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Then they vowed that even as they themselves had been despoiled they would despoil their oppressors, whether baron, abbot, knight, or squire, and that from each they would take that which had been wrung from the poor by unjust taxes, or land rents, or in wrongful fines.
And, considering that the hour-glass they turned from year to year was filled with the earthiest and coarsest sand, the Bleeding Heart Yarders had reason enough for objecting to be despoiled of the one little golden grain of poetry that sparkled in it.
With wind turbines viewed by many as having despoiled parts of Northumberland already, there will be concern for the beauty and peace of its famed coastline.
The report of the interdepartmental commission reads the mine reserves are merely despoiled by unprincipled developers of the mine with no action from the State Commission for Mineral Resources and the State Geology Agency," the statement says.
Linthorpe Road, Albert Road and Newport Road all despoiled by planners.
SIR - It is not just Mynydd y Gwair which is being despoiled by foreign wind "farms", paid for by the taxpayer.
The Speaker explained that it is the "colonial system which assumes "historical responsibility towards the colonized peoples as it despoiled and destroyed their social and cultural fabric.
The Minister, who was attending on Thursday afternoon the meeting of the commission on administrative reform and fight against corruption at the Constituent Assembly, added that Tunisia had requested at the last G8 meeting to mention and support the need to recover the despoiled funds abroad and asked that a recommendation be submitted to the United Nations in this regard.
Injustice not only in the form of wrecked lives and despoiled earth, but also in the lies and cover-ups that needlessly worsened the risk.
Summary: Rabat - The polisario despoiled Sahrawis of their right and proclaimed itself as their representative by taking the intense propaganda led by the Algerian diplomacy over the past three decades as a basis , said Lahcen Mahraoui, member of the Royal Advisory Council for Saharan Affairs (CORCAS) and spokesperson of the Moroccan Sahrawi Tribes in Europe Association.
In my opinion the developers only interest is to make a quick profit and leave the local community with despoiled green fields and an eyesore industrial estate.
It is an abomination that the memorial to recognise the sacrifices they made for future generations should have been despoiled in such a disgusting manner.