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The light work was inspired by Turing's poetic Epitaph which contains the lines "Hyperboloids of wondrous Light, Rolling for aye through Space and Time, Harbour there Waves a which somehow Might Play out God''s holy pantomime".
He's back in light work and has been trotting on the Newmarket Heath.
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Nick Williams' Diamond Harry emerged as a leading contender for top staying honours over timber when making light work of top weight in a handicap at Haydock on his return to action, while he is unbeaten in three runs at Newbury.
ST PAT'S II 2 COLIN VALLEY RES 6 ANOTHER away fixture, another away victory for Colin Valley Reserves, this time in the basking sunshine of Boucher Road, where Valley made light work of a highly fancied St Pats team.
3 seed, who had a bye in the first round, when she made light work of the first set.
Silkstone made light work of the run chase, reaching the total in 16 overs.
Barca made light work of Christian Gross's men at St Jakob-Park a fortnight ago, winning the game 5-0 and stretching their advantage at the top of the group as a result.
A plethora of players helped themselves to tries for Tonga as they made light work of the Koreans.
Midfielder Ramon Ramirez has been doing some light work, and is expected to return to practice this week.
The wonder emerges from a light work by James Turrell, which turns the lanterns into glowing coloured beacons as darkness falls.