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CRICKET: England still believed they were in with a chance of victory in the final Test against New Zealand after a chastening first day at Eden Park.
CRICKET: England's highly successful 2012 one-day international campaign ended in chastening anti-climax, and a drawn series, as South Africa trounced them by seven wickets at Trent Bridge.
But after his chastening experience at Chelsea, and the withering assessments of so many of his former players, AVB (right) needs to kick-start his career anywhere other than in England - as well as enrolling himself on a few man-management courses.
28 ( ANI ): Dutch footballer Rafael van der Vaart believes that Tottenham will quickly recover from their chastening 5-2 loss against Arsenal and still end the season as London's leading club.
The chastening hand of courts and law enforcement agencies turned into a fly flap, President Almazbek Atambaev said at the meeting of the Defense Council today.
Summary: James Milner believes victory over Bulgaria shows England are already learning from a chastening World Cup experience.
Sachin Tendulkar's Indians have also tailed off a little and their last match ended in a chastening nine-wicket defeat at the hands of Bangalore.
Paul Collingwood insists England's chastening 107-run defeat in Colombo yesterday will take no "gloss" off their 3-2 one-day international series success against Sri Lanka.
GALWAY'S indifferent display in Carrick-on-Shannon should have a chastening effect on the team.
Warwickshire endured a chastening opening day against Leicestershire in the Second XI Championship at Kenilworth Wardens.
Wordsworth's love of raw, inclement, "untuned" weather intimately relates to his love for silence, solitude, and loneliness, and all are involved with what he calls "The Ministry of Fear": not blind terror, to be sure, but a beautiful if chastening awe.
The first chastening response is that the Enron board was a model board, even by the tighter standards approved in 2002.