downtrodden


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So before Mr Simpson gets on his high horse and tells us all about the downtrodden poor, just remember the people who unfortunately for whatever reason cannot get into a house where their children can enjoy some living space.
The move reaffirmed the commitment toward empowerment of the downtrodden, Singh said.
Although Inglis Drever and Taranis emerged popular winners in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle and Ryanair Chase respectively, it failed to mask another turgid gambling day for downtrodden racegoers.
Few make the connection between your local mall and the decades of studying torture techniques that too frequently become necessary to keep the poor downtrodden.
Yet his sympathies for the plight of the downtrodden lead him to the support of an odd band of 'strangers' who look like big grasshoppers, operate within a genetically class-based cultural form, and are, in some cases, fascinated by his religion.
Yet Duke shouts his compassion for the downtrodden Arabs (Iranians are not, by the way, Arabs) by telling them that he feels their pain at being occupied by Zionists because his country (the USA) is also occupied by Zionists.
It's another dreary school holiday for the downtrodden Ben (Grint).
These families are often downtrodden because this country has a class system where wealth predominates.
Mike and Liam are brothers brought up by an abusive alcoholic father and downtrodden mother.
Each chapter begins with conversations between the downtrodden victims of the HIV epidemic in Asia, persons whose clothing, gestures, and thoughts Hunter describes in heartrending detail, although they are not, in fact, real persons.
Consider that since Constantine made us legal in AD 313 we have blessed battleships and armies, preached conquest and murder from our pulpits, crowned kings and emperors, and been quite willing to betray the poor and downtrodden in support of the rich and powerful.
99) pairs McClintock's vintage and lovely drawings with the classic story of a downtrodden step-child who doesn't give into to depression despite it all.