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A crypt or cellar, especially of a church.
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Quick creative attacking football resulted in a fantastic chance for Loughborough as Croud played Collins through into the left side of the box who cut it dangerously past the keeper and across the open goal but with nobody to seal the finish into the net.
Dr Croud will oversee the company's research and development activities at its Tracer Technology Centre in Billingham, Teesside.
An unmarried mother, Susanna (Biblical connotation), a rigidly traditionalist father (Saverju, a typically Southern name) and an utterly submissive but patient mother (Katarina), a saintly priest whose holiness knows no bounds and is therefore equally saintly and self-destructive (Dun Grejbel, a name denoting the locally formed diminutive of 'Gabriel'), and a distant, though vigilant, demanding, unanimous, croud: perhaps these are the constituent elements of a conventional Southern European village, as typified in a local one.
Please note an error in text in the song; the line "And the rustling" should read "birds" rather than "beds." Morawetz also changed the original word "croud," found in the third stanza to the more familiar "crowd." He repeats the final two lines of the poem; again setting a higher pitch level increases its dramatic effect.
(7) The Whig dramatist Thomas Shadwell attacked it in The Tory Poets: A Satire; Robert Gould reacted with moralistic horror at the sex scene between the widow Lady Galliard and the hero Wilding; and in his poem, "To the Sappho of the Age, suppos'd to Ly-In of a Love-Distemper, or a Play," William Wycherley, in his typically labored verse, jumbles images of sex, childbirth, venereal disease, and Behn's public fame to celebrate the play as one of the "easiest Off-springs of [her] Wanton Brain": Thus, as your Beauty did, your Wit does now, The Women's Envy, Men's Diversion grow; Who, to be Clap'd or Clap you, round you sit, And tho' they Sweat for it, will croud your Pit; But, if 'tis true, that you had need to Sweat, Get, if you can, at your New Play, a Seat.
A croud of kids where skateboarding aways off from where we were videoing, thin they came over, the loudest and most up in the camera was Harold.
The shouting of multitudes has a similar effect; and by the sole strength of the sound, so amazes and confounds the imagination, that in this staggering, and hurry of the mind, the best established tempers can scarcely forbear being borne down, and joining in the common cry, and common resolution of the croud. (1: 250) One of Burke's editors, J.
Here Radford points to "the seating arrangements at the shearing supper" (Far Fom the Madding Croud) which "reveal that an unbridgeable social gulf exists between the gentlewoman farmer and her workforce" (p.
Some professionals simply define the terms "digital reference" and "virtual reference" as similar in service and scope (Borchardt & Croud, n.d.).
By focusing upon the priority of ethical categories in political interpretation, Warren fuses ideological commitment and ethical conduct in an attempt to emphasize the absolute necessity of virtue for the survival of the newly-born American republic: Brutus: He who in virtue's cause remain unmov'dAnd nobly struggles for his country's good:Shall more than conquer--better days shall beam, and happier prospects croud again the scene (The Adulateur III, iii).