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You may be cajoled into imagining that your own special trade or your own industry will be encouraged by a protective tariff, but it stands to reason that such legislation must in the long run keep away wealth from the country, diminish the value of our imports, and lower the general conditions of life in this island.
No other woman could bear to keep away from her husband when he had come back to her after twenty years of absence, and after having gone through so much.
It would really be gratifying to see them all again, and a little addition of society might be of infinite use to them; and as to yourself, you must feel yourself to be so wanted there, that you cannot in conscience--conscientious as you are-- keep away, when you have the means of returning.
According to Anthony Majanga, the facilitator of crops and organic farming at Baraka Agricultural Centre in Molo town, a farmer can use plants with a pungent smell to keep away the pests.
He said children are our future and sports is important way to keep away children from social evils.
He was of the view that the 50-day sports festival would be helpful to keep away youth from the menace of narcotics.
Requesting the media platforms to leave his sister and him out of the "current situation", he said that he "would like to keep away from the mess.
I couldn't keep away from it and when Taylor (Hampshire) was struggling at Buxton, for example, I was on the phone to his dad during the meeting and advising a couple of set-up changes and he went out and got a huge paid win in his last ride
China's maritime safety administration had said the exercises would run all day on Thursday, and ordered all other shipping to keep away.
I'll tell the players to keep away from the TV and from going online.
4 million public school pupils stay home, as majority of around 140,000 teachers keep away for seventh consecutive day.
Sharp fall in the NY market and huge stock of unsold stock of yarn forcing the leading buyers to keep on the sidelines to keep away from further losses, he added.
To keep away from a narrow two way road inside port, the team used an substitute route away from the main traffic.
Srinivasan, who has been ordered by the Supreme Court to keep away from all affairs of the board till the IPL scandal probe is over, could be in for further trouble.
LONDON, June 28 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Embassy in the UK on Friday asked Kuwaiti citizens in London to be cautious and keep away from a planned protest by far-rightists in the city tomorrow.