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vitruvian scroll, Vitruvian wave

Vitruvian scroll
A common motif in classical ornament: a series of scrolls connected by a wave-like band; also called a wave scroll or running dog.
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He said: "These reports can relate to the offences involving riders with packs of hounds or illegal coursing events down to a couple of lads running dogs through farmers' fields.
We lost these chickens in three different "break-ins" by the neighbor's loose running dogs.
It said the re-enactment eIubrings to light the treacherous nature of the (South Korean President) Lee Myung-Bak clique as running dogs of the US in carrying out its adventurous scenario for aggression against the DPRK (North Korea) and its war servanteIN.
Running dogs from a bicycle "in my opinion is really hard on them - it pushes them beyond what they should be pushed," Manning said.
Another party member, Andrei Gindos, described Harrison Ford and his co-star Cate Blanchett as "the running dogs of the CIA".
The War of the Running Dogs, first published in 1971, is a journalist's account of the Emergency, replete with the obligatory anecdotal features of individual administrators, plantation owners, policemen, special branch agents and communist leaders.
She said Sutton Coldfield was among the hotspots for dog rustling, with young bitches, particularly running dogs, jack russells and other pedigrees, among the most popular.
Speaking of extremists, what about the administration's running dogs at Fox News?
Running dogs, landowner-sportsman relations, and eyewitnesses unwilling to provide evidence.
for writing that "Hong Kong's businessmen are such idiots and morons that their only way of business survival is to become running dogs for the Chinese Central Government.
It comes in the shape of an extra pounds 300 a week to write a column for the capitalist running dogs of the Daily Record.