miserliness


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2 OPEN ALL HOURS (1976-85) Shopkeeper Albert Arkwright, deftly played by Ronnie Barker, made an art form out of miserliness in this enduring sitcom also starring David Jason.
2OPEN 2 OPEN ALL HOURS (1976-85) Shopkeeper Albert Arkwright, deftly played by Ronnie Barker, made an art form out of miserliness in this enduring sitcom also starring David Jason.
If we're talking about choices and poverty, I'll choose compassion over miserliness - and a society that will help over one that will blame.
This does not refer to miserliness as in one who stows his gold away in a closet and cannot let it go.
Al-Hafez, I'm told, also recently held a televised salam -a-thon: With a hadith on the ills of miserliness printed on the screen, the channel asked its viewers to send in their prayers and blessings on the Prophet via SMS, again for three Egyptian pounds (I'm sure that was a good day for their accountants).
Apparently, the miserliness of Birmingham's councillors was widely known.
She does refer to dances and dancing several times throughout the novel; therefore, this notable omission cues us in to Austen's choices in constructing not a festive comedy, celebrating young love's ability to overcome old suspicion and miserliness, but a problem comedy.
Moreover, the disparagement (al-madhamma) in the custom of the people is not connected to earning (as such) but to betrayal of trust (al-khiyana), (81) breaking promises (khulf al-wa'd), swearing false oaths (al-yamin al-kadhiba), (82) and to the meaning of miserliness (ma'na al-bukhl).
In the first of three inset plays, The Cure for Avarice, Paris (one of the Roman actors suggested by the title) uses a performance to cure Philargus of his greed and miserliness.
To me, it sounds like another libel on Jews in the shtetl in Eastern Europe with the consistent intent of downgrading them for their miserliness.
So please, Mr Bennett, contact your other class warriors and arrange a celebration for your miserliness.
Thus, it has a dual effect of purification: It purges the beneficiaries of any feelings of grudge and hatred towards rich people and purges the rich givers of the feelings of greed, self-aggrandisement and miserliness.
Early on, you realize that, yes, Dyer is actually going to walk you through the entire movie, sometimes shot by shot, retelling the story while digressing, often in footnotes, on whatever pops to mind: recollections of his father's miserliness, Flaubert's project for 'a book about nothing' (ahem
And though both of these examples just happen to be Scottish, I can confirm that the festive miserliness spreads uniformly across the UK.
His miserliness brings misery to his factory workers, and his serial philandering renders him unfit as a family man.