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  • "Sentinel Tyros, you are needed," she says flatly.†   (source)
  • "CAPTAIN TYROS!" he yells again, pleading with no one.†   (source)
  • With blinding speed, Julian kneels over the fainted Tyros.†   (source)
  • We pull into Shawshe, the last rest stop before Tiro.†   (source)
  • He'll radio when the Tiro squad pulls out to reinforce Shawshe.†   (source)
  • Yesterday, with rumors on the wind, the women took the kids to folks in Tiro.†   (source)
  • "They're for Granny and everybody up in Tiro," Soly volunteers.†   (source)
  • "She can't stand me, but she'll do anything to get you to Tiro."†   (source)
  • I'm talking to Lily, my older sister who stayed in Tiro when the rest of us came south.†   (source)
  • Before, when I went to find Mama, I drove out with a nurse and helper from the Tiro health clinic.†   (source)
  • Tiro and Mama and my little brother and sister.†   (source)
  • Before she went to Tiro, she said to me, 'Rose, no matter what happens, I can die happy.†   (source)
  • I hack and I hack and—I'm out of the bush, at the side of the road leading to Tiro.†   (source)
  • "Did that phone come from the dealer's in Tiro?†   (source)
  • My old dream flashes through my mind: the road to Tiro; Soly and Iris taken away.†   (source)
  • Word's been spreading south, post to post: Send your kids to Tiro, the rebels are all around.†   (source)
  • My cousin's scouting in the reeds by the Tiro cutoff.†   (source)
  • They're just ordinary kids off to Tiro, looking back at me fearfully over their shoulders.†   (source)
  • At least Tiro is small enough that family can be buried together.†   (source)
  • "Let's go over that dream again: You have to get to Tiro.†   (source)
  • Said they'd let me go, if I'd forget I told them about Tiro.†   (source)
  • The ride to Tiro with Mr. Palme is different.†   (source)
  • It'll be Soly, Iris, my family, your mama, the whole of Tiro."†   (source)
  • I got on the next flatbed truck to Tiro.†   (source)
  • If they're lucky, they can catch Mandiki in the Tiro cemetery."†   (source)
  • Mrs. Malunga, Runako, and Samson are being buried in the Tiro cemetery.†   (source)
  • "We can't have you showing up in Tiro empty-handed, can we?†   (source)
  • Especially with Tiro and Shawshe getting reinforced.†   (source)
  • We have to warn Tiro—we have to save Soly, Iris, our families.†   (source)
  • We saw lots of tanks going there from Tiro.†   (source)
  • A sale would give us the money to connect our homes to Tiro's water pipe.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Tafa's called Tiro and left a message about my dream.†   (source)
  • "If staying in Tiro is ever too hard," I say, "come live with us in Bonang.†   (source)
  • "Mandiki's threatened to attack Tiro if any of the kids are seen again."†   (source)
  • "In your dream, you have to get to Tiro," he says slowly.†   (source)
  • If it wasn't for us, you'd never have gone to Tiro in the first place.†   (source)
  • They're from Tiro, for heaven's sake, not Bonang."†   (source)
  • "She'd have been on the next bus to Tiro."†   (source)
  • When I was little, Tiro was just a gas stop on the way to Mfuala Park.†   (source)
  • "If you don't get to Tiro, something terrible's going to happen.†   (source)
  • She talked to her in the Tiro clinic van too.†   (source)
  • We have people in Bonang and Tiro worried sick about us.†   (source)
  • Then I round a bend, go down a small hill, and Tiro's out of sight.†   (source)
  • Like the cemeteries circling Bonang, the Tiro yard is outside the town limits.†   (source)
  • The one afraid to follow the rebels to Tiro.†   (source)
  • "I saw her in Tiro," the mama continues.†   (source)
  • Maybe my dream—Tiro, the loss of loved ones—came from the shock of finding Mama at the ruin.†   (source)
  • On the mini-map, Tiro is only a quarter inch from Mfualatown.†   (source)
  • Then he swept down alongside the highway, striking Tiro and Shawshe.†   (source)
  • With the help of the Tiro health clinic, I got her home.†   (source)
  • If you don't go to Tiro, how will you feel when the priest puts them in the ground?†   (source)
  • Radio word to the jeeps heading from Tiro to Shawshe.†   (source)
