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In turn, that has served as a major blow to the women selling khat, says Sahra Ahmed Koshin, a doctoral candidate at the University of Copenhagen studying the Somali diaspora who has tracked the lives of several female khat dealers.
As a teenager, he had a glancing blow of viral attention when he auditioned for America’s Got Talent, but it was TikTok that provided sustained views and attention.
“It’s like a boxer in the ring taking a lot of punches and you’re just waiting for the knockout blow,” said independent media analyst Alex De Groote.
However, the distinguishing feature of the Boeotian pertained to its sloping metal rim that extended at the rear to protect the neck while also slightly projecting downwards at the front to deflect blows.
At the same time, the effective modifications allowed for adequate protection from incoming blows.
I expected a blow for that, and tried to look as though I did not, being extremely anxious to return it with effect.
You were willing to blow up this headquarters and everybody, yourself included, in it, to keep us from getting at Merlin.
THE COSMIC COMPUTERHENRY BEAM PIPER
What a blow this was to all her rising hopes, founded on the fact of his having shown anxiety to find them out.
Loosing his hold upon Esther, he swiftly shifted his weapon to his other hand and brought down a blow on the boy's back.
The knife was uplifted as the mate felt the grip of the man upon his collar, but the blow was not struck.
RALPH GRANGER'S FORTUNESWILLIAM PERRY BROWN

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