On this reading, she appeared vindictive, unwilling to let the parties settle the case on amicable terms, and herself the vengeful pursuer of the figurative pound of flesh
An ounce of prevention may be worth a pound of flesh
, which can contribute to high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, and even osteoarthritis.
Analogy flows freely but often productively here, with Shylock read as the "money form" and Shakespeare even read as the "equivalent form," and with Halpern's auto-critique of his own rhetoric, such as seeing the pound of flesh
as "use-value" and as the "Lacanian thing.
In William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, the money-lender Shylock insists on obtaining his pound of flesh
when the hero Antonio fails to repay the bond he had pledged to him.
Shell officials said that Ken Saro-Wiwa had `extracted his pound of flesh
,' " Reed says, adding that Shell officials told him Saro-Wiwa had received consulting contracts and fees from the company.
Antonio, whose money is invested in foreign ventures, borrows the sum from Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, on the condition that if the loan cannot be repaid in time Antonio will forfeit a pound of flesh
In order to finance Bassanio 's voyage from Venice to Belmont to win the hand of Portia, Antonio, a Venetian merchant, borrows money from the Jew Shylock and signs a bond stipulating that, if the money is not repaid within three months, Shylock may cut a pound of flesh
from Antonio ' s body.
Some day we'll have to make good on our accumulating debts, but barring surprises, I don't think the deficit will exact a pound of flesh
James may once again be stealing the thunder with her bestselling follow-up to Fifty Shades Of Grey - but a school Lancashire is hot on Jackson, 33, from Chorley, publishing dream come Pound Of Flesh
, a New prison romance, which attracted an impressive online reads, and is the trilogy that sold at auction advance.
I'll talk to you about the game because you've had your pound of flesh
from me on everything else," he said.
This is no doubt backed by the satellite TV gods, who want to create an English city-based version of the game to rival the Indian one, and also suits the council, who want their pound of flesh
for the PS30 million loan they gave Warwickshire to update the ground to "ensure the future of Test match cricket at Edgbaston.
The Government have had their pound of flesh
from S4C over the last few years and it shouldn't be returning for more cuts given the fragile position the channel is in.
Make dad's day with Standing In Another Man's Grave by Ian Rankin and Alex Grey's A Pound of Flesh
What a kick in the teeth to find that if they don't buy before late March, George Osborne takes his pound of flesh
The scheme puts me in mind of Shylock and his request for a pound of flesh
- it seems a good idea until detailed examination takes place.