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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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It's two years now and the hardest thing in life to bear is to want your dad and he's not there, so many times I've needed you and so many times I've cried, my life just fell to pieces dad on the day you died.
It fell to pieces when he started poking around with a screwdriver.
I remember this one young black woman who got about two-thirds of the way through the show and fell to pieces, and this little blue-haired docent from the Historical Society ran over to comfort her.
Take the doomed animal whose blood cells literally fell to pieces when he exposed the fish to light.
But their eyes were also directed to the Western Hemisphere, and it was feared both by England and the United States that attempts would be made to seize portions of the Spanish Empire as it fell to pieces, also some of the far western and still unsettled lands.
The empire fell to pieces when people like Mahatma Gandhi, a heroic protester sensitive to his people's needs.
But then the Kader lads simply fell to pieces and in an awful defensive display they gifted Northallerton four to trail badly at the break.
1 was swinging beautifully for a roundand-a-half at Torrey Pines, but his action quickly fell to pieces, and Tiger's game is clearly still in transition.