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an unsuitable alliance (especially with regard to marriage)

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Their deceitful, nagging misalliance launches a series of abrupt, highly charged conjunctions of live situations and elaborate fantasies (called dreams or thoughts) through which Andor elaborates his increasing disaffection as the Iron Curtain collapses around him.
The blurring of class and color lines through Cobina's misalliance poses just as terrifying a threat to Striver's Row privilege as the presence of Ruby, Joe, Beulah and their ilk at fancy cocktail parties.
recognition of the Christian faith "began the most baneful misalliance that ever fettered and cursed the suffering world.
To that end, he first examines the structural features of male-on-male sex, the geographical spaces in which such couplings occurred, and the potential for sexual misalliance that these encounters could involve.
If Craik's representation of hybridity is, as Kaplan claims, "distinctly more confused" than Bronte's intolerance for the taint of racial misalliance ("Afterword" 311), it is perhaps because Craik explores racial amalgamation both within and without Britain's borders, between Celts and Saxons on one hand and among European and African peoples on the other.
Given their historic opposition, the marriage arranged between them in the Legend appears a bizarre misalliance indeed, born of Dostoevsky's indiscriminate animus against anything non-Russian.
In some few cases a house has been destroyed by a misalliance.
Part horror story, part antiwar polemic - Wes Craven meets Wilfred Owen, if you can imagine such an unlikely misalliance - it all begins with a terrifying battle somewhere on the Western Front.
Roscoe is a story of alliance and misalliance within Albany's Democratic machine in 1945.
Lewis's Magician's Nephew, Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Herland, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Willa Cather's Professor's House, Anita Brookner's Misalliance, Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, Margaret Atwood's Handmaid' s Tale, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh constitute a sampling of the literary works Norris plumbs for Eve's story.
The respective suggestions are Noras Dash, Watcher Mate, Misalliance, Coolagorna Glory and Skilful Linda.
City sings us its silky oratorio while sky ticks misalliance.
A THE injection your vet talked about is probably the misalliance injection which consists of two hormone injections given on day three and five after the mating.
Roland came from land-owning gentry in the Lyons region, his social position was therefore higher than hers, and his family saw their union as a misalliance.
A sexy misalliance," is how Marianne Wiggins describes the union of her English/Scots/Puritan father who fell for a passionate dark-eyed Greek girl, both immigrants in a farming community.