Old Nick


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Old Nick

An old-fashioned name for the Devil of the Christian faith. After dating a vegetarian for six month, I would sell my soul to Old Nick for a big, juicy steak right about now.
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Isabella Water was founded by 26-year old Nick Ogden.
Peeved at losing out to rival Sir Arthur Blomfield, the architect erected a building opposite the church and put Old Nick on top, glaring towards the redesigned church.
His work influenced Renaissance artists and images of Old Nick to this day.
Poor old Nick Clegg must now wince every time he picks up a newspaper, dreading what scoffing headlines the day will bring.
It's perhaps something of a miracle that the old nick still survives largely intact but fate was kind to it.
Little Brother, under 50 pages long, tells a strange story of 11 year old Nick, a scientist in the making who gets more than he bargains for when he concocts a secret potion to make things grow.
In the old days people who had 'given Old Nick a chance' had been richly rewarded.
Well, someone should tell old Nick that their decisions might be a bit easier for the rest of us to swallow if they weren't made by a bunch of millionaires.
Now Old Nick has come to collect the soul of the doctor's teenage daughter, Valentina (Cole), who works on a travelling circus fronted by Parnassus and his assistants Anton (Garfield) and Percy (Troyer).
I cannot understand why I have to foot the bill to undertake improvements to any Assembly Member's bathroom, particularly when this is probably a second or even third bathroom to which old Nick has access.
The veteran thieves come out of retirement yet again when Young Nick's dad, Old Nick, is tricked into selling a valuable war medal.
With leading Perth jockey Paul Harvey aboard, the Paula Wagg-trained 11-2 chance was always handy and raced clear half way down the straight to beat Old Nick, the 6-4 favourite, by two and a half lengths in the 12-furlong event.
Last word to old Nick Hewer: "This hashtag business?
Now Old Nick has come to collect the soul of Parnassus's teenage daughter, Valentina (Lily Cole), who works on a travelling circus.