk's nihilistic swagger was the most thrilling thing in England.
His earliest childhood memory involved beating his father at ping pong and feeling absolutely devastated when his mother's reaction to this thrilling news was a distracted " Wasn't that nice of Daddy to let you win?
The film was ranked No. 80 on the American Film Institute's top 100 list of the greatest American films ever made and No. 69 as the most thrilling, but the controversy has not diminished.
In the NFC, Dallas ' first opponent in the playoffs was the Green Bay Packers, who were coming off a thrilling 28-24 win over the Detroit Lions in the wildcard round in which quarterback Brett Favre had thrown the winning touchdown pass to Sterling Sharpe with only 55 seconds left in the game.
I thought that was thrilling.
It was thrilling, and a perfect conclusion to a remarkable evening — nothing ordinary about it.
The smooth-running Ceremony, which profoundly moved not only all who saw it but also the millions who were listening-in on the radio throughout the world, and the glorious weather in which it took place, combined to give birth to a spirit which was to permeate the whole of the following two weeks of thrilling and intensive sport.
The national scandal that ensued was quite thrilling, given that most of the most delicate affairs of the republic were controlled by Gelli's affiliates.
John Mueller summed up Rogers's abilities as follows: " Rogers was outstanding among Astaire's partners not because she was superior to others as a dancer but because, as a skilled, intuitive actress, she was cagey enough to realize that acting did not stop when dancing began ... the reason so many women have fantasized about dancing with Fred Astaire is that Ginger Rogers conveyed the impression that dancing with him is the most thrilling experience imaginable ".
Mueller sums up Rogers's abilities as follows: " Rogers was outstanding among Astaire's partners not because she was superior to others as a dancer, but because, as a skilled, intuitive actress, she was cagey enough to realize that acting did not stop when dancing began ... the reason so many women have fantasized about dancing with Fred Astaire is that Ginger Rogers conveyed the impression that dancing with him is the most thrilling experience imaginable.
It went so well ; it was so thrilling and exciting ".
This thrilling scene was taken from the mail car showing the tender and interior of locomotive cab, while the train is running forty miles an hour ....
The film was ranked 80th in the American Film Institute's 100 best American films, and the 69th most thrilling film.
A letter to the sports editor of The New York Times claimed, " There are three reasons why the wave caught on at Michigan Wolverine games: It gave the fans something to do when the team was leading its opponent by 40 points, it was thrilling and exciting to see 105, 000 people in the stands moving and cheering, and Bo Schembechler asked us not to do it.

was and see
You see, he lied to us when he said he was leavin alone ''.
He was too old -- when he passed up and through the corridor of pines that lined the trail he could see ahead, he was passing from life.
Now under me I could see him for what he really was, a boy dressed up in streaks of paint.
It was pitiful to see the thin ranks of warriors, old and young, wheeling and twisting their ponies frantically from side to side only to be tumbled bleeding from their saddles by the relentless slam, slam of the cruelly efficient Hawkinses.
I decided to see no more of the clerk until the processing of my papers was completed.
Although it was dark as usual I could see that the hall had only recently contained a great many people.
Barton was relieved to see that Carl Dill and Emmett Foster had brought extra mounts.
When they reached their neighbor's house, Pamela said a few polite words to Grace and kissed Melissa lightly on the forehead, the impulse prompted by a stray thought -- of the type to which she was frequently subject these days -- that they might never see one another again.
`` Yeah, I can see that '', the friend was forced to agree.
And she was deeply thankful that she could see her now, out there in the midst of a gay, youthful circle, skipping and singing, `` Farmer in the dell, Farmer in the dell, Heigh-ho the dairy-oh, the farmer in the dell ''.
She was glad, completely and unselfishly glad, to see that things were working out the right way for both Sally and Dan.
As far as he could see there was no hole to climb through it.
It was all Greg had time to see.
Her form was silhouetted and with the strong light I could see the outlines of her body, a body that an artist or anyone else would have admired.
It was embarrassing to see strapping, blonde Brassnose comport himself like a child who talks about bogeymen.
Our lifeboat was filling rapidly and despite what I had heard of the inhabitants of Eromonga, I was glad to see a long and graceful outrigger manned by three bronzed girls glide out of a lagoon into the open sea and toward our craft.
What had caught his attention was obscured by the car itself, so that neither the girl nor the truck drivers could see, but Benson knew what it was.
He was less to see, but Feathertop took him in, too, just to keep the records straight.
They went down in a heap and for a long minute there was nothing to see but flailing arms and legs.
He was not enthusiastic over the newly acquired Claude Lorrain, but reminisced with pleasure over a Poussin exhibit he had been able to see in Paris a year ago.
Ann, pleased to see her friend happy, was intrigued by the new fruits a friend of Captain Heard had sent on board for their enjoyment.
If she were not at home, Mama would see to it that a fresh white rose was there.

