If the children gathered about her, as they sometimes did, Pearl would grow positively terrible in her puny wrath, snatching up stones to fling at them, with shrill, incoherent exclamations, that made her mother tremble, because they had so much the sound of a witch's anathemas
in some unknown tongue.
By this, the long wished-for opportunity was offered to "True" Socialism of confronting the political movement with the Socialist demands, of hurling the traditional anathemas
against liberalism, against representative government, against bourgeois competition, bourgeois freedom of the press, bourgeois legislation, bourgeois liberty and equality, and of preaching to the masses that they had nothing to gain, and everything to lose, by this bourgeois movement.
Between them the two families got a great portion of her private savings out of her, and finally she fled to London followed by the anathemas
of both, and determined to seek for servitude again as infinitely less onerous than liberty.
Though it was now dark, I knew he was awake; because I heard him fulminating strange anathemas
at finding himself lying in a pool of water.
In the taking of legal oaths, for instance, deponents seem to enjoy themselves mightily when they come to several good words in succession, for the expression of one idea; as, that they utterly detest, abominate, and abjure, or so forth; and the old anathemas
were made relishing on the same principle.
It would be anathema
to us [to interfere with] the artists' rights and first amendment rights," said Strubs.
Now, an anathema
is a much stronger condemnation than a Millstone Award; indeed this one indicates that the first teaching of CORE is an outright heresy which, knowingly adhered to, places a person outside the Church.
They were sincere, well-meaning people who tactically betrayed the gay movement: The one fact that, in the 20th-century American debate over gay rights, was of greatest pragmatic, immediate political utility for gaining gay civil rights from America's voters--the fact that human sexual orientation is basically like human handedness, unchosen and normal and no more "promotable" than eye color--was attached to a body of research that was, on the visceral, fundamental level of political philosophy, utter anathema
Ivor's definition of patriotism is spot on and I would argue that it truly describes what Plaid Cymru is all about and not the racism and evil philosophy of the British National Party as he suggests,both of which are anathema
to Plaid Cymru and its members.
There's a heaviness to the Klezmatics that's anathema
to ordinary klezmer music, which by its very nature and function is escapist, even as it celebrates cultural cohesion.