A great deal of popular theism is undoubtedly hard hit by it; for popular theism is apt to throw its arguments together in very random fashion.
Edmund was so hard hit by this last disaster that he offered to divide the realm with Canute;they met on the isle of Alney near Gloucester, and agreed that the son of ~lthelred should keep Wessex and all the South, London and East Anglia, while the Dane should have Northumbria, the five boroughs and Eadrics Mercian earldom.
The villeins, as hard hit as their masters, resented the tightening of old duties, which in some cases had already been commuted for small money rents during the prosperous years preceding the plague.
The latter, hard hit by the manorial difficulties that followed the plague o~f 1348-1349, found their rents stationary or even diminishing, while the price of the commodities from which the former made their wealth had permanently risen.
Children in developing countries are particularly hard-hit by this infection, which is thought to be the leading cause of childhood death globally.
Hospitals, hard hit by budget cuts and rapidly spiraling costs, will turn increasingly to the use of temporary employees or the use of experienced personnel part-time in order to control benefit and wage costs.
Especially hard hit will be those who carry large balances.
First, it helps spread out the risk so if significant losses occur in any given year, an insurance company will be able to pay all claims and not be as hard hit financially.
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