trample upon

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"One doesn't necessarily trample upon people's bodies because one runs an office," Mary remarked.
Measured by the prisoner's experience, however, it might be reckoned a journey of some length; for haughty as her demeanour was, she perchance underwent an agony from every footstep of those that thronged to see her, as if her heart had been flung into the street for them all to spurn and trample upon. In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvellous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday quoted a verse from the sangam-era Tamil classic "purananooru" to say that the Modi government will collect only that much tax required from people and not trample upon tax payers.
'Just because you are in power, you already have the right to trample upon others.
"The court's decision proves that the day of reckoning will come to those who trample upon human rights.
In the audience, Khamenehi told Karimi to expect his "spiritual award from God." Khamenehi also said, "I truly felt proud that you showed that one of our young people is ready to trample upon his own ego for a great and lofty goal and forego his definitive right and certain championship." Karimi was brought to the audience by Sports Minister Masud Soltanifar (left).