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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.
Richie Baillie was next to go through as he saw off Hagg Bar A teammate Brian Gilmartin 3-1, despite Gilmartin scoring 180s in two separate legs.
LAHORE -- Punjab Auqaf Minister Pir Syed Saeed-ul-Hassan on Thursday saw off 216 Haj pilgrims, who departed for Saudi Arabia from the provincial capital.
Moore decided to make things difficult for himself by competing on a mountain bike, but still posted a respectable 28:56 and saw off the challenge of Mio Kontic by 50 seconds in the process.
Perth potter Scott Donaldson saw off veteran Joe Swail 4-3 but practice partner Ross Muir crashed 4-3 to Iran's Hossein Vafaei while Judd Trump was stunned 4-2 by Duane Jones.
The 17-year-old Njogu, who is seeded third, will now meet 12th seeded Maxime Dubouch of France after the latter saw off Italian Rotilio Riccardo 6-3, 6-4."It wasn't easy though my consistency in training is what is doing the trick," said Njogu, who is eying his maiden victory, having participated in five of the ITF East Africa Junior Circuit 18 and Under tournaments this year.Njogu has reached the final in one event, one semi-final and three quarterfinal stages.
Federal Secretary for Religious Affairs Khalid Masood Chaudhry and Lahore Haj Director Saeed Ahmad Malik saw off the pilgrims.
He saw off the challenge of fellow countryman and roommate, Grant Forrest, by one hole to claim the Andalucia Costa del Sol Matchplay title to win glory in just his third event on the Challenge Tour.
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.

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