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Tour de Coeur 2016, ‘Ride to Rome’

He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount

Learning to Ride and Taking Flight 1875–1880

Introduction to the Symposium: Evo-Devo Rides the Genomics Express

He who RIDES a tiger is afraid to dismount

Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll ride to the Devil

Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride

Activism and Fund-Raising from Freedom Now to the Freedom Rides

Helter Skelter, Or The Hue And Cry After The Attorneys, Going To Ride The Circuit

Mutations in SUCLA2: a tandem ride back to the Krebs cycle

Set a BEGGAR on horseback, and he’ll ride to the Devil

Editorial: Partnerships—Whether to ride the wave to success or to slowly sink and perhaps be lost?

Fieldwork on Two Wheels in Hanoi, Vietnam, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Enjoy the Ride

“I would ride as far as Karabas Station, but then, I don’t recall, I had to go about fifty–sixty kilometers on foot” Valentin Tikhonovich Muravsky Valentin Tikhonovich Muravsky First interview in Saint Petersburg, February 2006 First interview in Saint Petersburg, February 2006 Second interview in the United States, October 2007

Sherman's Horsemen: Union Cavalry Operations in the Atlanta Campaign. By David Evans. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996 and The Devil Knows How to Ride: The True Story of William Clarke Quantrill and His Confederate Raiders. By Edward E. Leslie. New York: Random House, 1996

Blair L. M. Kelley. Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson. (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture.) Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 2010. Pp. xii, 256. $59.95.

 

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A verb with many maritime uses. A rope round a winch or capstan rides when the turn with the strain overlies and jams the following turn. A ship rides to its anchor when it is on the bottom and is holding it, and also rides to the tide or the wind when anchored, or it can ride out a gale. In a square-rigged ship a seaman on the yards who stamps down on the bunt of a sail is said to be riding it down.

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