posture of affairs

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  • There has been no change in the posture of affairs.
  • In this posture of affairs the duty of the Government seems to be plain. ...
  • Her son's death in 534 made but little change in the posture of affairs. ...
  • Such was the posture of affairs until towards noon, when an outside-car came trotting quickly down the lane. ...
  • The people and the posture of affairs would still be there even if one thought that Shakespeare's moral attitude was wrong. ...
  • He was very pleasant, as he is always: yet I fancied he was a little touched with the present posture of affairs. ...
  • Such was the posture of affairs when the Irish parliament, which had been recently elected, met on the 14th of October.
  • And into Spain he dispatched one of his friends, named Gellianus, to view the posture of affairs. ...
  • How was it that the woman was ready to accept the altered posture of affairs in his house -- if she had received a hint of them? ...
  • Bad as was the posture of affairs, it was made far worse by an incident that took place soon after the invasion of the Illinois. ...
  • This was the posture of affairs when another sudden alteration was made upon the young Caesar's coming to Rome. ...
  • The posture of affairs in the small world of Gylingden, except in the matter of the alliance just referred to, was not much changed. ...
  • That princess being acquainted with the ill posture of affairs, informed the sultan, who at last suffered himself to be prevailed upon. ...
  • Such was the posture of affairs when Miss Halcombe reached Limmeridge in the early part of September. ...
  • In the existing posture of affairs the government could hardly have adopted a worse measure than that of throwing disrespect on the nobility. ...
  • The present posture of affairs is, that benevolence is popular. ...
  • Wholly different was the posture of affairs with the rebels. ...
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