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STINTStandard Interface (for computer)
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When they died, it was as though they were overcome with sleep, and they had all good things; for the fruitful earth unforced bare them fruit abundantly and without stint.
After hoeing, or perhaps reading and writing, in the forenoon, I usually bathed again in the pond, swimming across one of its coves for a stint, and washed the dust of labor from my person, or smoothed out the last wrinkle which study had made, and for the afternoon was absolutely free.
At that period (so soon after the forty-five) there were many exiled gentlemen coming back at the peril of their lives, either to see their friends or to collect a little money; and as for the Highland chiefs that had been forfeited, it was a common matter of talk how their tenants would stint themselves to send them money, and their clansmen outface the soldiery to get it in, and run the gauntlet of our great navy to carry it across.
It was hazardous, and more than once he was broke, but the table never wanted for the best of steak and coffee, nor did they stint themselves for clothes.
But if our money should by any means be rendered not so much--if we had to stint ourselves a little in purchases that we can afford to make now--would you still have the same confidence in my being quite contented, John?
The vacation is nearly over, the stints are all done, and we are ever so glad that we didn't dawdle.
Injuries forced Power (above) to end his playing career aged 28 following stints at Norwich, Bradford, Peterborough and Plymouth.
Earlier this week Piers was rebuked by the broadcasting watchdog after he laughed during his stint on Good Morning Britain when a guest swore live on-air.
For her 2015-16 stint, she will be supporting the Great North Air Ambulance and, because a family member has the condition, the Cystinosis Foundation UK, which raises funds for and awareness of a rare metabolic disease.
Having started out at Skelmersdale United and Kirkby Town, Bennett enjoyed stints at Wigan Athletic, Southend and two stints at Chester, before being released by City and joining Wrexham on a free transfer under manager Brian Flynn.
Tickets for Jackman's ystanbul outing, originally planned as a two-night stint on March 17 and 18, are already on sale on Zorlu Center PSM's website.
Blackstock, an Antigua & Bermuda international, has had previous loan stints at Plymouth Argyle and Derby County and has scored 85 goals in 316 games at club level.