“We were about exploration, adventure—harmonic and rhythmic and melodic and more,” weir says.
Interestingly, weir was skeptical of these most diehard and even surprisingly pragmatic about their lifestyle.
weir: A person's character is how they can deal in those situations.
weir and Voronov are certainly not the first couple to be undone by text messages.
The conversation was entirely in Russian—weir is impressively fluent.
Why not go back at once to Thurtell's gig and weir's pistol?
"Let me whisper in your ear," said Miss Desmond, loud above the chatter of the weir.
There is one exception, old weir's story, for the introduction of which my reader cannot yet see the artistic reason.
He yelled to me not to leave him, but the weir had give me my bearings, and I was bound for my power-boat.
The weir was at the mouth of the river Tolka, where the bridge of Ballybough now stands.
Old English wer "dam, fence, enclosure," especially one for catching fish (related to werian "dam up"), from Proto-Germanic *warjanan (cf. Old Norse ver, Old Frisian and Middle Dutch were, Dutch weer, Old High German wari, German Wehr "defense, protection," Gothic warjan "to defend, protect"), from PIE *wer- "to cover, shut" (cf. Sanskrit vatah "enclosure," vrnoti "covers, wraps, shuts;" Lithuanian uzveriu "to shut, to close;" Old Persian *pari-varaka "protective;" Latin (op)erire "to cover;" Old Church Slavonic vora "sealed, closed," vreti "shut;" Old Irish feronn "field," properly "enclosed land").