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Ingratitude

Anastasie and Delphine
ungrateful daughters do not attend father’s funeral. [Fr. Lit.: Père Goriot]
Glencoe, Massacre
of Campbell clan, having accepted hospitality of the MacDonalds for more than a week, attacked their hosts, killing 38. [Scot. Hist.: EB, IV: 573]
Goneril and Regan
two evil daughters of King Lear; their monstrous ingratitude upon receiving his kingdom drives him mad. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
Lucius
enjoyed Timon’s generosity; refuses him loan when poor. [Br. Lit.: Timon of Athens]
Lucullus
Timon’s false friend; forgets all too easily his generosity. [Br. Lit.: Timon of Athens]
Sempronius
shared in Timon’s bounty; denies him loan when poor. [Br. Lit.: Timon of Athens]
ten lepers
of the ten lepers cleansed by Jesus, only one returned to thank him. [N. T.: Luke 11–19]
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Ingratitude is one disease that can attack anyone of us -- especially if we have a strong sense of entitlement.
This is the context of Tetlow's gratitude for God's gifts as true humility and ingratitude as the root of all other sins; thus, ingratitude as pride, perhaps even more sinful than pride since it involves an awareness of God's gracious and magnanimous love, yet choosing not to be grateful.
To Cure Love (From The Little Book of Poisons, Potions and Aphrodisiacs) Take 2oz of Consideration, half of Quantity of Indifference, 10 Grains of ingratitude, 6 temples of Patience, a small sprig of Rye, a good handfuls of Employments, four months absence, mix with it To Make Perry (From The Little Book of Cocktails, Cordials and Elixirs) Take pears that have a vinous juice such as the Gooseberry Pear Horse Pear both the red and white, the John, the choak pears, and other pears of the like kind; take the reddest of the sort; let them be ripe but not too ripe and grind them as you do apples when you make cyder, and work it off in the same manner; if your pears are of a sweet taste, mix a few crabs with them.
You are looking for those places in your day where you most came alive or felt drained of life, moments where you were filled with gratitude or curdled with ingratitude.
Mr Wyatt need not have fears that his failure to secure the candidature at Ladywood or All Saints is a reflection of ingratitude on the part of his constituents.
Lasley could've commented on the ingratitude shown by those who booed a team who've punched well above their weight all season long.
Bikram VohraMany times in life we are hit by ingratitude.
To be sure, integral to Ingratitude, Treacherous Subjects, and The Gift of Freedom is a nuanced consideration of debt, indebtedness, and obligation.
We also emphasize the fact that, according to Article 1021 Civil Code, the revocations for ingratitude and for the non-fulfillment of a charge do not lawfully operate, and consequently they should be settled by the court of justice.
However, the Weinsteins filing said in the filing that this case is about greed and ingratitude.
Anastasiades said it would constitute unforgivable ingratitude if he did not express in public everything he owed Clerides, his political father.
Sheikh Mohammed Taha Ahamdon Imam and preacher of Fri- unified Prayers which held under the slogan / to burn demands / which held in Alhaq Square in Samarra, with the participation of hundreds of thousands of people of Samarra: "After months of demonstration and sit-ins our legitimated demands , have not touched but vain promises by Maliki only and ingratitude and procrastination and denial of rights, and that there is no hope for Iraq In the light of this regime , we have decided today to burn demands.