old man of the mountain

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whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower head

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The message to Islam's powerful was clear: Cross the Old Man of the Mountain at your peril.
The Venetian traveler Marco Polo, one of the first Europeans to travel to the Far East, gave an account of the Old Man of the Mountain and the Order of Assassins (or Hashashin, supposedly from their use of hashish to dull their senses before committing murder).
The major corporate donors we went to said it's just not the light time, what you have there is OK," said Dick Hamilton, chairman of the Old Man of the Mountain Legacy Fund.
The Old Man of the Mountain Legacy Fund is accepting nominations for the 2012 Profile Awards, which will be announced June 16 in Franconia Notch State Park.
5: Dick Hamilton, president of the Old Man of the Mountain Legacy Fund, stands beside the largest of the four original turnbuckles that held the rock formation in place for decades before its fall in 2003.
Richard Hamilton, a longtime tourism executive who now heads up the Old Man of the Mountain memorial, called CNL's action "a stupid move" that "makes no sense at all.
The freshman state rep from Nashua sponsors a bill calling for a likeness of the Old Man of the Mountain to be returned to the site where it foil in 2003, saying: "Some geologists say it can't be done, but no geologist says it's impossible.
With 3 million visitors a year, he said, Cannon has a broad constituency, even after the collapse of the Old Man of the Mountain.
You'd like to head out from the Pemi Trailhead near Profile Lake by the site of the Old Man of the Mountain.
The Old Man of the Mountain crumbles into a pile of granite debris.
Even more poignant is the pair of photographs of Franconia Notch, one with the Old Man of the Mountain, and one after its fall.
The Old Man of the Mountain himself has been immortalized in high-grade plastic resin and springs.
The Old Man of the Mountain, one of the state's defining icons, crumbled off the Franconia Notch rock face on May 3, 2003, at the ripe old age of 200 million years old.