Taken together, these changes reflect a steady and rather startling drift toward an American taste in wine.
While political power flowed in a new direction, the steady drift from a system based on compromise and toward one rooted in ideological warfare continued.
There was a steady drift of families coming up the steps from the beach, carrying their bags and towels, small children with tired-looking faces.
And right now, the opinion polls show a steady drift toward Likud, toward Shamir.
So far, instead of a great schism, there is just a steady drift from the party.
The most significant constitutional development during this era was the steady drift towards monarchy.
The increasing dominance of such 'experts' in literature as in politics does much to explain Amis's steady drift towards conservatism.
On the "scene", the never-ending hunt for fresh material has led to a steady drift away from the big, powerhouse hits of the 1950s.
Not to planners who for years have wrestled unsuccessfully with the steady drift of economic vitality from the inner cities to the suburbs.
The dot sub- sided to a slow, steady drift.