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|No place in England where everyone can go is considered respectable. - Moore, |
George We ... Proverb Respect for ones parents is the highest duty of civil life. -
Proverb ... Proverb, Greek My life has been one long descent into respectability.
|She also said 'My life has been one long descent into respectability' [Oxford |
Dictionary ofQuotations 1999] . Her own point, therefore, is that truth is socially
situated, whereas intentional lies are different.) In contrast, utopia is openly
|D ANNY K AYE Life is a sexually transmitted disease and there is a 100 per cent |
mortality rate. R.D.L AING ... What you get out of it depends on what you put into it
. ... M ICHAEL P ORTILLO My life has been one long descent into respectability.
|1For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes –|
not that you won or lost –but how you played the Game. 'Alumnus Football', publ.
in ... 2 My life has been one long descent into respectability. (Sir) Tim Rice (b.
|... long since evaporated. There's too much time on my hands with nothing to do |
but begin a long, slow, descent into madness. Even though I'm recently a college
graduate twice over, I've given no thought as to what I'll do with my life now that I'
m no longer a student. The newspapers have been saying something about an
economic recession and something called ... Although I've made a few half-
hearted attempts at sending out my resume, no one's been biting. My C.V. doesn't
|Kate Holden recounts her descent into heroin addiction and prostitution, describing how she managed to fight her addictions and demons to reclaim her life and find happiness once again.|
|There's too much time on my hands with nothing to do but begin a long, slow, |
descent into madness. Even though I'm recently a college graduate twice over, I'
ve given no thought as to what l'll do with my life now that I'm no longer a student.
The newspapers have been saying something about an economic recession and
something called “downsizing.” That's none of ... Although I've made a few half-
hearted attempts at sending out my resume, no one's been biting. My CV. doesn't
|If she had not been thus blind, helpless, God help her ! she would have been |
independent of this wretched pity ; she would have descended into unheard of
nee; ay, she would have flaunted in the streets, a sight to wonder at, but not to be
preached at or pitied. Oh, the trial of those ... I spoke to her one day, firmly and
energetically, on this subject. I told her I ... It was in vain that I urged my secluded
life, and that not intending to enter society, it could have no ill-consequence. She
|They are respectable in their demeanour, and in their dress, which is the usual |
holiday suit of their respective districts; but are easily ... as the Bonder do not
spend on an average more than one fifth of this sum, they are enabled after a
long session to lay by a pretty ... At other points the rocky wall has been violently
rent asunder, and there still larger floods, half cataract, half cascade, rush down
the ... In no fortnight of my life, have I seen so many or so fine cascades as on this
|I remember telling the inmates at Wandsworth Prison about when I got my first flat |
following years in institutions. ... That is the way prison affects people, especially
those who have been locked up for a long time. Other people make all the
important decisions for them. If anything registers the extent to which life has
changed it is a perfectly innocent quote by one of my former associates ...
reminds you all the time how thin the veneers of success, respectability and
indeed society are.