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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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Stokoewas brought up a Newcastle supporter who modelled himself as a player on Joe Harvey but crossed the great divide with such success they erected a statue to him outside the Stadium of Light.
Bob was brought up aNewcastlesupporter who modelled himself as a player on Joe Harvey but crossed the great divide with such success that they erected a statue to him outside the Stadium of Light.
An act of treachery on a scale not seen since Maurice Johnston crossed the great divide to collect his 30 pieces of silver.
Now 41, Ronaldo also crossed the great divide in Spanish football having spent a season with Barcelona in 1996/97 before later enjoying a five-year stint at Real Madrid (2002-07) via a spell in Italy with Inter.
Meanwhile, if this exodus from the rural pockets continues, one day, the villages will see nothing but the tears of the gray-haired and bones left of those who have crossed the great divide.
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.
Either it is very formal: He is "no more", or has "crossed the great divide", "shuffled off his mortal coil", or the very informal way of describing the transition, such as -- "He has kicked the bucket", "croaked" or "gone belly up".
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.