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43 PRE-MATCH talk of an upset was soon forgotten as Ponty advanced imperiously into the last eight of the Swalec Cup.
Two fifteen feet tall Buddhas sit imperiously (we're in Thailand, remember) over the stage.
The pristine Sherman Theatre is an impressive shiny silver under the brutal blue February sky risen like a phoenix from the ruins of the ugly building of times gone by staring imperiously at empty beer cans strewn by raucous students the night before for it's a different world behind the door.
Pietersen's world-class figures, interrupted by injury and possible loss of focus after his short tenure as captain ended abruptly three years ago, began to stack up imperiously again from the 2010/11 Ashes onwards.
Steep valley hillsides rise from the waters of the Rhine, clad with vineyards and fairytale castles which balance imperiously on mountain summits.
Mr Hughes runs the risk of being damned if he attempts to sympathise with low-paid workers whose jobs are at risk, and equally dammned if he carries on imperiously and says nothing.
I went to the doctor, who thought I was Perry Gill What he actually said was: I was very ill One day in a cafe, asked why I only wanted peas I tried to make them understand I only wanted peace My boss is rather pompous, actually quite imperiously But I think he know I can never take life seriously My family often tell me, now I'm old I should listen Why do people take words at literally read Will they ever realise, they'll be a long time dead.
Jose Mourinho did not get to the top of his profession without learning from his mistakes and his team have bounced back strongly since their nightmare in Catalonia, dropping just seven points in 18 league matches and advancing imperiously to the last four of the Champions League.
It's charming to think of him, in his rolled up shirtsleeves at the side of the road on a sweltering Ontario summer's day, imperiously swatting away horseflies and mentally composing press releases that all begin with the phrase "this is not a metaphor.
Kallis imperiously lifted paceman Shanthakumaran Sreesanth for successive sixes in the penultimate over to raise his 17th century in limited-over internationals.
Melbourne, Jan 31(ANI): Roger Federer on Sunday imperiously brushed off World No.
Nigel Pearson's side began imperiously and carved out a series of early chances that neither Max-Alain Gradel nor the recalled Barry Hayles had the composure to convert when well placed.