His own good heart pleaded her cause; not as a cold venal
advocate, but as one interested in the event, and which must itself deeply share in all the agonies its owner brought on another.
Yes, dear boy," he continued, "I have met loving, noble, high-minded men, but I have not yet met any women- countesses or cooks- who were not venal
By some chance the little table at which I sat had escaped the eye of incomers, and two vacant chairs at it extended their arms with venal
hospitality to the influx of patrons.
de Villefort insignificant, or else dictated by venal
ambition," These words were an allusion to the sentiments which the minister of police had uttered with so much confidence an hour before.
A little corrupt, venal
, lord-and-king-cursed nation, full or mucky pride (as they say in shire), and helpless pauperism; rotten with abuses, worm-eaten with prejudices
There was another attraction in his profession: it wanted reform, and gave a man an opportunity for some indignant resolve to reject its venal
decorations and other humbug, and to be the possessor of genuine though undemanded qualifications.
Gluttonous wasters' are there, lazy beggars, lying pilgrims, corrupt friars and pardoners, venal
lawyers, and, with a lively touch of realistic humour, cooks and their 'knaves' crying, 'Hot pies
Despicable trickery at elections; under-handed tamperings with public officers; cowardly attacks upon opponents, with scurrilous newspapers for shields, and hired pens for daggers; shameful trucklings to mercenary knaves, whose claim to be considered, is, that every day and week they sow new crops of ruin with their venal
types, which are the dragon's teeth of yore, in everything but sharpness; aidings and abettings of every bad inclination in the popular mind, and artful suppressions of all its good influences: such things as these, and in a word, Dishonest Faction in its most depraved and most unblushing form, stared out from every corner of the crowded hall.
It was a great piece of luck for him, he reflected; because women are seldom venal
after the manner of men, who can be bought for material considerations.
Wayne Pacelle, of the Humane Society, said: "It's a venal
and nefarious, pay-to-slay arrangement that Zimbabwe has set up with the trophy hunting industry.
, Christina Lopez, Jaime Pacena II, Mervy Pueblo, Miko Aguilar, Ninotchka Rosca, Ralph Eya and Sidney Valdez shared their thoughts on extrajudicial killings, martial law, the current administration and the 'worsening attitude of Filipinos.
Timon is a wild party girl (another twist on the male-led original) with an open house and non-stop gifts for the venal
demi-monde she calls her friends.