The house looked as though it had been long untenanted.
Software piracy is said to cost American publishers as much as $5billion a year, and many marketsTaiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brazil, India, and even Japan, amongothers—have become what are euphemistically referred to as “single-disk”countries: in other words, countries where one legitimate copy of a softwareprogram is bought and the rest illegally copied.
“What’s wrong with him?”
And then sunlight -- dusty, hot, with swirling clouds of dust and the pong of human urine -- flooded into the container.
Occasionally the prince heard loud talking and laughing upstairs, and once he detected the sound of a jolly soldier’s song going on above, and recognized the unmistakable bass of the general’s voice.
Gods, I’m wicked strong.”
"Venny maintenong," he continued, "sweevy--ally--party--dong la roo."
The pilot went on board at six, and took his place on the bridge, to guide the Rangoon through the channels to the port of Hong Kong.
The sandal-wearing Mohammedan has the great toe well separated from the others, because the thong is commonly passed between.
After this kind of talk, and an argument as to which of you loved the other most, the gong sounded, the signal that my father had gone to the bath.
NLD leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient AUNG SAN SUU KYI, who was under house arrest from 1989 to 1995 and 2000 to 2002, was imprisoned in May 2003 and subsequently transferred to house arrest.
Glendalough, the lovely lakes of Killarney, the ruins of Clonmacnois, Cong Abbey, Glen Inagh and the Twelve Pins, Ireland’s Eye, the Green Hills of Tallaght, Croagh Patrick, the brewery of Messrs Arthur Guinness, Son and Company (Limited), Lough Neagh’s banks, the vale of Ovoca, Isolde’s tower, the Mapas obelisk, Sir Patrick Dun’s hospital, Cape Clear, the glen of Aherlow, Lynch’s castle, the Scotch house, Rathdown Union Workhouse at Loughlinstown, Tullamore jail, Castleconnel rapids, Kilballymacshonakill, the cross at Monasterboice, Jury’s Hotel, S. Patrick’s Purgatory, the Salmon Leap, Maynooth college refectory, Curley’s hole, the three birthplaces of the first duke of Wellington, the rock of Cashel, the bog of Allen, the Henry Street Warehouse, Fingal’s Cave—all these moving scenes are still there for us today rendered more beautiful still by the waters of sorrow which have passed over them and by the rich incrustations of time.
And that was the day that Matthew's father stopped being Driver Fong and became Master Fong, the junior cutter at the Infinite Quality Shoe Factory.
In June 2000, a historic first North-South summit took place between the South's President KIM Dae-jung and the North's leader KIM Jong Il.
The first ‘Mong those, of whom thou question’st,” he replied, “O’er many tongues was empress.
Twixt evil claws The mouse had fall’n: but Barbariccia cried, Seizing him with both arms: “Stand thou apart, While I do fix him on my prong transpierc’d.”
And amidst the throng march the appointed human victims, submissive, helpless, staring towards the distant smoking altar at which they are to die that the harvests may be good and the tribe increase. . . .
Traduites du Tong-Kien-Kang-Mou.
The case of lifelong fidelity to one mate -- perhaps even to an unsatisfied and hopeless love -- is the maximum of differentiation, which even overleaps the utility which gave it a foothold in nature, and defeats its own object.
The dreams which come with a loud noise just before waking have all attempted to cover the stimulus to waking by some other explanation, and thus to prolong the sleep for a little while.
Above the chimney were sundry villainous old guns, and a couple of horse-pistols: and, by way of ornament, three gaudily-painted canisters disposed along its ledge.
I may be straight descended from the ancient Romans, or I may be a Viking's daughter, or I may be the child of a Russian exile and belong by rights in a Siberian prison, or maybe I'm a Gipsy--I think perhaps I am.
So he told them the story of the battle, all those millions of girls out there in the towns of Guangdong, and he found himself...transported.