gobbet


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a lump or chunk of raw meat

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I can tempt you with a small gobbet that I cribbed from somebody else ( "athe co-ordination, organisation and implementation of investigative and operational action carried out jointly with the Member States competent authorities or in the context of joint investigative teams, where appropriate in liaison with Eurojusta" Lovely innit?
Another gobbet of small talk is, "Would sir like any help with his packing today?
Apparently this gobbet of bile, sent to my home computer by a so-called supporter, qualifies as football banter.
This grey cat is darker down the spine, then faintly striped outwards-- But now that's pissed off leaving another blind spot, another gobbet of it empty and un-understood-- like the two-tone jackdaw's cawing as it visits and departs the apple tree.
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Isn't it amazing how the optimism of early spring and new beginnings can so suddenly turn bad, like standing under an apple tree and looking skywards at the lovely blanket of pale, cloudy blossom, when all the while a gobbet of rancid pigeon poo is heading straight for your upturned eye.
So many different things can affect the price of a share, from a gobbet of news about the listed company in question to how hard a trader was partying the previous night.
On guided tours of the factory, you can see the master craftsmen, some of whom spend decades perfecting their art, turn a glowing gobbet of molten glass fresh from the furnace into a multi-faceted work of art.
For details, see the University of Durham, Department of History, On Writing a Gobbet at <http://www.
This is admirably succinct, though wordy compared with the terse original (literally: "O people, if you are in doubt about Resurrection--lo, We created you from dust, then from a drop, then from a clot, then from a gobbet .
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But because of Hopkins's Aeschylean grasp of naturalist reality, the most urgent activity of his windhover at end of May, the serial decapitation of young sparrows to feed his own needy brood (`off-stage' in the poem, as in Greek tragedy), remains for all but the antiHellenist sentimentalist an inescapable aspect of his subtext (not an embarrassing gobbet of `natural history' Hopkins has overlooked in his role as whimsical zealot); and so the piece breaks off as a sectarian homily, to be revealed as a liturgy of the universal, with tragedy at its heart.
BEEF Gobbets, Pickling Nasturtiums and Whigs and Love Apple Sauce do not sound like typical child's sweets.
They imagine that if the economy is improving and they've tossed their natural centre-right constituency just enough gobbets of red meat, then it will be enough to win the day.
Still very much present and correct - five albums in - are the chewy verbal gobbets "summat in your teeth", and "simmer down and pucker up", which continue to release their flavour through multiple mastications.