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They are the poster children for evil at its core and as such, need to be treated with contempt.
TRIBUTE TO MY AMERICAN HEROESBRODY LEVESQUESEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Adult curfews are imposed, colors of clothing are not allowed, littering or being too loud in public could result in contempt of court.
WHILE WE’RE RETHINKING POLICING, IT’S TIME TO END GANG INJUNCTIONSJAMIE WILSONSEPTEMBER 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In March, his attorney argued that MTS should be held in contempt for failing to comply with her subpoena and the city attorney’s office should be sanctioned for its failure to assist.
MORNING REPORT: 3 BODY CAMERAS, NO FOOTAGEVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Because contempt is something that I don’t want in those relationships.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
So let’s say you’re in a relationship with someone, and rather than being the contempt giver, you’re the contempt receiver.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
You’d think it’d be better to have contempt for people you, you didn’t know.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Her eyes were blazing with triumph, yet her lips curved with contempt at the attitude of her trembling father.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
If he had cut her, he would have shown less contempt than in that stiff raising of the hat.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
He threw into the last two words an indescribable sound of half-laughing contempt.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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