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Seven essays emerged into print, discussing saintly retribution in medieval Ireland, the "fyre of ire kyndlid" in the 15th-century Scottish marches, religious minorities and the right to bear arms in 15th-century Portugal, feudal war in 10th-century France, rancorous deeds and words in the world of Orderic Vitalis, verbal and physical violence in the Historie of Aurelia and Isabell, whether the High Middle Ages ever witnessed such a thing as feud, and the emotional rhetoric of crusading.
The announcement, along with conciliatory comments by China's commerce ministry, appeared aimed at cooling an increasingly rancorous dispute which has US senators threatening to slap duties on Chinese products if Beijing does not allow the yuan to rise.
CDATA[ A rancorous TV interview last week with an Arab MK that revealed his apparent desires to conquer Tel Aviv continues to make waves.
FOR all the occasionally rancorous debate and accusations over the government's support for our armed services, public appreciation of what they do is probably higher than it has been for
Either they remember how rancorous his departure from the Lane was, or they watched him play against Morecambe on Saturday.
It has been an increasingly rancorous saga but it is one that appears to be heading towards an inevitable conclusion and City boss Mark Hughes hopes he will land his man - provided a deal can be reached.
The campaign primaries prove to be long and rancorous.
But the rancorous nature of his departure and subsequent postings on the club supporter's message board dissuaded him from returning.
Hull have threatened Rovers with legal action over Cooke's signing and the whole saga of his move had made the 200th meeting between the two clubs one of the most rancorous.
Turkey's powerful military chiefs make a dramatic intervention into a rancorous debate about the country's new president, hours after parliament failed to elect Abdullah Gul, foreign minister in the neo-Islamist government, to the post.
The influx of women in leadership comes at a time when, after 12 years of heavy-handed GOP rule, partisanship has become uncommonly rancorous, even by Washington standards.