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The powerful nobles regarded themselves as of wholly different clay from the hapless peasants whom they trampled under foot, serfs so ignorant, so brutalized by want, that they were often little better than the beasts with which they herded.

But even more it grew out of the vicious diversions of the rich and the brutalizing amusements of the poor.

The story of the introduction of Christianity into Russia presents an interesting psychological study of the growth and development of the religious sentiment inherent in manbe he never so brutalized and barbarous.

He wondered also if that moment was not for many of them a let-down, a throwing up of ideals, a helpless retrograding and surrender to the brutalizing spirit of war.

BRUTALIZED, in one word, were these poor children of Israel.

If we could withdraw every three-year-old child from these physically enfeebling and morally brutalizing influences, and give them three or four hours a day of sunshine, fresh air, and healthy physical exercise, we should be doing humanity an inestimable service, even if we attempted nothing more.

One must never brutalize a horseindeed, no one but a brute doesbut one must rule him."

I am afraid I was no better than my companions; I lived my life and drew from it whatever enjoyment it would bring; but, at least, I did not brutalize myself as some of them did; for that I may thank the refining influence of my early education.

this for successive voyages, to the complicated mass of misery passing in a slave-ship, without losing their finer feelings, or without contracting those habits of moroseness and cruelty which would brutalize their nature.

They were the owners of two-thirds of the land, the monopolizers of learning, they held the people down in ignorance and tyranny, they brutalized them, thus making them fit to pass without resistance from one domination to another.

Somewhat late you have opened your eyes, for between you and me together we might have executed marvelous plans, I above in the higher circles spreading death amid perfume and gold, brutalizing the vicious and corrupting or paralyzing the few good, and you below among the people, among the young men, stirring them to life amid blood and tears.

pervert, prostitute, demoralize, brutalize; render vicious &c 945.

render insensible, render callous; blunt, obtund^, numb, benumb, paralyze, deaden, hebetate^, stun, stupefy; brutify^; brutalize; chloroform, anaesthetize^, put under; assify^. inure; harden the heart; steel, caseharden, sear.

render rude &c adj.; brutalize, brutify^. Adj.

render vicious &c adj.; demoralize, brutalize; corrupt &c (degrade) 659.

The ugly and degrading surroundings of a life of poverty, the brutalizing influences of the unceasing struggle for bare subsistence, the utter absence of reasonable hope of improvement; in short, the whole subjective side of poverty is not less terrible because it defies statistics.

The Indians of the highlands have now for so many generations been neglected by their rulers and brutalized by being allowed to drink all the alcohol they can purchase and to assimilate all the cocaine they can secure, through the constant chewing of coca leaves, that they have lost much if not all of their racial self-respect.

It is true that a man may brutalize himself by a contemplation of theological cruelties, until decent parents are ashamed to have their children listen to his libels on the Father of All.

In our days there are so many cowardly and degenerate characters, that we cannot too greatly admire those who have the courage to proclaim their opinion in the presence of the mob, especially when those opinions shock the brutalized mob; for my part I admire this man; but what I admire still more is the woman who has dared to put her hand in his, and brave the derision of the vulgar, and the calumnies of hypocrites.

The failure in this section was doubtless due to the inferior type of blacks in the lower cotton belt where Negroes had been more brutalized by slavery.

In some faces of this type the face is brutalized in appearance by this arrangement.

In the same degree that the denial to slaves of mental development tended to brutalize them the teaching of science and religion elevated the fugitives in Canada.

These cruelties are daily occurrences, and so degrading is the whole practice of Slavery, that it not only crushes and brutalizes the wretched slave, but it hardens the heart, benumbs all the fine feelings of humanity, and deteriorates from the character of the slaveholders themselves,whether man or woman.

Whips and chains are everywhere necessary to degrade and brutalize the slave, in order to reduce him to that abject and humble state which Slavery requires.

These negroes had been systematically brutalized from childhood; they had been allowed no legalized or permanent marriage; they had beheld around them an habitual licentiousness, such as can scarcely exist except in a Slave State; some of them had seen their wives and sisters habitually polluted by the husbands and the brothers of these fair white women who were now absolutely in their power.

