Those three defeats, along with the humiliation of a string of parliamentary defeats weakened her status as leader of the Conservative party -- a viperous
pit of politicians self-consumed in petty prevarications and unable to put their nation's interests first.
It takes some doing to garner this comment from Henry Kissinger: "he's the most viperous
character I know."
Research findings reported direct evidence of consumption of the head, scales, fangs and bones of a viperous
Men must be shod by Mercury, girt with Saturn's adamantine sword, take the shield from Pallas, the helm from Pluto, and have the eyes of Graea (as Hesiodus armes Perseus against Medusa) before they can cut off the viperous
head of benumming ignorance, or subdue their monstrous affections to most beautifull judgement (Chapman, 1875 , p.
Over the course of the weekend, the Jacobson siblings--in the presence of their mother, Roz, the victim of a terminal lung disease--rehearse their lifelong litany of grievances against their "mean, viperous
, and unpredictable" father, Julian, a man with an uncanny knack for seeking out and exploiting each child's point of maximum emotional vulnerability.
This was remarkable for a relatively young man in the viperous
and caste-conscious community of Kuching's expatriate officials.
Is suicide a response to systemic repressive regulated and controlled systems that are viperous
Yet she also possesses the sort of ferocious screen magnetism that has long been evident in her years of solid supporting work, and it's a thrill to watch her finally sink her teeth into the showiest, most substantial role of her career: In any given scene, her Amy can seem vulnerable, aggrieved, calculating, heroic, overmatched, viperous
and outright terrifying.
Civil dissension is a viperous
worm That gnaws the bowels of the commonwealth.