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  • Take me home!" she ordered, copying the authoritarian tone her grandfather employed with everyone he considered beneath his social station.†   (source)
  • It is by definition a purely authoritarian state that tolerates no independence or individuality.†   (source)
  • I had attended the ceremony against his vehement opposition, and he was feeling vindicated and authoritarian.†   (source)
  • That may be because an authoritarian and patriarchal home environment is mirrored in an authoritarian and patriarchal political system.†   (source)
  • As soon as kitsch is recognized for the lie it is, it moves into the context of non-kitsch, thus losing its authoritarian power and becoming as touching as any other human weakness.†   (source)
  • In exchange for housing—usually a cot in a vacant horse stall—and about $5 a week for food, bug boys gave the trainer first call on their riding services, their toil in an unending stream of barn chores, and authoritarian control over their lives.†   (source)
  • He could think of no possible way he could tell them what they should work toward without falling back into the trap of authoritarian, didactic teaching.†   (source)
  • The figures you have been looking at show the present circumstances ....and the disaster they will produce in only a few years through drainage of Luna's natural resources—disaster which these Authority bureaucrats—or should I say 'authoritarian bureaucrats?'†   (source)
  • Economics aside, this is a conspiracy to undermine the leadership of a suspicious, authoritarian regime.†   (source)
  • Coming from an authoritarian monarchy, the minister had a difficult time understanding how the legal maneuvering of a small group of political radicals and an impending hearing by some provincial tribunal could take precedence over the will of the country's chief executive.†   (source)
  • His first name is Josef and they call him Uncle Joe, because he has a mustache and an Eastern European accent and is authoritarian in his opinions.†   (source)
  • Sophie told me once—as she went on to reveal certain bits of her life in Cracow which she had previously withheld—that whatever the Professor's grim authoritarian disdain for her, his adoration of his two little grandchildren had been melting, genuine, complete.†   (source)
  • The meeting was full of strange crosscurrents: the nostalgic Piedmont, the religious Piedmont, the authoritarian Piedmont, the paternal Piedmont, and the one I would come to know most intimately—the vengeful Piedmont.†   (source)
  • Censorship reflects society's lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime.   (source)
  • It is an authoritarian regime.
  • Like now, she was concise and authoritarian, but she was more attractive then.†   (source)
  • Badenhorst was reputed to be one of the most brutal and authoritarian officers in the entire prison service.†   (source)
  • Yet, indeed, even leaving aside these most powerful resemblances, which are very real and which find their origin in similar historical fountains (there should be added: an entrenched religious hegemony, authoritarian and puritanical in spirit), one discovers more superficial yet sparkling cultural correspondences: the passion for horseflesh and military titles, domination over women (along with a sulky-sly lechery), a tradition of storytelling, addiction to the blessings of firewater.†   (source)
  • But by the fourth decade of the twentieth century all the main currents of political thought were authoritarian.†   (source)
  • With wry humor, Herb began referring to her as "the Madam" in delicately mocking tribute to her authoritarian nature.†   (source)
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