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After the first two races of this year, however, Hamilton's drives have been startlingly different.
People have an image of her as a starchy Victorian matron, but she was actually a startlingly modern woman, who wrote her famous book at the age of 23.
They show us the very different human faces behind the statistics, and some stories are startlingly unexpected.
It was at that exacting locality that I startlingly discovered the baroque communication sourced originally from Arpan.
Mr Barton said: "The extension is startlingly modern, but Cadw and the conservation officers loved it from the beginning.
Poet and novelist Sou MacMillan , who once fronted the Ohio-based punk band Pet UFO and the Worcester-based folk act Daily Mouse, is a startlingly inventive writer, one whose poetry defies narrative conventions.
While the text does not shed any startlingly new light on the story it does flesh it out to a wider extent than hitherto.
We may have matured quite unevenly: overgrown and overcompensating here, startlingly beautiful there, and barren in some hidden center that no one else may see.
And one thing that becomes startlingly apparent in a surprisingly short time is how awkward and uncoordinated American vehicles can be under even the most benign circumstances.
Spiky nosegays of lighting fixtures sprouted from the floor, creating a futuristic garden where barefooted Parker Lutz, in a beige unitard with puffy sleeves, performed brief balletic variations to music by Mike Iveson, Bert Janusch, and, most startlingly, given Michelson's experimental pedigree, Leo Delibes (large chunks of the score for Sylvia).
Twenty-one-year-old Haitian-Canadian songwriter and guitarist Laveaux shows startlingly impressive musical range and depth on her debut recording.
The raw material for a new pavilion in America, designed by Japanese architects SANAA (Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa), was made in Germany, fabricated into large panels in China and assembled on site to enfold a startlingly transparent, billowing curtain around new spaces alongside Toledo's neo-classical Museum of Art in Ohio, p66.