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the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life

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Three weeks later she gave birth to Aaron and at the briss, Leah's father wept and Robert's father shook his hand, clapped him on the shoulder and said gravely, "This is the important thing.
Briss cautioned, because "the very low unit cost of salt and the complexity of taxing a component of multiple products make it unlikely that taxation would not be either sufficiently high, or practically implementable, or both.
The Caribbean and Canada Best First Book: Under this Unbroken Sky by Shandi Mitchell; Daniel O'Thunder by Ian Weir; The Island Quintet: Five Stories by Raymond Ramcharitar; Diary of Interrupted Days by Dragan Todorovic; The Briss by Michael Tregebov; and Amphibian by Carla Gunn.
Yesterday's service included prayers from Paisley's Bishop Philip Tartallia, the Reverend Monsignor John Tormey of St Mirin's Cathedral and Paisley Abbey's Reverend Allan Briss.
When characters Hilary Briss, Geoff Tipps and Herr Lipp escape the town of Royston Vasey and slip into the real world, they set out to find the writers who created them.
Norris SL, Nichols PJ, Caspersen CJ, Glasgow RE, Engelgau MM, Jack L, Isham G, Snyder SR, Carande-Kulis VG, Garfield S, Briss P, McCulloch D; Task Force on Community Preventive Services.
organisers Sally Jones and Simon Kerr PATRON Local author Joanne Harris MASTERMINDS League Of Gentlemen stars Jeremy Dyson (above left) and Mark Gatiss - as himself and as butcher Hilary Briss
Another four people had been located inside and were believed dead, said Christoph briss, a spokesman for the local council.
Characters such as deranged shopkeepers Edward and Tubbs[correct], sadistic employment training officer Pauline, sinister butcher Hilary Briss [correct] and psychopathic circus act Papa Lazarou, have become cult favourites since the show first debuted on BBC2 in 1999.
The characters from the TV series - (like sinister butcher Hilary Briss, German teacher Herr Lipp (Steve Pemberton, right) and everyone's favourite wife-burglar Papa Lazarou) - find out they're fictional and come into the real world to prevent their creators moving on to a new project, and abandoning them.
Fugitive butcher Hilary Briss (Gattis) and his two hostages, German exchange master Herr Lipp (Pemberton) and businessman Geoff Tipps (Shearsmith) make it to London, where they discover everything in the village of Royston Vasey is written by The League of Gentlemen.
In this big-screen version, twisted butcher Hilary Briss and his grotesque pals plot to kidnap the showOs creators after learning theyOre about to be killed off.
Not every character makes the leap, only butcher Hilary Briss (Mark Gatiss), camp German Her Lipp (Simon Pemberton) and Northern businessman Geoff Tipps (Reece Shearsmith, right ).
But is the cinema ready for butcher Hilary Briss and his sausages made from a secret 'special stuff' ingredient, serial-killing 'local' shop-owner Edward and his piglet-sucking wife Tubbs, or blacked-up, spouse-stealing clown Papa Lazarou?