Ingratitude


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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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He said: 'I find the incessant xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other African nationals in South Africa very un-African, barbaric, and unparalleled acts of ingratitude. It is quite disturbing that the Government of South Africa has not taken decisive steps to end these attacks, which have led to the wanton loss of lives and properties of fellow Africans, especially Nigerians.
Ingratitude constitutes the "fraying of political life." Those who reach out to others should themselves receive a helping hand when in need.
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 say the least, the AMs displayed their deep ingratitude when they made Neil Hamilton their leader.
In a spectacular show of ingratitude he appears to have turned his back on Boro.
How else can you explain Mr Farage comments that Ukip AM have were "unjust" and act of "deep ingratitude".
Professor Denko Maleski in Sloboden pecat writes that with all due respect for the institution President of the country, the words Ivanov uttered in the interview for German newspaper "Bild" reflected ingratitude and short-term memory.
They went their way with bottomless corruption and ingratitude to the people who elected them to responsible governmental positions of power.
Every character has attitude--including Jackson, one determined donkey, fed up with ingratitude. The book is a delightful way to make the point that good manners, even to a donkey, are no bad thing.
Income tax, for instance, and the ingratitude of one's children.
In either case, she should be grateful the BJP gave her a chance and going around embarrassing them by childish remarks, is certainly ingratitude of the worst kind.
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.