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the garden pest Agriolimax meticulatus; may attract snail poison to a hitherto carefree garden and lead to metaldehyde poisoning in companion animals and may also harbor encysted larvae of Syngamus trachea.
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And it does not blow through the tender maiden who stays indoors with her dear mother, unlearned as yet in the works of golden Aphrodite, and who washes her soft body and anoints herself with oil and lies down in an inner room within the house, on a winter's day when the Boneless One (22) gnaws his foot in his fireless house and wretched home; for the sun shows him no pastures to make for, but goes to and fro over the land and city of dusky men (23), and shines more sluggishly upon the whole race of the Hellenes.
Tone deaf, sluggishly paced and laugh free, it sees countless bullets wasted on a showdown, and it's a shame some of the characters survive.
Children also tend to swipe their fingers more sluggishly across the screen, and they are slower to switch from swiping to tapping.
World Bank report indicated that both India and Pakistan have performed sluggishly in the matter of women's participation in employment.
Russian markets are trading sluggishly as the country braces for the possibility that its credit rating may be downgraded to "junk" level later Friday for the first time in a decade.
Before, the rifle failed to feed or ran sluggishly for the first 5 or 10 rounds of a full magazine, and now it ran easily and smoothly.
The Welshmen started sluggishly and fell behind after just 10 minutes, Paul Beesley chasing a long ball to beat the offside trap and fire past a stranded Shaun Pearson.
Stenson started his round sluggishly, but picked up shots at 10, 14 and 15.
The Warriors got off sluggishly like a schoolboy who had a big, big dinner, overslept, and was late for the morning bus.
Nadal started sluggishly, allowing an aggressive Murray to take the opening set before breaking serve in the seventh game of the second to take the initiative.
United cannot start the game as sluggishly as they did during the 2-1 defeat to the Hornets back in September; they cannot take Watford lightly, but they are beatable.
Goals First goal G Higuain 9 16 6 L Insigne 24 7 3 Allan 5 3 1 M Hamsik 17 2 2 M Gabbiadini 23 1 0 Torino F Quagliarella 27 4 1 D Baselli 16 4 0 MLOPEZ 11 3 0 CBOVO 5 2 1 E Moretti 24 1 0 James Milton's verdict Napoli were held to a goalless draw by Roma in their last home match but they should get back to winning ways against a Torino side who tend to start their games sluggishly.