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The vapor from this pool was extremely noisome, and tainted the air for a considerable distance.
It was the most noisome quarter of London, where every thing wore the worst impress of the most deplorable poverty, and of the most desperate crime.
Love is too pure a light to burn long among the noisome gases that we breathe, but before it is choked out we may use it as a torch to ignite the cozy fire of affection.
Alleyne, wretchedly ill and weak, with his head still ringing from the blow which he had received, crawled up upon deck, Water-swept and aslant, it was preferable to the noisome, rat-haunted dungeons which served as cabins.
His advice to his readers, stated in the "The Sexton," would be to "cleanse thou our sin-soiled souls from the dirt and dust / Of every noisome lust" (302; 13-14).
This no-doubt colorful spectacle came to an abrupt end, of course, when the Khalig--which was a particularly noisome ditch running through the center of the city for most of the months of the year--was paved over (and became the first tram line in Cairo).
Nevertheless there remains a tendency for this initiative to be pulled in two different directions at once--as an extra-parliamentary social movement with limited demographic appeal beyond its student and progressive middle-class base, and as a political subculture lodged as a noisome antibody within the Westminster apparatus of government.
The ultramodern theatre at a mall in Delhi was a far cry from Hobby but the viewers, mostly Tamils, made the hall noisome every time the ageing actor with heavy make-up fought single-handedly a villainous gang and came out victorious.
Stanev turns to The Puritan to show how Londoners were both literally and metaphorically imprisoned by the city's odors, just as religious dissenters were confined in the noisome Marshalsea prison in Middleton's play.
Bush--who went from obstructing Clinton's aids project, which the White House saw as a noisome rival to Dubya's own parallel program, to enlisting Bill to play dynamic duo along with George H.
Machiavelli does his thinking with the ancient philosophic masters ever in mind, as the most revered and worthy antagonists to his subtly drawn intention: to correct the fateful errors of the ancient--and in his day still most potent--tradition He is out to redefine for good the key words of moral and political philosophy--virtue, prudence fortune, greatness, the good honor, necessity, wisdom, happiness--and to rid philosophy of the noisome excrescence once known as the soul.
Its restaurants are staffed by beautiful people who will never, ever get your order right, and its streets packed with unpredictable, noisome crowds born of heat, humidity and aquarium-sized cocktails.
NOISOME A Disagreeable B Nut-like sweet C Hard of hearing who am I?
What I'm trying to intimate is that when Nietzschean perspectivism is embraced, when the writer recognizes the in-adequacy of language and understanding to the world, artifact of the hermeneutic circle or what Kermode called in a different setting, the "genesis of secrecy," he approaches a new kind of transcendence: where the (un-honed) expressive echolalia, however noisome and unmanning, becomes sublimated into the life--something Miller hints at towards the end of his ecstatic experiences and ecstatic renderings of his (deontic) day of rest in Greece.
For example, the Local Government Act 1874 (Vic) (39) empowered municipalities to make by-laws with respect to a diverse range of activities and public settings, including '[s]uppressing nuisances', '[r]estraining noisome and offensive trades, '[c]ontrolling and managing and preserving commons and public reserves', '[p]reserving public decency' and 'regulating traffic and processions'.