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Encamped at a quarter before nine, in good time to touch his three- cornered hat to the oldest of men as they passed in to Tellson's, Jerry took up his station on this windy March morning, with young Jerry standing by him, when not engaged in making forays through the Bar, to inflict bodily and mental injuries of an acute description on passing boys who were small enough for his amiable purpose.
Poor Twemlow's hand approaches his forehead, for it would seem now, that Lady Tippins is going to be the oldest friend.
I carry my lovers about, two or three at a time, on condition that they are very obedient and devoted; and here is my oldest lover-in-chief, the head of all my slaves, throwing off his allegiance before company
Some of the young men, as Levin observed, belonged to the old party; and some of the very oldest noblemen, on the contrary, were whispering with Sviazhsky, and were evidently ardent partisans of the new party.
Summary: London [United Kingdom], Feb 17 (ANI): Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has become the oldest world number one after he defeated his Dutch opponent Robin Haase at Rotterdam's ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament.
MANAMA: A Bahraini researcher has questioned the historical status of Bahrain's oldest mosque.
A PAEDO aged 101 who sexually abused kids as young as four is the oldest criminal to be jailed in British legal history.
A Chinese woman, who claimed she is the oldest person in the world, celebrated her 131st birthday Sunday.
D-DAY veteran Verdun Hayes became the world's oldest tandem skydiver when he jumped from 15,000ft at 101.
ROME -- Violet Brown at 117-years-old is believed to be the World's oldest person, said she credits her 'hard work' for her long life.
The world's oldest living person, 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones, died on Thursday in New York City, a research group said.
AN AWARD-winning caravan and motorhome dealership, which celebrates its 50th birthday this year, is hunting the customer with the oldest touring caravan still in regular use.