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But how long will it be before Sophie prevails upon the Queen, and a cocky cocker called Rover is tailing our sovereign to the races to watch her favourite horse, Sunny Delight, run in the Queen Mother's Pride Handicap stakes while Prince Edward films the farce for his beleaguered production company and sells it all on to the royal-hungry Americans?
She deals first with the parable of the persistent widow whose perseverance ultimately prevails upon even an unjust judge to give her justice (Luke 18:1-8).
In a letter dated July 19, 2001 to Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans, USACM prevails upon the Department to conduct a "careful and complete evaluation" before handing Dot-US over to a single private company for policy and technical administration.