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Now came the test of the young lieutenant's seamanship, and it stood it; the Annapolis training and the middy's cruising experience stepped to the front above bookish science.

Although popular with viewers, the first season failed to receive much critical acclaim; it was seen as being too
as a cricket; I had a splitting headache and was in no mood for Tinker's bonhomie.

"Oh good, I'm glad we're on the same wavelength", his eyes gleamed with false bonhomie.

At this time of year, with all sorts of bonhomie e-mail's coming and going from friends, it is easy to let a virus slip through and some have some really nasty payloads.

This means that her poems are never lacking in warm sociability, but also that they often fall prey to what Christopher Ricks memorably called the "halitosis of bonhomie".

But that kind of rousing bonhomie never arose from Wall Street - whose insiders never doubted for so much as an instant that the real Hillary was genetically on their side.

For many others, me included, this ruling and the reaction from the Nittany Lion Nation wipes away any bonhomie the university was gaining over the past three years.

However, what both Delhi and Islamabad need to ponder on is that both countries have been through this bonhomie at periodic intervals for almost seven decades.

The general bonhomie of Vegas is likely to stay in Vegas.

The leaders talked on first name terms, recorded a radio programme together and spent hours speaking at different events, but despite the bonhomie, Obama and Modi reminded business leaders that trade ties were still fragile.

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