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The first of a trilogy, this book promises a world of alchemy and emerging proclivities that will add spice to an already tense storyline.
In what is being seen as an oblique reference to a judge being considered for elevation, Justice Iyer cautioned the PM that " corruption and sexual proclivities are escalating amid the robed brethren to a scandalous and shocking point".
The lower grade expectations held by individuals with higher proclivities to self-handicap can be expected to lower the target performance level in the eyes of others and in the eyes of the performing individuals.
In 1987, he became the rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Princess Anne, Maryland, where "his political proclivities found their way into his sermons" but were forgiven even by his conservative parishioners because of his good humor.
If not, why are homosexuals the only favoured class to have their sexual proclivities protected?
The Remarkable Life Of John Murray Spear: Agitator For The Spirit Land" by John Buescher (Chief of the Tibetan Broadcast Service of the Voice of America) is the biography of one of 19th century America's most idiosyncratic and radical religious figures whose flamboyant spiritualist proclivities led him to protest slavery and capital punishment, invent 'spirit machines', and perhaps most surprisingly--advocate 'free love'.
He shows that decisions about what sort of buildings to occupy, as well as the private architectural proclivities of its directors, rank alongside the commissioning of purpose designed accommodation in revealing the essence of the bank and its role in economic, public and political life.
Fast paced; sometimes overburdened with details; up-to-the minute with teenage proclivities (e.
They revealed quite cogently the leftist proclivities of the CBS commentator.
The film, told in 35 ``chapters,'' follows Kitten from boyhood, where his feminine proclivities developed, to his early-1970s adult years, where our dreamer, now in the throes of glam rock, often intersects with the Troubles, this being Jordan and Ireland and all.
Brokerage agencies are sophisticated in their knowledge of underwriting and the risk-embracing proclivities of their "outlets" with regard to specific impairments.
Because of Diaghilev's amorous proclivities, his Ballets Russes stressed its male personnel.