defection


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This foreshadowing of a slow social evolution was made when Ernest was first depressed by the defection of the great unions.
As clearly as in the light of past events, he saw the defection of the favored unions, the rise and the slow decay of the labor castes, and the struggle between the decaying oligarchs and labor castes for control of the great governmental machine.
The recent defection of the tribe had, as they well knew themselves, subjected the Delawares to much reproach among their French allies; and they were now made to feel that their future actions were to be regarded with jealousy and distrust.
His men recognized his voice immediately and as they knew nothing of the defection of any of their fellows, turned the boat's prow toward shore without waiting for the command from von Horn.
Happily, their father, completely absorbed in a practical, scientific, and approving contemplation of the topography and material resources of the scene of his future labors, had no time to notice their defection.
Of course he saw no more than I did, but to annoy me, or perhaps to punish me for my long defection, he must turn his back on me and devote himself to this chit from Southampton to the Mediterranean.
It was at this point, gentlemen, that enraged by the defection of seven of his former associates, and stung by the mocking voice that had last hailed him, and maddened by his long entombment in a place as black as the bowels of despair; it was then that Steelkilt proposed to the two Canallers, thus far apparently of one mind with him, to burst out of their hole at the next summoning of the garrison; and armed with their keen mincing knives (long, crescentic, heavy implements with a handle at each end) run a muck from the bowsprit to the taffrail; and if by any devilishness of desperation possible, seize the ship.
Here, at least, was a citadel impregnable by right-hand defections or left-hand extremes.
Alibek's defection and subsequent expressions of horror at the program in which he worked, wondering whether he might not be singing for his American supper.
Explaining the seven-year-old's defection from the pounds Ir65,000 event, trainer Tom Taaffe said: "Mr Baxter Basics is not quite right.
Competitors and counterfeiters, bent on market share, cause an alarming rate of customer defection at the manufacturer, distributor and retailer level.
QILA DIDAR SINGH -- Former PML-N MNA Tariq Mehmood and his brother ex-MPA Mazhar Javed formally announced their defection to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday.