His own rough speech, contrasted with the soft persuasive accents of the other; his rude bearing, and Mr Chester's polished manner; the disorder and negligence of his ragged dress, and the elegant attire he saw before him; with all the unaccustomed luxuries and comforts of the room, and the silence that gave him leisure to observe these things, and feel how ill at ease they made him; all these influences, which have too often some effect on tutored minds and become of almost resistless power when brought to bear
on such a mind as his, quelled Hugh completely.
Mr Flintwinch, with his wry presence brought to bear
upon her daily like some eccentric mechanical force, would perhaps have screwed it out of her, if there had been less resistance in her; but she was too strong for him.
'The intelligence should be brought to bear
upon him, that he could never even guess.'
Prior to his role at The Home Depot, Farshchi was the first Global Chief Information Security Officer at Time Warner, (TWX) where he brought to bear
risk-management techniques from the financial and government sectors to develop a model security program for the media and entertainment industry.
IT'S refreshing from time to time to see that when public pressure is brought to bear
on our elected bodies it can bear fruit.
it is to be hoped his influence will still be brought to bear
Under a six-monthly review of progress under the excessive deficit procedure - which is brought to bear
on countries that flout a rule to keep budget shortfalls below 3% of gross domestic product - the two member states were told, on 21 September, that 2011 budgets will have to be tough to help reduce their deficits by a 2012 deadline.
Prosecutions should immediately be brought to bear
for this and the murder of some of the activists.
They appear to imply some degree of adult thinking being brought to bear
upon the problem under discussion.
The Nerazzurri were outclassed by Barca last month but their vast experience could be brought to bear
We're told AOI will be making good on its debt by the end of the month, or additional legal pressure will be brought to bear
A similar patience was also brought to bear
on youngsters faced with events beyond their ability to cope, often the victims of sexual abuse.