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the political appointments or jobs that are at the disposal of those in power

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a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents

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The Jews don't believe in eating pork," said Peter.
All this, however, was nothing to the purpose in the eyes of Captain Thorn, who, being disappointed in his hope of obtaining a supply of pork, or finding good water, was anxious to be off.
He was a magnanimous monarch, but a shrewd pork merchant; and perhaps thought he could not do better with his future allies, the American Fur Company, than to begin by close dealing.
McCaskey was scooping turnips out of his vest with a crooked forefinger, and his lady was wiping an eye that the salt of the roast pork had not benefited.
The servant carried the pork in his fingers over to Demodocus, who took it and was very much pleased.
Proceeding to converse on indifferent matters, they walk up and down the little street, keeping step and time, until summoned by Quebec and Malta to do justice to the pork and greens, over which Mrs.
I am very glad every fool knows that too,'' said Wamba, ``and pork, I think, is good Norman-French; and so when the brute lives, and is in the charge of a Saxon slave, she goes by her Saxon name; but becomes a Norman, and is called pork, when she is carried to the Castle-hall to feast among the nobles what dost thou think of this, friend Gurth, ha?
The drugs used to treat the infection can cause side effects such as nausea, headache, and other symptoms arising from the destruction of the larval pork tapeworm.
With nutrition and fat in the diet of concern to consumers, the pork industry has been a leader in efforts to educate consumers and food processors of the new and improved nutritional profle of pork.
New Zealand pork and pork products will soon be served up on dining tables in Australia, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) announced today.
Somebody once said that Filipino food is too focused on pork: adobo, menudo, barbecue, estofado and, of course, the ultimate pork dish: lechon.
The majority of patients reported having consumed meals containing pork at Asian-style restaurants in multiple geographically diverse Alberta cities during their exposure period.
The federal prison system banned pork from all its menus starting October 1.
All that may be about to change thanks to a new campaign designed to raise awareness of the Welsh pork industry and showcase its unique credentials.
But the inclusion of pork in our diet has been life-changing.