The door, which was equipped with neither bell nor knocker, was blistered and distained
. Tramps slouched into the recess and struck matches on the panels; children kept shop upon the steps; the schoolboy had tried his knife on the mouldings; and for close on a generation, no one had appeared to drive away these random visitors or to repair their ravages.
It's not the Prime Minister who's being undemocratic, it's these sulking losers showing their true colours, their distain
for their country, to call them hypocritical seems inadequate.
There is still a habitual distain
for the LGBT community in the insurance sector
Piers does treat him with complete distain
The initial chapters of Stronger Than the Storm capture a survival attitude about another storm's arrival and a sense of distain
, held by some, for those who would flee its might: "This wind's been crazy.
I am still haunted by the look of distain
on women's faces as I lurched towards them.
Many countries do not share our distain
for the vermin.
The post continued: "Unfortunately, one driver in Stockton showed his absolute distain
for the law this afternoon, providing an horrendous reading of 156 at the roadside.
"Shortly thereafter, plaintiff claimed Pastor Tolbert began asking her 'when are you going to retire,' and generally treating her with distain
and hostility," the appeals court opinion stated.
Always one for the rule book, to the distain
of many, he knew the rules and regulations of all the sports he played - hence him becoming such a well-respected referee and umpire.
One of the least informative aspects of this book includes Nixon's obvious distain
for the senior leadership of the CIA, as well as those of other government agencies.