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n. jail. We’ll throw you in the clink if you don’t talk.
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The bat flies out of the shelter shortly after sunset, flying around the object and making strong and fast clinking noises," said Michal Noga from Soala Protection of Nature organization, as cited by the TASR newswire.
The Clinking is written through the eyes of a scientist watching "the world he loves and knows intimately disappearing around him" and explore themes of extinction, grief and interconnection against the backdrop of a warming climate.
of clinking on staircase walkways through It is an inevitable reality that the facilities at Steelhouse Lane are no longer economical to meet the demands of today's police force.
The intermittent chatter of tapping keys and now, in addition, the occasional chatter of clinking glasses continued.
Here was one guy too busy with what was going on in the streets to be clinking cocktails after work with the rest of the embassy crowd.
And while the visual aspect of Bejeweled is the first thing to catch a player's eye, the sound of gemstones clinking together as they fall into place has always been an enjoyable part of the game.
Are those '72 Dolphins clinking champagne glasses over the fact the current Dolphins now have no chance of going undefeated before the first Sunday of the 2006 season has been played?
For the public who gathered in the gallery to watch the proceedings of Wyre Forest District Council, the clinking of china was proving too much of an earful.
The clinking of teacups and noise of a saxophone would be the undoing of the popularity of art galleries and museums with English and foreign people, who find restfulness as well as beauty in them.
Alongside bursts of robotlike movements and coupled-up serenity, Le Savon features a crisp sound track by Franck Gervais -- the clinking and clanging of boat masts in the breeze of a seaside port, the dripping of water into an empty tin bucket, the sounds of crows cawing in the wind.
Prior to the first pitches, the players, dressed in uniform matching those of major-league teams, warmed up on the grass fields where the sounds of clinking bats and the snaps of balls hitting mitts could be heard.
What the Daring Project collaborators have exploited is the notion of "ballet as club act," splitting each program into classical chestnuts, followed by titillating routines appropriate to a smoke-filled room where the clinking of glasses provides accompaniment.