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Nolan said: "We escaped the snow until Wednesday morning and we're expecting more of it, but we've coped with the frost by harrowing the gallops at 2am, 4am and 6am.
Starring Andrew Garfield and Peter Mullan, it's harrowing and thought-provoking, but well worth the effort.
Next week features vividly heart-stopping moments at a security checkpoint where it's virtually impossible to figure out who is the enemy and who is an innocent passer-by, while the following episode focuses on both a tough interrogation of an Iraqi who helped steal American weapons and a wounded soldier's harrowing withdrawal from morphine addiction.
The Last Flight of Bomber 31: Harrowing Tales of American and Japanese Pilots Who Fought in WWII's Arctic Air Campaign.
There is an account of a harrowing journey across 3,000 miles of ocean, similar to the journey taken by Captain Bligh after the mutiny on the Bounty.
TV favourite David Jason is taking six months off to recover from his most harrowing role ever.
During my tenure on the National Council for the Arts," said Brown, "the Endowment has undergone a series of harrowing, but ever-creative transformations including restructuring grant categories, tightening procedures, and coming up with new initiatives.
However, while this isn't practical, harrowing will help break up the clumps and spread the manure more evenly on the field.
Abigail, 26, has provided police with a detailed and harrowing account of the attack last Wednesday which left her paralysed from the neck down.
Police on Saturday released the name of a man arrested after a harrowing Friday night police pursuit through the streets of the Northeast Valley as Ieon Raymond Crawford, 34, of Saugus.
It used to be the practice at Wolverhampton that deep harrowing to avoid the ravages of frost produced a powerful inside bias.