"She came, O King, because the dead hand of
Baleka summoned her, as thou sawest.
The danger is that a handful of Tory Remainers will maintain a narrow paranoid view and scupper the efforts of our new Prime Minister as they did the last one, leaving us forever under the dead hand of
"It is an unacceptable consequence of the devolution of powers to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that much of England itself remains constrained by Whitehall's dead hand of
centralism" - Tory grandee Lord Heseltine.
CalMac are really not to blame for this, either - this problem has the dead hand of
politics written all over it.
For her to contradict Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt when he admitted the law is not right is the dead hand of
Downing Street creating unnecessary mayhem.
The dead hand of
government conservation bodies now poses the biggest threat to coastal communities in the 21st century.
It seems that Scrooge's calling card was found in the cold, dead hand of
Fezziwig's body, and someone scribbled "Humbug" in blood on the floor nearby.
Comedian Amy Schumer wrote and stars in Trainwreck but her charm can't overcome her own limited script or the dead hand of
director Judd Apatow.
This was the effect of the dead hand of
nationalisation on our railway system and it is only a matter of luck that the lines surrounding Harbury survived to become the success they are today.
The country needs a complete break from the dead hand of
the two party system that stifles change, snuffing good will to all.
He said: "We are often called the dead hand of
bureaucracy and told we should keep out of the way.
Consider how much easier it would be to introduce new types of health worker without the dead hand of
regulation clutching for evidence of their safety to practise.
"I want to bring such talents together to create a strong team ready to replace the dead hand of
Labour in 2016.
The fingerprints of the dead hand of
Prince Charles were all over the day's programme of events.
In many areas of administration, Bulgaria has languished too long under the dead hand of
incompetence and complacency.