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demanded the trapper, with some indignation in his voice; "though but little given to run into the noise and chatter of the settlements, yet have I been into the towns in my day, to barter the peltry for lead and powder, and often have I seen your waxen dolls, with their tawdry clothes and glass eyes--"
A pair of tawdry ruffles dangled at his wrists, while his throat was nearly bare.
But the dirty tricks and smears deployed by the Tories before the general election mark a new low, even by their own tawdry standards.
COUNCIL bosses have been accused of making the city's streets look tawdry and tatty after plans to line major commuter routes in Birmingham with money-spinning banner adverts were approved.
The media's representation of this wonderful occasion is a tawdry assault on our senses in the name of commercialism and bulimic excess.
But the presenter of the BBC2 show has now told the Radio Times that he did not vote at a recent election, a decision which he regretted, and that people "are sick of the tawdry pretences" in politics.
But the presenter of the BBC2 show told the Radio Times he did not vote at a recent election, a decision which he regretted, and people "are sick of the tawdry pretences" in politics.
Writing in The Times, Mr Darling, who as chancellor led negotiations over the RBS bailout, insisted: "There is something tawdry about the Government directing its fire at Fred Goodwin alone; if it's right to annul his knighthood, what about the honours of others who were involved in RBS and HBoS?
Summary: Following the court decision to rule in favor of Benihana Kuwait, Alex McNabb says he is amazedby how utterly, unbelievably stupid Benihana Kuwait is being in pursuing this tawdry case - and how idiotic Benihana of Tokyo is being by allowing these morons to drag its name through the mud like this.
If you want to keep your friends then you shouldn't discuss your tawdry tales.
The singer admitted they like tawdry romance the most.
What is not clear is how whether tawdry depictions of women athletes influence judgments of femininity and heterosexuality and whether tawdry representations concurrently harm perceptions concerning athletic ability.