With the Farmer came his Lapdog
, who danced about and licked his hand and frisked about as happy as could be.
Here a pair of lovers met to quarrel and make up; there a dark-eyed nursery-maid had better eyes for Templars than her charge; on this hand an ancient spinster, with her lapdog
in a string, regarded both enormities with scornful sidelong looks; on that a weazen old gentleman, ogling the nursery-maid, looked with like scorn upon the spinster, and wondered she didn't know she was no longer young.
He handed her over as if she had been a lapdog
. "I'll send her to school yet," he said, but now he was smiling.
Pro-administration senatorial bet and former top cop Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa denied that the five-man senatorial ticket of the ruling party would become lapdogs
of President Rodrigo Duterte.
The House of Lords has long been perceived by many as an undemocratic, anachronistic home for failed politicians and party lapdogs
. The latest half-baked utterings from their Lordships, stripping the elderly of their 'free' TV licences and 'free' bus travel, only serves to remind us just how remote these PS300 per day creatures are from reality.
He'll also be turning in his grave at new Labour Tory lapdogs
Perhaps the only way forward for workers is to abandon the neoliberal trade unionist lapdogs
of corpulent capitalist interests, and form associations of our own making?
But the hardest reality is that this deal requires the signature of Obama alone -- and his presidential veto effectively silences the barking howls of Republicans and those who are lapdogs
for Netanyahu, as long as he can hold on to a third of those on Capitol Hill.
Did you really think Fine Gael and their Labour lapdogs
were going to bring in a free service like the NHS across the water?
e Tories, supported by Lib-Dem lapdogs
, should be ashamed of the damage caused by their ridiculous organisational reforms; the malfunction in A&E services is really frightening.
London mayor Boris Johnson has described his party's coalition partners as "lapdogs
who have become a fig leaf" during a rousing speech in Abu Dhabi on Monday night.
While the other Labour lapdogs
toed the party line and let their constituents down in this week's vote, Mr Keaveney put his beliefs and the people who elected him first - and I salute him.