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Pierce

Franklin. 1804--69, US statesman; 14th president of the US (1853--57)
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I whispered her name, and she drew aside behind an aloe bush, and, making pretence that her foot was pierced with a thorn, she lingered till the other women had gone by.
As a leopardess that bounds from out a thick covert to attack a hunter--she knows no fear and is not dismayed by the baying of the hounds; even though the man be too quick for her and wound her either with thrust or spear, still, though the spear has pierced her she will not give in till she has either caught him in her grip or been killed outright--even so did noble Agenor son of Antenor refuse to fly till he had made trial of Achilles, and took aim at him with his spear, holding his round shield before him and crying with a loud voice.
Joanna Lovell thought it would cost in the region of [pounds sterling]20-[pounds sterling]30 for her six-year-old girl Jasmine to get her ears pierced - but it cost her [pounds sterling]68.
Studex has numerous aftercare offerings that focus not only on the care directly following a piercing but also on continuous maintenance and hygiene to keep pierced ears clean and healthy.
I WAW NTANTA to get my nose pierced but my dad said no.
According to her grandmother, Jaya Bachchan, the little toddler has gotten her ears pierced and is now sporting tiny earrings.
You would also be responsible for sterilising the piece of jewellery and the area being pierced; disposing of the needle according to health and safety guidelines and showing the client how to care for the piercing as it heals.
IDON'T like multiple body piercing so when the two oldest ask to have their ears pierced I'm just glad it's not their tongues they want done.
Getting pierced is not just a youth phenomenon--people get piercings to commemorate life events, for spiritual purposes and as a symbol of subculture membership.
C[pounds sterling]Generally speaking, if you are under 16 years of age, you need written permission from a parent or guardian in order to be pierced,C[yen] he said.
Fayez Subhi, a Saudi graphic designer in a local advertising company, said that he had his eyebrows pierced last year at one of the illegal home-based shops in Jeddah.