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26) He says that, though in Wild Grass, Lu Xun expressed his "agony" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) and "sentimentalist mood" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), he never sunk into dissipation and "he always had tears in his eyes for all the people who are destroyed or oppressed by feudal forces, sentimentally and purposelessly fighting against the forces of the old, because he has a heart warm with love for humanity.
n Preserve your time: You must stay away from anything that wastes time or leads to it, such as talking on the phone purposelessly, frequent visits, going out of the house too much, or watching TV for long periods.
In his terrifying 1942 novel The Stranger (or perhaps The Alien), the young atheist Meursault purposelessly kills an Arab youth on a beach in the glare of a flat, oppressive sun, the image of a dead god.
And if the Supreme Court were to review occupational licensing regulations using heightened rational basis with bite scrutiny--a standard of review the Court has already deemed appropriate when other harmless acts made in the pursuit of happiness have been purposelessly impinged upon--then, perhaps, the monks will get their chance.
This has not only helped us to minimise the impact on our environment, but has improved the quality and appearance of our landscape, and reduced the cost of unnecessary chemical applied purposelessly.
While Cross purposelessly tramps through the wilds of Alaska, we spend far too much time in Washington DC as his nemesis - Norton's colonel - sits in a room talking about intelligencegathering assets, national security emergencies and agents in deep cover.
And Democritus and other atomists taught that color, odor, taste, and the like, as common sense understands them, are illusions, and that the physical world is in fact made up of nothing more than particles moving purposelessly through void space.
Initially he started to remain absent from school classes and joined his friends to watch movies, play video games, smoke and wander purposelessly but this brought lot of fun for him.
The Members of Parliament are represented as dull and purposelessly lounging around, a stereotype Orientalist impression often made of the women of a harem: (6)
Indicating his current state of affairs, the speaker of the poem apologizes for having only read The Retreat from Moscow, a title that both indicates failed campaigns and foreshadows the dangerous aimlessness of the speaker and his brother who drive purposelessly, and where "Any minute now, something will happen," including either possible excitement or a possible accident, though, as Arthur F.
I have not made this show purposelessly And it is not by any concitation Of the backward devils.