And now Gilbert of the White Hand led the shooting, and 'twas only by the space of a hairsbreadth
upon the line that Tepus tied his score.
The English had their moment at the beginning of the 19th century, when we came within a hairsbreadth
of republicanism and possibly an early form of communism.
We are balanced upon a hairsbreadth
of history, between two tipping points.
While Donum vitae stopped short of declaring the embryo to be a human person, Dignitas personae stops only a hairsbreadth
from doing so.
The good-looking son of Kahyasi likes Cheltenham - he was fourth in the Supreme Novices' and pipped by a hairsbreadth
in last year's Arkle Chase - and is still on course for a third visit despite the minor problems that have kept him on the sidelines this winter.
John Barrowman, Larbert, said: "The same players who were a hairsbreadth
away from making the World Cup and the European Championship under Walter Smith and Alex McLeish are now struggling.
ahead by a hairsbreadth
," Fear and Trembling, trans.
An unlikely series of madcap voyages and hairsbreadth
escapes force upon the unwitting hero of "Adventure" the realization that his singular destiny eludes characterization.
The president of the Royal Horticultural Society even went so far as to tell me I was only a hairsbreadth
away from having the best stand in the show.
But in the mid-nineties, after more hairsbreadth
rescues than the Perils of Pauline, Ice Capades finally went down for the final time-a victim perhaps of the decline overall of "wholesome, good-for-the-whole-family" entertainment.
Previous comets, so-called sungrazers, which follow orbits that carry them to within an astronomical hairsbreadth
of the Sun, have appeared bright in EUV images as they raced through the Sun's atmosphere and skimmed its scorching surface.
In the Brahms finale they surged and carolled threatening to overwhelm the formal constraints but were held back by a hairsbreadth