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the cowl does not make the monk

One's appearance or behavior in public does not indicate one's true character. A "cowl" is the hooded robe worn by a monk. My aunt goes to church every week, but she is actually a miserable, malicious person. I guess it's true that the cowl does not make the monk.
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Ed Malone, general manager of EM Products agreed, noting, "The acoustical engineering departments of EM Products and Cowl combined will provide unparalleled expertise in product development and technical support for our customers.
Work Rnds 1-13 of Cowl chart once, then work Rnds 14-31 two times.
The lower intake grill on the stock cowl disappears on the new Atlantic Aero cowl and only the landing light graces the smooth lower cowl.
Like other Cowl silencers, which are available in aluminized steel, the new 316L stainless silencers feature a spiral chamber that allows free flow of exhaust gas through a uniform cross section partially lined with stainless steel wool and mesh.
Work Bee st (see Stitch Guide) until cowl measures 8 3/4" from CO, ending with Rnd 2 or 4 of patt.
You can dress it up or you can dress it down or you can wear it with a cowl neck blouse and satin Jacquard trousers.
"So far the response to our project on the Rhyl Flats has been extremely positive from members of the public as well as from environmental groups, " said Nancy Lees, from COWL.
* This cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up.
With so many wonderful knits to choose from, I am sure that I will find at least one project from this issue to knit during my time In Ireland, and if I find I am running short on time I'll cast on the Claire Garter Cowl, page 56, and have this cowl off my needles and around my neck In hours.
To prevent this terrible suffering, we should have cowls fitted to our chimney pots because naturally animals and birds will seek out nesting places in chimney spaces and in the winter find nice warm spots.
Plush, cozy cowls are all over the runway this season, and this easy-to-wear trend transitions perfectly into real-world apparel.
When I go out on a chilly night in the fall, I typically start with my shawl gathered at the neck like a scarf or cowl, and then as the night grows colder I find that I wrap it around me like a warm and cozy blanket.
Sized for either a cowl or an infinity scarf, this design can easily be dressed up or down.
Add texture and depth to this hat and cowl set with simple niching.