Ris

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Ris

1. An ancient Hebrew unit of length approximately equivalent to 135 meters.

2. A Talmudic unit of length approximately equivalent to 32 or 35 meters.
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Riant used multiple phones to create the illusion that the Reverend was speaking to his friends but police traced all the mobiles back to Riant.
The Riant Theatre's Awards Ceremony & Performance for the Strawberry One-Act Festival will feature performances from the four best plays from the festival and present awards for Best Play, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Short Film.
Following in the tradition of Riant, Erdmann, and Mayer, Jonathan Riley-Smith accepts the fact that the origins of the Crusade movement and its nature coincide, and that one can establish the essence of the Crusades by extinguishing all differences.
de Rosbourg et de sa famille, dans le meme roman, n'est qu'embrassades, cris, expressions d'un bonheur bruyant: "la melee fut generale; tout le monde s'embrassait en riant" (1: 438).
He exclaims in a letter to Horace Mann, a diplomat at the court of Florence with whom he corresponded for 40 years, "'You suppose my garden is to be Gothic too!" That can't be; Gothic is merely architecture; and as one has a satisfaction in imprinting the gloomth of abbeys and cathedrals on one's house, so one's garden, on the contrary, is to be nothing but riant, and the gaiety of nature'.
Voila, dit il, en riant, aux assistants, voila ce qu'on gagne par le trop de vivacite.
Tait (New York: Harper and Row, 1927); Winifred Bryher, Film Problems of Soviet Russia (Territet, Switzerland: Riant Chateau, 1929); Joseph Freeman, "The Soviet Cinema," in Voices of October: Art and Literature in Soviet Russia, ed.
Mais elles n'ont jamais dit Ea qui elles l'ont offert, c'E[umlaut]tait un secret-e, raconte-il en riant. Mahmoud, 25 ans, vendeur, a achetE[umlaut] un tE[umlaut]lE[umlaut]phone portable rouge de 140 dinars pour sa future femme: A1/2-J'aime cette fE[logical not]te, nous sommes allE[umlaut]s dans un grand magasin, tout E[umlaut]tait dE[umlaut]corE[umlaut] de rouge, il y avait pleins d'amoureux-e, s'exclame ce jeune homme.
Hortense soupconne ainsi l'ambiguite des sentiments de Bette ; elle dit a son pere : << ses regards ne sont pas bons, quand je vais trop loin, fut-ce en riant, a propos de son amoureux >> (140).