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Stoop

An obsolete Dutch unit of volume roughly equivalent to 2.4 liters.
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The proliferation of deterministic signifiers ("siren" "captive spirit," "darkness," "enchantment," and "devil immersed in a stoup of holy water") explicitly and figuratively invest the "little phrase" with a governing determinism that is Zola-esque, an influence on Proust insufficiently noted by criticism.
The Philadelphia-based Stoup distributed flyers to homeless people announcing the $10,000 giveaway in the spirit of jubilee.
`Storm' then tails behind Hilaree Nelson, Rick Armstrong, Doug Stoup and John Griber as their group travels in Sir Ernest Shackleton's footsteps to South Georgia Island, near Antarctica.
There's a wonderful cameo of a short-sighted novelist who mistakes one of the Stations of the Cross for a "No Smoking" sign but thinks she saw an ashtray (a holy water stoup) on the way in.
Nobody is ever born with a sword, or a machete, or a stoup, or a harpsichord.
First the holy water stoup was not needed, and it was not a holy water stoup anyway.
The clear pathway now runs uphill through the heather to reach a marker post at Point 7 on the Stoup Brow Archaeology and Heritage Trail.
Ranging from second calvers to fresh looking older cows at 13-14 years old the sale peaked at PS1700 for an upstanding black seventh calved cow with a smart Angus steer calf at foot by Stoup Hill Merry Prince.
He believed that it was the holy water stoup of the Emperor Charlemagne and when he got back to Britain he bought a solid gold foot from a solid gold monstrance that Philip of Spain had given to the monastery of Escorial in the 156OS/7OS.
Executive director:Jim Stoup Mission statement: To preserve and further develop the original American art form of four-part a cappella harmony while striving for musical excellence, contributing to the community's cultural development, and providing charitable support to choral students and the culturally deprived.
On one side is the cafe, on the other the area for worship is still dominated by Pierre Fourmaintraux's window, which is reflected in a new font by Alison Wilding, who has also designed a water fountain and stoup. A new window facing the street has been made by Rona Smith that allows views into the cafe area.