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They argue that this increasingly trenchant China must be resisted, not managed or negotiated with, and Hong Kong is the front line.
One of the most trenchant chapters in the book is deceptively simple.
It is not every one that can handle an instrument of such trenchant power, yet delicate temper, as Nelson's sensitive genius.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
It must be admitted that this is satire of a good trenchant sort.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
The western demand for responsible government pointed the way, and Howe became, with Baldwin, its most trenchant advocate.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
Hence, the transition is abrupt; although by no means conclusive as to any broad and trenchant line of ethnological demarcation.
The words with which the parable is pressed home are severe and trenchant; but they are nevertheless full of gospel grace.
Now is the bloody eagle, with the trenchant blade, graven on the back of Sigmund's slayer.
At once, and in a short and trenchant tone, he asked these invaders what they were doing there, and what they wanted.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
Not Heine himself, in his trenchant sallies, surpasses the irony with which some of her pages are bristling.
GEORGE ELIOTMATHILDE BLIND

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