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constant pressure

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  • But there were other sins: "Underlying antisociahst tendencies, letting the press write whatever they wanted, a constant pressure from counterrevolutionary organizations ..."

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • Churchill was under constant pressure from David Lloyd George, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and other colleagues in the Liberal Cabinet to pare the enormous sums being spent on building dreadnoughts.

    Castles of Steel

  • The katabatic wind seemed to be getting stronger by the minute, applying a constant pressure to Tolland's back.

    Deception Point

  • Over and over again while I was at the Admiralty, I had the most constant pressure put upon me to remove officials, among them Sir John Jellicoe.”

    Castles of Steel

  • But Hornblower when he sat in the pig-trough, despite his vivid imagination, never thought of this hideous seasickness, of the cold and the cramps, nor of how his skinny posterior would ache with its constant pressure against the hard timbers of the sternsheets; nor, in the sublime self-confidence of childhood, had he ever thought how heavy could be the burden of responsibility on the shoulders of a senior naval officer aged seventeen.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

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