slavelike


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suitable for a slave or servant

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Curry contends, "at this moment in the poem, the box metaphorically becomes a vessel carrying slavelike creatures from Africa" (160).
``Many of them seem to live in virtual slavelike conditions.
Prosecutor Mark Evans QC said Haq and his girlfriend Sharon Skitt, 30, kept two women in slavelike conditions.
Throughout, both defenders and detractors of our alliance with "moderate" Saudi Arabia have ignored Saudi women's slavelike situation, regarding it as "their culture" and none of our business, except when it raises questions about how Americans stationed in the Gulf are expected to behave.
Such beliefs relegated blacks to performing slavelike tasks such as cleaning and repetitive manual labor.
Sarah Ignatius, an immigration attorney at the PAIR (Political Asylum Immigrant Refugee) Project in Boston, remarks that she has "worked with people who have found themselves in slavelike conditions here-- situations they have landed in because they were trying to escape another different and unfortunate situation back home."
First, he argues (as does Nathanson 1998, 78-79) that Nozick himself, being a minimal-state libertarian rather than a libertarian anarchist, allows taxation for the purpose of funding police, courts, and the like, and that the condition of the taxpayer in this case is as slavelike as it is in the case of taxation for the purpose of helping the needy.
Rhys thus provides a strong sense of formal closure for the novel while making a powerful statement about the slavelike status of women within nineteenth-century British patriarchal structures.
But are you willing to take the dramatic economic steps necessary to make justice a reality?What is your first priority: market expansion and rising quarterly profits or the eradication of slavelike conditions in sweatshops?
Conditions, he said, are "practically slavelike" with workers earning as little as five quetzales -- less than a dollar -- a day, a sum far below minimum wage.
Just last year Peruvian authorities discovered 6,000 children working under slavelike conditions in a jungle gold mine.
94), and he thought married women lived in "slavelike, domestic bondage" (p.
Ordinary men are fearful, obedient, and slavelike. The true aristocrat of the spirit, the noble man, is neither slave nor citizen; he is the lawmaker, the one who determines by his acts and decisions what is right or wrong, good or bad.
In a passing moment, Yasuo's keen eyes detect a slavelike demeanor in the Arab (230), inscribed on his body by decades of colonial servitude his country has had to endure.