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muster

a flock of peacocks
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Parliament says this here--says Parliament, "If any man, woman, or child, does anything which goes again a certain number of our acts"--how many hanging laws may there be at this present time, Muster Gashford?
That being the law and the practice of England, is the glory of England, an't it, Muster Gashford?
Now mind, Muster Gashford,' said the fellow, taking up his stick and shaking it with a ferocious air, 'I mustn't have my Protestant work touched, nor this here Protestant state of things altered in no degree, if I can help it; I mustn't have no Papists interfering with me, unless they come to be worked off in course of law; I mustn't have no biling, no roasting, no frying--nothing but hanging.
Ay, ay, we shall see, Muster Gashford, we shall see.
I'd lead them, Muster Gashford,'--the hangman was beginning in a reckless way, when Gashford started forward, laid his finger on his lips, and feigned to write, just as the door was opened by John Grueby.
Instead it could be worth chancing last year's runner-up Muster who looks capable of topping his group.
Injuries and the ravages of time caught up with the likes of Michael Stich, Boris Becker and Anders Jaryd who all succumbed during the week but Courier and Muster ran to the end.
I have been at all the muster days since they began and I will not miss this one,' said Mr Clarkson, a former senior divisional officer.
Muster couldn't make the big night, but Fergie was never short of company - and she loved every minute of it.
The main reason anyone has heard of Muster was a chance meeting he had with the Duchess of York - better known as Fergie to us common folk - in Dubai last January which led to them becoming "close friends.
Her little social games with millionaire Muster, who's eight years her junior, have been spotted worldwide.
After cancelling her return flight to London, Fergie flew to Sydney then turned up in Melbourne on the same day Muster - nicknamed Raging Bull - arrived for this week's Australian Open.