Rain Stops Play

Author: Andrew Hignell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136338969
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A geographical history of cricket in England and Wales in a global context.

Playing On The Periphery

Author: Tara Brabazon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134186371
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For example, Andrew Hignell's outstanding book Rain stops play 31 creates an
innovative linking of cricket and weather. Not a season review, the book explores
the stories of such events as the fifth Ashes TestatThe Ovalin 1968.Intheera
beforecovered wickets, the crowd and the officials swept gallons of wateroffthe
playing area,even wringingsponges, so that Derek Underwood could bowl out
the Australians. Thisvictoryensuredthattheyshared the series.Cricketwriters rarely
thinkabout ...

Bradman S First Tour

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STOPS PLAY LONDON, July 16. The match between Australia and Scotland
began to-day at Edinburgh in fine weather. Scotland won the toss and batted.

Stupid Poems 5

Author: Ian Vannoey
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1848763239
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Rain Stops Play at the Battle of Hastings We're the jolly Norman knights, And we
never shirk from fights. We know the way when we're at all Signposts when they
point to 'Battle'. We've crossed the Channel in a ship, So William gets the
kingship. This place we will overrun, When we get a bit of sun. Conquering
England ain't so brainy As the place is always rainy. Anyone would look a wally:
A suit of armour and a brolly. They inspect the ground at four. Then, with luck, we'
ll have some ...

Tales For Commuters Other Time Travelers

Author: Jim Stallings
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595218016
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Rain. Stops,. Yeah. Mama would say to me, it's raining, you go on the porch and
play. That's close enough to the rain, you hear? I hear, I'd say. Outside the
screens, a little splash and spray maybe comin' in, not much you know, just the
wind carrying it, cool off the trees and grass. And the church bells downtown
played a tune about Jesus and Miss Harris' dog Silver came up to the fence, he
was all wet and happy, snapping at a tick or somethin' on his tail. . .and nobody
cared if he ...

We Like Puddles

Author: Cynthia Kolodny
Publisher: Kaeden Corporation
ISBN: 1578740401
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Fiction, Reading Recovery Level 3, F&P Level C, DRA2 Level 3, Theme Verbs/Humor, Stage Emergent, Character N/A

This Day In Music An Every Day Record Of Musical Feats And Facts

Author: Neil Cossar
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0857123629
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1969. Brian Jones drowns while taking a midnight swim at his home at Cotchford
Farm, Hartfield, East Sussex. He was 27. His body was found at the bottom of the
swimming pool by his Swedish girlfriend Anna Wohlin. The coroner's report
stated death by misadventure, and noted his liver and heart were heavily
enlarged by drug and alcohol abuse. To this day rumours persist that foul play
was involved in ...

Between The Innings

Author: P. G. Wodehouse
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465540210
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Dalgliesh snorted, and Manners, whose turn it was to play, nearly cut the cloth.
Otherwise there was no attempt at criticism. 'Tommy Heath tells me we shall win
the cricket match tomorrow,' said Flood, after a silence lasting for the space of two
strokes of the cue. 'So we shall,' said Dalgliesh, 'if it rains.' 'But I thought you could
not play cricket in the rain?' 'No, but rain occasionally stops, and then the wicket
gets soft,' said Manners. 'And then Baynes leaves off those half-volleys which ...

My Sweet Audrina

Author: V.C. Andrews
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451636970
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... as beautiful as that First and Best Audrina had been. I pessimistically guessed I
couldn't be from all the praise he gushed about her “radiant, transcendent,
ethereal beauty.” “Now you stay home and out of the woods,” warned my aunt
from the other room when she heard the back door open. “It's raining. And the last
thing your father said was to keep an eye on you and not let you wander off. If the
rain stops, you can play in the backyard—but go no farther.” “What did he say
about me?