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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 clear pathway now runs uphill through the heather to reach a marker post at Point 7 on the Stoup Brow Archaeology and Heritage Trail.
Overall Sheep Reserve Champion went to WD Allen of Stoup Hill, Humbleheugh, Alnwick, with a Hill type Cheviot Ewe.
The Byzantine sardonyx bowl that forms the tazza's top section dates from the 9th or 10th century, and was originally acquired in Russia in 1807-08 by the 10th Duke of Hamilton; he believed it to be the holy water stoup that once belonged to Charlemagne.
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.
The "beans and meatloaf" ad was designed to appeal to meticulous people, the kind who don't like their beans to touch the meatloaf, according to Steve Stoup, the bank's senior vice president of marketing and business development.
The advice from the Archdiocese of Liverpool is: * to give a verbal sign of peace during the service, rather than a handshake; * to discourage people from receiving communion (wine) from the chalice; * to discourage people from receiving the host (bread) on the tongue, although they can accept the host in their hand; * to stop the use of the stoup, in which people place their hands to make the sign of the cross with holy water.
He said: "Some churches have a stoup for holy water near the entrance to the church door, and people are invited to dip a finger in this, and to make the sign of the cross.
13) Ted Doiron, John Stoup, Patricia Snoots, and Grace Chaconas, Measuring the Stability of Three Copper Alloys, SPIE Volume 1335, Dimensional Stability, pp.
But not because he'd made it, collapsing in a heap of euphoria and triumph with team-mate Doug Stoup, brandishing their team flag for good measure, but because Dunwoody walked straight past the southernmost tip of the planet and carried straight on.