This punishment now seems Dickensian but it kept discipline and concentrated the mind
The pain concentrated the mind
wonderfully and was usually reinforced by parents who approved of this punishment.
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) .
THE rules may have been tightened and the Jim Devine trial will certainly have concentrated the minds
of our MPs.
The current climate has definitely concentrated the minds
of high energy users and we are looking forward to seeing the significant savings.
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.
8 million more homes being built over the next 20 years, appear to have concentrated the minds
The latest milk contract review in the supermarket sector concentrated the minds
of investors in three food companies Arla Foods rose 2p at 63.