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in the same boat

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The 1892 Homestead Strike in Homestead, Pennsylvania, for example, saw a veritable army of laborers literally bombarding a boatful of Pinkerton detectives sent to restore order to a Carnegie Steel Company plant, then managed by Henry Clay Frick (whom anarchist Alexander Berkman later tried to assassinate in retaliation for Homestead).
It is reported of a pious predecessor (al-salaf) that he was in Wasit (165) where he loaded a boatful of wheat (hinta) for Basra, and wrote to his agent (wakil) [there], (166) "Sell this food on the day you arrive in Basra, and do not postpone until the next day." The agent encountered [in Basra] low [wheat] prices, and the merchants [there] said to him, "If you postpone [selling] it until Friday, you will profit many times over." So he postponed it until Friday and profited in its sale many times over.
Yet its simultaneous presence in both videos creates ironic and poignant combinations: For instance, Quixote's naive companion Sancho Panza wishes for an island "with plenty of good wine" and "plenty of water around it, to keep our the soldiers and thieves alike" just as one sees Utoya in the fog; joyful drums accompany views of both the clubhouse on Utoya and a boatful of immigrants floating on a vast, open sea.
Wenger's actions were hardly surprising, you may feel, considering the Arsenal boss is a Frenchman who used his considerable inside knowledge to bring footballers over from his native land by the boatful.
From a humble catch in the first month that fetched them RO20 a day to a 'boatful' now, they are earning, on an average, RO125 per day after paying their expenses.
Days later, a boatful of Chinese activists landed on a group of East China Sea islands claimed by Japan, China and Taiwan.
(142) In the same calendar year that the penalty for smuggling a boatful of people into Australia increased by a factor of 10, 97 per cent of Iraqi and 92 per cent of Afghan asylum seekers who arrived on those boats were eventually recognised as legitimate refugees.
Soon things change, however, and the Fugitive is initially unsure if he is hallucinating when a second sun appears in the sky and a boatful of holiday-goers disembarks onto the island, all dressed like tourists from the 1920s.
Michael Solomon, art director at Groundwood, comments, "Joanne's great contribution to children's literature was clear right from the boatful of adorable babies in Plain Noodles.
A BOATFUL of tourists stare in awe as one of Ireland's natural wonders breaks the waves.