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  • Even a half-remembrance of this episode, along with myriad other humiliations, defeats, and emasculations, could stir him into flights of depravity that surprised himself—but only himself.†   (source)
  • Polished and sanguine, he looked emasculated and alien to the place where I had spent the last seven years of my life.†   (source)
  • This kind of emasculation was suffered, in one form or another, by all the men interned at Manzanar.†   (source)
  • In private he showed elation over the maddening events of the hostage crisis, clearly gleeful that America was emasculated before the world.†   (source)
  • I want to get everyone I know and go find him and emasculate him ...but no matter how guilty I feel about what happened to me and Margie, I've made a sacred oath to get out of the past and into my foreverish long future.†   (source)
  • It's emasculating to be plucked up like a stray sock and carried about all the time.†   (source)
  • The poets were pale emasculates, and Western men held them in contempt.†   (source)
  • The vivid and valuable passages—the ones which in general I refrained from throwing away—seemed to me later to be the ones having to do with my emasculations, my thwarted manhood and truncated passions.†   (source)
  • It's chambers still contained the emasculated cartridges.†   (source)
  • His ego already shattered by the damage to his career, he found this new assault emasculating.†   (source)
  • She got an emasculated carrot, a droopy leaf of celery, a soft tomato and a fresh sprig of parsley.†   (source)
  • Bud: He's going to state his position on that emasculation business that's stirred up such a mess in the state.†   (source)
  • St Cloud, would stoop to stand on a platform next to her father while he explains and excuses on tv this random emasculation of a young Nigra caught on a street after midnight.†   (source)
  • But I've got to think up something or they'll emasculate the whole Department.†   (source)
  • His face had grown wrinkled, yellow, and strangely emasculate.†   (source)
  • The French Socialist and Communist literature was thus completely emasculated.†   (source)
  • This so-called benefactor of mankind talked a fine game about purification and sanctification, but in fact he was bent upon the emasculation of life, wanted to let it bleed to death.†   (source)
  • Physically, she was of a pale, emasculate and unimportant structure, with no real mental force or depth, and was easily made to feel that this was an excellent field in which to distinguish herself and attract a little attention.†   (source)
  • But so far as Mr. Washington apologizes for injustice, North or South, does not rightly value the privilege and duty of voting, belittles the emasculating effects of caste distinctions, and opposes the higher training and ambition of our brighter minds,—so far as he, the South, or the Nation, does this,—we must unceasingly and firmly oppose them.†   (source)
  • Here at a stroke of the pen was erected a government of millions of men,—and not ordinary men either, but black men emasculated by a peculiarly complete system of slavery, centuries old; and now, suddenly, violently, they come into a new birthright, at a time of war and passion, in the midst of the stricken and embittered population of their former masters.†   (source)
  • The traveller who stops at the best houses, so called, soon discovers this, for the publicans presume him to be a Sardanapalus, and if he resigned himself to their tender mercies he would soon be completely emasculated.†   (source)
  • So far as Tom had gained any acquaintance with the Romans at Mr. Jacob's academy, his knowledge was strictly correct, but it went no farther than the fact that they were "in the New Testament"; and Mr. Stelling was not the man to enfeeble and emasculate his pupil's mind by simplifying and explaining, or to reduce the tonic effect of etymology by mixing it with smattering, extraneous information, such as is given to girls.†   (source)
  • With anger and repulsion he looked at Smerdyakov's emasculate, sickly face, with the little curls combed forward on his forehead.†   (source)
  • His thin emasculate face seemed to have become so tiny; his hair was ruffled, and his crest of curls in front stood up in a thin tuft.†   (source)
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