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Now we are reaping the harvest of lax morals and constantly declining standards.
In the Somalia scandal, Ottawa is reaping the harvest of decades of failing to provide proper political supervision over the Department of National Defence.
So at the same time you're enjoying nature's bounty, you're also reaping the harvest of ARS research and technology to ensure that this country has an economical, abundant, and varied food supply that's the envy of the world.
The Minister said that today we are reaping the harvest of democracy due to the struggle of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto.
Arbab Alamgir Khan said that the nation today is reaping the harvest of democracy because of the supreme sacrifice of Benazir Bhutto and the present government is moving forward with the vision of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto.
Clearly, if one needs to borrow money to invest, rather than being able to do so from profits, the current economic climate and the availability of finance is not terribly favourable - witness yet another financial institution reaping the harvest of its strategic decision-making abilities by crashing and burning.
The 14 green-fingered growers who rent patches at Nantyglyn Road, Colwyn Bay, had been looking forward to reaping the harvest of their efforts.
We are reaping the harvest of an administration which refused to look beyond its own selfish ends.
We are reaping the harvest of our silence over our society's fragmenting.
He said: 'We are reaping the harvest of inactivity over a long period of time.