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In place of his former somewhat elephantine method of progression he adopted a species of shuffle which had excellent results, for it enabled him to brush twigs away instead of stepping flatfootedly on them.
The fat boy, with elephantine playfulness, stretched out his arms to ravish a kiss; but as it required no great agility to elude him, his fair enslaver had vanished before he closed them again; upon which the apathetic youth ate a pound or so of steak with a sentimental countenance, and fell fast asleep.
Think the moon is a blue moon, a single elephantine sapphire.
The second discovery is a carpentry workshop unearthed in Elephantine Island in Aswan by the German -- French archeological mission.
s Hidden Hills enclave, because she has, in one fell swoop, chopped an exceptionally elephantine two million smackers off the asking price, which now stands at $12.
Sixteen of the essays deal directly with the corpus of Elephantine papyri or related Aramaic texts, and several other essays focus on administrative and historical issues related to the Babylonian or Persian periods.
Donat miss Aga Khanas mausoleum, the Monastery of San Simeon, the Abu Simbel Temple, and Elephantine Island.
Yes, we have development works in many hotels owned by EGOTH, whether in the Marriott, or the Elephantine in Aswan, or in the Montazah land in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Objective: The aim of this project is to write a cultural history of 4000 years, localized on Elephantine Island in Egypt.
Thiruvananthapuram: An elephantine problem has visited this year's Thrissur Pooram, the biggest temple festival in Kerala, with Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson batting for the cause of elephants, demanding that they be kept off the festivities.
His principal sources are the Bible, including the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Josephus, the Elephantine archive (fifth century), the Zeno Papyri (third century), the Dead Sea Scrolls, and archaeology.
I believe our brains can manifest into visual things" Actress Kate Hudson, in philosophical mood "It moves at an elephantine pace" Sir David Attenborough on the BBC's commissioning process "Crickets jump in my house.