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Strangely, the gold here is of a quicksilver nature, slipping from focus (despite its crystalline particularity) so that one returns repeatedly to passages like the above, trying to truly assimilate them.
Police found quicksilver, lead and cadmium in the man's home.
This to-and-fro’ing might have led to a common ground for grazing, with laws of its own, and certainly open to reivers: mayhem-makers whose specialty was cattle rustling and quicksilver raids on farmsteads and whole towns.
And Pékerman wasn’t short of options in that regard, for on the bench were Javier Saviola, a quicksilver striker, as well as a precocious teenager called Lionel Messi.
The Sixers had no answer for Tatum, or quicksilver point guard Terry Rozier, who hit seven of nine three-pointers — the Celtics made 17 of 36 (the Sixers missed 21 of their 26 threes) — or all-star big man Al Horford, who finished with 26 points.
Nissinen cites the dancer’s edge, quicksilver dynamics, and natural elegance.
Its boom time was the mid- to late 1800s, when its quicksilver mines thrived.
The guns, as elusive as quicksilver in a country awash in weapons, now belonged to whoever bought the contents in a blind auction.
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: changing quickly and often
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