living soul


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As I have not a living soul with whom to hold communion on this or indeed on any matter, my only way of learning is by making mistakes.
Not a hint ever dropped to any living soul, not a word ever spoken to the woman herself, could be produced in proof of the assertion while the woman lived.
There is always a something, a remnant, which will never come out from your brain, but will remain there with you, and you alone, for ever and ever, and you will die, perhaps, without having imparted what may be the very essence of your idea to a single living soul.
I can't bear that her name should be forgotten by all living souls.
Former Holby City star Jeremy, 34, was so desperate to ensure the world spotted him out with another mystery lady that he spoke to any living soul in London's Primrose Hill.
As rescue crews combed through the ruins of the trade centre yesterday, desperate to find a living soul, Mr Giuliani said the city had 30,000 body bags available to hold the pieces taken from the rubble, and that parts of 70 bodies had been recovered.
A THINK-TANK has advised that all the Mackems should move South, So there's not a living soul left in the streets of Monkwearmouth; The Bridges Mall is silent, the doors are open wide, Thick layers of dust and cobwebs shroud the empty shelves inside.
After the expected intro, we get a brooding and menacing first track in the form of Last Living Soul before the understated Kids With Guns, featuring Neneh Cherry.
I'm sorry, but the people who create Islamophobia here aren't ordinary people but people like Al Qaradawi, Abu Hamza and, yes, Osama Bin Laden who's done more to fan the flames of Islamophobia than any other living soul.
One thing I do know for sure is that he will never admit to a single living soul that he killed Milly.
Ella made a binding promise at her mother's deathbed not to reveal her secret to a living soul.
This is a spoiled, petulant silly boy who refuses to take responsibility for his own life and who's never heard the word "no" from another living soul except maybe from his mother, which explains why they're forever at each other's throats.