But I don't want to just take it on the lam, run out.
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John Norfell had arranged everything with his usual good taste and punctiliousness.
The chief believes there was water in the bunkerage.
Sailendra was so shocked that he forgot to accord the prickly councilor his full title. No doubt he would pay for this solecism later.
'Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's gentleman's personal gentleman,' said Richard at his most pompous, straying dangerously where angels might fear to tread. 'A valet, not a butler.'
'But Bertie said Jeeves could buttle with the best of them.'
When the silence fell so suddenly the peanut shells began to scuttle soundlessly acruss the juddering tabletop and something almost spectrally put a little storm of ripples into the teacup in their midst.
The deep exhaustion and lingering disorientation of jet-lag were making Robin almost preternaturally sensitive to her unsettlingly strange surroundings.
Sacki jumped from his perch on a jersey barrier and ran to a Mitsubishi Pajero, gunning the engine.
From the time I turned five years old, I had a coda for the end of my prayers at night: Please don't let Mommee and Daddy get divorced.
She was wearing a lapa skirt and a white t-shirt, with a matching lapa cloth wrapping her baby around her back.
A Palaver Hut is a circular structure constructed of clay and bamboo or wood, with a thatched roof. In West African villages, the Palaver Hut is the place where guests are welcomed.From today's book:
The meeting came on December 15, 1821, in a palaver hut in King Peter's village.
I looked behind me at Bro Henry, who as just arriving behind us at the spot we picked [on the beach] next to a thatched palaver hut near the lagoon.
West African protocol dictates that the meek go to the strong to judge their palavers.
Old Man Charlie was grumpy and irascible, and was always throwing people out of the kitchen.
On the strength of that performance, 90 percent of KIPP students get scholarships to private or parochial high schools instead of having to attend their own desultory high schools in the Bronx.
Breakfast in South China, at least for those who could afford it, was congee - white rice porridge with lettuce and dace paste and bamboo shoots.
The Forces of Gog and Magog were set to do battle on the plains of Armageddon.
He'd felt the first hairpin leading out of the city, but was still waiting for the downhill chicane [?] that prefaced rejoining the main highway.
He ... began reviewing the shipping lists. Centrifuges, navigation units, vacuum tubes. ... Carbon extruders. Maraging steel. Collant systems. ... Ring magnets. Heat Exchangers.
It was an old-style beiz, or family-owned establishment, with arolla pine walls, a parquet wood floor, and an army of bleached Steinbock antlers mounted on the wall.
There were flatbeds with a spindly steel awning providing protection against the elements. ... It reminded him of a snake poking its head out of a cave. A great, rusty reticulated [?] snake.
At five hundred meters he armed the nacelle.As the housing is probably sheet metal or carbon-fiber composite and not capable of inflicting much damage, I assume the implication is the weapon system contained in the nacelle. Alternately, using the original meaning metaphorically, the nacelle could refer to the entire drone.
"So how is it possible that he could have fallen from the chair later?" says Tuchio.
"Lividity," says the witness. ...
"Then lividity as the blood settled ... might very easily cause the body to topple forward out of the chair.
Scarborough seemed to have his own backers in every city, self-appointed lictors who pushed their way through crowd and yelled insults at their opposite number, those who thought Scarborough was an agitator seeking to stir up racial trouble.
This meant the the thyroids, adrenals, and ovaries were all atrophic. The diagnosis was clear, though the etiology was not.
For while I thought he was a case of pathological intoxication, but later I decided it was a case of personal induligence, a willingness to let himself go when others kept themselves in rigid control.