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n the process of distributing an essential oil among several solvents by using the various soluble properties of the components within the essential oil.
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And it is a logic, crucially, that works to reinforce partitionist identities for, both Irish states.
She said: "We would view the Mitchell document as a partitionist document which guarantees the Unionist veto and this, in turn, undermines Ireland's sovereignty.
Abba Eban, later to be the Israeli Foreign Minister, described it as "one of the dramatic events in Jewish history" as partitionists and anti-partitionists raged against each other in a manner not dissimilar to those of the East Africa (Uganda) debates some thirty years earlier.
The partitionists pretend nowadays to be a left-wing party, but they can only look that way because New Labour can make even Tories look progressive.
Are the partitionists so bereft of arguments, or have they so little confidence in their powers of persuasion that they despair of convincing the majority of Quebecers of Canada's merits?
The border between what was then East Pakistan and India is a precedent for what the partitionists would like to do to an independent Quebec.
GREENFIELD: I don't think any advantage is to be gained by characterizing separatists as paranoid or partitionists as hysterical.