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George Clooney is a vainglorious charmer who breaks from a chain gang in a tale loosely based on Homer's odyssey.

In Rogelio, the vainglorious soap opera star played by Jaime Camil, the show lets its breakout character be at once a vibrant caricature and a complex human
Police from Merthyr Tydfil arrived soon after and took charge of the search-and-rescue operations; as news spread hundreds of people drove to Aberfan to try and help but their efforts were largely in vain.

General Adorocs Leader of the Rejandar forces, the vain General Adorocs ( 34) is the vanguard to keep the distracted the Risers from his master's arrival.

She searched for him in vain.

She is extremely vain and cruel to even her own subjects, especially Elgar.

So young and vain, she brought me pain, but I'm wise enough to say, She will leave him one thoughtless day, she just leave him and go away, Oh yes." Mormons believe that Jesus gave it as a general pattern for prayer, and not as a "vain repetition" to be copied exactly.

Master Wang is delighted with the girl, as he is traditional and has been trying in vain to keep his children from being seduced by the American life-style.

The female characters in both books are well developed, and their experience allows them to eloquently denounce their inferior role in society: Why vain legislators of the world, do you tie our hands so that we cannot take vengeance? He learns that Arthur used to have an elder brother, who disappeared before Arthur was born, and Mrs. Milligan's brother-in-law, James, has attempted in vain to find him back.

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