  • They dot the highway, ahead and behind, all of them heading to Tiro.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Tafa thought it meant I had to go to Tiro.†   (source)
  • I should have chosen the grasses bending toward Tiro.†   (source)
  • Mama and Papa had moved down from Tiro and settled us into the worker houses at the diamond mine.†   (source)
  • "There's a young man got off the truck from Tiro," she says, eyebrows arching off her forehead.†   (source)
  • If I recall rightly, you have people in Tiro.†   (source)
  • In no time, six army trucks swing past me into Tiro.†   (source)
  • We submit to arrest, Captain Tyros.†   (source)
  • "Returned to my post," Tyros drones.†   (source)
  • CAPTAIN TYROS!†   (source)
  • Is that right, Tyros?†   (source)
  • The truck to Tiro rounds the corner.†   (source)
  • I wish she'd never gone back to Tiro."†   (source)
  • The sun's hot by the time we near Tiro.†   (source)
  • I pour out my heart, letting him know about everything: Mama, Tiro, Granny's call, and what Esther said.†   (source)
  • Going back to Tiro, seeing my relatives, I'll have the chance to face down that horror: to bury the past in the present.†   (source)
  • We leave the highway and enter Tiro.†   (source)
  • I remember back to before Tiro, way back to the night she showed up at our door, raped, her head swollen, the cuts and stitching fresh with pain.†   (source)
  • The roosters of Tiro can wake the dead.†   (source)
  • IF I'M LUCKY, I can reach the post, find my cell phone, call Mrs. Tafa, and get back to Tiro before dark.†   (source)
  • "I'm never going to Tiro again," I say.†   (source)
  • "Things happened in Tiro," I whisper.†   (source)
  • She's also programmed the number of the general dealer in Tiro, so you can check for truck delays the day you return.†   (source)
  • Then, without a word, he presses his foot on the accelerator, wheels the jeep around, and takes off toward Tiro.†   (source)
  • I don't know who to call in Tiro now that Mr. Kamwendo's passed, but Nelson thinks to phone the rest house.†   (source)
  • Granny said he didn't expect to be followed: The Tiro soldiers were blown up in Shawshe, and villagers were hiding or running for their lives.†   (source)
  • WE'RE BACK IN Tiro by midmorning.†   (source)
  • Another hour, we'll be in Tiro.†   (source)
  • We can warn the soldiers in Tiro.†   (source)
  • Mandiki's about to attack Tiro."†   (source)
  • And since he stops everywhere to let folks hop on and off the flatbed, we're lucky if he drives through Bonang by midafternoon and gets to Tiro by midnight.†   (source)
  • You didn't have to go to Tiro.†   (source)
  • I PASS THROUGH the Tiro cemetery.†   (source)
  • I'm back on the flatbed to Tiro.†   (source)
  • Maybe you need a visit to Tiro.†   (source)
  • Officially, he's supposed to leave Mfualatown at dawn, pass through Tiro by breakfast, and get here by noon, returning through Tiro by supper, and to the park by dusk.†   (source)
  • Not till you get yourself to Tiro.†   (source)
  • So why are they going to Tiro?†   (source)
  • Could you take us as far as Tiro?†   (source)
  • She tells how Mandiki boasted that his cousin had radioed from Shawshe; he'd fired rocket-propelled grenades at the jeeps as they approached from Tiro, and escaped into the brush.†   (source)
  • They've never been outside Bonang, except as babies, and the only relative from Tiro they've met is Auntie Lizbet, who came down a year ago for our baby sister's funeral; they remember her "funny shoe," meaning her club foot, and that's about it.†   (source)
  • And Mfuala National Park is the most important tourist destination in the country—ten thousand square miles of dense bush, forest, and floodplain that starts forty miles north of Tiro and ends at the Mfuala mountain range that separates us from Ngala.†   (source)
  • "Tiro is safe," Nelson says.†   (source)
  • I remember Mrs. Tafa reassuring Mama that even if Mandiki crossed the mountains, he'd have the whole of Mfuala Park to travel through, and another forty miles of cattle posts, before he'd get to our relatives in Tiro.†   (source)
  • But it's always about Tiro.†   (source)
  • "He's about to attack Tiro."†   (source)
  • We have to get back to Tiro.†   (source)
  • "I'll never go back to Tiro."†   (source)
