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Roy O'Donovan struck midway through the first half on Thursday to give Aidy Boothroyd's Northampton the slenderest of leads.
As the world wrings its hands over what it might do, the death of six children - blameless victims of Mr Assad's barbarity - has reminded us how sometimes it is the slenderest statistic that may bear the weight of the heaviest heartache.
The Ryder Cup winner takes the slenderest of advantages into the third day, with Martin Kaymer a shot behind.
The unseemly rush of the United States, for example, to curry favor with the Muslim Brotherhood government in Egypt--one elected on the slenderest of margins--is just one illustration.
Thorpe vowed that he would prosper in the 100m freestyle but he knows deep within himself that his dream of qualifying for the London Olympics is hanging now by the slenderest of threads.
Khatib led Champville into halftime clinging onto the slenderest of margins at 41-39 after the home side had kept Riyadi to just three points in transition and 33 percent field goal percentage.
Walcott was denied the chance to make it 2-0 in stoppage time by a fantastic save from Handanovic, leaving Arsenal with just the slenderest of margins to defend in Italy.
Inter now hold the lead by the slenderest of margins, with AC Milan also able to go level on points with Roma when they play struggling Lazio on Sunday.
They trail by the slenderest of margins on goal difference Eoe1/4" 30 to 29.
Though the protag's aimlessness and lack of commitment mean the movie's structure is anything but taut, "Adrift" is always interesting, largely due to a lineup of talented thesps who can galvanize with even the slenderest character profiles.
The Belvidere outfit dominated the game but Ashton dug deep for victory by the slenderest of margins.
With England required to dismiss their hosts twice to level the campaign, their slenderest of hopes were almost gone.