sheet anchor

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spare anchor for use in emergency


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In Britain, there are many Red Lions and Queen's Arms, but only one Sheet Anchor. It's a unique pub handle.
to 'diffuse knowledge, promote virtue and serve Religion.' Its goal was the 'moral, religious and literary improvement' of students, it would be the 'main sheet anchor of Religion in the United States.
After struggling for a couple of seasons, India finally seem to have found longterm incumbents for the ODI opening slots, given Dhawan's comfort in playing off the front and back foot and Rohit's reinvention as the sheet anchor.
Cook adopted the sheet anchor role, on the way to his first half-century of the series from 69 deliveries, and Bopara injected the spark England needed to stay on course in his run-a-ball 50 - his tenth in ODI cricket.
The master of ceremonies brought him down to earth by announcing, "Let's hear it for World Cup-winning legend Mr George Hurst!" And when his international career was over, Sir Geoff transcended celebrity and settled down to run the Sheet Anchor pub in Stoke-on-Trent.
Misbahul Haq once again played the sheet anchor role and carried Pakistan innings to 184, a total against a club level bowling attack exposed Pakistani commitment.
More effective than the blunt instrument of the gallows in inducing shame (for Hazlitt 'the sheet anchor of the law') is poetry's own rhetoric, hence the imposition of shame, love's darker complement, as the theme of the major poems.
It was a sheet anchor role from Lara (115) which helped his team to 427 all out, 105 behind South Africa's first innings total at CapeTown.
However, the real difference maker might well be the purchases of all-rounders Mohammad Hafeez and Haris Sohail, which strengthen Qalandars batting department significantly as both has the ability to play the role of a sheet anchor and can accelerate when needed.
Now granted, the application from Sheet Anchor Evolve with convert the six retail units into a 238-capacity pub and restaurant, creating between 40-60 jobs.
In those days when the main party leaders including former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Shehbaz Sharif were behind the bars it was Begum Kulsoom Nawaz who had spearheaded the movement against the military dictator and had saved the party from disintegration, PML-N central leader said adding that she had virtually played the role of sheet anchor for the party.
With Pollard playing the sheet anchor role together with Sam Hickinbottom they put on 72 for the third wicket.
Colleague Kevin Kendall is now finance director for Sheet Anchor Properties, which is a privately owned group of commercial property investment companies, with a portfolio of assets managed by LCP Management.
As DG Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, he played a sheet anchor role in the implementation of many new maritime related policies.