midnight oil


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midnight oil

A regional colloquial term for opium.
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Doug Jones, from Mold, is a committee member with the North Wales Astronomy Society and he was at Aberdaron burning the midnight oil to see them on Tuesday night.
It's this latter format that is most reflected in Burning the Midnight Oil -- essays, poems, and quotations are scattered threads woven into an elaborate tapestry.
RED Bull face the prospect of burning yet more midnight oil after being forced to call another early halt to testing.
I write when I can, usually burning the midnight oil.
As you may have gathered, the writers have been burning the midnight oil to rejig this season in light of Larry Hagman's death.
MIDNIGHT OIL (Willie Mullins) THE five-year-old broke his duck over hurdles with a comfortable success at Cork last weekend and looks sure to improve again.
Freeman and Midnight Oil, of course, were no panacea for Australia's difficult past or the continuing tragedy that means far too many of our native people are ravaged by alcohol.
Britain's women's volleyball coach Audrey Cooper will have her players burning the midnight oil to ensure they aren't caught napping at the Olympics.
He lost many friends by burning the midnight oil to scratch through old history that revealed that in her student days Salma had been a bit of a firebrand.
In spite of the fact that Islam controls celebration, all Muslims especially boys and girls, feel happy in burning the midnight oil during the penultimate night of Eid and beautifying their hands and feet with henna.
Two of our restructuring and insolvency specialists - associate Charles Williams and solicitor Aaron Harlow - burned the midnight oil, putting in some lengthy shifts.
From busking on the streets of Auckland to performances at the Rugby World Cup and London's West End stage, support act to Midnight Oil and headlining their own hugely successful tours in Australia, Canada, the USA and Britain, the twins have morphed from radical activists into