chapter and verse


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Related to chapter and verse: give chapter and verse
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Chapter And Verse has finished second to both Verse Of Love and Spirit Of Sharjah recently but the turnaround in the weights suggests he should reverse form with Verse Of Love at least.
Melanie Abrahams, Bluecoat's guest literature curator, says: "It's extremely exciting to be able to work on the second Chapter and Verse festival, particularly in a city like Liverpool with its rich literary heritage, lively modern writing scene and appetite for chat, ideas and debate.
Sent off the 4-7 favourite for the opener, Chapter And Verse tracked Shaaridh for much of the mile-andquarter contest - but was pushed along soon after turning for home.
BARRY Hills savoured another remarkable landmark in his 40-year training career when Chapter And Verse gave the Lambourn handler his 3,000th victory.
BARRY HILLS reached another landmark in his 40-year training career when Chapter And Verse gave the Lambourn handler his 3,000th victory yesterday.
Not the barman who serves the man with the keys in his hand,not the mate who offers him the drink in the first place, not the woman who watches from across the bar and says nothing, not the police chiefs who feel their officers' time is better spent elsewhere,not the girl (I hold my hands up) who thinks she's doing no harm in having one drink before driving home,and certainly not the scum bag who can recite the drink drive slogans chapter and verse yet still gets wasted then drives home.
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