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Agonizing Women delves into the soul and everything within it that's good and evil.
In the title story, the son of Holocaust survivors empathizes with the torture his parents must have experienced when he undergoes a series of agonizing dental procedures; hence referred pain becomes a metaphor for these fictional characters trapped by their own psychic pain.
If my wife starts listing problems that must be dealt with that day the wheels in my brain grind with agonizing slowness and often fail to mesh.
Danny Lyon's Destruction of Lower Manhattan unearths what this area, south of Chambers Street, endured during its agonizing initial phase, in 1967, as sixty acres of nineteenth-century cast-iron structures east and west of Broadway were leveled to accommodate urban renewal and the World Trade Center site.
But each had a story about family members lost or saved--and the agonizing hours spent trying to contact them.
I was agonizing over the mangoes--the organic ones cost an extra $2 each, a shocking $3.
95) deftly blends an historical 1822 setting with the story of a boy who witnesses his mother's agonizing death at the hands of a savage surgeon.
Are CEOs intimidated by the cacophony of negativism from pundits with a Club of Rome mentality agonizing over what may happen in the corporate world?
With the rock fans clamoring for the ordination of Elvis, the African Anglicans mulling over whether to send missionaries to England, an Australian ex-bishop at the center of a sex abuse scandal, Episcopal Bishop John Spong preaching that everything in the church is so much clap-trap, and the Canadian church hierarchy agonizing over whether there's enough room on the head of the Anglican pin for both straights and gays, there's so much bedlam going on that no one seems to notice that thousands of confused Anglicans are looking for a new pew in which to pray.
Professor Josh Miguel Ibanez of Santiago, Chile, spoke about the presence of God in contemporary poetry, stressing that even the tradition of "accursed poets or agonizing believers will give witness of the Christian God by way of anguished doubt or even of curse and blasphemy.
Decisions are still being made today weighing these factors, but they would seem to be less agonizing, as acceptance of scrap paper-based pulp and paper has grown in market share.