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Those handfuls of intriguers strengthened themselves to rule this country.
All you will discover will be murderers, intriguers, traitors, history of formenting communal riots.
If that was not enough, William Chaloner was also acting as a government informant on London's Jacobite intriguers, and promising ( or threatening) to pass to Newton the names of men working at the Mint who were making their own coin or passing blanks and equipment out to the criminal fraternity.
Subtle or ill-bred intriguers propelled by insolence and pluck, the party activists have shared an absurd for the background.
Those disruptions are perpetrated by domestic non-Han ethnic minorities, not by stock wuxia film antagonists--feuding temple loyalists, scheming imperial advisors, eunuch intriguers, defamers of the nation, abusers of the poor and weak, or those single-mindedly pursuing vengeance.
The Daily Telegraph said: "His portly figure, his pleasant smile and jovial good-humored face accorded ill with the popular delusion which represents all priests of the Church of Rome as ascetic fanatics or Machiavellian intriguers.
but the second or third, the result of a political struggle with intriguers at court for whom his hatred was intense (p.
It is a study, too, of three stultified, small-minded, introverted courts (there were 63 grades of military officer in the Berlin court and 287 chamberlains at the Russian court) and of the rare insights and frequent blunders with which court intriguers and uniformed popinjays intervened in diplomacy, social unrest, the arms race and the armed forces.
There needs to be a greater effort made by the leaders of both societies to redeem them from the ignominy of being the campus jester and the feasting ground for all political intriguers and cliques.
The culprits put to trail in a series of hearing sessions are categorized in three groups, namely the "plotters, intriguers, and planners of the riots", "the antagonists and those affiliated to foreign services", and "the opportunists, hooligans, and hoodlums who set ablaze, or destroyed private and public properties, and those that have had a hand in disturbing public security".
A workingwoman, Hameeda, said these soaps were for women who're work-shy and intriguers.
A short list of the war's perpetrators must include the president and his close advisers; the neoconservative intriguers who stirred up and continue to stoke elite and popular opinion in support of the war; the members of Congress who abdicated their exclusive constitutional responsibility to declare war, authorized the president to take the nation to war if he pleased, and then financed the war by a series of enormous appropriations from the Treasury; certain politically well-placed persons in the munitions, petrochemical, and financial industries; and members of other interest groups who have chosen to support, sometimes for reasons based on religious beliefs, a war that they perceive as promoting Israel's interests or as bringing about the fulfillment of biblical prophecy.