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Gwynedd Council attempted a strategic approach, they were howled down.
Is our understanding of Skelton's poetry and the role it played in the movement enhanced or even altered if we were also told that he was a journeyman shoemaker, veteran of the London Working Mens Association, who had been involved in the general strike and the Complete Suffrage conference in 1842; that at a 'great gathering' at the height of the crisis in March 1848 he was howled down for urging a 'moral force' strategy?
2 per cent," only to be howled down by the articulate tendency who mistake vagueness for the big picture and prefer the comfort of blurriness to the cold steel of precision.
But suggest that here and you get howled down and derided as a lily-livered do-gooder.
His latest pronouncements - on the wearing of the Muslim veil and erosion of public displays of Christianity - would quite probably be howled down were they delivered by a politician.
Mr Delaney was almost howled down when he suggested services like the 15 A and 15C had not been financially viable.
Yet when one low level politician made the eminently sensible suggestion that a coastal city which lies beneath sea level and which steadily sinks lower not be rebuilt but abandoned, he was howled down and forced into a quick retraction.
They were howled down, which is why the Blues are looking at another season of mediocrity.
The wind howled down the darkening streets, and it was starting to snow.
When Y attempted to explain his version of the event, he "was howled down by the crowd which was shouting that he be hung, beaten up, and so on.
Canvas tents supplied by Turkey's Red Crescent leaked as the snow fell and makeshift nylon tents ripped apart or flew away as winds howled down from the Black Sea.