I thought it was very witty - as you might expect from Oscar Wilde - with a frighteningly up-to-date plot based on political corruptness
and social dramas.
Total human corruptness
necessitated a dramatic form of divine redemption, which each individual had to experience to know that he was saved.
McWhorter, who decried the religious hypocrisy and political corruptness
that the government's settlement pressures engendered.
Out of the corruptness
and decadence of the old, a new world was being born.
Twenty years ago, Bobby and I set out to write a highly specific piece about a certain corruptness
that we had observed in the American legal system.
And he criticized Arafat's administration of the West Bank and Gaza, denouncing him for corruptness
and for brutality, for acting as an Israeli gendarme, for selling Palestinians short.
While Brian Mulroney whinges and whines about the tremendous damage that has been done to his honour by the suggestion that he would take a bribe, the papers are full of stories concerning the moral corruptness
of his entire entourage.
Self-censorship became a mark of distinction from the moral corruptness
of the nobility long before Freud introduced the super-ego and the unconscious as agents of control in a society where the nobility had long lost its commanding position.
Precedence, the corruptness
of the early fragment, and later complete but modified versions of his epic make it difficult to assess Eilhart's importance.
He now has to deal with the corruptness
and shortcomings of the Church as well as face the Protestant world, to which his family and old friends still belong.
Similarly, the priest's pompous and hypocritical speech at lines 78-9 brings home the corruptness
of his character.
Through its corruptness
, the act by which he impregnates another is not life-affirming but annihilating: it destroys his honor, his "grace," and his unified subjectivity--"Nothing goes right; we would, and we would not" (4.
24): the Zaireans talk like Europeans about Zaireans (P 69); within the play, "the idea of mediation and the risk of corruption were expressed dramatically by locating the most serious threat to the chief's power in the corruptness
of the notables, his intermediaries" (P 282).
However, Nabb also portrays the complicity and corruptness
of some representatives of law enforcement, which works against narrative closure.
However, a country that respects itself should not fail to comply with its commitments referring to irresponsibility and corruptness
of the previous country's leadership.