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Following the Village Park Residents' Association having successfully sought the removal of the "eyesore" which was the previous and unsought for attempt at traffic calming in our area of Thornaby, and following discussions with the Traffic Department of Stockton Council, the new traffic calming programme is about to be set out for the coming year.
Ford's unplanned and largely unsought rise up the American political ladder was assisted not once but twice by scandal.
The American Century--at least its first 65 years--created enormous changes, some sought by the United States and others unsought and unanticipated.
Along with much unsought advice about skirt chasing, Williams gained an invaluable literary education from Rexroth.
THERE is another side to the loss of life and devastation wreaked in the USA by hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Wilma and Dennis last year, a market reaction that has brought unsought benefits to the US paint and coatings industry.
He, according to her thesis, held himself to the model of the unsought acquisition of regency that the earlier regents had minted.
Gordon only found out about his unsought fame when David wrote him a letter congratulating him on the pose and presenting him with a card to mark him as the inaugural member of the SAS.
When Eisenhower left office in 1961, he warned America in his presidential farewell that 'we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.
What has been lost, according to critics, is the goal of foresight and objectivity in establishing priorities, resulting in fears that when science advice is unsought, devalued, or restricted to interests dominated by the marketplace, only a degraded and forfeited future can be in prospect.
In discussing White privilege she states:</p> <pre> In my class and place, I did not see myself as a racist because I was taught to recognize racism only in individual acts of meanness by members of my group, never in invisible systems conferring unsought racial dominance of my group from birth.
Professor Stephanson's account of Pope's late, unsought conflict with Colley Cibber is especially good, sensitively evoking Pope's embarrassment at a personal medical condition (a strangury) being made known and mocked in print, and at his being ridiculed in the salacious disclosure of an earlier sexual misadventure.
Unsought others: A critical ethnography of nonpublic school placement of special education students.