Endangering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature CostasE rota, pequenina, aramafada, Notei de costas uma rapariga, Que no xadrez marmoreo d'uma escada, Como um retalho de horta agglomerada, Pousara, ajoelhando, a sua giga.ndash;Cesario Verde in O Livro de Cesario Verde.E a tua cabelleira, errante pelas costas, Supponho que te serve, em noites de verao, De flaccido espaldar aonde te recostas Se sentes o abandono e a morna prostracao.ndash;Cesario Verde in O Livro de Cesario Verde.Haec memorans animo nunc huc, nunc fluctuat illuc, an sese mucrone ob tantum dedecus amens induat et crudum per costas exigat ensem, fluctibus an iaciat mediis et litora nando curva petat Teucrumque iterum se reddat in arma.ndash;Virgil in The Aeneid.Talia dicta dabat; sed viribus ensis adactus transabiit costas et candida pectora rumpit.ndash;Virgil in The Aeneid. Nonfiction Usage Journalism UsageAthens - News: August 28, 2004 - Headline: Athens' Image Bolstered by Olympics. Author: Rebecca Ward. Excerpt: Andrea's friend Costas - who is Greek - adds that this Olympics seems to have more doping scandals because testing has become more accurate. ... This Olympics, the doping control was very extensive and very good, said Costas. The other Olympic games, they weren't that good, the medical tests, so it's logical that more results are positive.Brussels - News: March 21, 2003 - Headline: EU Leaders Pledge Economic Stimulus, Reforms. Author: Douglas Bakshian. Excerpt: In a statement, EU leaders said economic uncertainties and global political risks have delayed a recovery in the European Union, and fighting unemployment should become a top priority. Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis, whose country holds the EU presidency, said improvements in labor markets are crucial.Cyprus - News: February 15, 2003 - Headline: Greek Cypriot Presidential Election Considered Most Crucial in History of Republic. Excerpt: Costas Yennaris, the political editor at the Cyprus Broadcasting Company, says a poll commissioned by his organization shows that 84 percent of the Greek Cypriot population is in favor of the Annan plan as a basis for negotiations.Cyprus - News: February 24, 2003 - Headline: Greek Prime Minister Dismisses Chances of Settlement in Cyprus Before UN Deadline. Excerpt: But with time running out on Monday, Greek Prime Minster Costas Simitis described the possibility of a successful deal as almost non-existent.Cyprus - News: February 24, 2003 - Headline: Head of Turkey's Ruling Party Endorses Kofi Annan's Unification Plan on Cyprus. Excerpt: His comments were in sharp contrast with those made by the Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis the same day. Mr. Simitis said it would be practically impossible to meet the February 28 deadline for a reunification agreement.Cyprus - News: February 25, 2003 - Headline: Decision Time for Cyprus, Declares Kofi Annan. Excerpt: Mr. Annan arrived for talks with Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis on Tuesday declaring that if this opportunity to reunite Cyprus is missed, there may not be another one for some time.Cyprus - News: April 2, 2004 - Headline: US Launches Campaign in Support of Annan's Plan for Cyprus. Excerpt: The effort was led by President Bush, who telephoned Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Greek counterpart Costas Caramanlis to urge them to use their influence with the Cypriot parties on behalf of the Annan plan, which a White House spokesman termed a historic opportunity to end the Cyprus dispute.
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