Leopold hesitated and finally rejected the proposals as derogatory to ' his dignity.
In Plutarch's Symposium of the Seven Sages, at which Aesop is a guest, there are many jests on his original servile condition, but nothing derogatory is said about his personal appearance.
This narrative is followed, with the exception of the last part, by Luke, who as usual is inclined to omit anything which could be regarded as derogatory to the Apostles.
The rudest t-shirts are the ones that hold nothing back - there might be some derogatory language, a particularly suggestive catchphrase, a potentially offensive graphic or some combination of these things involved.
Many Greek myths, most derogatory to the dignity of Demeter, Dionysus, Zeus or Hera, arose in the same way, as explanations of buffooneries in the Eleusinian or other mysteries.
Whilst the Saiva philosophers do not approve of the notion of incarnations, as being derogatory to the dignity of the deity, the Brahmans have nevertheless thought fit to adopt it as apparently a convenient expedient for bringing certain tendencies of popular worship within the pale of their system, and probably also for counteracting the Buddhist doctrines; and for this purpose Vishnu would obviously offer himself as the most attractive figure in the Brahmanical trinity.
Especially with young students, no one wants to find a derogatory comment or particularly harsh criticism of their technique and choreography when they are just looking up the link to show Grandma.
During Episode Four, entitled "Just Another Day at the Shore," Farley grows tired of all the stares and derogatory statements made by other bar and club patrons at the club they are visiting and gets into a fight.
It is alluded to in various statutes of the reign of Henry VIII., who obtained power to appoint a commission to examine the old ecclesiastical laws, with a view of deciding which ought to be kept and which ought to be abolished; and in the meantime it was enacted that "such canons, institutions, ordinances, synodal or provincial or other ecclesiastical laws or jurisdictions spiritual as be yet accustomed and used here in the Church of England, which necessarily and conveniently are requisite to be put in ure and execution for the time, not being repugnant, contrarient, or derogatory to the laws or statutes of the realm, nor to the prerogatives of the royal crown of the same, or any of them, shall be occupied, exercised, and put in ure for the time with this realm" (35 Henry Viii.
The children were coached not to cry or ask questions, and above all to say nothing derogatory about Saddam.
derogatory connotations, instead of his original name which has no such " historical " baggage.
anything offensive or derogatory; nobody likes an arsehole.
Luckily, she had had nothing derogatory or confidential to say!
derogatory treatment of work.
falconers used to prize such birds, haggard and hag are definitely derogatory when applied to humans.
The stalking may be done online, where a rebuffed paramour posts derogatory comments on your pages, makes your private information available to the public and sends harassing emails.
Bishop Heber described them as follows: - "The country is burdened with a crowd of lazy, profligate, self-called sawars (cavaliers), who, though many of them are not worth a rupee, conceive it derogatory to their gentility and Pathan blood to apply themselves to any honest industry, and obtain for the most part a precarious livelihood by sponging on the industrious tradesmen and farmers, on whom they levy a sort of blackmail, or as hangers-on to the wealthy and noble families yet remaining in the province.
Signed copy arrived today (either that or their admin assistant wrote something derogatory on the cover!
All the pre-match chat about them being no-hopers was quite derogatory.
Every endeavour is made to gloss over, or modify, expressions which seemed derogatory to the ancestors of ' According to Zunz, Gottesdienstliche Vortrdge, 2nd ed., p. 80, its contents bear the following proportions to Genesis, z o o to Exodus, about 1 1 4 to Leviticus, s to Numbers, and 4 to Deuteronomy.
Ian Seager himself had flown down in a Cirrus and was struggling to find something derogatory to say about it.
derogatory remarks made by Gerry Adams.
derogatory manner the sovereign actions of nearly half of the Chilean citizens.
derogatory comments right back where they belong.
Nowadays it is a light-hearted if somewhat derogatory term.
A member of the General Synod of the Anglican Church said this was " a rather derogatory term " .
To call anyone a pig or a dog was highly derogatory for they were ritually unclean animals.
The points I've made are not derogatory toward these excellent organizations.
Moderns being the slightly derogatory term applied by the rival Atholl Grand Lodge.
Their old name of Lapps is now considered derogatory.
Councilor McBride said his remarks were not meant to sound derogatory.
Many of the words that were once in common use are now deemed derogatory by the people they are used to describe.
Pictorial and photographic propaganda: A photograph, picture, or cartoon can often insinuate a derogatory charge more effectively than words.
That does sound like derogatory name-calling of the most futile kind.
This officer had made many derogatory remarks about General Lee.
In his letters to Celestine he had laid stress on the point that the teaching he attacked was derogatory to the Godhead and so he called its champions Arians.
derogatory sense as applied to their fellow churchmen who still uphold in their integrity the principles of the Reformation.
But commentators are not at one as to which countess of Salisbury was the heroine of the adventure, whether she was Katherine Montacute or Joan the Fair Maid of Kent, while Heylyn rejects the legend as " a vain and idle romance derogatory both to the founder and the order, first published by Polydor Vergil, a stranger to the affairs of England, and by him taken upon no better ground than fama vulgi, the tradition of the common people, too trifling a foundation for so great a building."
23, 1264), so called from the city at which be dated it, a document which stated that King Henry ought to abide by the terms of Magna Carta, to which he had so often given his assent, but that the Provisions of ~Oxford were wholly invalid and derogatory to the royal dignity.
Students may go onto one another's FaceBook page and post derogatory comments or text notes to one another.
If you have been bullying another student, then it is probably time to take a look at why you feel the need to treat others in a derogatory way.
The Ernies are handed out for the worst derogatory--read that as sexist--public statements, so I can only imagine a good amount of their time was spent narrowing down which of Cruise's comments was the worst.
They separated and eventually divorced in 2006, after lengthy court battles and derogatory public statements from both sides.
Mrs. Scott Baio used words that will not be repeated here because they are ignorant and derogatory toward gay women.
On February 24, Sheen appeared on a radio broadcast hosted by Alex Jones and made several derogatory remarks about series creator Chuck Lorre.
Mention office or department characters, but not in a derogatory way.
AAID calls for edited versions of the title to be released that remove the derogatory aspects aimed toward American Indians.
None of these labels are derogatory, emphasizes Rich Gosse, the owner of Cougar Events.
Swear words and derogatory names are always welcome on punk shoes.
The appeal of It's Happy Bunny lies in the contrast between the rabbit's cheerful exterior and the derogatory sayings or slogans that accompany it.
If anyone uses this term with derogatory intent, you should assume that they have a personal problem and you may wish to discontinue listening to them.
The derogatory term "tramp stamp" actually has less to do with a particular kind of tattoo design and more to do with the actual placement of the tattoo.
It's also important to avoid selecting a title for your operation that states or implies anything derogatory about other businesses in your geographic area or industry.
The term obese is not meant as a derogatory label, but is a classification of where a person's weight ranges based on BMI (Body Mass Index) and other factors such as waist measurement.
Andrea, who was Lyric's replacement, was discovered by another housemate to be writing derogatory things about the other women in her blog.
Adam Jasinski, winner of Big Brother 9, caused a stir on the show by using derogatory terms for disabled children.
Additionally, if he runs into someone who is spouting derogatory language, hate speech or anything else inappropriate that he isn't comfortable with, he should let you know.
To ramp up all states except quot employee-hired autos a derogatory comment.
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