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Smith and Walters provide much of the comic relief, the latter quipping saucily to her husband, "I've shared your bed for 23 years and perfection is something I've not encountered.
Powell's poems ask to be read saucily, and not with a cold, grandiose eye that nips ideas in the bud.
Maybe it's the crushed graham crackers saucily edging the rim of the glass; maybe the tartness of a perfect Florida key lime.
It had started before; he had laughed and applauded when, at the age of about 7, I tapped my finger against my nose and declared saucily, "she knows.
He did one frame of Jane peeking saucily out from behind a curtain, with the caption: "Give us a break, boys.
The poll is largely dominated by women in a state of undress like third-placed From Dusk Til Dawn, where Salma Hayek dances saucily with a snake in a topless bar.
For an unproduced playlet by Connolly called The Id Never Sleeps, she was supposed to tap-dance saucily across the stage.
At "her" base, she would "wrap herself saucily in the rainbow robe" of mist.
They learn to play the castanets, to swirl their hands and fingers in flirtatious gestures or saucily wave a fan while their hips move seductively and their feet beat complex rhythms.
As for Americans, we can still hold the fort against our very own praying mantises--for the most part, fundamentalist Christians abetted by a fierce, decadent capitalism in thrall to totalitarianism as proclaimed so saucily in The New York Times of June 18, 1997.
Inevitably, there are a few trivial mishaps (the note on editorial matters saucily forestalls criticism by quoting a contemporary review of Schubert songs, "A few printer's errors are not significant
He saucily defied the judge, told the restraining bailiffs to mind their own business, and accused the press of bloodthirstiness.