"I suppose," observes Volumnia, having taken a little time to recover her spirits after her late castigation
, "I suppose Mr.
What he was about to say, what terrible castigation
he was going to give me, I never knew; for at that moment a man, passing along the sidewalk, stopped and glanced in at us.
Feeling bound, after what had passed in my presence that afternoon, to assert the innocence of my admirable friend, whenever I found it called in question--I own to having also felt bound to include in the accomplishment of this righteous purpose, a stinging castigation
in the case of Mr.
of governance over the course of the past eight years, Mrs Ajimobi argued that her husband had greatly elevated the socioeconomic development of the state compared to 2011 when he assumed office, and would be judged right by posterity years after he leaves office.
The cheap shots, the castigations
, the at times brutal slaughterings do little to improve the situation.
Vivid, artful depictions, especially of the various castigations
, effectively remind viewers to behave virtuously.