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a cricket ball bowled as if to break one way that actually breaks in the opposite way

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Once the participants reached the top they came together to circle the peak - named after a Doric expression for a woman's breast due to its similar shape - and gave the hill its "biggest bosie ever", by creating a 400 link-strong human chain around the summit.
The story of Wilde's downfall begins with a luckless coincidence: Bosie's father was the 9th Marquess of Queensberry, a thuggish and irascible Scottish aristocrat whose "Queensberry Rules" would become the global standard for boxing matches.
Cyril Connolly thought it was exactly Bosie's failings -- "this invulnerable rival egotism" -- that kept Wilde on the hook.
Another addition to the showroom is the inclusion of a greatly increased variety of home accessories, in particular the 'Complements' range of decorative vases, bowls, sculptures, wall clocks, candelabras, and other accessories, and the 'Bosie' brand of textiles, that includes cushions, rugs, throws, etc.
Wilde transitions gradually from personal message to Alfred Douglas (whom he refers to as Bosie) to a reflection on the notion of forgiveness.
The stores include Doughnuttery, Dylan's Candy Bar, Starbucks, Kit's Underground Wine & Spirits, Lush, Papyrus, Specs New York, Bosie Tea Parlor, Bolivian Llama Party, MeltKraft and Yong Kang Street
A decade later, the amendment turned Oscar Wilde's love letters to his paramour "Bosie," Lord Alfred Douglas, into criminal evidence against Wilde himself.
Bosie is a non-singing role much like Tadzio in Death in Venice, here beautifully danced by Reed Luplau.
He has to balance his marriage against his love for another man, Lord Alfred 'Bosie' Douglas (played by Jude Law), until a lawsuit with Douglas' father results in his trial for gross indecency.
But when he's released from prison and flees to Naples with the odious Bosie, he is broken.
A Dorian Gray fan, Lord Alfred Douglas, known as Bosie, became Wilde's lover in the early 1890s; the relationship ultimately precipitated Wilde's downfall.
Thus Wilde had help on the inside, which made his prison experience smoother, just a bit more bearable, and ultimately allowed him to to survive and to compose his letter to Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas, De Profundis.
"We knew that to make this film work, we had to understand, the first time we see Bosie, why Oscar Wilde would give up his family, burgeoning career and standing in society for him, because he was completely overwhelmed.
Bosie got it all back with one swing in the bottom of the first.