In Nial's, Gisli's and Droplaug's Sons' Sagas there is good verse of a later poet, and in many sagas worthless rubbish foisted in as ornamental.
But the Arabic character is even less suited to Malay than to the other Eastern languages on which it has been foisted.
A lot of men clearly saw fatherhood as discipline, as responsibility foisted on you from above - ultimately necessary, but preferably postponed.
The Washington Consensus was, I think, a shallow and self-serving policy menu opportunistically foisted upon poor countries by the rich.
Absolute fraud foisted on the people of the North East.
foisted on these countries for generations.
foisted on the local community without any prior consultation.
foisted on people by means of a ' catch ' or a gimmick.
foisted on the children of the world.
foisted upon poor countries by the rich.
foisted upon the world.
This is the single most unpopular, unwanted nanny state legislation ever foisted upon the Scottish nation.
The United States, single-handedly, started this war in the first place, then foisted it on the rest of the world.
The role of IT co-ordinator is shunned by staff with a Luddite tendency and often foisted onto an unwilling member.
foisted off onto substitute carers in the form of family and friends.
There's no danger, I think, of children having things that are too grown-up foisted upon them.
The new liberties, as might be expected, did not tend to improve the relations between the town of Utrecht and its ecclesiastical sovereign; and the feud reached its climax (1481-84) in the "groote vorlag," or great quarrel, between the citizens and Bishop David, the Bastard of Burgundy, who had been foisted upon the unwilling chapter by the combined pressure of Duke Philip of Burgundy, his half-brother, and the pope.
Literary forgery has never set any bounds to itself, and the history of every literature will supply examples of entire works being foisted upon authors and personages of repute.
He was far the worthiest of the three candidates, but it was an intolerable invasion of the rights of the English crown and the English Church that an archbishop should be foisted on them in this fashion.
Although he was tinged with republican ideas and had rendered himself obnoxious to Queen Anne by opposing the grant to her husband, Prince George, through the influence of Marlborough he was foisted into the ministry as secretary of state for the southern department, taking office in December 1706.
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