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threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

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Philipps, of Knightsbridge, London, was convicted of two counts of sending menacing messages on a public electronic communications network and cleared of one count after a trial at Westminster Magistrates' Court.
His description of the revelation that the teacher is behind the menacing, delivered by a persistent giggle proves to me this book is a must read for any fun loving young reader.
Yesterday at Flintshire Magistrates Court in Mold, Brent, of Maes yr Odyn, Holywell, denied posting a grossly offensive and menacing message, but was convicted after a trial and fined pounds 150 with pounds 364 costs.
(The fact that this work was on view in an upstairs room also made the multifloored gallery into a kind of grid, linking work to work.) Many of Hatoum's most menacing works also have a chilly elegance, but in these she goes further, asking what might be implied by outwardly limited formal structures.
The cover, with a close-up of a menacing hand and a boy in the background with his hand to his throat, conveys the novel's sense of menace nicely.
In the absence of predators, the guppy lineages from the menacing steams didn't tend to die early, he and his colleagues report in the Oct.
(Memo to younger readers: Compared with Chris Columbus' rubbery, cartoonish troll in the lavatory, Peter Jackson's s menacing cave troll really kicks!).
As Molly Ivins suggests in her column this month, the Bush Presidency would be laughable were it not so menacing. One menace that has long concerned us here at The Progressive is nuclear war, and Bush appears set on upping the doomsday odds.
The obstacle in their path is a storm (the female corps de ballet in black tights, tutus, and hats with menacing snowflakes).
The Ohio statute heightens the offenses of menacing, aggravated menacing, criminal damaging or endangering, and telephone harassment if these crimes are committed "by reason of race, color, religion, or national origin of a person or group of persons."
A PENSIONER was fined pounds 300 yesterday for sending menacing letters to staff at the Scottish parliament.
If the imagery of Goya and, less impressively, Victorian fairy painters like John Anster Fitzgerald looms large in the relatively transparent Ideas of Solution, 2005, with its discernible trio of menacing sprites scampering around the head of a recumbent but open-eyed figure, it manifests a malevolence now stripped of moral underpinning.
Sexy, somnambulant, menacing, and menaced, the "by proxy" girls derive from a very long line of female adolescents, from the ravished maidens of Edvard Munch to the naughty dolls of Henry Darger.