Drowner


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Drown´er


n.1.One who, or that which, drowns.
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is so thoroughly imbued with such crises that its worldview verges on the polytheistic, with love the highest of its gods: in "O Love the interest itself in thoughtless heaven" love is a boundless source of inspiration, called upon to "Make simpler daily the beating of man's heart" (English 118); in "May with its light behaving," love is a mover both emotional and physical, that which "makes impatient / The tortoise and the roe, and lays / The blonde beside the dark" (152); in "Love held him fast, but though he fought for breath" love is a killer, drowner of his victim.
On the other hand, one good toad strangler, gully washer or duck drowner will fill the ponds.
Extra spice was added by the fact the visitors were being managed by David Hughes, a local lad and my fellow drowner of sorrows after Wales' defeat to Russia.
The distancing effect of an image allows for the easy construction of monsters--the child drowner, the nightclub bomber--but the proximity of human need can draw people back toward the communal ethics of hospitality, reciprocity and care.
s hiring of a disgraced journalist like Smith to the huge media circus surrounding NOW's support for convicted child drowner Andrea Yates.
Escaping in her turn from this household from hell, Carolyn marries Richard See "like a drowner grabs a raft.
The Bill applies only to vertebrates in the care of man, he said, adding: "As a keen gardener, I am a regular drowner of slugs in beer.
There's the Screamer that will freeze you with their screams, the Drowner who lies waiting for you in water ready to pounce as they feign death.
Junior environment minister Ben Bradshaw said: "As a keen gardener I am a regular drowner of slugs in beer.
9k Photos of Rhondda rock star Matthew's life on the road with band, The Drowners, and snaps of rumoured romantic interest, Alexa Chung.
Where: Gwdihw/O'Neills Drowners New York meets Rhondda with these indie-rockers as frontman (and Pentreborn) Matthew Hitt brings his American bandmates to tear up Clwb Ifor Bach.
Drowners New York meets Rhondda with these indie-rockers as frontman (and Pentre-born) Matthew Hitt brings his American bandmates to tear up Clwb Ifor Bach.