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  • As the Danes soon afterwards took possession of Schleswig again, thePrussians once more drove them back, but, in view of the threatening attitude of the powers, Frederick William summoned up courage to flout the opinion of the German parliament, and on the 26th of August, without the central government being consulted, an armistice of seven months was agreed upon at Malmoe.
  • Additionally, there are many instances in existing UNHCR camps where protection has been blatantly flouted.
  • Only in economics, it seems, are natural laws persistently flouted.
  • The Act only formally allows abortion for health reasons, albeit in general terms which are routinely flouted.
  • The Prime Minister has deliberately flouted the rules to allow rich men to fund his craving for power.

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