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Hell to Pay's seventeen chapters flow chronologically from 1944 through the end of the war in 1945, then continue with events up to 1947.
"Hell to pay," she sang again and again, until the phrase took on the rhythm of "Amazing Grace."
There would have been hell to pay, and rightly so, had such a switch been made so close to a big greyhound race, so the fact the change seemed to be accepted in a matter-of-fact way shows that we greyhound folk are far more clued-up than our horsey counterparts.
Hell to pay; Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47.
He said: "If the lads get their hands on the pictures, there will be hell to pay."
"There will be economic hell to pay -- not just in Detroit, but all across America, including in your state, in your district."
But reinsurers want to be sure their clients have been warned: casualty CAT risks are bubbling and when they surface, there will likely be hell to pay.
And if they could've and didn't there's going to be hell to pay if she turns up in a ditch somewhere - cops reckon underworld bigwigs will pay millions to have her whacked, as the saying goes.
"If Carrefour gets better access to the Indian market than Wal-Mart, there will be hell to pay," said Angela Marshall Hofmann, Wal-Mart's director of international corporate affairs.
Yet there would have been hell to pay, even a half-century later, had the German government in 2000 celebrated the birth centenary of Heinrich Himmler, the remorseless head of the Nazi secret police, the Gestapo, and the SS and one of the architects of the Holocaust.
If that much besmirched institution had gone through the catalogue of disasters which has befallen Network Rail/Railtrack, there would have been hell to pay.
"If an oversight such as this were to occur in the private sector there would be hell to pay.
And there also could be hell to pay in the Arab world, which is already a tinder box--in part because Bush has condoned Sharon's brutal policies in the Occupied Territories.
Some adventurous-minded student somewhere will take Miles's book as warrant for crossing the line into Christianity, believing that she can bring literary irony with her, and then there'll be hell to pay.