The icicles are prison bars on our windows, trapping us, prisoners to this life of sin and degradation, giving miners a few minutes of pleasure for the pittance of coins it takes them weeks to earn in the bowels of the earth, performing unspeakable labors for the wealth of others.
I am bone-weary of the degradation, of wearing my false coquettish smile, pretending love, until they spill themselves within me.
Moral degradation, as expressed in the writings of bonarl.
Such a state of things might seem degradation to the Mussulman, but it was deliverance to the native Christian, while to settlers of every kind from outside it was an opening such as they could hardly find elsewhere.
But Agrippa had influence with the emperor and secured the degradation of the governor.