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White Knight

falls off his horse every time it stops. [Br. Lit.: Lewis Carroll Through the Looking-Glass]

White Knight

invents clever objects that never work. [Br. Lit.: Lewis Carroll Through the Looking-Glass]
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Eisma said the white knights do not include China because the government has stopped talking to China.
| Mary Kitchen of Sainsbury's in Market Street, Huddersfield, presents a cheque for PS4,517 to White Knights Vic Siswick and Howard Gee, watched by colleagues Bob Thompson, Julie Gray, Julie Hirst and Carol Hawkyard 080616HKNIGHTS_01 JULIAN HUGHES
"White knight" investors, with the exception of universal and commercial banks, and financial conglomerates, are allowed to avail of financial incentives from the BSP and PDIC should they decide to acquire smaller banks.
For information about the art sale, or to donate to White Knights, visit www.bloodrun.co.uk Sue Goodall's work can be seen on www.artistsuegoodall.co.uk
Prior to that, the White Knights had also beaten them in Rabat by the same scoreline, courtesy of goals from Ahmed Hassan and Ahmed Gaafar.
Their book also uncovered for the first time a 1964 plot by the White Knights to kill Dr King.
Simon Hamilton, regional manager for UK Steel Enterprise, said: "The White Knights are doing a great job helping to provide the best possible service for patients across the Tees Valley.
Lions winger Tyrone Howe is doubtful for Leinster's visit to Ravenhill on Friday night, when a capacity crowd is expected for this Irish derby as the White Knights aim to make it 15 home wins from 15 this term.
The Order of the White Knights invites people to make a pledge to white ancestral dominance, while the Combat 18 web site has extracts from Hitler's book Mein Kampf.
After ascertaining that the two men were really from the FBI and not from the Klan's dangerous counter-insurgency operation, the Klan Bureau of Investigation, Dennis offered to infiltrate the White Knights branch of the KKK to bring to justice the men who had murdered Schwerner, Goodman, and Chaney.
However, JJ Harper, imperial wizard of the American White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, said: "We intend making speeches and to picket at the Masters for the right of the club to include only members of their choice regardless of race, religion, sex or creed."