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Woe, in the dark house, in the rottenness of the grave, when the children's children shall revile the ashes of the fathers
Would that a storm came and shook all this rottenness and worm-eatenness from the tree!
Them trees just stand up natural an' strong an' clean like young boys their first time in the ring before they've learned its rottenness an' how to double-cross an' lay down to the bettin' odds an' the fightfans.
After contemplating for a time the rottenness of the world, he came back to the point from which he had started.
Out of the rottenness of these things, there has sprung up in Boston a sect of philosophers known as Transcendentalists.
The very rats, which here and there lay putrefying in its rottenness, were hideous with famine.
They said the cells lack exposure to sunlight and proper hygienic standards, stressing the rottenness and narrowness of isolation cells.
I should explain that more than 10 years ago my wife and I were in at the beginning of Denis O'Hare's Cyprus Property Action Group (CPAG) whose investigations did so much to expose the rottenness of the real estate business in this country.
One stand-out is an essay by Johan Norberg on the utter rottenness of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two government-sponsored institutions managed, financed, and endorsed solely by dishonest individuals who knew they were peddling snake oil for short-term gain at long-term expense.
The rottenness of Highbury lies in its thoroughly ordinary decrepitude.
The interesting part is that this unprecedented crisis in Turkey has been reduced to infighting by some, which overshadows the rottenness that has surfaced and needs legal scrutiny.
And it is this refusal to deal with the rottenness in its own ranks that is now tarnishing the force as a whole and, with it, the reputations of all the decent cops who deserve our respect.