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Singson proposed to build a 'discardable' temporary train station connecting MRT 3 and LRT 1 in Quezon City, while the wait is on for the construction of the common station linking three train lines.
The second problem is much more acute-and has implicitly been the site where most lost leaves have recently been invoked, if we believe that Langland promulgated his poem three times, he can only have imagined an audience of individuals who would recognize new initiatives and would see that older iterations of the poem were now superseded, perhaps discardable. Such an audience must have been a coterie, and very small indeed.
Put another way, Dryden is here a discardable intermediary: he provides the intervening framework for Wordsworth to form a relationship with Chaucer and a Chaucerian character, but is himself ultimately excluded from it.
"And the quality of goods they put on the street because they're done with it and discardable is also very impressive."
Knight embraces her unborn children instead of viewing them as discardable byproducts of an evil situation.
But applied to art, that same phrase, "the end of history", strikes me with terror; that end I can imagine only too well, for most novels produced today stand outside the history of the novel: novelized confessions, novelized journalism, novelized score-settling, novelized autobiographies, novelized indescretions, novelized denunciations, novelized political arguments, novelized deaths of husbands, novelized deaths of fathers, novelized deaths of mothers, novelized deflowerings, novelized childbirths--novels ad infinitum, to the end of time, that say nothing new, have no aesthetic ambition, bring no change to our understanding of man or to novelistic form, are each one like the next, are completely consumable in the morning and completely discardable in the afternoon.
Instead, we now have discardable lifestyles substituting for the durable, the tenacious, the sacred.
Immediately after removal of the uteri, using aseptic techniques and sterile discardable syringes and needles, 5 mL samples were taken from each uteri horn.
The basic conceptual unit here is women displaced from their traditional cultural roles, perceived as a source of cheap labor, fodder for the maquilas, factories and plants, exploitable sexual commodities and discardable objects.
And for clarification, it is important to note that much of what is considered to be misogynistic lyrics in Hip-hop usually has one or more of the following six themes: (a) derogatory statements about women in relation to sex; (b) statements involving violent actions toward women, particularly in relation to sex; (c) references of women causing "trouble" for men; (d) characterization of women as "users" of men; (e) references of women being beneath men; and (f) references of women as usable and discardable beings (Adams and Fuller 940).