golden chain


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golden chain:

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or golden chain,
small tree (Laburnum anagyroides) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) with decorative dark green leaves and sprays of bright yellow flowers. It is native to Europe, where, as in America, it is widely grown for ornament.
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With a bound I was on the steps of the platform beside Than Kosis, and as he stood riveted with surprise I brought my long-sword down upon the golden chain that would have bound Dejah Thoris to another.
Some found fault with their golden chains, as to no use nor purpose; being so small and weak, that a bondman might easily break them; and again so wide and large that, when it pleased him, he might cast them off, and run away at liberty whither he would.
Nasdaq-NMS:BOST) today announced that the company has received the prestigious Golden Chain award for excellence in foodservice operations, store sales growth, financial performance and outstanding leadership and achievement.
Founded in 1983, BEI is headquartered in Burlington, Vermont and was a recent winner of Nation's Restaurant News' Golden Chain Award.
Steak 'n Shake is the recipient of the Nation's Restaurant News Golden Chain Award.
The actress completed the look by hanging a golden chain at her waist line.
The blue man-amulet, ensnared in a golden chain, is reminscent of Dylan Thomas's line, 'time held me green and dying / Though I sang in my chains like the sea.
Dubai: An unemployed man has been jailed for three years for stealing a golden chain from a laundry manager after spraying pepper in his eyes.
He then took the money after he searched my purse and took my salary and a golden chain that belonged to me.
If the council rumour mill is right, Coun Douglas Osborn is a contender for Tory nomination for Lord Mayor for 2015/16 - so probably won't need to win the golden chain in the ring.
But this time I got angry when he took my golden chain.
e youngsters sat in the Council Chamber and the Parlour, where they tried out the Lord Mayor's golden chain and mace.