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anarchy

1. Political theory general lawlessness and disorder, esp when thought to result from an absence or failure of government
2. the absence or lack of government
3. the theory or practice of political anarchism
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By degrees the anarchy finds a way into private houses, and ends by getting among the animals and infecting them.
The medieval Church, at first merely from the brutal necessities of a period of anarchy, had for the most part frowned on the joy and beauty of life, permitting pleasure, indeed, to the laity, but as a thing half dangerous, and declaring that there was perfect safety only within the walls of the nominally ascetic Church itself.
I warrant such a one in either case Would shine, as King or subject; such a man Would in the storm of battle stand his ground, A comrade leal and true; but Anarchy-- What evils are not wrought by Anarchy! She ruins States, and overthrows the home, She dissipates and routs the embattled host; While discipline preserves the ordered ranks.
Anarchy For Him and For Her are the first-ever pair of body sprays to launch at the same time in mass retail stores, according to the brand.The decision to launch them together stemmed from the brand's wide appeal by both sexes.
Summary: The leader of a Tunisian government panel on political reform said Monday the country could fall into anarchy as it moves toward democracy.
The FX television series Sons of Anarchy entered its third season in September.
Including the introduction by Edward Stringham, Anarchy, State, and Public Choice contains eighteen essays.
The would-be Conservative Premier preposterously claimed a couple of days ago there was anarchy in the UK.
Glen Matlock, original Sex Pistol and notorious punk rocker who raged for Anarchy in the UK, is now 52 and sending his two sons to a pounds 17,000-a-year school.
Fighting Immigration Anarchy: American Patriots Battle to Save the Nation, by Daniel Sheehy, Bloomington, Indiana: Rooftop Publishing, 2006, 344 pages, paperback, $19.95.
Khairy Janbek Only a few months ago, the Fateh-dominated Palestinian government was calling on the Palestinian groups, including Hamas, to end anarchy in the Palestinian National Authority territories, by withdrawing all armed manifestations off the streets.
You have great ideas for introducing rubato (Keyboard Companion, Autumn 2000); what about the fine line between "rubato" and "rhythmic anarchy"?