This punishment now seems Dickensian but it kept discipline and concentrated the mind
That contest has concentrated the mind
this week as far as the Dragons' quintet is concerned and Charteris said that he had barely thought of the first Test against the Pumas.
"If you're not concentrated the mind
can start racing."
John Lill concentrated the mind
on the matters musical with a moving performance Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C sharp minor Opus 27 No 2 (Moonlight) .
An immediate withdrawal would have concentrated the minds
of both parties into dealing with the issues involved.
THE rules may have been tightened and the Jim Devine trial will certainly have concentrated the minds
of our MPs.
The latest milk contract review in the supermarket sector concentrated the minds
of investors in three food companies Arla Foods rose 2p at 63.5p and Dairy Crest added 16.75p to 458p after securing supply deals with Morrisons , but Robert Wiseman missed out, causing its shares to dive 11% or 30p to 240p
Sarbanes-Oxley has concentrated the minds
in the executive suite and the boardroom on greater and more transparent financial disclosure, on better corporate governance throughout the organization and on new relationships with accounting firms.
AT least the war concentrated the minds
of luvvies who turned up for this year's Oscars ceremony - and the way they dressed.
Development pressures on the countryside, with the prospect of 3.8 million more homes being built over the next 20 years, appear to have concentrated the minds