despoiler


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The catch is that China has become not just the world's manufacturer but also its despoiler, on a scale as monumental as its economic expansion.
Bass PeterVolpe made a strong, menacing presence of De Guiche, a would-be despoiler of Roxane.
We need to face our face as rapist and despoiler and change it.
Between the wars the aristocracy sank in the sands of nostalgia and right-wing politics, only to be revived after the 1945 as custodian of the national heritage, protector not despoiler of the countryside, the symbol not of debauchery but of gracious living and civilisation.
Each is an apt figure for the author as tracer of traces and despoiler of an inscribed academic archive.
With the care of an undertaker, Humbert prepares his body for the final confrontation with his nymphet and her despoiler.
Not only is the would-be despoiler of this maid's virginity her own legitimate husband, but unlike a Cecilia or an Alexis or a real-life Christina of Markyate, Osyth does not try to convert him to a lifestyle of celibacy.
voltage of ambition, that enslaver of reason and faith's despoiler.
What emerges here is a view that humanity is the scourge of the earth, the despoiler of natural order and harmony.
A finding of spoliation (Spoliators should not be able to benefit from their wrongdoing, which means that all things are presumed against a despoiler or wrongdoer);
Pope Leo X's administration described Martin Luther as a despoiler of the Lord's vineyard in a text concerning the errors of his teachings from 1520: "A wild boar from the forest is raging to destroy the vineyard, and an outrageous, unprecedented animal is devouring it.
For the first time in the history era people that has been persecuted, oppressed, plundered and despoiled for hundreds of years in the countries of Europe, a persecutor and despoiler has been obliged to return part of his spoils and has even undertaken to make collective reparation as partial compensation for material losses.