Generations of heathendom and slavery have dredged the inherited brains and temperaments of such children tolerably clean of all traces of power or purity,palsied the brain, brutalized the nature.

Officials become brutalized, I suppose, as a matter of course.

But, much more than that, he seems to have exactly realised the sort of man Old Bill probably is in real lifeslow-speaking and stolid in manner, yet with a vein of common-sense underlying his apparent stupidity; much addicted to beer and other liquids, but not brutalized thereby; and, while often grousing and grumbling, nevertheless possessed almost unconsciously of a strong sense of duty and an undaunted determination to see it through.

"Katieyou aren't going to save men by putting them at back-breaking work under brutalized guards.

That book, back in Lydford, with Horace Gilbert's name on the fly-leaf, and Aunt Victoria's cool, casual voice as she explained, "Oh, just a young architect who used to" Oh, the man in the Pantheon was simply brutalized by drugs; he did not know what he was saying.

Thousands of families, as the Pittsburg survey has shown us, lead lives of brutalizing overwork in return for the barest living.

Discountenance all cruelty to them, all starvation, all corporal chastisement; these may brutalize and break their spirits, but will never bend them to willing, cheerful obedience.

Can you not, my friends, understand the signs of the times; do you not see the sword of retributive justice hanging over the South, or are you still slumbering at your posts?Are there no Shiphrahs, no Puahs among you, who will dare in Christian firmness and Christian meekness, to refuse to obey the wicked laws which require woman to enslave, to degrade and to brutalize woman?

Discountenance all cruelty to them, all starvation, all corporal chastisement; these may brutalize and break their spirits, but will never bend them to willing, cheerful obedience.

Can you not, my friends, understand the signs of the times; do you not see the sword of retributive justice hanging over the South, or are you still slumbering at your posts?Are there no Shiphrahs, no Puahs among you, who will dare in Christian firmness and Christian meekness, to refuse to obey the wicked laws which require woman to enslave, to degrade and to brutalize woman?

The brutalized and reckless attorneys and managers, may possibly succeed in driving the negroes from the estates by exorbitant rent and low wages.

Mr. King, of the New York American, makes the following just comment on the barbarity of the above paragraph: "Would any one, in reading this paragraph from an evening paper, conjecture that these 'eight rubbers and riders,' that together with a horse, are merely mentioned as a 'loss' to their owner, were human beingsimmortal as the writer who thus brutalizes them, and perhaps cherishing life as much?

Discountenance all cruelty to them, all starvation, all corporal chastisement; these may brutalize and break their spirits, but will never bend them to willing, cheerful obedience.

Can you not, my friends, understand the signs of the times; do you not see the sword of retributive justice hanging over the South, or are you still slumbering at your posts?Are there no Shiphrahs, no Puahs among you, who will dare in Christian firmness and Christian meekness, to refuse to obey the wicked laws which require woman to enslave, to degrade and to brutalize woman?

Discountenance all cruelty to them, all starvation, all corporal chastisement; these may brutalize and break their spirits, but will never bend them to willing, cheerful obedience.

Can you not, my friends, understand the signs of the times; do you not see the sword of retributive justice hanging over the South, or are you still slumbering at your posts?Are there no Shiphrahs, no Puahs among you, who will dare in Christian firmness and Christian meekness, to refuse to obey the wicked laws which require woman to enslave, to degrade and to brutalize woman?

The brutalized and reckless attorneys and managers, may possibly succeed in driving the negroes from the estates by exorbitant rent and low wages.

Mr. King, of the New York American, makes the following just comment on the barbarity of the above paragraph: "Would any one, in reading this paragraph from an evening paper, conjecture that these 'eight rubbers and riders,' that together with a horse, are merely mentioned as a 'loss' to their owner, were human beingsimmortal as the writer who thus brutalizes them, and perhaps cherishing life as much?

The nation may tremble as it reads these withering words of Kentucky eloquence:"When it is remembered that of all the vices, avarice is most apt to corrupt the heart, and gluttony has the greatest tendency to brutalize the mind, it no longer continues surprising that an Englishman has become a proverb of meanness from Paris to Jerusalem.

