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  • One could argue that the U.S. embargo had protected the island, but then again, back at the start of the epidemic Cuba had engaged in a lot of commerce with Africa.†   (source)
  • On February 26 there was enacted an embargo on exports to Britain.†   (source)
  • Seeing himself betrayed by Attolia, Sounis has been most kind in relieving the strain of Attolia's embargo on Eddis.†   (source)
  • Embargo, utter and absolute.†   (source)
  • The one cannot regulate the commerce or currency of the nation; the other can regulate commerce, establish markets and fairs, regulate weights and measures, lay embargoes for a limited time, coin money, authorize or prohibit the circulation of foreign coin.†   (source)
  • Since Earth is, to them, a very good conquest, relatively rich in heavy metals compared to Horvath, they won't leave absent either armed confrontation or, possibly, a trade embargo.†   (source)
  • Somewhere in the halcyon future, I think I must have reasoned, I would meet a cuddlesome, jolly girl who would simply gather me into her with frenzied whoopees, unhindered by that embargo placed upon their flesh by the nasty little Protestants who had so tortured me in the back seats of a score of cars.†   (source)
  • As the Embargo Bill, with his help, became law, a storm of protest arose in Massachusetts reminiscent of the days of the Boston Tea Party.†   (source)
  • The embargo failed because too many nations ignored it.
  • Had it not been for a robust black market, the embargo would have created a humanitarian crises.
  • I have a personal embargo on talking religion or politics.
  • But in Cuba, because of the embargo, he was cut off from his usual electronic routine.†   (source)
  • The embargo already has cost an estimated 5,000 jobs, as plants close.†   (source)
  • You heard Prof say we should clamp an embargo on shipping food to Terra.†   (source)
  • He also carried on a never-ending tirade against the American embargo on arms shipments to Iran.†   (source)
  • Also if the Horvath put us under an embargo we can do everything on this end.†   (source)
  • The embargo proved a colossal mistake for the country, and a catastrophe for New England.†   (source)
  • Had been two months of embargo and F.N. had never done us favor of being sufficiently nasty.†   (source)
  • But the military blamed the embargo, said it was killing the poor.†   (source)
  • He thought the embargo "a cowardly measure."†   (source)
  • I think we should push the embargo through Congress at once.†   (source)
  • You know ship for seventh was canceled; now they're talking about slapping embargo on us.†   (source)
  • Embargo it must be—and all that that implies.†   (source)
  • In the coming months, he would declare an oil embargo, freeze Japanese assets in America, and finally declare a total trade embargo.†   (source)
  • The two men stepped out and the taller leveled an arm at Paul, said: "You may very well be under embargo for your —"†   (source)
  • Because of the' embargo we have to buy our weapons through a third country and have to pay more money for them.†   (source)
  • Fort Benning's School of the Americas; that some of the junta's henchmen and officers in the Haitian army also worked for the cia; that while formally deploring the coup, Washington, with the help of a generally compliant mainstream American press, was busily denouncing Aristide, even manufacturing lies about him, and maintaining a leaky embargo that seemed calculated to preserve appearances but not to drive the junta out of power.†   (source)
  • Because of the arms embargo, he said, they were probably channeled through a third country making Iran pay a higher price.†   (source)
  • It was a poor country, and made that way at least in part by the United States' long embargo, yet when the Soviet Union had dissolved and Cuba had lost both its patron and most of its foreign trade, the regime had listened to the warnings of its epidemiologists and had actually increased expenditures on public health.†   (source)
  • Aristide wants a complete embargo to force his return, but the hungry and the well-fed agree it won't happen that way.†   (source)
  • But alone of the Federalists in Congress, John Quincy supported and voted for the embargo as a worthy "experiment," the same term used by Jefferson.†   (source)
  • Desperate for food for his starving troops, Toussaint wanted the American embargo lifted from the former French colony.†   (source)
  • Determined to avoid war, Jefferson called for an embargo on all American shipping, which John Adams, like most New Englanders, saw as a catastrophe for New England, if not the nation.†   (source)
  • "It seems to me," said Stu, "assuming that the embargo starts at once, we will need something to maintain the enthusiasm we witnessed tonight.†   (source)
  • He was distressed also about the bill before Congress to lift the embargo on San Domingo and commence trade with the "rebellious Negroes under Toussaint."†   (source)
