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The veselija has come down to them from a far-off time; and the meaning of it was that one might dwell within the cave and gaze upon shadows, provided only that once in his lifetime he could break his chains, and feel his wings, and behold the sun; provided that once in his lifetime he might testify to the fact that life, with all its cares and its terrors, is no such great thing after all, but merely a bubble upon the surface of a river, a thing that one may toss about and play with as a juggler tosses his golden balls, a thing that one may quaff, like a goblet of rare red wine.
It's enough to make a Tom cat talk French grammar, only to see how she tosses her head,' replied the handmaid.
Tom was very near shouting to be set down when he found himself back in the blanket, but thought of East, and didn't; and so took his three tosses without a kick or a cry, and was called a young trump for his pains.
I can laugh at it as bitterly as the hardest man who tosses it from him in contempt.
FIRST-INNINGS AVERAGES THE TOSS Australia's average total in last ten Tests 500 Visitors' average total in last ten Tests 408 Average total in last ten Tests involving England 355 Aus average total in last ten Tests v England 392 England's average total in last ten Tests 318 AUSTRALIA ENGLAND Tosses won 16 13 All Tests Pld Won bat 1st Won bat 2nd Tie Draw Won toss and batted 60 26 17 0 17 Won toss and fielded 8 6 1 0 1 Fourth Test December 26-30 MELBOURNE The MCG is usually a good batting wicket early on, but it can become treacherous when there's bad weather around.
This could be a partner activity in which each partner gets a certain number of tosses to the line.
The difference is only in the details: a chef tosses dough, about once a second, a few tens of centimetres into the air.
She also tosses chunks of smoked salmon with feta cheese, black olives, romaine, sunflower seeds, cherry tomatoes and a vinaigrette dressing.