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When students cower rather than proclaim their opinions on campus, how can we expect them to stand up for what they believe off campus?
First Balanchine and then Agnes de Mille and, most notably, Jerome Robbins dominated dance on Broadway, to be followed by a post-Robbins progeny that included Michael Kidd Cower Champion, Bob Fosse, and Michael Bennett.
Latin American leaders must not he forced to cower to foreign investors who threaten to move elsewhere if they don't play by the rules of take-no-prisoners U.
No way was this city going to or America going to cower before the terrorist attacks," Silverstein said as he received a standing ovation.
The many versions of self-representation covered in the volume include the poetic personae of writers as different as John Cower and Pietro Aretino; rhetorical self-dramatizations of John Bale and Francis Bacon; the "autobiographical effect" of poetic miscellanies; familial allusion and allegory in Mary Wroth's drama and prose romance; personal narratives, memoirs, diaries, and defenses by seventeenth-century men and women; even broadside "execution" ballads.
As an urban black male, coming of age during Generation X, he doesn't cower from unabashedly addressing his heart's emotional architecture, and he does it with more than mack daddy acrobatic rhapsodies.
In the world of monkeys, females of a high social rank get first dibs on food and other scarce resources, and subordinates cower in their presence.
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Owners may cower and growl, forcing officers to use nets or other means that appear inhumane, but in the long run, wouldn't the city be better off?
Do we cower in closets, fight among ourselves, ask meekly to be allowed scraps from the table of equality?
It is something that hospital caregivers experience far too often and from which families sometimes cower.
The other sisters made it over to the house, but Wate, who had sprained her ankle, had to cower between a bush and the convent wall as the rebels exchanged gunfire with the military.