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Although hardnosed hawks have softened their mulish stance to some extent, it will still require more time before they get rid of their conceited ego and start seeing the changed ground reality objectively and astutely.
Shot in mournful black-and-white, the intimate film sketches the lives and forced departures, by car or by coffin, of the last few Doel inhabitants, with the charmingly mulish Emilienne Driessen a standout long before she's the last one standing.
Libra, Sagittarius and Aquarius are good matches and Taurus is strangely comfortable yet maddeningly mulish, but you two can work well.
Campaigners against the penny deploy the language of reason exasperated by mulish cant.
Following her mulish display in the Yorkshire Oaks, all eyes will be on Sariska if she lines up in the Prix Vermeille.
Call it stubborn, mulish or downright hard-headed, but Thursday night at Washington State, UCLA was not about to fall into the same trap it has so often this season.
When Hurricane Gustav struck major metropolises of Texas in early September 2008, regional evacuations were issued, but some mulish residents tried to hold their ground--ground from which they eventually had to be rescued, at great cost.
He was watched by Draper, the Lawn Tennis Association's chief executive, who like many is impressed by the youngster's natural ability, including mulish first serve and real composure at the net, but says he must now turn that promise into rankings points.
She was a bit mulish on her last run at Hamilton and she hit the front a bit soon," said To mpkins.
Amateur ridden and without the cheekpieces he wore when successful in this race 12 months ago, Coursing Run put up a mulish display and never looked like justifying favouritism.
It is also worth remembering that Britain is the only country to have fought through both World Wars from start to finish--though whether this indicates high-minded heroism or mulish obstinacy might be debated.
WELL, not exactly, since California seems to have finally joined the rest of the world in trying to address global warming; but given the mulish refusal of the Bush administration to recognise human agency in climate change, it does feel that way.