Heartlessness


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Heartlessness

Chester, Sir John
towards son’s love affair. [Br. Lit.: Barnaby Rudge]
Clare, Angel
cannot forgive Tess’s past. [Br. Lit.: Tess of the D’Urbervilles]
Estella
trained by Miss Havisham to take advantage of men. [Br. Lit.: Great Expectations]
Ettarre
encourages knight’s love to gain his tournament prize. [Br. Lit.: Idylls of the King, “Pelleas and Ettarre”]
Gabler, Hedda
ruthlessly debases and cruelly deceives a former lover, driving him to suicide. [Swed. Drama: Isben Hedda Gabler]
Gerard, Lieutenant Philip
unfeeling in singleminded pursuit of Kimble. [TV: “The Fugitive” in Terrace, I, 290]
Gessler
sentenced Tell to shoot apple off son’s head. [Swiss Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1066; Ital. Opera: Rossini, Wilhelm Tell]
Hatto
for hardheartedness to poor during famine, eaten by mice. [Ger. Legend: LLEI, I: 290]
Infanta
laughs at the death of the little Dwarf who can no longer dance for her. [Br. Lit.: Oscar Wilde “The Birthday of the Infanta”]
Javert
coldhearted in his relentless pursuit of Valjean. [Fr. Lit.: Les Misérables]
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
cruel and heartless lady. [Br. Lit.: “La Belle Dame Sans Merci” in Walsh Modern, 51]
Sanine
has no pity for others’ sufferings. [Russ. Lit.: Magill III, 921]
Turandot
in revenge for dishonor to ancestor. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Turandot, Westerman, 368]
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"Today the reality of that Tory heartlessness can be seen on almost every street in the capital."
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The latest cruel twist in forcing the unemployed onto zero-hour contracts again reveals their heartlessness.
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"Oksana's horrible story laid open the hardness and heartlessness that is part and parcel of today's Ukrainian society," Chalupa
It is the heartlessness with which some people abuse those who mean nothing to them, who see some employees as no different from a beast of burden harnessed to do a job, that is so vile.
That image will tell the people of the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, under attack by a merciless regime, all they need to know about the heartlessness of US foreign policy".
She is the only one whom Govinda partially answers when he is questioned about his motives and heartlessness. U NRAVELLING a knotted skein, Udayshankar slowly paces out the power play.
Their heartlessness is shocking, Because, they only ensure Their own survival!