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he tossed a paper toward every front door, and housewives came down to their steps to pick them up and read what their neighbors had been doing.
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tossed and paper
Nearly 23, 000 papers were stolen on Election Day 1996, and in the following days copies of the paper were tossed off the balcony of the newspaper's office and burned in effigy.
Michael Close also utilizes a handling in which the invisible deck is tossed back into a paper bag, whereupon it becomes real and visible.
The evil dragons refused to leave so Jajang inscribed the Chinese character for fire on a sheet of paper and tossed it skyward while using his long stick to splash the pond.
tossed and toward
The darts are intended to be tossed underhand toward a horizontal ground target, where the weighted end hits first and sticks into the ground.
Villarroel's body was tossed from a balcony toward the square, where the crowds proceeded to hang it from a lamp-post opposite the Palace, perhaps inspired by a recently-shown newsreel of Benito Mussolini's demise.
In the townball game that Graves described, the batsman struck the tossed ball with a flat bat, and ran toward a goal fifty feet away, and back again.
tossed and every
He lamented that the faithful were " tossed to and fro and carried around with every wind of doctrine, by the cunning of men, by their craftiness and deceitful wiles.
For example, suppose you are certain that a particular biased coin has propensity 0. 32 to land heads every time it is tossed.
He cut off her limbs, then tossed her head into the sky where it became the moon, so that his mother would be comforted in seeing her daughter in the sky every night.
He tossed his sister's head into the sky, where it became the moon, so that his mother would be comforted in seeing her daughter in the sky every night.
Darkness gathers around, far distant thunder rolls over the trembling hills ; the black clouds with august majesty and power, moves slowly forwards, shading regions of towering hills, and threatening all the destructions of a thunderstorm ; all around is now still as death, not a whisper is heard, but a total inactivity and silence seems to pervade the earth ; the birds afraid to utter a chirrup, and in low tremulous voices take leave of each other, seeking covert and safety ; every insect is silenced, and nothing heard but the roaring of the approaching hurricane ; the mighty cloud now expands its sable wings, extending from North to South, and is driven irresistibly on by the tumultuous winds, spreading his livid wings around the gloomy concave, armed with terrors of thunder and fiery shafts of lightning ; now the lofty forests bend low beneath its fury, their limbs and wavy boughs are tossed about and catch hold of each other ; the mountains tremble and seem to reel about, and the ancient hills to be shaken to their foundations: the furious storm sweeps along, smoaking through the vale and over the resounding hills ; the face of the earth is obscured by the deluge descending from the firmament, and I am deafened by the din of thunder ; the tempestuous scene damps my spirits, and my horse sinks under me at the tremendous peals, as I hasten for the plain.
* Five points for catching a tile ( a tile that is caught, tossed back up, and caught again earns points each and every time it is caught )
The Maximals witnessed this as they were tossed about the ship with every klik ( earth second ) it spent traveling through Transwarp space.
But ask in faith, never doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind ; for the doubter, being double-minded and unstable in every way, must not expect to receive anything from the Lord.
tossed and front
He got the pint of liquor out of his pocket and unscrewed the top, sprinkled the pungent stuff liberally over both men, and then tossed the open bottle in on the front seat.
A huge crowd assembled in front of the building and when Craxi finally went out, he was met with thousands of coins tossed at him.
Sailors of the war remember talented Filipino musicians and singers, inexpensive San Miguel beer, attractive teen-age prostitutes, erotic floor shows, Jeepney rides back to the naval base and children diving for coins tossed from the bridge over the estuarine drainage channel in front of the naval base main gate.
Early attempts to defeat them typically used a " one-two punch " using a TV-guided missile to blast open the doors, followed by bombs tossed in the front.
tossed and door
In this pre-banking era, Jacob kept his gold and silver at his cabin in trunks, meal sacks, tin meat cans, woolen socks, cigar boxes, behind door frames, in the rafters, or tossed in a corner.
