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Now, as female-founded businesses feel the sting of the pandemic, it’s up to these large institutional backers to get us to the next stage.
While the company wouldn’t say how much revenue that equals or what base the growth was from, that lift had to take some of the sting out of cratering ad sales figures.
Less-quoted parts of this report from Japan point out that of the 15 people hospitalized for stings and discussed in the paper, those with fewer than 50 stings had a good chance of surviving.
Schmidt has spent decades recording how painful he finds various stings.
People who blunder too close can get painful stings, says Bob Jacobson.
The swift breeze seemed to Edna to bury the sting of it into the pores of her face and hands.
We passed several large sting-rays asleep on the surface of the sea, which our people ineffectually endeavoured to harpoon.
Did still its thorn within my bosom lodge,As I the past recalled; but shame, indeed,Left not its cruel sting within this heart.
"Your bath is ready, sir," said a steward, and a minute later he felt the welcome sting of the cold salt water.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
There is a sharp sting in my tongue, my jaws are gripped as by a vise, and my mouth is torn open.

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