saw off


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vt sepabsägen
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The method is this: You take a hundred leaders of each party; you dispose them into couples of such whose heads are nearest of a size; then let two nice operators saw off the occiput of each couple at the same time, in such a manner that the brain may be equally divided.
As Dantes (his eyes turned in the direction of the Chateau d'If) uttered this prayer, he saw off the farther point of the Island of Pomegue a small vessel with lateen sail skimming the sea like a gull in search of prey; and with his sailor's eye he knew it to be a Genoese tartan.
Taru Secondary will represent Kwale County in rugby 15's after they beat Kwale High 5-3 in the finals, while Kwale Girls saw off defending champions Matuga Girls 2-0 to win the hockey title.
President Mamnoon Hussain saw off his Indonesian counterpart and First Lady Madam Iriana Widodo who arrived here Friday along with a delegation, comprising ministers and businessmen.
Winners of the Bill Weight Memorial Cup were Ashville after they saw off South Liverpool while the Cooper Smith Trophy was won by the Cheshire Association League after their win over the West Cheshire League.
Preston Athletic returned from Nairn with a 3-2 win, while Gretna saw off Deveronvale 3-0 thanks to goals from Adam Telfer, Robert McCartney and David Renyard.
Linlithgow Rose - who saw off Forfar last time before going down to Ross County - are up against Gary O'Connor's Selkirk who beat East Stirling 7-4 in last Saturday's Lowland League game.
Pont saw off Newbiggin Hall by the odd goal in five, with another Hadfield goal supplemented by Daniel Mupungu and Darren Parkes.
The Hoops saw off First Division Shelbourne on the same day, but Pat Fenlon's second-string required a penalty shootout to advance.
21 (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday, saw off Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, at the end of a two-day official visit to Jordan during which he held talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on ways to enhance bilateral cooperation and latest developments in the Middle East.
Third-placed Hung Like A Bony were quite away back but saw off St Athan FC 3-1.