  • He had alwaysbeen against embargoes, but he would "raise no clamor" now, "being determined to support the government in whatever hands as far as I can in conscience and honor."†   (source)
  • If our committee had ordered embargo and quit buying grain, we would have been chucked out and a new committee with other ideas would have taken over.†   (source)
  • Or there will be a long quiet period of increasing economic depression—from the embargo, I mean—and growing disillusionment.†   (source)
  • Around midnight they passed Embargo, then adjourned subject to call ....standing committees to continue.†   (source)
  • Decision had been made shortly after we embargoed grain (so we learned from captured transport officers); time was used in mounting attack—much of it in a long elliptical orbit which went far outside Luna's orbit, crossing ahead of Luna, then looping back and making rendezvous above Farside.†   (source)
  • John Quincy Adams, it is said, should have realized that the Embargo would ruin New England but hardly irritate the British.†   (source)
  • And as its next order of business, the Legislature promptly passed resolutions instructing its Senators to urge repeal of the Embargo.†   (source)
  • The Federalist leaders insisted the Embargo was an attempt by Jefferson to ruin New England prosperity, to provoke England to war, and to aid the French.†   (source)
  • The embargo completely idled the shipbuilding industry, destroyed the shipping trade and tied up the fishing vessels; and stagnation, bankruptcy, distress, and migration from the territory became common.†   (source)
  • The half-filled Senate chamber fairly echoed with the shouting of his Massachusetts colleague, Senator Pickering, who was denouncing President Jefferson's Trade Embargo of 1807 for what seemed like the one hundredth time.†   (source)
  • But however great their hatred for Jefferson and his Embargo, Massachusetts Federalists, merchants and other citizens were even more bitter over the "desertion" of their Senator to the ranks of the enemy.†   (source)
  • When Jefferson on September 18, 1807, called upon Congress to retaliate against the British by enacting an embargo effectively shutting off all further international trade—a measure apparently ruinous to Massachusetts, the leading commercial state in the nation—it was John Quincy Adams of Massachusetts who rose on the Senate floor and called for referral of the message to a select committee; who was appointed Chairman of the committee; and who reported both the Embargo Bill and a bill of his own preventing British vessels from entering American waters.†   (source)
  • Then let them speak of trade policies and embargoes and new colonies and old grudges.†   (source)
  • She wanted to talk, but there seemed to be an embargo on every subject.†   (source)
  • He placed a scientific embargo on the child, held sessions with her in his analytical dungeon, and hypnotized her, so it was said, in an attempt to develop and train the possibilities slumbering inside her and to probe her previous psychic life.†   (source)
  • I lay no embargo on any body's words.†   (source)
  • I have just placed an embargo on all vessels at present in his Majesty's ports, and without particular permission, not one dare lift an anchor.†   (source)
  • And, when at length the embargo was taken off, by neglecting to send notice of it to Charlestown, the Carolina fleet was detain'd near three months longer, whereby their bottoms were so much damaged by the worm that a great part of them foundered in their passage home.†   (source)
  • Loudoun, instead of defending the colonies with his great army, left them totally expos'd while he paraded idly at Halifax, by which means Fort George was lost, besides, he derang'd all our mercantile operations, and distress'd our trade, by a long embargo on the exportation of provisions, on pretence of keeping supplies from being obtain'd by the enemy, but in reality for beating down their price in favor of the contractors, in whose profits, it was said, perhaps from suspicion only, he had a share.†   (source)
  • You will see at the next outbreak they will put an embargo on Irish cattle.†   (source)
  • I had not yet seen it, and upon this notice of an intended invasion, I avoided appearing on that side of the coast, for fear of being discovered, by some of the enemy's ships, who had received no intelligence of me; all intercourse between the two empires having been strictly forbidden during the war, upon pain of death, and an embargo laid by our emperor upon all vessels whatsoever.†   (source)
  • The one can prescribe no rules concerning the commerce or currency of the nation; the other is in several respects the arbiter of commerce, and in this capacity can establish markets and fairs, can regulate weights and measures, can lay embargoes for a limited time, can coin money, can authorize or prohibit the circulation of foreign coin.†   (source)
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