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  • But nobody was wronged; his creditors were all paid in time, and his hands were at least clean of traffic in reversions, clerkships, tellerships and all the rest of the rich sinecures which it was thought no shame in those days for the aristocracy of the land and the robe to wrangle for, and gorge themselves upon, with the fierce voracity of famishing wolves.
  • Dinwiddie's administration was marked by a constant wrangle with the assembly over money matters; and its obstinate resistance to military appropriations caused him in 1754 and 1755 to urge the home government to secure an act of parliament compelling the colonies to raise money for their protection.
  • After a protracted wrangle with his record company, it is now time to move ahead.
  • After a protracted wrangle with his record company, it is now time to move ahead.
  • After an internal wrangle, it's selling its brewery site, ending 200 years of operations.

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