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The piece was very much a farce, and included such moments as Lavinia singing an aria to the tune of " Oops !... I Did It Again " by Britney Spears, after her tongue has been cut out ; Saturninus and Lucius engaged in a swordfight, but both being played by the same actor ; Chiron and Demetrius ' played ' by a gas can and a car radio respectively ; the love child being born with a black moustache.
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During the decade that followed, the common man, as that piece put it, grew uncomfortable as the Voice of God and fled from behind Saint Woodrow ( Wilson ) only to learn from Science, to his shocked relief that after all there was no God he had to speak for and that he was just an animal anyhow -- that there was a chemical formula for him, and that too much couldn't be expected of him.
The Indians who came aboard ship to collect the mail also interested her greatly, even if she was suitably shocked, according to the customs of the society in which she had been reared, to find them `` naked, except a piece of cotton cloth wrapped around their middle ''.
Even so apparently impartial a critic as W. H. Frohock has taken for granted that the book was originally intended as a piece of Loyalist propaganda ; ;
How titillating it was to go among people who did not know him as the composer, but who talked in the most glowing terms of the promise of the piece after having heard the first rehearsals.
The gunfire, which was so near that it seemed just a piece up the road now, stopped for long enough to count to twenty ; ;
The head was wrapped in a turban and on top of the turban rode a great hamper across which a piece of poncho had been flung.
`` Finally, all I needed was to throw a little piece of red wood that looked like a firecracker and that dumb dog would run ki-yi-ing for his life ''.
The clock on the mantel piece was scandalized and ticked so loudly that he glanced at it over his shoulder and then quickly left the room.
The Philippi bridge, however, was the Chenoweth master piece, with its 139-foot, dual lane, span -- and it stands today as a monument to its builders.
Beccaria had almost stumbled on a lead to the relationship between electricity and magnetism when a discharge from a Leyden jar was sent transversally through a piece of watch-spring steel making its ends magnetic.
As he went out he told Freddie the dinner was perfect, and when he got his hat and coat from Nancy Parks and put a fifty-cent piece in the slot, he told her to be sure that it went toward her dowry.
Russian tanks and artillery parading through the streets of Havana, Russian intrigue in the Congo, and Russian arms drops in Laos ( using the same Ilyushin transports that were used to carry Communist agents to the Congo ) made it plain once more that the cold war was all of a piece in space and time.
If I could put your body in an imaginary atomic press and squeeze you down, squeeze these holes out of you in the way we squeeze the holes out of a sponge, you would get smaller and smaller until finally when the last hole was gone, you would be smaller than the smallest speck of dust that you could see on this piece of paper.
She played with style and a touch of the grand manner, and every piece she performed was especially effective in its closing measures.
He described the piece as a " rhapsodic ballet " because it was written freely and is more modern than his previous works.
One important piece of advice Yamamoto gave Kurosawa was that a good director needed to master screenwriting.
The success of his children's books was to become a source of considerable annoyance to Milne, whose self-avowed aim was to write whatever he pleased and who had, until then, found a ready audience for each change of direction: he had freed pre-war Punch from its ponderous facetiousness ; he had made a considerable reputation as a playwright ( like his idol J. M. Barrie ) on both sides of the Atlantic ; he had produced a witty piece of detective writing in The Red House Mystery ( although this was severely criticised by Raymond Chandler for the implausibility of its plot ).
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He looked very carefully at every piece of furnishing, as though hoping to store this information carefully in his mind.
Chabrier's little one-act operetta, presented yesterday afternoon at Town Hall, is a fragile, precious little piece, very French, not without wit and charm.
They fasted or ate very little ; a statue of the god was made out of amaranth ( huautli ) seeds and honey, and at the end of the month, it was cut into small pieces so everybody could eat a little piece of the god.
Many of the sweets produced in this region, such as quince, sweet potato, molasses and dulce de cayote jams, have given rise to a very well known and easily made dessert referred to as vigilante, or to so-called queso y dulce ( where a piece of fresh cheese is served with one of the sweets mentioned above ).
In peyote stitch, beads are woven into the piece in a very similar fashion to knitting or cross stitching.
Peyote stitch patterns are very easy to depict diagrammatically because they are typically stitched flat and then later incorporated into the piece or left as a flat tapestry.
At times during the piece, Beethoven directs that the beat should be one downbeat every three bars, perhaps because of the very fast pace of the of the movement, with the direction ritmo di tre battute (" rhythm of three bars "), and one beat every four bars with the direction ritmo di quattro battute (" rhythm of four bars ").
The top, back and sides of a classical guitar body are very thin, so a flexible piece of wood called kerfing ( because it is often scored, or kerfed so it bends with the shape of the rim ) is glued into the corners where the rim meets the top and back.
A " gag " is a very short piece of clown comedy which when repeated within a bit or routine may become a " running gag ".
*** The swell of the muzzle refers to the slight swell in the diameter of the piece at the very end of the chase.
Boards wide enough to use as a solid body are very expensive due to the worldwide depletion of hardwood stock since the 1970s, so the wood is rarely one solid piece.
The top, back and ribs of an acoustic guitar body are very thin ( 1 – 2 mm ), so a flexible piece of wood called lining is glued into the corners where the rib meets the top and back.
Coffee is also very common, not only for breakfast, but also accompanying a piece of cake in the afternoon, usually on Sundays or special occasions and birthdays.
As Hamlet was very popular, Bernard Lott, the series editor of New Swan, believes it " unlikely that he would have overlooked ... so significant a piece ".
Katherine Duncan-Jones accepts a 1600 – 1 attribution for the date Hamlet was written, but notes that the Lord Chamberlain's Men, playing Hamlet in the 3000-capacity Globe, were unlikely to be put to any disadvantage by an audience of " barely one hundred " for the Children of the Chapel's equivalent play, Antonio's Revenge ; she believes that Shakespeare, confident in the superiority of his own work, was making a playful and charitable allusion to his friend John Marston's very similar piece.
The Harrison-Cotton machine represents the very first piece of equipment able to accurately quantify human power output ; power calculation within an accuracy range as achieved by his machine of less than 1 % remains an impressive result today.
However, because an IDE is a complicated piece of software by its very nature, this higher productivity only occurs after a lengthy learning process.
If you take a piece of paper in your hands, holding it on both ends, you can pull very hard and not tear the paper.
Needle felting is a technique used to add decoration to a knitted or felted piece, where raw roving is applied using a very sharp barbed felting needle by repeatedly piercing the roving and background together.
In laser ablation for example, a small volume of material at the surface of a work piece can be evaporated if it is heated in a very short time, whereas supplying the energy gradually would allow for the heat to be absorbed into the bulk of the piece, never attaining a sufficiently high temperature at a particular point.
Although the very subject matter caused it to be considered scandalous at the time, its brief revival three decades later, in the open and radicalized culture of the late 1960s, when the author was approaching his 70th birthday, found the once-ahead-of-its-time work judged as a tame and dated period piece below Achard's usual literary standard.
Today, most modern factory-made machetes are of very simple construction, consisting of a blade and full-length tang punched from a single piece of flat steel plate of uniform thickness ( and thus lack a primary grind ), and a simple grip of two plates of wood or plastic bolted or riveted together around the tang.
It is produced from either a small blade ( microblade ) or a larger blade-like piece of flint by abrupt or truncated retouching, which leaves a very typical piece of waste, called a microburin.