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Then Frank's overbearing aunt, whose opposition to the engagement Frank had feared, dies, and so Frank's and Jane's engagement becomes public.

He came off as extremely obnoxious and overbearing and was disliked by Rube, George, and especially Mason.

Deanna replies that she can relate
International Herald Tribune December 15, 2006. Accessed May 4, 2007. (Updates Bluestein.) Axelbank, Rachel L. "Carter apologizes for condoning terrorism: President's speech receives standing ovation for '213' retraction".

There was also ovation from the Indian women who were crying and shouting the name of "Soraya" without mentioning "Queen." Once honorary titles were no longer issued, challengers who beat an Iron Chef had to settle for, according to the English version's introduction, "the people's ovation and fame forever".

Ricky felt supremely confident as his presence triggered a thunderous ovation from the thousands in attendance.

With 2:47 remaining in regulation, koivu fed Michael Ryder with a pass across the slot for a power-play goal prompting a standing ovation for koivu from the sellout crowd of 21,273 in Montreal.

Gibson threw 18 strikes, not a single slugger of the AL's top rotation could touch Gibson's pitch despite knowing what's coming, and Gibson earned standing ovation from the audience.

At the final whistle, an emotional Fletch stayed on the pitch, receiving a standing ovation from the grateful Harchester fans, as he thanked them for the support throughout his trial.

The race attracted hundreds come just to see Funny, crowding the walking ring when he entered the paddock, and giving him an ovation at the post parade.

Cline wore a white chiffon gown and closed the show with her performance to a thunderous ovation.

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