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It is the statement issued by the Vatican on July 31, 2003, written by Cardinal Ratzinger and personally approved by Pope John Paul II, somewhat cumbrously entitled Considerations regarding Proposals to Give Legal Recognition to Unions Between Homosexual Persons.
175-177); and Ford Madox Brown's sonnet and painting "Work," which White sees as decisive antecedents of (and guides to understanding) Hopkins' cumbrously difficult sonnet "Tom's Garland" (pp.
The messages of the stories are often highly conservative, and the appended moral tags cumbrously underline the warnings against presumption, vanity, greed, ambition, etc.