Some kinds of nails, such as those used for defending the soles of coarse shoes, called hobnails, require a particular form of the head, which is made by the stroke of a die.

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In particular, Australia, because of its ancient geography, soil profile and distinctive weather patterns, is more adversely affected by climate variability than some other continents.

By : Peter Garrett

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Part of the issue of achievement is to be able to set realistic goals, but that's one of the hardest things to do because you don't always know exactly where you're going, and you shouldn't.

By : George Lucas

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And the most important thing - apart from telling a good, believable story, and being a true character - is to be someone the audience will care about, even if you're playing a murderer or rapist.

By : Anna Friel

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I tried to start a theatre in LA and failed miserably, but I was probably not meant to raise money.

By : Beth Henley

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The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom, but it is always on her heart.

By : Henry Ward Beecher

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Two days ago, I was killed in LA. CNN reported that. What if my grandmother had seen that and had a heart attack? People talk about lyrical content. There is no media responsibility. Movies, the porn industry, it has to be across the board or it's ineffective.

By : Curtis Jackson

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I started singing in the bathroom. Nothing was coming out. It was ghastly.

By : Rod Stewart

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Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself. You always worry about charlatans. We found that specialists did not know as much as we thought.

By : Charles Bronson

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There are particular images that I like. Allegro is composed of a series of still life photographs that has been put to speed. There is so much care that has gone into the composition of the cinematography.

By : Helena Christensen

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Writing a book is such a full-time job. If you're away for a few days, you have to start again.

By : Stephen Collins

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Justice Ginsburg is a very competent justice, and it is a joy to have her on the court, but particularly for me it is a pleasure to have a second woman on the court.

By : Sandra Day O'Connor

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Whether you are a Democrat or Republican, whether you are a liberal or a conservative, we know that neither this President nor prior Presidents of both parties did everything right or we would not have had a 9/11.

By : Charles Schumer

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