The officers on whom devolved the duty of representing the wrongs of their fellow-countrymen and demanding redress, proceeded to Rangoon, the governor of which place had been a chief actor in the outrages complained of; but so far were they from meeting with any signs of regret, that they were treated with indignity and contempt, and compelled to retire without accomplishing anything beyond blockading the ports.
For the first three days, Carmen endured the indignity of his chagrin.
His corpse, after suffering every indignity, was quartered by the public hangman, and burnt with dung by the Romanist soldiers.
Notwithstanding the cruelty and indignity amid which it terminated, that life was not a failure.
But while she passed from body to body, and consequently suffered perpetual indignity, she had at the last been prostituted in a brothel; she was " the lost sheep."
In many cases the accused persons, in order to avoid the indignity of a public trial, bought off their accusers, who found in this a fruitful source of revenue.
Still more recently the main alpine chain has been subjected to the further indignity of having railway lines carried over it or through it-the Brenner and the Pontebba lines being cases of the former, and the Col de Tenda, the Mont Cenis (though the tunnel is really 17 m.
determined to forestall the possible indignity of the The subordination of his family to an upstart dynasty.
The natural objection of the colonies, as voiced, for example, by the assembly of Pennsylvania, was that it was a cruel thing to tax colonies already taxed beyond their strength, and surrounded by enemies and exposed to constant expenditures for defence, and that it was an indignity that they should be taxed by a parliament in which they were not represented; at the same time the Pennsylvania assembly recognized it as " their duty to grant aid to the crown, according to their abilities, whenever required of them in the usual manner."
Clark, the queen's physician, and the result was that Lady Flora was subjected to the indignity of a medical examination, which,.
The Stoic regarded the condition of freedom or slavery as an external accident, indifferent in the eye of wisdom; to him it was irrational to see in liberty a ground of pride or in slavery a subject of complaint; from intolerable indignity suicide was an ever-open means of escape.
1 3Xaa477uLa, profane language, slander, probably derived from root of Ovi rrEt y, to injure, and 017µr7, speech), literally, defamation or evil speaking, but more peculiarly restricted to an indignity offered to the Deity by words or writing.
That is to say, Grote supposes that for at least eight and forty years, from 447 to 399, the paid professors had no professional title; that, this period having elapsed, a youthful opponent succeeded in fastening an uncomplimentary title not only upon the contemporary teachers, but also, retrospectively, upon their predecessors; and that, artfully enhancing the indignity of the title affixed, he thus obscured, perverted and effaced the records and the memories of the past.
But his Thought had been detained by the angelic powers which had been sent forth from her, and had been subjected by them to every indignity, so that she might riot return on high to her own father, insomuch that she was even enclosed in a human body, and for age after age transmigrated into different female forms, as though from one vessel into another.
Zeus was for him the supreme god of the Greek pantheon, and the syncretism, which he suggested for the sake of uniformity in his empire, assuredly involved no indignity to the only God of the Jews.
Rudolph resented this indignity very greatly, and until his death in January 1612 the relations between the brothers were very strained, but this mainly concerns the history of Hungary and of Bohemia, which were sensibly affected by the fraternal discord.
I mean, everyone's suffered the indignity at some point in their life.
The body of King Richard III was treated with great indignity.
The final indignity came on Chang's first match point in the next game.
Idle industries have cast workers into unemployment, human misery, and personal indignity.
indignity of unemployment, or the humiliation of poverty pay.
indignity of mixed sex wards.
His body was dragged from the bier, while being conveyed to the funeral pile, and treated with the greatest indignity.
indignity of means testing.
indignity of relegation in 1974.
indignity inflicted on the official.
Because Irish women cannot find a solution to their crisis pregnancies in their home country they endure the indignity and expense of traveling abroad.
But at least I'll be spared the indignity of having to wake up at 6.30am on a Sunday morning.
If we are already disarmed, we still face the indignity of being searched by police officers who are increasingly useless and corrupt.
She said: Now we have the indignity of a proof of age being required for OAPs and the prospect of more charges.
indignity in Spain gave them the perfect opportunity to fight back against fascism and to escape the indignities of exile life.
indignity suffer value engineering, substitutions, cost cutting, and other practical indignities of our work.
I prefer not to have to contend with the indignity of getting mistaken for a woman.
She let out one shout of protest at the indignity of the cold air on her skin, then snuggled happily into me.
spared the indignity of having to wake up at 6.30am on a Sunday morning.
swirling away from the sudden indignity in a great huff of silt.
From this time forward he was engaged in a ceaseless polemic against every fresh advance of the Napoleonic power and pretensions; with matchless sarcasm he lashed "the nerveless policy of the courts, which suffer indignity with resignation"; he denounced the recognition of Napoleon's imperial title, and drew up a manifesto of Louis XVIII.
Philaret was kept in the strictest confinement in the Antoniev monastery, where he was exposed to every conceivable indignity; but when the pseudo-Demetrius overthrew the Godunovs he released Philaret and made him metropolitan of Rostov (1605).
And that other side of life, of which she had never before thought and which had formerly seemed to her so far away and improbable, was now nearer and more akin and more comprehensible than this side of life, where everything was either emptiness and desolation or suffering and indignity.
Then the pike dropped off, swirling away from the sudden indignity in a great huff of silt.
Outraged fans can still point out that despite the indignity of trying to rewrite one of the soap's greatest historical moments, Erica Kane still planned to have an abortion and her intent remained firm.
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