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…Émilie was a brilliant and learned woman, known all over Europe for her translation of Newton. Her love affair and pregnancy created scandal and inspired satirical mirth; her death was a shock to everyone. Voltaire was shattered, and…

Yuvraj made 47 in India’s first match of the World Cup, a shock defeat to Bangladesh. In India’s next group match at Port-of-Spain against World Cup debutants Bermuda, he hit 83 off 46 balls to help India post a total of 413/5, the highest…

Yoko’s mother. She fell into a shock state after the death of her daughter, but gradually begins to cooperate with the player’s investigation. 42 years old.

… ends connected radially to the perimeter of the saddle frame, forming a spider’s web. A shock transmitted to the seat is partially absorbed by this web-spring platform. In an effort to cut cost and weight, some suspension saddles utilize a skeletonized, flexible nylon frame in lieu of the steel web-spring.

… the phone detected that it was in a benchmark app, in order to boost benchmark scores. This came as a bit of a shock to much of the Android enthusiast community, as every major manufacturer had removed their benchmark cheating code following…

Workman’s death was a shock to a jittery community unnerved by the economic paralysis that plagued the community for the remainder of the decade and well into the next and the population of the city and county dropped for the only time…

… observing her neighbour across the street, Matt Marshall; a shock jock DJ whom she has despised ever since he hosted an insensitive show around Down syndrome, a topic close to her heart as her own sister has it and she is the most important person…

… 2-4. Woollaston also qualified for the 2012 China Open by winning three qualifying matches, concluding with a 5-4 victory over Ryan Day. He played Ding again in the first round of the event and looked to be on course for a shock result as…

… match it looked as if Tipp would pull off a shock and deny ‘the Cats’ a record-equaling four-in-a-row. Two quick goals in the space of a minute, one from a penalty by Henry Shefflin, sealed a 2-22 to 0-23 victory and defeat for Tipperary. O’Mahony later collected a second All-Star award. Woodlock was later nominated for an All-Star award.

Frank Buckley. With Buckley at the helm the team became established as one of the leading club sides in England in the years leading up to the Second World War, as they finished runners-up in the league twice in succession, as well as reaching the last pre-war FA Cup Final, in which they suffered a shock defeat to Portsmouth.

Within two months the losses from bank failures in New York alone aggregated nearly $100 million. Out of 850 banks in the United States, 343 closed entirely, 62 failed partially, and the system of state banks received a shock from which it never fully recovered. The publishing industry was particularly hurt by the ensuing depression.

… opponents. For much of the match it looked as if Tipp would pull off a shock and deny ‘the Cats’ a record-equaling four-in-a-row. Two quick goals in the space of a minute, one from a penalty by Henry Shefflin, sealed a 2-22 to 0-23…

… versions, The previous one, built in 1973, is ready to fly, and the other one, built in 1984, had a shock loading and is waiting for repair.

… who’s eliminated this week. It’s striker Hicham Abdellah’s birthday but he finds himself in the danger zone with Nathan Simpson and Anthony O’Connor. The match sees a shock result, with Marco’s boys beating Primavera. Leading goalscorer Hicham survives, and Nathan and Anthony are sent home.

With pollsters and commentators having universally written off the CLP government ahead of the 2016 Territory election, Walker was heavily tipped to become Deputy Chief Minister. However, in a shock result, while Labor won the…

… metres in apartheid-era sporting isolation, Temane started competing in the 1500 metres and mile at the end of 1982. At a specially staged mile race against Johan Fourie at the Ken McArthur Oval in Potchefstroom in March 1983, Temane scored a

… lift, before getting more comfortable at a table. The two share a passionate night together and Tanja couldn’t be in a better mood the next morning. But it comes as a shock, when the stranger from last night shows up at Königsbrunn Castle and…

… low frequency. For stability, the fixed frame is supported by a rigid mount that is securely bolted to a supporting surface. In a laboratory environment, this is typically an optical table. A shock can cause the mount to move away from the…

With Suárez being cup-tied for the Europa League, Liverpool had to make do without him in the return leg against Sparta Prague at Anfield. The visitors came close to having a shock away goal to knock Liverpool out, before Dirk Kuyt reacted the fastest on a late corner to head Liverpool into the last 16.

With St James’ Park open on only three sides, due to the ongoing construction of the East Stand, the match kicked off and Hereford took a shock lead after 17 seconds. They had won a free kick straight from the kickoff, which was quickly…

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