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Weakness

Gertrude
“Frailty, thy name is woman!” [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
Henry VI
dominated by queen and vassal; shirks responsibilities. [Br. Lit.: Henry VI]
John, King
without grandeur, strength, or any regal quality. [Br. Lit.: King John]
Milquetoast, Casper
the original “Timid Soul”; afraid of calling soul his own. [Comics: Horn, 663]
Mitty, Walter
epitome of weak-spirited man. [Am. Lit.: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” in Payton, 448]
musk
traditional symbol of weakness. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
Pilate, Pontius
yields to clamoring of Jews, hands Jesus over. [N.T.: Matthew 27:24–26; Luke 23:16–25; John 19:1–16]
Warren, Nicole
relies on Dick for stability and identity. [Am. Lit.: Tender Is the Night]
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Guido Westerwelle, leader of the pro-business Free Democrats, noted: 'This is going to turn the euro into a soft currency like the Italian lira.
n THE exchange rate is roughly two Tunisian dinar to the pound but the local money is a soft currency so you won't be able to change any until you get there.
Alan Greenspan, chairman of Federal Reserve Bank, argues that a soft currency is not necessarily harmful to the US economy.
And given the soft currency of Washington's access business, it's awfully hard to separate influence in such concrete ways, especially when many of Daschle's clients are lobbying both her husband and the Senate as well.