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considered apart from anything else

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being nothing more than specified

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apart from anything else

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In one place I suddenly found myself near the model of a tin-mine, and then by the merest accident I discovered, in an air-tight case, two dynamite cartridges
And Sir Roger delivered every quip with impeccable timing, the merest flicker of irony and, of course, a perfectly raised eyebrow.
RING KING Late Giant Haystacks Surely if we want to see ludicrously coiffeured, exhibitionists, who dive and roll at the merest touch, feign injury and anguish as they take part in a corrupt, money-grabbing, selfaggrandising sport, what's wrong with the Premier League?
Those of you to whom this comes as news should probably ask your dads - our guess is that the merest mention of her name won't fail to raise a smile, and perhaps even a blush.
Must be hell being a woman" Tory MP Sir Nicholas Soames "How do we explain the miraculous rise of a man who, before he emerged blinking into daylight from the political shadows, had made not the merest ripple on the national consciousness?
The Gunners came to Germany full of confi-dence and with history on their side having never lost at the Allianz Arena, but they were second-best throughout as Bayern showed that defeat at the Emirates Stadium a fortnight ago was the merest blip in their superb start to the season.
I THINK football players should be sent to rugby league training to stop all the play-acting and rolling over at the merest touch.
With merest Mona Lisa smile, I passed on down the dry goods aisle with airy model's lack of haste.
It finishes quickly and cleanly, spiked with the merest hint of black pepper at the finale.
Currently, Paul is all but bald, his head graced (if that's the word) by the merest hint of stubble.
45pm IT'S easy to have the merest pang of sympathy for Blackburn Rovers fans, writes Steve Davies.
To argue whether this or that action would have happened under the alternative's administration is merest sophistry and navel gazing.
Nigel Hitchcock Quartet @ St James' Club, Swansea (Wednesday)[bar] WHETHER you like jazz or not - and there are some people who run screaming from the room at its merest mention - you have to take your metaphorical hat off to Nigel Hitchcock.
The 5-0 Boxing Day win made it 13 wins from 13 League games with an aggregate score of 41-4, with the last 20 United goals not being interrupted by even the merest of consolations.
Natural vibrato warbling folk pop that's got the merest hint of indie around its edges.