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Shame to every Christian Nicosian who, by their indifference, submissively allowed their mayor, Constantinios Yiorkadjis to self authorise the gay march and in their name condone it.
What bug indeed is it that has bitten the people's elected hierarchs that they are behaving so meekly and submissively in dealing with a monstrosity that inescapably requires to be shown the state's stern face and long arm of the law?
For them, no interpretation is the best interpretation, and Hayy in fact recommends to Salaman that they should hold fast to their observances "regulating outward behaviour and not delve into things that did not concern them, submissively to accept all the most problematical elements of the tradition and shun originality and innovation".
This is overheard by Sid's girlfriend, around whom he then acts not submissively, but certainly elusive and placating.
He's kinetic which means he responds if people stand in front of him and move - they can pat him for example (or the air in front of him) and he'll lie down submissively or bark at you.
The "eyebrows" on its display rise quizzically when it's puzzled; its arms submissively and gently retreat when bumped.
Shall I hear the lament of the nightingale submissively lending my ear
Therefore, they accept their situation with submissively as a natural condition and in this Onwueme puts forward a call to Blacks to better their own situation: they can only fight an oppressor if they are aware of the oppression, aware of their identities, their rights and their innate ability to claim their rights.
state are submissively accepted by the whole community for the right to
Women in this era are often shown with these tilted heads, implying that they are of a gentler nature than men of their class, who are shown less submissively, standing upright with shoulders back.
In fence corners and around upland fieldstone piles, winter-b-b-bleached goldenrod and silver-frosted milkweed bent submissively.