scorning


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Hollywood's scorning of the film, to my mind, has in reality backfired: they indicted themselves by manifesting the level at which they live, and they have endorsed The Passion by acknowledging a level to which they cannot attain.
The word was law: in Sumer, women scorning men had teeth crushed with burned bricks.
Scorning California's complicated trade restrictions and stiff duties, the furners, many of whom arrogantly considered themselves above Mexico's - to them - incomprehensible system of Roman law, seemed to have a natural talent for the surreptitious trade of goods.