abortive effort

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As some time was suffered to elapse, in demonstrations and abortive efforts, we shall leave them, for that period, to return to such of our characters as remained in the hands of the savages.
All councillors and those who elect them need to look much deeper into the growing calls for such authorities in England, calls which go back to John Prescott's abortive effort to establish a Regional Assembly in the North East, which was soundly rejected.
It is known that the genesis of political crisis that led to an abortive effort to take over the power by force, has its roots in the SPLM's unresolved issues.
It was our second attempt to eat at the Chaat House, following an abortive effort when we found out it's closed on Tuesdays.
In particular, the aim was to strengthen Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa, who was visiting Washington at the time and who had led an abortive effort to negotiate a settlement with opposition leaders.
Swansea-based operator 2 Travel folded in May 2005 after an abortive effort to run bus routes in Cardiff.
Didier Drogba accelerated clear and crossed low into the area where Nicolas Anelka was well placed to slide the ball home after Clarke Carlisle's abortive effort to clear.
That is bad news for Washington, which has so far invested $700 billion and 5,000 lives in an abortive effort to turn Iraq into a U.
Do you recognise that an avoidable loss of [pounds sterling] 1,500 in bad debts means that a lot of abortive effort will have been expended in trying to collect this money before it is written off--and that the cost of this effort is probably 'hidden' and never identified?
Recognise also that any bad debt means that much abortive effort will have been expended in trying to collect this money before it was written off and that the cost of this effort is probably 'hidden' and never identified.
Beginning with the familiar ground of unemployment insurance's origins in Bismarckian Germany and its spread throughout Europe, Campeau outlines the debates within Canada both before and during the Great Depression that led first to an abortive effort to introduce UI by the R.
According to a Birmingham City FC Who's Who, compiled by Tony Matthews, Ward was 'an inspirational figure in their [Blues] abortive effort to avoid relegation in 1994, so much so that he was signed before the next season to orchestrate the battle for promotion