eye by veteran bureaucrats, who kept to the old customs of the land.
For his ministers, bureaucrats of an orderly frame of mind, devised for their own convenience rules and customs which became permanent, and could be cited against those later kings who interfered more actively in the details of domestic governance.
In 1139 Stephen had wrought himself fatal damage by quarrelling with the ecclesiastical bureaucrats, the kinsmen and allies of Roger of Salisbury, who had been among his earliest adherents.
In Sicily, which for centuries had enjoyed a feudal constitution modernized and Anglicized under British auspices in 1812, and where anti-Neapolitan feeling was strong, autonomy was suppressed, the constitution abolished in 1816, and the island, as a reward for its fidelity to the dynasty, converted into a Neapolitan province governed by Neapolitan bureaucrats.
On the other hand, the new grand-duke Louis, who had succeeded in 1818, was unpopular, and the administration was in the hands of hide-bound and inefficient bureaucrats.
This witch-hunt was a service to every force resisting such a break; to trade union bureaucrats, labor aristocrats and opportunists generally.
bleating noises from bureaucrats in Brussels who see their expense accounts under threat only tend to frighten children of a very timorous disposition.
We all know the EU is run by bureaucrats.
Under Labor and the Conservatives, far too much has been decided by bureaucrats in London.
bureaucrats newly appointed by LechÃn and the MNR.
Like the multinational companies, the state employs salaried bureaucrats whose decisions can have a massive impact on a local economy.
LVT could so easily become a bureaucrats ' banquet.
Petty bureaucrats have great bureaucrats upon their backs to bite ' em.
The trade union bureaucracy, including the 'left' bureaucrats supported by the Communist Party, were heavily implicated in productivity deals.
How short a memory do these faceless bureaucrats think the public of the city have?
We have been dictated to by unelected bureaucrats in Brussels for far too long.
Surrendering such sovereignty to un-elected and unaccountable bureaucrats in Brussels is not an option I could ever support.
The tone was otherwise set by Thorez, one of the most important Stalinist bureaucrats in Western Europe.
The European Union is run by an unaccountable coterie of corrupt bureaucrats.
In fact there was support from some union bureaucrats.
Her central argument being that a general strike is not a sterile demand, artificially created in the minds of timid trade union bureaucrats.
They believe the blame for allowing this lies with upper tiers of NHS bureaucrats.
Nationalization could simply result in industry being run by state bureaucrats, not workers.
National service frameworks and UK general practitioners: street level bureaucrats at work?
This was rubbish, but the last thing the bureaucrats wanted was revolution or upheaval in another country upsetting their relations with foreign capitalists.
cloak of anonymity behind which bureaucrats like Mr Stewart prefer to hide.
In 1997, Microsoft was so disdainful of federal bureaucrats that it created a Web site specifically to keep regulators at bay.
We then wrote an " official document " (what bureaucrats!
faceless bureaucrats think the public of the city have?
There are now more bureaucrats in DEFRA than there are dairy farms in England.
The trade union bureaucrats can permit themselves such boastful formulas only because they are not immediately threatened by fascism, or by Communism.
It is often the petty injustices and the high handedness of minor bureaucrats which often outrage and alienate Mr and Mrs Joe Public.
lash-up of leftwing bureaucrats and various leftwing campaigns.
pigheaded bureaucrats have refused to use any common sense whatsoever.
We were especially amazed at hearing the official pronouncements of the Soviet bureaucrats.
The timing of this whole thing kinda sucks big time but as we all know bureaucrats have no heart or Christmas spirit.
Bleating noises from bureaucrats in Brussels who see their expense accounts under threat only tend to frighten children of a very timorous disposition.
unaccountable bureaucrats in Brussels is not an option I could ever support.
whims of bureaucrats in the EC or in the US administration.
whit DAE the bureaucrats dae oan a Saturday night?
On the other hand, the new grand-duke Louis, who had succeeded in 1818, was unpopular,, and the administration was in the hands of hide-bound and inefficient bureaucrats.
Whether the payments continue will depend to a large extent on the whims of bureaucrats in the EC or in the US administration.
Tell me, whit dae the bureaucrats dae oan a Saturday night?
disappointed, to find that he could gather few supporters; the justiciar and the bureaucrats of the Curia Regis would give him no assistance; they worked on honestly in the name of the absent king.
The bureaucrats of the old systemhaving returned to their offices and being used to these indirect taxeslent their assistance, and thus the Directory was enabled to maintain its struggle against the Coalition.
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