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The fact of Irishness in these stories is a teasingly ambiguous element: although the idea of Ireland holds out the possibility of a richer, more authentic life, when they pursue it Rawlings's characters find themselves as unable to fully enter another culture as they are unable to fully integrate themselves into their own.
Teasingly, her sister Jessie jokes, "The children are surprised that we can sing.
Frankie teasingly displays her legs and parades just out of reach, forcing him to retaliate with the truth about Johnny.
While women like Pamela Anderson make no secret of their silicon augmentations and teasingly flaunt their wares, breastfeeding mothers in some states can be arrested for indecent exposure if they nurse their children in public places such as restaurants or parks.
Yet if these seductive stories make eyes at the reader, they also manage to stay teasingly just out of reach, as this typical passage perhaps suggests: "And then I fell into this state of mind which does without the justification of cause, context, in short, reason.
With its thrown-together aesthetic that blends porn with soap opera and psychedelia, Bubbles Galore is a frothy, teasingly campy movie.
Joining their ranks are the centuries-old Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton, teasingly named Adam and Eve.
Gary Kirsten (20/1 widely) was an early favourite, and issued a teasingly unconvincing denial when linked with the job, so he might be worth a look.
We would teasingly ask her to ask Paul if he would do us a gig, she never did.
One woman teasingly posted a photograph of the ceremony with her hand blocking the view.
He remains teasingly weighted with just 1lb extra to shoulder in Sunbury, and should again be able to dictate the pace under the underappreciated Shane Kelly.
Bill shook himself teasingly and kicked one Wellington boot off, then did the same with the other.