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  • For twelve of the fittest (that included Dahl) the journey culminated in a twenty-day Long March through soaking mosquito-infested bogs with between 60 and 100 pounds on their backs, living under canvas on a diet that consisted essentially of pemmican (a mixture of pressed meat, fat and berries), boiled lichen, mud and reindeer moss.


  • There will be a twenty-day Tao Retreat each year for those who have successfully completed the first four years of training.

    Tao II

  • Imagine the terror and panic if a biological attack killed four thousand otherwise healthy New Yorkers over a twenty-day period.

    2007 May 15 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • A pointless twenty-day shutdown hardly compares to forty years lost in the desert, but here you have an especially bitter beer serving the same purpose as bitter herbs and saltwater on the Passover holiday.

    Balloon Juice » 2006 » June

  • The annual twenty-day long event known as La Matanza - the killing of the goats - is not only the culmination of a year of hard work but an event that sums up much of the region's history and gastronomy.

    A yearly culinary ritual: La matanza

  • Twelve- to twenty-day fermentation and maceration in temperature-controlled wooden, concrete, and stainless-steel vats.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • On June 13, 1856, after a twenty-day passage down from Singapore aboard a schooner called the Rose of Japan, Wallace stepped ashore on the island of Bali.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • When Dr. Naomi Bierman, another veterinary acupuncturist from Seattle, called to ask me if I would help teach a twenty-day veterinary acupuncture course in Cuba, a no was on the tip of my tongue.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Things became official in that era at the twenty-day period.

    Oral History Interview with Carl A. Mills Jr., June 30, 1999. Interview K-0182. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Marygay and I were in the twenty-day recess between semesters.

    Forever Free


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