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It would fun to look for a perverse joke in here, but we’ve covered that already.
This will create some perverse incentives for doctors like me, who often think more about the benefit to individual patients than we do to society at large.
As in “Pond,” there’s an uncanny coolness to Glass’s portrayal of an unstable young woman, a voyeurism that’s by turns both pleasant and perverse.
We need to reward nursing homes for the basics, too, like cleaning and infectious-disease control, rather than costly extra services — a perverse system that damn near amounted to geronticide when the pandemic hit.
This is the first time someone’s tried to come up with a regulated rate card for how it should work and trying to arrive at a fair set of terms without invoking all sorts of unintended consequences and perverse outcomes.
His reason prompted him to listen, but the Imp of the Perverse laughed reason to scorn.
THE DREAMERMARY NEWTON STANARD
As it is, you will easily perceive that I am one of the many uncounted victims of the Imp of the Perverse.
Examine these similar actions as we will, we shall find them resulting solely from the spirit of the Perverse.
Perverse cruelty on the part of the government came to their attention with distressing frequency.
EMMA GOLDMANCHARLES A. MADISON
Perverse fashion kept them in London even in April and May for "the season," just when in the country nature was most alluring.

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