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Jack takes gwen to a pub, and over a drink, explains the purpose of Torchwood, there to help control the flotsam and jetsam of the time-space vortex that falls to Earth due to the presence of the rift that exists right where the Hub is located.

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From the outside, the school's veneer seems to reflect the Sacred Financial Group's commitment to time-honored values, with its traditional, oriental architecture, brick-lined walkways, pagodas, florid gardens and exotic fountains.

Though spontaneous, sardonic, and emotive, his works maintain a directness and simplicity of dialogue which is lyrical without being florid or exaggerated.

Nevertheless, these structures combined both Chinese influences and native style; Vietnamese architecture is generally much more ornamental and florid than Chinese architecture, using different colors and materials suited to the environment.

Unsteady of gait (buoyed up by a pint of Hammerite and a whisky chaser) and florid of face (sporting the 'corned beef' complexion that drives the women wild) he lurches erratically across the square.

For me it came to stand for a kind of florid psychotropic experience, an illusory rejuvenation, and in this respect it became a slightly mad antidote to Inspector Laroche's regrets over his lost youth.

His soaring lyric tenor blends florid Middle Eastern melisma with pure Italian Bel Canto.

If it did exist, its larger sizes were superseded by the alto trombone and its smaller sizes by the cornett, a conical lip reed (ie blown like trumpet and trombone) instrument with finger holes, suitable for florid contrapuntal music.

He was now rooming with a sizeable chap called Winston who spent his evenings reading florid prose and tossing off into the bathroom mug.

The Spectre's Bride Antonin Dvorak Largely out of fashion, thanks to its florid original English translation, Dvorak's ghost story presented by the RLPC in a new modern version.

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