beast of burden


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beast of burden

A domesticated animal used by humans to carry or pull heavy loads. Camels have been used by people as beasts of burden for thousands of years because of their size, strength, and ability to travel long distances with minimal need for food and water.
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But that was a long time ago and since then he's been very kind and I got to sing Beast Of Burden on his stage on their tour," she added.
LOTTE MULLAN WOULD YOU BE SO KIND THE backbone of the track may have similarities to the Stones' Beast Of Burden but Mullen's poignant track earns comparisons with Laura Marling and Katherine Williams.
The most intriguing of these friends was Brother Donkey, because it didn't refer to the beast of burden.
But with increased mechanization donkey is losing its importance as the beast of burden.
The saint knew him to become immediately a beast of burden or "jumentum" which the Devil did in a twinkling by assuming the shape of a mule.
Debbie Cronin from Community Dental Servicebrings along the long-suffering beast of burden to demonstrate the correct way to brush teeth to the 45 children who attend the nursery every week.
The 4x4 started life as a practical yet austere beast of burden for those working in hard-to-reach locations.
He is unbeaten in two rides for the stable, having scored on The Romford Pele and Beast Of Burden already this season.
She went on to recall how she performed with the band on their Beast Of Burden Tour in 2011.
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How the beast of burden made its way into the story is tackled by the head of the Vatican.
The band, which is due to perform in Shanghai on April 1 and in Beijing on April 4, will not be allowed to play Brown Sugar, Honky Tonk Woman, Beast of Burden, or Let's Spend the Night Together, says Chen Jixin head of Beijing Time New Century Entertainment, a concert organiser behind the China tour dates.
0 litre engine under the bonnet means it doesn't feel like a boxy old beast of burden either, even when you've got the full team on board.
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The Ministry of Culture told them to drop Let's Spend the Night Together, Beast of Burden, Brown Sugar and Honky Tonk Woman from their gig in Shanghai next month.