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cross the Great Divide

To die. I'm really scared that mom is going to cross the Great Divide any day now. The doctors are saying that it's only a matter of time.
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Very few players have crossed the great divide in recent times - Miller, Mo Johnston and Alfie Conn are part of an elite group - but Miller, now in his third spell at Ibrox, admits he has used this game in the past to remind Rangers fans where his heart lies.
Before the advent of professional rugby in 1995 some people might have expected a Wild West show between the two sides but since then the bitter rivalry has eased as players have crossed the great divide between the two.
Yet incredibly, he eventually crossed the great divide to become a Magpie and stayed on the coaching staff for a decade.
It was Philip Frederic Muntz, who crossed the great divide into England, shortly after the French Revolution, and here he established himself as a merchant and manufacturer in Birmingham.
City's fans erupted, bellowing "Fergie, sign him up", just as they did when Tevez crossed the great divide two years ago.
SO Michelle collins has crossed the great divide - from eastenders to coronation Street.
BRIAN JACQUES Mother, go into the kitchen, Mother bring me ale and cakes Mother switch on the radio, It's time for Brian Jacques Once upon a time back in the sweltering days before the flood when children's ideas of fun and games were shaped by Hollywood A ragged band of Cowboys and Indians crossed the great divide from Lambeth Road they swaggered and strode and soon were safe inside Stanley Park, the home of bowling greens, orderly gardens, lakes and ducks and mud A young boy stood and looked up at the sandstone wall And from somewhere far away a siren voice began to call An artist's palette of colours gave him an inspiration And a talent to amuse and educate became his life's vocation By Brian O'Connell, Aintree Village
His participation means that he, like every other flapping horse on both sides of the Irish Sea who has crossed the great divide, can never go back to rules racing, but he is a fine example of what the sport offers.
Bater is one of the few players who have crossed the great divide down West.
But they have not crossed the great divide into the trust of Jesus Christ.
The enthusiastic reception he received from the visiting sup-port at Maine Road on Saturday proved he will never be anything other than a hero at Old Traf-ford, even if he has, via Sporting Lisbon and Aston Villa, crossed the great divide.
Not bad going, either, for a player many doubted would make it when he crossed the great divide into Union eight months ago.
Less than a week before the San Francisco Examiner's staff crossed the great divide to become part of the Chronicle, owner Hearst Corp.
And before hostilities began in the cup final between these two great rivals, Alec crossed the great divide to kindly split his booze haul with the gallant runner-up.