The fact could not be hidden that the government, despite its earlier refusals, had decided to intervene to avoid serious industrial conflict.
I was too angry with them still for their early refusal to protect Zenobia.
But Turkey today reiterated its earlier refusal.
He remembered Michael's earlier refusal to dance in the saloon, but he insisted on her realizing it was his decision.
She regretted her earlier refusal to pay the fee for 84th Street.
Despite her earlier refusal of a glass of wine, we ended up sharing a cold beer from the fridge.
He also withdrew his earlier refusal of a possible meeting of all three political contenders under the mediation of the King.
The machinists' decision gives the pilots a reason to back out of their agreement, as does an earlier refusal by the flight attendants.
But Mr. Dukakis repeated an earlier refusal to release his complete medical history.
This was a change of heart after earlier refusals to do so attracted negative media attention.