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instrument of torture consisting of a hollow iron frame shaped like the human body and lined with spikes to impale the victim

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Bob Sawyer very justly observed, that there is nothing like hot punch in such cases; and that if ever hot punch did fail to act as a preventive, it was merely because the patient fell into the vulgar error of not taking enough of it.
Bob Sawyer, thrusting his forefinger between two of Mr.
Bob Sawyer had informed him that he meant to be very cosy, and that his friend Ben was to be one of the party, they shook hands and separated.
The last race, the Broke Chase, was won by Bob Sawyer, under George Lyall.
My coach, Bob Sawyer, kind of took me in like a second son.
Bob Sawyer, 60, who lives with his wife Linda in Ashington, said: "Accidents do happen.
Bob Sawyer, 58, of Ashington, whose granddaughter, Rebecca was killed on December 31, 2002 by disqualified driver Ian Carr, who had 89 previous convictions, said he had lost faith in the judicial system.
Rasmussen lent Allen, Bob Sawyer, Peter Tartaglino and Karen Harms the money to buy the land two years ago, anticipating that it would appreciate in value once Golden Valley Road is built and the Santa Clarita Business Park is finished.
Her brother, Benjamin Allen, wants his sister to marry his friend Bob Sawyer, but Arabella rejects her brother's choice.
This capability is critical for organizations handling sensitive data as it lets them prevent users from logging into the computer network or specific applications without having properly credentialed into a building or specified secure area," said Bob Sawyer, president of AMAG Technology.
The last race, the pounds 36 Broke Chase, was won by outsider-of-four Bob Sawyer, ridden by George Lyall.
DIFFERENCES: Far left, Bob Sawyer with grandchild Kirsty.
Today Rebecca's grandfather Bob Sawyer, 57, from Ashington, welcomed the new charges.
ExpressCluster is unique in that it is a single integrated high availability and disaster recovery solution for both applications and data to minimize loss of vital physical security visibility and control in the event of hardware, software, and site failures," said Bob Sawyer, president, AMAG.