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Under pretext of coming to help with housework, Mary writes to her father, who initially refuses her return.

Tunisia Following labour unrest led by the General Union of Tunisian Workers throughout the 1970s and early 80s, in 1987 President Bourguiba instigated a massive purge of Tunisian
abilities to fight criminals, he acted as a vigilante against street hoods, drug dealers and gangsters while trying to recall more of where he came from and how he ended up on Earth.

Dr. Luigi Frigero, the doctor who supervised a team of doctors from Milan's Mangiagalli Clinic, concluded that the results "cannot be explained naturally, and thus can be only preternatural or supernatural."

In the struggle with Raglan James, David switches into a much younger body, described as that of an Anglo-Indian with dark brown hair, while Lestat returns to his preternatural body.

His birth, so it is proclaimed, was accompanied with preternatural signs and peculiarities, while certain marks on his body testified that no ordinary mortal had been sent into the world.

She trusts, trusts that my preternatural sightedness is somehow not freakish, corrupt, worse.

The blood he had imbibed began to change him - infusing his veins and bones with preternatural energy, transforming flesh and mind into something not wholely human - the first of its kind on the World of Eternium.

He has a preternatural gift for melody, and, at twenty-one, he is still capable of reaching clear, high notes.

However, all the same, Borg knew his way around the net - a fact mostly overlooked because his baseline play was so preternatural.

Jack and Jack aren't learning the lingo of social media to better suit their popular dominance; they came of age in it, and therefore, exhibit a preternatural awareness of how it all works, how it fits together.

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