was and effect
For lawyers, reflecting perhaps their parochial preferences, there has been a special fascination since then in the role played by the Supreme Court in that transformation -- the manner in which its decisions altered in `` the switch in time that saved nine '', President Roosevelt's ill-starred but in effect victorious `` Court-packing plan '', the imprimatur of judicial approval that was finally placed upon social legislation.
By now he was undergoing a fresh torrent of abuse from Tory papers and pamphlets, and action was being taken to effect his punishment by expulsion from Parliament.
Then, in some way, this lack of faith in the cavalry became mixed up in his mind with the dragging effect of wagon trains and was hardened into a prejudice.
One effect of the spirited give-and-take of these discussions was to focus attention on practical applications and the necessity of being armed with the facts: knowledge of the destructive force of even the tiniest `` tactical '' atomic weapon would have a bearing on judgments as to the advisability of its use -- to defend Berlin, for example ; ;
He was not sure what effect it would have, but that was really beside the point when you got right down to it.
The air was cooler here, and the lacy pattern of the trees threw a dappled shadow on the grass, an effect which he found pleasant.
Alex told her that there was no hurry for their breakfasts, trying at the same time to effect a speedy separation of the persons before and behind him.
The doctor shot down to the lavatory and turned the doorknob, but to no effect: the lavatory was occupied.
Again among those jubilantly reunited bunkmates, I was shy with Jessie and acted as I had during those early Saturday mornings when we all seemed to be playing for effect, to be detached and unconcerned with the girls who were properly our dates but about whom, later, in the privacy of our bunks, we would think in terms of the most elaborate romance.
She was wearing her dark hair in two, thick braids to attain an `` American Girl '' effect she thought was appropriate to Halloween.
This increase was sufficient to overcome the effect on net income of higher costs of manufacture and increased expenditures on research and development.
The resulting magnetic effect proved stronger than when the discharge was made lengthwise.
Following observation of the fact that the reaction rates of supposedly identical reaction mixtures prepared on the same filling manifold and exposed under identical conditions often differed by several hundred per cent, a systematic series of experiments was undertaken to see whether the difficulty could be ascribed to the method of preparing the chlorine, to the effects of oxygen or moisture or to the effect of surface to volume ratio in the reaction tubes.
-- Although there was some variation in results which must be attributed either to trace impurities or to variation in wall effects, the photochemical exchange in the gas phase was sufficiently reproducible so that it seemed meaningful to compare the reaction rates in different series of reaction tubes for the purpose of obtaining information on the effect of chlorine concentration and of carbon tetrachloride concentration on the reaction rate.
The overall effect was probably to stimulate more party activity in the communal elections than might have otherwise taken place.
If this seems arbitrary, its effect was to treat citizens of the District of Columbia equally with citizens of the states -- at the expense of expanding a troublesome jurisdiction.
Since this type of item was not in the statute when section 381 was enacted in 1954, one cannot say with certainty what effect the enactment of that section should have.
The following month the invasion of Italy was begun, and Roosevelt gave effect to his warning by consenting to the stockpiling of poison gas in southern Italy.
This had a pleasant effect upon the Sunday gate receipts as well as upon the intake of the rail and bus companies, some of which began to offer special excursion rates, including seats at the park, just as the trolley and ferry companies had when baseball was new.

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