  • "It's the one about Tiro."†   (source)
  • We have to get to Tiro.†   (source)
  • It sent tanks to Tiro.†   (source)
  • "I'm going to Tiro."†   (source)
  • Tiro is where we belong.†   (source)
  • The Tiro cemetery.†   (source)
  • They run toward Tiro.†   (source)
  • Are you going to Tiro?†   (source)
  • Tiro.†   (source)
  • The firepits of Tiro.†   (source)
  • Oh, how Mama hated Tiro.†   (source)
  • "Tiro," I scream.†   (source)
  • I'm on the road to Tiro.†   (source)
  • We head to Tiro.†   (source)
  • Why did I come to Tiro?†   (source)
  • The target is Tiro.†   (source)
  • Get to Tiro.†   (source)
  • "But Tiro's in danger.†   (source)
  • Go to Tiro.†   (source)
  • I see the road to Tiro.†   (source)
  • He did a job that would have made a Comanche brave look like a tyro with a scalping knife.†   (source)
  • He went on, giving slow, full value to each word: "We called you an incompetent fool, a tyro, a charlatan, a swindler, an egomaniac…"†   (source)
  • As she slowly drew nigh, from my lofty perch at the fore-mast-head, I had a good view of that sight so remarkable to a tyro in the far ocean fisheries—a whaler at sea, and long absent from home.†   (source)
  • Those of his successors in each branch of natural philosophy with whom I was acquainted appeared even to my boy's apprehensions as tyros engaged in the same pursuit.†   (source)
  • Jopp was far less of a tyro; he lifted one of the seals with his penknife, peeped in at the end thus opened, saw that the bundle consisted of letters; and, having satisfied himself thus far, sealed up the end again by simply softening the wax with the candle, and went off with the parcel as requested.†   (source)
  • At any time it is a strange sight to the tyro to see with what wondrous habitude of unconscious skill the whaleman will maintain an erect posture in his boat, even when pitched about by the most riotously perverse and cross-running seas.†   (source)
  • When the proper time arrives for cutting up its contents, this apartment is a scene of terror to all tyros, especially by night.†   (source)
  • …Athena gave her—
    a skilled hand for elegant work, a fine mind
    and subtle wiles too—we've never heard the like,
    not even in old stories sung of all Achaea's
    well-coifed queens who graced the years gone by:
    Mycenae crowned with garlands, Tyro and Alcmena ….
    Not one could equal Penelope for intrigue
    but in this case she intrigued beyond all limits.
    So, we will devour your worldly goods and wealth
    as long as she holds out, holds to that course
    the gods have charted deep inside…†   (source)
  • Tyro, born of kings,
    who said her father was that great lord Salmoneus,
    said that she was the wife of Cretheus, Aeolus' son.
    And once she fell in love with the river god, Enipeus,
    far the clearest river flowing across the earth,
    and so she'd haunt Enipeus' glinting streams,
    till taking his shape one day
    the god who girds the earth and makes it tremble
    bedded her where the swirling river rushes out to sea,
    and a surging wave reared up, high as a mountain, dark,
    arching over to…†   (source)
  • Pelias lived on the plains of Iolcos,
    rich in sheepflocks, Neleus lived in sandy Pylos.
    And the noble queen bore sons to Cretheus too:
    Aeson, Pheres and Amythaon, exultant charioteer.
    And after Tyro I saw Asopus' daughter Antiope,
    proud she'd spent a night in the arms of Zeus himself

    and borne the god twin sons, Amphion and Zethus,
    the first to build the footings of seven-gated Thebes,
    her bastions too, for lacking ramparts none could live
    in a place so vast, so open—strong…†   (source)
  • …his university degree of B. A. (a huge ad in its way) and gentlemanly bearing to all the more influence the good impression he would infallibly score a distinct success, being blessed with brains which also could be utilised for the purpose and other requisites, if his clothes were properly attended to so as to the better worm his way into their good graces as he, a youthful tyro in—society's sartorial niceties, hardly understood how a little thing like that could militate against you.†   (source)
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