The verdicts pronounced by this conclave on new books were speedily known over all London, and were sufficient to sell off a whole edition in a day, or to condemn the sheets to the service of the trunkmaker and the pastrycook.
Rather than adopt a confrontational approach to the local state elite, the Fon opted to sell off the land to Fulani graziers.
gutless ranks of left wing has beens, there was not even a campaign against the sell off.
Talking of broken promises, how about the pre-election rhetoric from Labor re opposing the sell-off of air traffic control.
This time The Herald leads on the proposed sell-off of part of the College for a retail development.