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She is, he says, an instance, a "case," of human affection in its natural condition: true, tender, suffering, but in the long run tyrannically possessive and ready to turn to hatred when the beloved ceases to be its possession (Letters Vol III 831).
14) Lewis describes Orual in a letter as "an instance, a 'case', of human affection in its natural condition: true, tender, suffering, but in the long run, tyrannically possessive and ready to turn to hatred when the beloved ceases to be its possession" ("To Clyde Kilby," 831).
While these presidents "were all accused of wielding power tyrannically .
It advised OPQ to go back to the Hunter Valley and 'use his assigned servants less tyrannically when he returns to his estate, and there will be no fear of his being constrained by dread of the consequences, to quit residing among them'.
The word "blood" is repeated, for instance, throughout Tryon's books, his condemnation of meat-eating cast as the tyrannically spilled blood of animals:
He observed that innocent Sudanese, mainly from the war affected and marginalized areas "succumbed to deception at the hands of successive governments in Khartoum which led them to kill each other," with the use of religious rhetoric, adding that, "they continue their tyrannically rule of the country and enjoy fruits of our nation.
For it seems that the intrinsic values, historical layers and cultural contexts from which so many great pieces of pottery derive significance do rule so tyrannically that many are unable to accept less than the designation of artist.
He said that Islamabad always deals Balochistan tyrannically and repeats the tradition of launching operation in this province after each five years.
AoWhy did the adored iPhone come out of what many regard as the most closed, tyrannically managed software-development shop on Earth?
Both these characters act tyrannically, and both the gothic heroine and the antigothic heroines suffer accordingly.
The type of communal decision-making that Diamond has in mind would only serve a purpose, however perverse, if individual property rights were foreclosed by a tyranny of the majority and if the actions of individuals were tyrannically constrained.
This is a safeguard against those who behave tyrannically in magisterial positions.