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Beckford

William. 1759--1844, English writer and dilettante; author of the oriental romance Vathek (1787)
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The 2-1 second favourite, under a confident ride from Ryan Moore, hit the front entering the final furlong and held the strong challenge of 15-8 market leader Beckford, with the winner's stablemate Actress a length and a half back in third.
The coating that Beckford and Zou have been working on for six years will be tested as a lubricant in ball bearings for electric motors that are frequently washed with caustic cleaning solutions, according to a news release.
No mere "life and times" study, this biography presents Beckford as "a transatlantic figure at the center of networks that helped to sustain imperial development at a critical stage" (p.
This insightful work, although partly biographical, effectively employs Beckford to investigate both how empire worked and how it was understood within England.
But they found accommodating opposition in Swindon, who simply rolled over after Beckford opened the scoring with just two minutes on the clock.
As proud Preston, and two of their proudest servants, exorcised one of football's cruelest jinxes with a promotion romp, Jermaine Beckford became only the third man to score a Wembley play-off final hat-trick.
But Swindon simply rolled over after Beckford opened the scoring with just two minutes on the clock.
And 60 seconds later Beckford all but wrapped up the result when he turned inside Jordan Turnbull on the edge of the box before curling a superb effort into the corner.
Beckford, who has been jailed for 10 years, fired four times at the car - miraculously missing the driver.
Although Beckford focuses on Britain, his assertions contain a profound connection with and contestation of previous global literature regarding Pentecostalism.
Neil Danns played the ball into Beckford, who produced a delightful flick to Chung-Yong Lee.
DOUGIE FREEDMAN says former Town loan striker Jermaine Beckford will be "very good" for Bolton.