Lara


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Lara

(ˈlɑːrə)
n
(Biography) Brian Charles. born 1969,Trinidadian cricketer: scored 11,953 runs in 131 test matches (1990–2006) for the West Indies; holder of records for highest individual score in first-class cricket (501 not out for Warwickshire, 1994) and for highest test innings (400 not out against England, 2004)
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Of this we have an example in Don Diego Ordonez de Lara, who defied the whole town of Zamora, because he did not know that Vellido Dolfos alone had committed the treachery of slaying his king; and therefore he defied them all, and the vengeance and the reply concerned all; though, to be sure, Senor Don Diego went rather too far, indeed very much beyond the limits of a defiance; for he had no occasion to defy the dead, or the waters, or the fishes, or those yet unborn, and all the rest of it as set forth; but let that pass, for when anger breaks out there's no father, governor, or bridle to check the tongue.
He followed up his first literary success by publishing during the next four years his brief and vigorous metrical romances, most of them Eastern in setting, 'The Giaour' (pronounced by Byron 'Jower'), 'The Bride of Abydos,' 'The Corsair,' 'Lara,' 'The Siege of Corinth,' and 'Parisina.' These were composed not only with remarkable facility but in the utmost haste, sometimes a whole poem in only a few days and sometimes in odds and ends of time snatched from social diversions.
Describe him, in order that, if we meet him by chance, like Bugaboo John or Lara, we may recognize him."
Lara in a letter that was reportedly sent on Tuesday acknowledged that his campaign solicited contributions from the insurance industry, despite a campaign pledge not to do so.
"It was a venture we had never thought about doing before so it was completely new to us," Lara Shaw said.
But Lara claims she would be happy to cut it - if Julie lets her on to her drive to do so.
The ICC quoted Brian Lara as saying that his brother "shaved a cricket bat out of a coconut branch" for him when he was just four-years-old.
Bello, who also serves as chairperson of the negotiating panel, said Lara's resignation was confirmed to him by other members of the peace panel.
After almost ten years of marriage, Lara mysteriously disappeared.
From the studio that brought you Banana Island Ghost (BIG) in 2017, Biola Alabi Media's big movie of 2018 is shaping up for an even bigger movie premier and cinematic release with 'Lara and the Beat' this summer.