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We might think of these moments as ones of aheroic abasement, as opposed to his heroic endurance out in the realm of monsters and sorceresses, or his heroic forbearance when he goes among the suitors unrecognized; and there are different emotional responses associated with them.
Yes, a significant portion of the public believes it is an act of abasement on the part of the government to meet with the PKK leader.
But Frank made the crucial mistake of supporting an Italian candidate against McFeely one year, and although he made a public show of fealty and abasement after his man lost, the Scutellaros had no friends at city hall.
Bats of darkness," this phrase which is used for abasement and substantiation of the characteristics of cowardice and meanness is wide spreading nowadays with some people declaiming it and others revolting against it.
Kennedy's ticket, then suffers the further abasement of being vice president in an administration that despises and pities him.
Our country has recently seen some dangerous phenomena, like calls to kill one another, desecrations of the Koran and holy sites, the abasement of the national flag," he said at the opening of a debate on the security situation in Tunisia.
Pastoureau (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, France) traces pagan veneration of the bear from the Paleolithic to the feudal era, describes the Christian-motivated war on both bears and bear-worship that began under Charlemagne, and considers the abasement of the bear into circus amusement and stuffed animals for children.
For those of us who chafe at Johns emphasis on the "exaltation" and "glorification" of Jesus on the cross, fearing a gilding of the cross rather than a grappling with the mystery of Jesus' abasement and sense of God-abandonment in his cruel, criminals execution as depicted in Matthew and Mark, Smiths perspective rescues John from the charge of articulating a "theology of glory" rather than a genuine "theology of the cross.
They are invariably fine young men within the classical tradition and if they leave Paradise displaying varying degrees of abasement, none does so with the overt joie-de-vivre of Adam.
And Zhou was not only willing to endure humiliation and abasement at the hands of his master as a way of surviving politically in the many purges initiated by Mao: he acquiesced, as Gao puts it, in carrying Mao's 'execution knife'.
Holland Type EPPS Scales Realistic Order, Endurance Investigative Achievement, Autonomy Artistic Intraception, Abasement Social Affiliation, Nurturance Enterprising Achievement, Exhibition, Dominance Conventional Deference, Order, Endurance
Can they see there the spectacular abasement Lisa intends to deal me after I've consumed her songs and fifty drinks.