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The roads were stony, having been recently mended; going over them at this pace, my shoe became looser, and as we neared the turnpike gate it came off.
Wit and humour were the entertainment of their looser hours, and love was the business of their more serious moments.
Half savage as the man showed, with no covering on his matted head, with his brown arms bare to between the elbow and the shoulder, with the loose knot of a looser kerchief lying low on his bare breast in a wilderness of beard and whisker, with such dress as he wore seeming to be made out of the mud that begrimed his boat, still there was a business-like usage in his steady gaze.
Military officers destitute of military knowledge; naval officers with no idea of a ship; civil officers without a notion of affairs; brazen ecclesiastics, of the worst world worldly, with sensual eyes, loose tongues, and looser lives; all totally unfit for their several callings, all lying horribly in pretending to belong to them, but all nearly or remotely of the order of Monseigneur, and therefore foisted on all public employments from which anything was to be got; these were to be told off by the score and the score.
The skin about the abdomen is much looser than that on the back; hence, during the inflation, the lower surface becomes far more distended than the upper; and the fish, in consequence, floats with its back downwards.
More than 100,000 people have signed a petition against the right-wing government's plan for looser smoking restrictions, surpassing a threshold that will bring the matter before parliament, the initiators said on Sunday.
Wide waist, wide hips Go for clothing with a revealing neckline and that is looser around your waist and legs, such as flowy dresses without definite curves.
Puree flesh in a food processor, adding the cooking liquid plus enough water for a looser texture.
Looser begins with the premise that the late, great novelist Jane AustenAEs journey to icon-hood changes depending on different perspectives--whether the narrative comes from protective descendants, prevailing cultural gatekeepers, relatives, the literati, or comes from perspectives of literary populism, moments of commercial opportunism, or political and cultural classes.
Marrying academia and popular culture, Looser focuses not on Jane Austen herself, but on the circumstances and events that affected her place in the English canon.
So, here goes: On Monday, Andrew's explanation for wanting to leave was that he believes that "our future will be best served as part of a looser, economic relationship with the European Union".
Global Banking News-February 15, 2016--Eurogroup head rejects call for looser banking regulation