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Casaubon it was a new pain, he never having been on a wedding journey before, or found himself in that close union which was more of a subjection than he had been able to imagine, since this charming young bride not only obliged him to much consideration on her behalf (which he had sedulously given), but turned out to be capable of agitating him cruelly just where he most needed soothing.
Aksyonov said he was "deeply convinced" that the future of southeastern Ukraine "rested in a close union with the Russian Federation -- a political, economic and cultural union".
The celibate life, one that is lived in close union with the Lord, prepares one extremely well for the supreme sacrifice of one's life if this is the path that the Lord leads His faithful disciples to follow.
A close union strengthens an individual's or group's self confidence especially when supported by religious values.
Will the close union vote at a chain of MediaNews Group papers outside San Francisco mean tough bargaining times ahead for the nine-paper group and its new guild local?
A close union vote on a proposed new contract has spurred Eugene Water & Electric Board officials to publicly question whether the union has sufficient membership support for a strike.
Mr Prescott has always been proud of his close union links but is said to be dismayed by the emergence of the so-called "awkward squad" of militant leaders, including Mr Crow.
From the point of view of reception (if not of production) this author emerges in his shorter poems as a clerically oriented producer of pious literature, for whom, however, there was no wavering or conflict between courtly and religious values, but rather a close union.
Wisconsin AFL-CIO Vice President Sara Rogers said the union this year backed Villaraigosa with the maximum $7,000 contribution as part of a strategy nationwide to back candidates with close union affiliations.
One executive with close union ties says the unions are taking careful note of the fact that three of the Big Four broadcast networks are part of showbiz congloms that include a major studio in the corporate mix.
White's vision of "the close union of liberal and practical education" established an academic environment in which home economics could develop.
In two generations, European countries have conducted a unique experiment in "globalisation" on a continental scale, forging an increasingly close union between peoples first by economic and subsequently by political means.