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No little Gradgrind had ever associated a cow in a field with that famous cow with the crumpled horn who tossed the dog who worried the cat who killed the rat who ate the malt, or with that yet more famous cow who swallowed Tom Thumb: it had never heard of those celebrities, and had only been introduced to a cow as a graminivorous ruminating quadruped with several stomachs.
After ruminating for some minutes with his chin sunk on his breast, he raised his head and said, with a deep sigh, that if flash Toby Crackit reported aright, he feared the game was up.
Why that should have happened to her which had not happened to other women remained an insoluble question by which she expressed her perpetual ruminating comparison of the past with the present.
Think about whether you are ruminating to avoid addressing another issue
I find myself ruminating on which incumbent, him or Bill Clinton, did more damage to Presidential prestige.
Balch (1971) also reported that eating, ruminating and total chewing time of the straw was longer than other hay, silage and concentrate.
Ruminating on her experience led illustrator Colleen Clark to think about relationships of women with their breasts as a whole, especially during adolescence.
This time Jo Whitby (aka LMMC) is ruminating over the injustices inherent in having your birthday on Christmas Day.
Individuals who suffer from intrusions could be made aware of the possible detrimental effects of ruminating about the intrusions.
I WAS ruminating on educational standards whilst in a traffic jam last week, when I discovered the cause of the jam was schools disgorging pupils at 3pm.
Two sets of people ruminating about and celebrating an illustrious past while facing an uncertain future?
A number of real estate professionals apparently spent time during the recession ruminating about new business models, and now that the market is picking up, many of these new ventures -- most of them based on new technologies -- are launching.
Schmitt (director, Program on Advanced Strategic Studies, American Enterprise Institute) presents seven essays ruminating on the rise of China and how the United States should respond, written by himself and others on the neoconservative side of the political spectrum (at least four were signatories of the Project for the New American Century's Statement of Principles).
I'VE been ruminating on Tony Blair's promise that Gordon Brown would be a "great clunking fist" which would KO flashy loungelizard David Cameron.
ANYONE ruminating on the maxim 'it is better to offer no excuse than a bad one' should visit the 'stewards room' at thehra.