This sordid vice of greediness is rapidly brutalizing natures not originally spiritual; every other passion is sinking, oppressed by flabby folds of fat, into helplessness.

In the interval between school life and military service the young people not only forget all that they learnt, perhaps with aptitude, in the national school, but they unthinkingly adopt distorted views of life, and in many ways become brutalized from a lack of counteracting ideals.

What if the Fatherland was led astray From homely paths, the scene, of childlike gambols, Lured to pursue Ambition's naughty way (And incidentally make earth a shambles), All through a wicked Kaiser Are they, for that blind fault, to brutalize her?

But this is not true; for, if a wider duty is imposed on the senses, it is only to minister to the increased demands of the imagination, which is now so mingled with our every-day concerns, even with our dress, houses, and furniture, that, except with the brutalized, the purely sensuous wants might almost be said to have become extinct: with the cultivated and refined, they are at least so modified as to be no longer prominent.

Perhaps the deeper pity is not due to the shivering, starving child, with the bitter wind cutting through its thin rags, and its blue feet on the frozen pavement, holding out a hand that is like the claw of some beast; but rather to the brutalized mother who could thus send out the infant she bore.

How many times do we see it aiding in the accumulation of those large fortunes with which our modern civilization is fast becoming burdened and brutalized."

They were sitting round a warming-pan, looking jaded and worn, brutalized beyond even what I had first imagined.

On many of their countenances there was scarcely a mark of intelligencethey were a most brutalized and degraded company of beings.

Bear in mind that the period during which the middle and lower classes of England were most brutalized, was that of their greatest material prosperity, the latter half of the eighteenth century.

Remember that with the distress which came upon them, at the end of the French war, their spiritual hunger awakenedoften in forms diseased enough: but growing healthier, as well as keener, year by year; and that if they are not brutalized once more by their present unexampled prosperity, it will be mainly owing to the spiritual life which was awakened in those sad and terrible years.

[-47-] "Moreover, that he did all this from inherent excellence and not from pretence or to gather any advantage, as others in large numbers have displayed humaneness, the greatest evidence is that everywhere and under all circumstances he showed himself the same: anger did not brutalize him nor good fortune corrupt him; power did not alter, nor

"Useful to brutalize a lot of brave souls who merely sought" he broke off with a new sense of outrage.

The Destiny Master can smile in pity at a poor brain, brutalized through bodily lusts, but white with anger is the countenance that regards a spirit, maimed and sick from being yoked together with a proud mind.

No, they are merely brutalized by cruel excitementand while they applaud his skill and admire his courage, they long most to watch him die.

Freya, who until then, had seemed brutalized by the regime of the prison, roused herself upon being confronted by a dozen grave and uniformed men.

In Hareton Earnshaw Emily Brontรซ is fairly on the earth all the time, and nothing could be finer than her handling of this half-brutalized, and wholly undeveloped thing, her showing of the slow dawn of his feelings and intelligence.

The gladiator succeeded naturally to the athlete, the circus to the stadium, and the sanguinary scenes of the amphitheatre brutalized the pure tastes of earlier years.

Unfortunately, their habits brutalize the mind.

Again, there is nothing so brutalizing to some natures as moral surgery.

It brutalizes the men and prevents the growth of feminine qualities, coyness among others.

The hard, reckless, often brutalized frontiersmen, greedy of land and embittered by the memories of untold injuries, regarded all Indians with sullen enmity, and could not be persuaded to distinguish between the good and the bad.[30]

For examplewouldn't it seem logical that such a warfare would brutalize the men who are actually in it?

Dismissed with disgrace "as good for nothing but to ply the file," the young man was bound apprentice to an engraver, "a clownish and violent fellow," says Rousseau, "who succeeded very shortly in dulling all the brightness of my boyhood, brutalizing my lively and loving character, and reducing me in spirit, as I was in fortune, to my real position of an apprentice.

In every institution where the discredited principles of "Restraint" are used or tolerated, the very atmosphere is brutalizing.

His change of heart was due partly to the brutalizing environment, but more directly to the attitude of the three hardened attendants who mistook his consideration for cowardice and taunted him for it.

