persecuted


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You will find here, moreover, the young woman of whom I spoke, who is persecuted, no doubt, in consequence of some court intrigue.
That does not prevent," replied Milady, softening her smile so as to give it an angelic expression, "my being alone or being persecuted.
The more they are persecuted, the more she thinks of them; and often, when they least expect it, they have proof of a kind remembrance.
Both might have been influenced by early impressions; for, if the son of the loyal and gallant soldier bowed in implicit obedience to the will of his sovereign, the descendant of the persecuted followers of Penn looked back with a little bitterness to the unmerited wrongs that had been heaped upon his ancestors.
This tameness of the birds, especially of the waterfowl, is strongly contrasted with the habits of the same species in Tierra del Fuego, where for ages past they have been persecuted by the wild inhabitants.
Here, perhaps, we should appeal to those young men who suffer from the repression of their first desires at the moment when all their forces are developing; to artists sick of their own genius smothering under the pressure of poverty; to men of talent, persecuted and without influence, often without friends at the start, who have ended by triumphing over that double anguish, equally agonizing, of soul and body.
The middle level is the Hungary helps programme, which provides assistance at a local level to everyone who needs it, and the apex of the pyramid is providing support to persecuted Christians, he said.
If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you.
IWOULD never persecute anyone for their beliefs, especially Christians, as I've been persecuted most of my life, because of my sexuality.
Millennium Entertainment is offering free tickets for clergy to attend the movie Persecuted, to be released on July 18.
Writer of the Year Charles Moore used his acceptance speech to retort: "I was very interested when Russell Brand praised the stylishness of the Nazis, because of course that fits with the fact that they persecuted the Sachs in the 1930s when Andrew was a young man, and his family fled to this country.
I chose to protect a person, a persecuted politician like President Dilma (Rousseff) was persecuted," Saboia told Globo television, adding that he made the personal decision to ferry Pinto out of La Paz "because there was an imminent threat to the life and dignity of the senator".