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In the latest edition of our Confessions series, where we exchange anonymity for honesty, the managing director at a global media agency holding group explains why getting paid fairly remains a pipe dream for many of their contemporaries.
Last year, one team from Canada suggested the goal isn’t a pipe dream.
Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The pipe has a modern look and is altogether unlike those found by the English in use among the Indians in Virginia.
She would never forget it; but realizing its gravity, she decided thereupon never to tell it—the dream—to anybody.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Little did Tressan dream to what a cask of gunpowder he was applying the match of his smug pertness.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She was in a dream of oily odours and monstrous iron constructions, dominated by the grand foreman: and Edwin was in the dream.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
As the devil never wanted insinuators, I shall observe, that I learned a way how to make a man dream of what I pleased.
Alice Arden, you little dream of the man and the route by which, possibly, deliverance is speeding to you.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU

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