On the pilot's command, the gunner pulled the safety pin and tossed the flare through the open cargo door.
tossed and came
The 19th-century " man of letters ", Isaac D ' Israeli, recounts that one day, when they came home from hunting and were joking around as was their wont within the " family ", Commines " ordered " the prince to remove Commines's boots as if he were a servant ; laughing, the prince did so but then tossed the boot at Commines, and it bloodied his nose.
When the brothers returned from a hunting trip, Herrick tossed a jackrabbit carcass into the taxidermy store, where it came to rest beside a pair of deer antlers.
The only drama came when Knight pulled a torn pair of step-ins from his brief case and tossed them into the lap of a juror.
Starting goalie Martin Gerber was tossed out of the game in the final minute of the third period and 41-year-old Joseph came into the game cold.
After several ideas were tossed about ( which included bouncing styrofoam faux " debris " over audience members ' heads ), Universal's sound department came up with a process called " Sensurround "-a series of large speakers and a 1, 500 watt amplifier made by Cerwin-Vega, that would pump in sub-audible " infra bass " sound waves at 120 decibels ( equivalent to a jet airplane at takeoff ), giving the viewer the sensation of an earthquake.
He tossed the sponge to pitcher Sadie McMahon covering home, who " put the sponge, still soaked, on Mike Griffin, who came sliding in desperately.
Cohen's training in the alleyways of London came in handy, and he knocked out the thief and tossed him out into the street.
Dalí carried an anteater on a leash in with him when he came on stage, and he tossed it in Gish's lap, much to her consternation.
** During the match, Steve McMichael came out and tossed Jarrett into the ring and escorted Debra to the back.
Berra came to the end of his comic, tossed it aside, and asked Brown, " So, how is yours turning out?
The second start came at home on May 17, when Hernández tossed his first career complete game shutout, scattering just four hits along the way.
The third no-hitter came on September 18, 1903 by Chick Fraser of the Philadelphia Phillies, and the fourth was tossed on May 8, 1907, by Francis " Big Jeff " Pfeffer of the Boston Doves.
tossed and down
had to drink There were even drinking game referee officials, including a ' registrar of the rules ' who knew all the rules to the game, a ' registrar of the horn ' who tossed a silver flag down on calling out second offenses, and a ' governor ' who decided one's third call of offense.
The Maya held the belief that cenotes or limestone sinkholes were portals to the underworld and sacrificed human beings and tossed them down the cenote to please the water god Chaac.
Logs from thousands of trees boiled over the broken dams, smashed together in a grinding roar and surged on down the current like giant toothpicks tossed by some elemental energy.
"' He purposely obliterated the tempos ,' wrote tap historian Sally Sommer, ' throwing down a cascade of taps like pebbles tossed across the floor.
On 7 May 1945, the day before V-E Day, celebrating unionist students in Trinity College Dublin raised the flags of the victorious Allies over the college ; when onlookers in College Green began jeering, some took down the flag of neutral Ireland, set fire to it and tossed it away, provoking a small riot.
Attempting to flee from the clones with Doomsday, the Superman Family discover that their ship is now on course for Earth with the potential to trigger an extinction-level-event if it strikes, only for their attempt to divert the ship being interrupted by a being called ' Doomslayer ', resembling a cyborg version of Doomsday-later revealed to be a Doomsday who was tossed down an infinite tube that gave it time to evolve -, who effortlessly tears Eradicator apart and proclaims that Earth must die for the future.
While she was preparing to take a picture, Samuel was hit by a boulder tossed down from workers above that crushed his foot.
At Erfurt, students who sympathized with Luther tossed copies of the bull into the local river and at Torgau, a posted copy was torn down and defaced.
A useful metaphor is a deck of playing cards shuffled and then tossed down so they are piled together loosely, randomly, and sometimes not at all.
In 1689, after the fall of James II, the people of Newcastle tore down his bronze equestrian statue in Sandhill and tossed it into the Tyne.
David Boreanaz's stunt double, Mike Massa, says the scene in which he is tossed across the room upside down is his favorite stunt of this season.
Whereas the axe can only be tossed left or right, Higgins can shoot the boomerang in four directions ( up and down, as well as left and right ).