damsel

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a young unmarried woman

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And maybe I should be doing something that doesn't portray me as a damsel in distress," Sinha said.
City that the done by pals have Even as I drew a letter D on the big pokey princess hat in my book of fairytales, I've never seen any merit in being a damsel in distress.
Woad-covered warriors race across the showground with their chariots in tow, searching for a "damsel in distress" to rescue
His generous actions secured his employers several new contracts after the damsel in distress turned out to be a local businesswoman who owned of several properties in need of insurance.
Fancy a mission of mercy for a damsel in distress? Poor Amy Fair may face the ultimate dilemma over split loyalties as that afternoon is Caribbean day at Redcar, where she is general manager.
It transpires the damsel in distress is none other than the wife of Frank Pacelli, one of the city''s most powerful Mob bosses - who promptly offers Darrell a job guarding his daughter.
(In Allen's defense, this tendency is much more marked in his later films, the early ones owing much to the fashion-forward kookiness of the young Diane Keaton.) Allen and Stillman also share a similar belief in the transcendent power of popular songs from the first half of the 20th centuryDamsels in Distress ends with an endearingly inept tap number performed to George Gershwin's "Things Are Looking Up" (from the 1937 Fred Astaire vehicle A Damsel in Distress, naturally) that could have come straight out of Everyone Says I Love You.
I'm actually not a fan of most action films, because you see the girl and she's a damsel in distress with her hair blown out and being rescued by the hero - that annoys me," she added.
Probably if I were a male I would be brave enough to save the damsel in distress. And if you were reading my letter thoroughly, it was the lady herself who decided not to take these youngsters to the police even though the bus driver had already stopped right in front of the police station.
He takes a keen interest in the damsel in distress, but Whitney thinks she's found a knight in shining armour much closer to home after Max offers her some work at the car lot.
CAN I just pass on my thanks to the lads at Kwik Fit at Four Lane Ends at Newcastle for helping a damsel in distress with her tyres when all the garage tyre pressure equipment was out of order.
The daily Shams reported on Sunday that foreign Arab women in Hail are knocking on peopleEoACAOs doors wearing tight abayas and perfume pulling the good old damsel in distress routine, usually involving a tale to get the mark to donate SR100 or so to fix some problem theyEoACAOre having, such as being stranded without means of transportation.
Grimefighters (7.30pm) A kebab shop in Wolverhampton receives surprise visitors, a drain duo rescue an Essex damsel in distress, and an enforcement officer opens the doors to a squalid Newcastle house.
John Lawton wants to make his fortune, and really wants little to do with any damsel in distress. But both of them never bother to consider that there may be something more to their chance meeting.
Chandos must put his brains and brawn to the test to rescue the damsel in distress, but his opponent has ice water for blood and murder in her soul.