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bur lee

  • s  muscular and heavily built
    had a tall burly frame

  • Hire Ridley Scott to direct a burly period epic that pits an obscure hero against historical figures (think Gladiator, then substitute the Holy Roman Empire for the plain old Roman .
  • I believe individuals can and do change the course of history, but it's often hard to tease out one person's vision and influence from the hurly-burly of events.
  • It took nearly 20 minutes for four burly bodyguards, using the butts of their automatic rifles, to force the huge Dobermans to a corner of the garden so that we could safely reach .
News & Articles

  • Flashback: Tracking NRV history
    1988 (25 years ago) - “A burly 6-foot bear took an impromptu tour of town [Blacksburg] Thursday, leading more than 15 police officers and residents with cameras racing behind him.” - “A total of 51 Virginia Tech athletes and members of athletic support groups made the dean’s list during the spring quarter.” - “For a [...]
    June 23, 2013 - Roanoke Times
  • Feeds and reads: Reactions to James Gandolfini’s death
    James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey mob boss in the groundbreaking TV series "The Sopranos," died on Wednesday vacationing in Italy. He was 51.
    June 20, 2013 - The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
  • Actor James Gandolfini, star of 'The Sopranos,' dead In Italy
    James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey mob boss in the acclaimed HBO cable television series "The Sopranos," has died while vacationing in Rome, Italy, the network said on Wednesday.
    June 20, 2013 - Newton Citizen
Quotes

  • Mark Kotsay in International Herald Tribune
    It's funny to see him come up after Ortiz - a big, burly guy,teammate Mark Kotsay said.
  • Paul Kagame in Lexington Herald Leader
    Taken away by "six burly guys," the St. Paul, Minn., law professor recalled, "My conclusion was their intent was to disappear me, not arrest me."
  • Nia Vardalos in NBC5.com
    It's about a moment of connectedness with an absolute stranger,Vardalos explained. "It's about when a big burly guy comes up to me on the streets and says, 'I'm just like Toula.' I absolutely love that. I feel like I have more cousins than...

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