And over all this he worked, hacking away at
the tough and slippery oiled silk and clinging stoutly to the netting.
RHOD Gilbert has accused the Government of "a deliberate hacking away at
almost all public and social services until there is nothing left" as he called for improved funding for dementia care.
This was a continuity Budget, continuing the Tory project of hacking away at
our country's backbone and gifting tax cuts to the rich.
But Ms Dugdale says, the Labour government in Scotland would steer away from hacking away at
the levy as it means "handing a tax cut to big business".
"Deliberately hacking away at
the support for working families is clearly the wrong road to take.
The re-elected Tory Government must be stopped from hacking away at
people's dignity like this - before the safety net is cut completely loose.
It takes more than just hacking away at
a few odd branches to make it better...the ongoing commitment and the ongoing work of reconciliation is required.
There were about four men working on it, hacking away at
the lower branches.
There you are, hacking away at
the keyboard late into the night at the desk.
This is a cruel blow, hacking away at
the retirement incomes of workers with disabilities.
They had spent three months hacking away at
the lock on their cell using a using small saw that had been smuggled in to them.
As we give of our time, energy, and resources, we must be careful not to cut off the victims while we're so busy hacking away at
the roots of injustice.
Even while I'm hacking away at
my tasks, I'll be watching the critters and estimating the wild harvests (blackberries, huckleberries), as well as assessing the health of the grounds.
Stuart Godman will guard the World Heritage site in Dorset to prevent people from hacking away at
rocks to get to fossils.
Michael Cresswell pinned dental nurse Michelle Tether to a bed before hacking away at
her 10in long blonde locks.