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In the present scene, Bloom appears to be 'on the rocks' metaphorically as well
as literally, and while his financial position may not be under direct threat, as it
was in the Holies street days, the stability of his household seems more tenuous
Two Weeks in Vieques: A Lifetime of Memories
We knew what it felt like to be on the rocks! My father always carried more than
enough rope on the boat. You might consider the amount more appropriate for an
ocean liner than a twenty-six-foot sloop. He decided to be the hero of the day.
Marie Suzanne Dillon, 2010
Personality Theories Workbook
is on his third marriage, and that now appears to be on the rocks. His wife,
Cassandra, just found out that he was having an affair with another woman. She
had suspected this for some time, but her suspicions were confirmed when she
Without Benefit of Clergy
Benson was the only one among the residents there who had not known the
Ouspenskys. Another less flattering reason for his being there may have been
that his own farming ventures had failed and his marriage was said to be on the
Red-green Coalition in Germany: Politics, Personalities ...
In October 1999, his Chancellorship appeared to be on the rocks. Yet, two
months later he secured a standing ovation at the SPD's December conference
and his party was ahead in the polls. How had this change of affairs come about?
Autophobia: Love and Hate in the
And other nations' automotive romances seemed to be on the rocks as well. By
the early 1970s, books and magazines were filled with obituaries for the
automobile age. Emboldened critics argued that the beastly machines had no
One cannot take sides in these matters, though it is tricky, especially as Mildred, teetering on the edge of spinsterhood, has a soft spot for dashing young Rockingham Napier. This is Barbara Pym's world at its funniest and most touching.
Sally already knew what it was like to be on the rocks, and the other woman was
not without imagination. She guessed ; she could feel them sharp and pitiless,
while a wild sea, that meant the end of all, washed ever higher; and she was not
Attitude research on rocks
THE CONTRIBUTION OF Q TO ATTITUDE RESEARCH William Stephenson
University of Missouri To be “on the rocks” is either to be ship-wrecked or to be
cocktailed with gin or vodka. My standpoint in this matter is a well-known one: the
The Master's Muse: A Novel
A fictional account of the marriage of ballet master George Balanchine and ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq describes how polio ended Tanny's dancing career and how Balanchine's return to ballet tested their marriage.