In truth, we have denied ourselves
rises, year on year.
Wales raked in a minimum of PS12.5m for their Euro endeavours as Scotland once again denied ourselves
a much needed windfall through abysmal failure.
It's as if we have denied ourselves
permission to feel it.
As was stated at the meeting, there never is a good time to award oneself a wage increase - not if you are a councillor anyway - and perhaps that is why we have denied ourselves
that opportunity every year bar one this century in North Tyneside.
"If we had said 'yes' to sanctions, we would have denied ourselves
. It would have been a dishonor.
But in ironing out the high and low points of the year have we denied ourselves
the feeling of oneness with the earth?
We've become disconnected from the many harsh realities of life, and in the process have denied ourselves
the benefits of overcoming them.
All they wanted to do was draw the game and walk away 1-0 winners, so I was astonished we denied ourselves
an extra 10 overs at them.
Or perhaps, we should have denied ourselves
, en masse, food and water.
"I think we have denied ourselves
that opportunity and I would like to know why we haven't been able to attract our top referees to the job.