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  • That's the major draw-back party-politics has; party's can be deceitful about who they work for, and who pays their career politician paths.

    Steve Bell on David Cameron and bankers' bonuses

  • The draw-back is that there's a tight transfer at Paris CDG, the airport in Satan's haemmorhoids.

    ianmcdonald: Seattle x2, and small angsts x2

  • The draw-back is that there's a tight transfer at Paris CDG, the airport in Satan's haemmorhoids.

    Seattle x2, and small angsts x2

  • The only production draw-back is that, most unfortunately, the press did not include photographs inside the book.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • The draw-back is that we cannot represent the real world that realistically– we cannot grow bristle cone pines inside the computer, so we have to simplify the problem and get something that could look like a dendrochronological -or other proxy, time series.

    Von Storch et al [2006] « Climate Audit

  • The draw-back is that we cannot represent the real world that realistically– we cannot grow bristle cone pines inside the computer, so we have to simplify the problem and get something that could look like a dendrochronological -or other proxy, time series.

    Eduardo Zorita Comments… « Climate Audit

  • Even with this last serious draw-back, however, the lowest of the various estimates given was twenty thousand pounds.

    The Moonstone

  • Bating her lame foot and her leanness (this last a horrid draw-back to a woman, in my opinion), the girl had some pleasing qualities in the eye of a man.

    The Moonstone

  • It would be even better, if found necessary, to make some arrangement in the shape of draw-back, than that a nation which has imposed a duty on our manufactured goods, almost amounting to a prohibition, should reap so much advantage from our system of "liberal and generous" policy.

    A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America

  • After the coming winter (1853), the vortices will gradually penetrate farther and farther to the northward, and the years 1857, 1858, and 1859, will be highly favorable for northern discovery, accompanied, however, with the necessary draw-back of tempestuous weather.

    Outlines of a Mechanical Theory of Storms Containing the True Law of Lunar Influence

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