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In A Mercy, the Euro-American characters' hope for advancement and liberation from loss,isolation, poverty, and humiliation is infected by increasing avariciousness and white supremacy.
Salustio turns the ethnic cliches on their head in asserting that her avariciousness equates to practical domestic economy, allowing her to live and help support her son's education on a limited income.
where our contradictions must be confronted, normal as they appear, contradictions resulting from living within the supremacy of whiteness and the avariciousness of capital, where we live within a state that would rather cage human beings rather than educate them (O'Donnell, Chavez Chavez, & Pruyn, 2004) is the space this anthology desires to mediate and it does so but indirectly.
That America was hypocritical about its Negro slavery and territorial ambitions drew his satirical ire, but it was England as well as America that he held up to scorn for the reception of the midget, General Tom Thumb, and (as Jerrold represents him) the avariciousness of P.T.
(32) The court said "the evidence of greed and avariciousness on the part of defendants is shocking to our sense of justice as it obviously was to the jury," and permitted a punitive damages award to stand.
What sort of parent inculcates such avariciousness into their offspring?
Soprano Rebecca Watson portrayed Manon's youthful vulnerability, charm, avariciousness, sadness and gaiety through the device of the character's own two motives.
He was convinced that the avariciousness of the middle-class gerontocracy, controlling society for the sake of its members' own self-centered desires, was destroying the country's youth and, thus, nullifying any hope of a better future.
Rowe's marginal avariciousness is starkly conspicuous when
Not because capitalism promoted vice -- one hears little about avariciousness or consumerism from Kristol (though Bell never characterized consumerism as vice, the disapproval in his tone was palpable).
At first glance the juxtaposition of these ideas seems jarring; we are shown the highest reaches of divine vision -- the profoundly sacred nature of the world and all that inhabits it -- only to be reminded to keep avariciousness in check!
Are there in the nineteenth-century novel no wasted lives, no massacre of the innocents, no hopelessness, no blatant hypocrisy, no unscrupulous exercise of power, no avariciousness, nothing even remotely resembling the personal lives men lead in our century?