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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.
uk) LONG, geared loppers that make light work of chopping even large branches.
He's also just come back into light work and has been entered for a valuable novice chase in February," he added.
The Chronicle reported that blizzards brought traffic to a standstill, although these pedestrians seem to have made light work of blazing a trail through the tundra of Derwentside.
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.
Rico Gear scored twice as Worcester continue to make light work of the pool stage with a second successive half-century of points - just a week after seeing off Italians Petrarca with ease.
Excitingly, it is the first exhibition of art and photography called Light Work by the group Watch This Space.
Those judged able to do light work will be expected to take a job in a crackdown billed as the biggest welfare shake-up for 60 years.
A plethora of players helped themselves to tries for Tonga as they made light work of the Koreans.