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I am further instructed to say that the regrettable event at Lady Lydiard's house is the proposed subject of the consultation.
There shortly followed the most regrettable incident in his whole career, which pathetically illustrates also the lack of a sense of humor which was perhaps his greatest defect.
The doleful change in Mr Verloc's physiognomy, the momentary drooping of his whole person, confessed that such was the regrettable case.
Wherefore, probably, he practised his iron inhibition and preached it to others, and preferred women of his own type, who could shake free of this bestial and regrettable ancestral line and by discipline and control emphasize the wideness of the gulf that separated them from what their dim forbears had been.
It is owing to the regrettable irregularity of his life.
That's very regrettable, we will raise that issue and ask them what happened," he added.
He said ambitions of those who want to create doubts have been exposed and such regrettable attitude towards the murder of the innocent child was regrettable.
In a statement personally signed by him and posted on his verified twitter handle, he said the scarcity was regrettable.
The opportunity is still there to suggest particular witnesses to come before us but there is a struggle in getting certain sides of the argument to attend and I think that is regrettable.
Jonathan Morris is a cartoonist, graphic designer, and author of "The League of Regret-table Superheroes" who now turns his attention to comic book villains in "The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains: Oddball Criminals from Comic Book History".
The public gallery was full with the defendants' friends and family, who were told by Judge Inman: "I can see there are a lot of you who have come here today for this trial and it is very regrettable that we are losing a full day due to circumstances we have no influence over.
On Monday the following statement from the UAE Embassy in Washingtonwas issued: "Since learning of the regrettable situation that took place in Avon, Ohio last week, the UAE Embassy has been in close contact with Mr Al Menhali and his family.
In an apology issued through the law firm, Clarkson said: "I would like to say sorry, once again, to Oisin Tymon for the incident and its regrettable aftermath.
ISLAMABAD -- The Foreign Office on Friday said India ran away from the scheduled dialogue for the second time, adding that setting conditions prior to the meeting is regrettable.
19 (BNA)-- The Arab League voiced its deep concern over the regrettable developments in Yemen and called on all political forces to stop immediately all forms of violence and respect the legitimate authority of the country.