slattern


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a vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety

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Innocence is horribly threatened because in the next room an untidy female family retainer (The Slattern Maid, according to the intertitle) has arranged for an old friend to blow up the safe in which the girls' slender inheritance from their recently dead father is stored.
Meanwhile, Fran's abrasive slattern of a sister, Donna (Janelle Anne Robinson), has been toying with Pakistani delivery boy Darwin (Alexander Flores), introducing the underage kid to some druggy sexual experimentation that ends badly.
Waxman is deeply shaken not so much by his reunion with Patricia, who has become a resentful slattern, but by the sight of his long-forgotten portrait of her, which seems somehow central to all his later work and which he covets for the Waxman Retrospective that has brought him to England.
might scruple to make use of the words, but she must and did feel that her mother was a partial, ill-judging parent, a dawdle, a slattern, who neither taught nor restrained her children, whose house was the scene of mismanagement and discomfort from beginning to end, and who had no talent, no conversation, no affection toward herself; no curiosity to know her better, no desire of her friendship, and no inclination for her company that could lessen her sense of such feelings.
Sarah Ruhl's play, The Clean House, will appeal to the whole spectrum of views on cleaning - from the obsessive manic compulsive duster to the slattern hurling cushions asunder.
Among supporting players, de Matteo stands out as a brassy slattern with a weakness for bad boys but impressive inner strength.
That he, or she, are an out and out bounder or slattern and deserve to be publicly horse-whipped?
Christ's soberly reflective "Rethinking Theology and Nature," with its open-ended treatment of the possibility that the universe may have a "center of consciousness." most of these offerings exemplify for me what Adrienne Rich once termed "slattern thought styled in-tuition." The flesh of my intellect crawled prodigiously indeed when I read Sally Abbott's blithe conjecture that "the cultural recognition of animal rights" could bring about "a restoration to the paradisiacal state"; or Riane Eisler's exhortation to "reawaken from our 5,000-year dominator nightmare and allow our evolution to resume its interrupted course."
Price is "a dawdle" and "a slattern, who neither taught nor restrained her children, whose house was the scene of mismanagement and discomfort from beginning to end." Yet the text makes clear that Mrs.
The slattern next door, Bunny (too attractive) is played by Linda Hart, repeating the role from the 1998 revival of "Gemini." Her son, Herschel (Todd Buonopane), is an extreme version of Francis: a maladjusted asthmatic genius whose passion is public transportation (his "Trolley" song is the show's best, a beautifully sung ballad).
It is realising that we are teetering on the brink of a revolution - the like of which hasn't been seen since the '80s when Lycra was first discovered and black leggings became the slattern's garment of choice.
Christ's soberly reflective "Rethinking Theology and Nature," with its open-ended treatment of the possibility that the universe may have a "center of consciousness," most of these offerings exemplify for me what Adrienne Rich once termed "slattern thought styled in-tuition." The flesh of my intellect crawled prodigiously indeed when I read Sally Abbott's blithe conjecture that "the cultural recognition of animal rights" could bring about "a restoration to the paradisiacal state"; or Riane Eisler's exhortation to "reawaken from our 5,000-year dominator nightmare and allow our evolution to resume its interrupted course."
Early on, it's clear to everyone but George that, despite her deceptively sweet smile, Angela is a cynical slattern who's not to be trusted.
The rest of we slatterns know life's too short to shift the settee and vacuum up a 2009 edition of the Radio Times, PS3.24 in coppers and a fluff-ball the size of Anglesey.
On Tyneside women: "Slatternly...standing at the doors of wretched little houses gossiping with other slatterns or screeching for their small children playing among the filth".