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Here, 'Timber Slash' sought to create a strong connection of self-interest between the forest as a place of work and as a place of beauty, and to portray it as a place for the unfolding and despoilment of biophysical nature.
He has been depicted as the promoter of a murderous policy of war and despoilment. He has been held up as a foe to liberty and as trying to subjugate a free people.
"After a campaign by Save Our Scenery that has lasted over four years to stop the despoilment of our seascape by wind farms, the Government has ridden roughshod over local democracy," he added.
Lucian imagined Fortune as the costume designer and supplier for the "pageant" of life; Boethius depicted his own physical despoilment as the point of departure for philosophical truth; and myriad later writers explored the idea of mortal man at various stages of prosperity clinging to Fortune's wheel in various stages of dress and undress.
Smith thus characterizes England in colonial terms, ranking England's ongoing despoilment with foreign ventures in Peru and India.
More important, the audience remains essentially passive, lurching back and forth between better-designed campaigns for war and peace, mass slaughter of farm animals and vegetarianism, despoilment of the environment and conservation.
They will hopefully also hear about those who drew the parallels between the sex trade and the slave trade, and pointed out that as hundreds of Eastern European girls are raped daily in the West, so continues the despoilment of Africa by the West.
In such a despoilment, financial crash was just a matter of time and that time came on 17 August 1998, devastating millions of Russians for the second time after the hyperinflation of 1992.
Describing the easily romanticized pioneering era in Upper Canada, for example, Baskerville is careful to point out that our understanding of progress must be tempered by the recognition that the colony's development affected its inhabitants in profoundly different ways; that the physical process of settlement meant the displacement of Native people and the despoilment of the environment.
They claim that rampant objectification of the female body, and the accompanying despoilment of the human being's humanity, can be traced to the nineteenth century and emerges in that period's art.
And when the Falcon Restaurant closed after years of operation, Ziemia deplored despoilment of tradition by new operators who appropriated the name, but Mayor Hulek said any new business in town should be welcomed and urged citizens to patronize the restaurant.