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durance vile

A lengthy prison sentence. “Durance” meant “duration,” and “vile” has its contemporary meaning of loathsome. That pretty well described long-term incarceration from the Middle Ages down to much of today's world.
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Though pleased the plant is on solid footing, Durance said one-mill towns can generate an attitude of complacency and hopes Dryden can move from a "resource-dependent community to a resourceful one.
The Ann Arbor IT Zone is recognized statewide for its informative and timely programs," said Durance.
Durance intends to begin the extension of vacuum microwave technologies into emerging fields of chemical and material processing.
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An early opener started with a good ball out to the wing by Hodgson to Durance, who worked hard to get in a superb cross which was well converted by Bell.
They are closely followed by Michael Harrison (Magnificent 7), Rob Harker (Ronaldinho 7) and Anthony Durance (Stockton West End), all on nine.
According to Toshiba's Durance, "FeatureFlex is the Killer Enabler that allows enterprises to create their own Killer Application, which may be different for every individual user.
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A James Cawley brace and another from Tom Durance secured the three points to move Athletic up to third in the league.
In the race to be top scorer Elliott McGlade and Anthony Leyshon (both North Ormesby B) lead the way with 10 goals, they are closely followed by Michael Harrison (Magnificent 7), Rob Harker (Ronaldinho 7) and Anthony Durance (Stockton West End) on nine.
Anthony Durance had chances before Charlie Gaffney was brought down by the Crest keeper and Joe Devitt converted.
The SoftIPT SoftPhone can be used anywhere users have access to wired or wireless connectivity, empowering users to extend their desktop telephones to their PDAs, laptops, and/or PCs, increasing productivity and mobility, as well as reducing overall communication costs," said Michael Durance, vice president and general manager of TAIS DSD.
Durance (2) and Keane gave them a 3-1 lead, but Castle hit back, grabbing the winner in the final seconds.
Toshiba's Strata Wireless IP Telephones deliver the features and benefits of our Strata IPT2010 desk IP telephones with the added advantage of being completely mobile over the enterprise wireless LAN," said Michael Durance, vice president and general manager of TAIS DSD.
Under-11Bs went down 4-3 to Kader, with Tom Durance bagging two and Keane adding another, but it was mere consolation.