That the environment in some institutions is brutalizing, was strikingly shown in the testimony of an attendant at a public investigation in Kentucky, who said, "When I came here, if anyone had told me I would be guilty of striking patients I would have called him crazy himself, but now I take delight in punching hell out of them."

It has sometimes seemed to me that theatrical road life with a one-night-stand company would be less brutalizing to the finer sensibilities, and less lowering to the ideals of a young girl, than the method of work required of many newspaper reporters in America to-day.

It assumes that a propensity that has never been found developed in man save as the result of the most unnatural conditionsthe direst want or the most brutalizing superstitionsis an original impulse, and that he, even in his lowest state the highest of all animals, has natural appetites which the nobler brutes do not show.

The prison almost invariably tends to brutalize men and breeds bitterness and blank despair.

Does this ultra-Spartan system of "drilling the nerves" strike the modern pedagogist with horror and doubtdoubt whether the tendency would not be brutalizing, nipping in the bud the tender emotions of the heart?

The Legionaries' anguish, the numbing, brutalizing effects of their recent experience had been too great for any minor emotions to endure.

For a while they lay there motionless, unthinking, brutalized by fatigue and pain.

Although it was nearly oval in contour, and although the features were or had been fairly regular, yet it was so marked by hard, and one might almost say fleshless muscles, and so brutalized by long indulgence in savage passions, that it struck you as frightfully ugly.

Now they are so knocked about, so cheated, preyed upon and brutalized, that they think of nothing, and hope nothing, but sensual gratifications; and in consequence, die prematurely, or live worse than to die.

After a close first round, Derek Brunson brutalizes Edmen Shahbazyan.

But CBS MoneyWatch has identified more than 40 cases filed this month in which protesters say they were brutalized by law enforcement officials while participating in one of the nation's many demonstrations against police violence.

But it will not be allowed to brutalize the great Syrian nation for much longer, just because of its ruthless military might.

Heroic womenโ€™s rights fighter Lucy Burns died on Dec. 22, 1966 at the age of 87. Few remember Burns and most people take for granted a womanโ€™s right to vote, the cause that led her to be imprisoned and brutalized.

If you know that there are two Americas โ€“ one that seems safe and full of possibilities and another where a racial hierarchy allows for Black Americans to be systematically brutalized and dehumanized โ€“ and you do not act, then you are complicit.

In defense of the law, Willie admitted to Rep. Kolubah's bodyguards brutalizing of Freeman, but, refused to accept the argument about the lawmaker's direct involvement.

Ironically, Nigerian youths excel abroad but back home, it is anguish made worse by the determination of the police force to hound and brutalize them.

It also shows just what Darkseid desires for the universe- a world of casual torture where the brutalized die on his whims praising his name.

Jimenez's professional status and calm demeanor did not stop the police from treating him like a regular black man - the powerless subject of their vast authority to detain, brutalize and humiliate.

Like we have seen in other parts of the country, today we witnessed the protests take a violent turn, where innocent citizens have been brutalized and property destroyed.

Police video 'shows cops brutalizing man for merely sitting in his car'

Thankfully, that time never comes as the Ginyu Force land on Namek and proceed to brutalize the Dragon Team.

At the same time, police officers have been caught on camera brutalizing demonstrators, like in Buffalo, NY, where two cops a 75-year-old man and then watched him lay on the ground bleeding.

Dr. Craig used interviews with senior lawyers and trial transcripts to provide solid empirical evidence to rebut the claim that women are no longer brutalized on the stand during sexual assault trials.

Is she complicit, naive or simply brutalized by Glen?

I urge us to come together in solidarity with those who are being victimized and brutalized, to come together in solidarity with those who are standing up against this terrible, barbaric threat.

Only the struggle against the capitalists who steal land, minerals, oil and against states that brutalize day will emerge from barbarism imposed by the neo-colonial order.

The authoritarian Maduro regime is brutalizing the people of Venezuela, generating one of the worst refugee crises in the world.

Weโ€™re not going to brutalize on our own community.

We watched with revulsion and horror as the oppressive regime asserted itself over and over again, brutalizing the black population.