The rickety house shook to a heavy, prideless
tread, and through the inner door came Sarah, middle-aged, lop-breasted, hair-tousled, her face lined with care and fat petulance.
IT was great to see the comments of the people of Kensington in praise of 'Mark' their dedicated road cleaner and also sad hearing how quickly his great work was trashed by the mindless, prideless
people he was doing it for in the first place.
Similar to the case of Byzantine iconography, the masters of calligraphy are studied very carefully even today, in a certain spirit of freedom as well as docility, of sincere and prideless
"The worst performance since I came to the club," was the way the Welshman described it, and it was hard to disagree after witnessing a prideless
display from the home side.
Pine Block is "neglected, run-down, abused and [...] prideless
", and a place of "not having dreams" (11, 8) where the more sensitive ones lose the battle for survival.
Non-normative subjects are not only non-normative, they are also prideless
cheapskates who don't take care of themselves.
Now headless and prideless
, I moved on to close combat.
We are sorry to leave it; not that we have any idea of living in a cottage, as a comfortable thing; not that we prefer mud to marble, or deal to mahogany; but that, with it, we leave much of what is most beautiful of earth, the low and bee-inhabited scenery, which is full of quiet and prideless
emotion, of such calmness as we can imagine prevailing over our earth when it was new in heaven.
Ellen Tote was born to such a clan, and in My Drowning she calls forth vignettes of her prideless
, hungry life in the hands of such parents.