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Mars has always been Shangri-La for space buffs. But past private missions were aborted or very far-fetched. From the archive
There are good reasons to object both to the timing and the details of the spending cuts. But the idea that they will produce anything like a stripped-down state looks far-fetched.
Samsung Readies New iPod Rival
Samsung will sell a stripped-down version of its Galaxy S smartphone as a digital media player, move that will round out a series of Galaxy-named gadgets that matches Apple product for product.
Not readily believable because of improbable elements therein: a far-fetched analogy; a far-fetched excuse.
[kjv] And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.
[bbe] So Judah and Israel were living safely, every man under his vine and his fig-tree, from Dan as far as Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon. 】
It was Mrs. McCool's night to go with the can for beer. So she fetched
it and sat with Mrs. Purdy in one of those subterranean retreats where
house-keepers foregather and the worm dieth seldom.
hc評：去『拿罐子』漏了。不過加一注，相當精彩。*參見新約馬 可 福 音 第9章第48節：「在那裏（地獄）蟲是不死的、火是不滅的。」
for·gath·er (fôr-găTH'ər, fōr-)
intr.v., -ered, also -ered, -er·ing, -er·ing, -ers, -ers.
- To gather together; assemble.
- To meet another, especially by accident.
Meaning #1: collect in one place
Synonyms: meet, gather, assemble, foregather