with an iron hand

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The tribe of anthropoids over which Kerchak ruled with an iron hand and bared fangs, numbered some six or eight families, each family consisting of an adult male with his females and their young, numbering in all some sixty or seventy apes.
The one white man on Oolong was McAllister, petty trader and unintermittent guzzler; and he ruled Oolong and its six thousand savages with an iron hand. He said come, and they came, go, and they went.
For Bashti, unlike most chiefs, ruled his devil devil doctors with an iron hand. Other chiefs, even Nau-hau of Langa-Langa, were ruled by their devil devil doctors.
The one-wheelers, dangerous driving, speeding motorcycle driving without silencers would also be discouraged strictly and violators would be dealt with an iron hand, he added.
The chief minister asked commissioner and deputy commissioner Rawalpindi todeal with influential land grabbers with an iron hand.
Encroachers will be dealt with an iron hand and will b jailed if they do not stop violating the law.
Security is mandatory as Pakistan stands at a very crucial juncture where foreigners have finally started taking interest and are keen to visit and invest in the country whereas the business climate is also showing some signs of improvement which is not acceptable to the anti-state elements who must be dealt with an iron hand as we cannot afford to go back into the darkness of terrorism and lawlessness.
Coming off a string of so-so efforts in the circuit she used to rule with an iron hand, Rodriguez birdied the 18th to salvage a 34-36 card that was simply brilliant on a sun-scorched day at the hazard-laden layout.
The father of the nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had said that one of the biggest curses is bribery and corruption, which really is a poison that needs to be tackled with an iron hand.
Babar said of the UK's air raids on Isis in Syria: "We should deal with terrorists with an iron hand and show no concessions.
In an address during the Haj, the mufti called on fellow Islamic leaders to "hit with an iron hand the enemies of Islam".
He said that whereas all acts of violence should be dealt with an iron hand, all segments of religious opinion should be taken on board in a proactive and positive manner.