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  • The chairman of the British Film Institute BFI, Greg Dyke, today welcomed a government plan that instals his organisation at the helm of UK film policy.

    Greg Dyke welcomes BFI takeover of UK Film Council role

  • They labour and save, and after many years they buy a larger boat, selling the old one to a family poorer than themselves, or handing it over to the eldest son, who in his turn instals his wife, taken from another boat, and seen for the first time in a chance meeting on the canal. '

    Dutch Life in Town and Country

  • Back in Dwarka, Krishna instals the tree in Satyabhama's palace but returns it to Indra a year later.

    The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry

  • He even instals a telescope on a neighbouring hill-side in the hope of keeping an eye on developments at Highwaters.

    The Case of the Late Pig

  • He restricts or augments the births, regulates the fecundity of the queen, dethrones her and instals another in her place, after dexterously obtaining the reluctant consent of a people who would be maddened at the mere suspicion of an inconceivable intervention.

    The Life of the Bee

  • He finds four or five rotten staves of Diogenes 'tub, and instals himself therein to bark at his friends [357].

    Rousseau

  • He behaves in the most amiable and, indeed, noble fashion, instals her in his rooms, turns himself and his servant out to the nearest hotel, fetches the proper ministress, and, not content with this Good

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800

  • Spenser introduced to, 48; commands publication of _Colin Clout_, 49; happy retort of R. to, 53; instals a pliable Bishop of Salisbury and receives fine from R.,

    Raleigh

  • Overthrow of the Latin Empire of the East; Michael Palaeologus, assisted by Genoese forces, instals the Palaeologi dynasty on the

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 06 (From Barbarossa to Dante)

  • If, among the cabins swung from the ceilings of the deal or cardboard dolmens, there be one that is all dilapidated, that was seriously knocked out of shape at the time of removal, the Spider abandons it during the night and instals herself elsewhere, sometimes even on the trellis-work of the wire cage.

    The Life of the Spider

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