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Leacock

Stephen Butler. 1869--1944, Canadian humorist and economist: his comic works include Literary Lapses (1910) and Frenzied Fiction (1917)
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SQUAD - Kevlon Anderson, Daniel Beckford, , Matthew Comerie, Matthew Forde, Elroy Francis, Leonardo Julien, Avinash Mahabirsingh, Nico Reifer, Matthew Patrick, Kirk McKenzie, Kimani Melius, Antonio Morris, Ashmead Need, Rivaldo Ramlogan, Jayden Seales, Ramon Simmonds, Mbeki Joseph, Nyeem Young, Jaden Leacock (Under 17 player), Teddy Bishop (Under 17 player), Che Simmons (Under 17 player).
The bank's other two branches, both in Leacock Township, as well as the new Paradise Township location, are situated in a manner that allows customers to visit the bank without using major highways.
Following her instincts, Hailey looks over security footage with her detective friends Danny Morgan (Baessato), Fincher Garland (Leacock) and Charlene "Monty" Montgomery (Lucia Walters).
One reference to Leacock's collection in King's novel provides a hint of the potential dialogue between these two texts: "Eli found a copy of Stephen Leacock's Arcadian Adventures of [sic] the Idle Rich at a used-book store.
Winnipeg-born, now Toronto-based James McLennan, as Leacock, first declaims: "The spirit, the beauty, the joy is gone," his tenor voice clear and even.
Booked: Monkhouse (44) Goals: Baldwin (16), James (43, 75) NOTTS COUNTY: Bialkowski; Thompson (Murray 76), Liddle, Leacock, Sheehan; McGregor, Labadie (Boucaud 61), Fotherington, Grealish (Showumni 61); Arquin, Campbell-Ryce.
Bialkowski's hurried clearance slammed against Leacock and McDonald snapped up the loose ball to send Moussa through on the left for a crisp finish into the bottom corner.
Between Two Worlds") lets the subject be the primary commentator in "Ricky on Leacock." This biographical portrait of globetrotting director-cinematographer Richard Leacock limns his key contributions to the evolution of the documentary form--particularly regarding technical innovation--while capturing a buoyant personality already past 50 when Weiner began filming him in 1972.
Clough singled out Dean Leacock and Paul Green for particular criticism.
BARNSLEY 1 DERBY 1 Hammill 48 Leacock 14 ADAM HAMMILL ended his impressive week's work by rescuing a point for Barnsley against struggling Derby.
Returning for the Rams tonight should be centre-back Dean Leacock, who has been sorely missed, and striker Rob Hulse.