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back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked

English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation


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They talk the red-meat talk that rallies their social conservative base, and they pass legislation that brings home the bacon for their corporate underwriters.
But Patriarch's stablemate Highland Chieftain (Willie Carson) brings home the bacon from the Group 2 race at Frankfurt, getting the better of home hope Etzel (John Reid).
The pro-life people come away with the consolation prize of knowing that the interests they seek to protect are "sacred," but the pro-choice crowd brings home the bacon because sacred interests do not give rise to any legally enforceable claims against the mother.