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  1. This is not a satire.
  2. This parable is a satire condemning.
  3. But satire needs not those, and wit will shine.
  4. And this type of satire goes on also in politics.
  5. He always saw the joke of any satire against himself.

  6. Satire, you know, should be true up to a certain point.
  7. Here’s a satire I wrote to point out faults in scripture.
  8. But he regretted the pleasantry; it was too near a satire.
  9. Oh well, he thought, what it lacks in satire, it more than.
  10. Alex was fully into the satire of the group and said, Sure.
  11. Although her words contained some satire but she had said so.
  12. I was just passing through, I responded with matching satire.
  13. I should point out that he wasn’t planning a career in satire.
  14. There is no satire, very little humor and nothing in the least skittish.
  15. They must submit to satire, caricature, and even slander, without concern.

  16. This parable is a satire condemning the Jewish nation, the Scribes, and Pharisees.
  17. The police were invited to the funeral and but declined, quipped Wolf with satire.
  18. An author had eaten his dinner and would not pay; 'I'll write a satire on you,' says he.
  19. I’m just worried it’s too much of a satire of our society and the Duke will hate it.
  20. Now that’s real progress, wouldn’t you say? she said with a soft hint of satire.
  21. An author had eaten his dinner and would not pay; ‘I’ll write a satire on you,’ says he.
  22. His satire has been less bitter of late, and there was a monk he received and had a long talk with.
  23. And as to roaring myself red and that kind of thing—these men never understand what is good satire.
  24. The broker, in fact, who fills the eye of pictorial satire and the country press, is not an admirable object.
  25. When Obama was elected, satire website The Onion posted the headline, Black man given nation's worst job.

  26. Kosmo told Jason that Castro had a copy of The Prince in his library, though few felt he was much into satire.
  27. Many an irksome noise, go a long way off, is heard as music, a proud, sweet satire on the meanness of our lives.
  28. This proviso might have sounded rather satirically in Will's ear if he had been in a mood to care about such satire.
  29. This is an amusement to sharpen the intellect; it has a sting—it has what we call satire, and wit without indecency.
  30. Of course musical comedy might be made a vehicle for keen satire, for delicate humor, for gracious lyricism, and what not.
  31. He was in his first film in 1933, Rufus Jones for President, a musical comedy with satire, which also starred Ethel Waters.
  32. My dear Anthony West…: Steinbeck’s satire of Joe Elegant as a novelist continues here in this dig at Anthony West.
  33. Not a lot of good books written by people, and the only decent ones were dismissed as fantasy, science fiction, comedy or satire.
  34. Some have questioned if The Prince was a satire, as Machiavelli’s discourse on Livy’s history of Rome stressed political morality.
  35. The affair, as it will be reported, will cover us with shame; for in a society such as ours satire inflicts a painful and incurable wound.
  36. In the face of the threat of nuclear annihilation, filmmakers could either try grim reality or they could opt for satire of the blackest kind.
  37. One morning, though I had never tried my hand with the pen, it suddenly occurred to me to write a satire on this officer in the form of a novel which would unmask his villainy.
  38. He took the overcoat upstairs, folded it and stored it on the floor of his wardrobe, then returned downstairs for a bite of tea and another helping of his mother’s tasteless satire.
  39. The older he got, the more cutting and caustic his comedy became until it was a pure cutting satire which ripped to shreds all of the sacred cows and corruptions of civilization he could sniff out.
  40. Added to this air of gaiety ,a constant stream of jokes ,pranks , donkey rides and Moorkha Sammelans: a gathering where a group of poets read out their funnypoems and satire in front of an audience.
  41. But “Alice-Sit-by-the-Fire” is a “satire” built on such a weak and irritating foundation that it is difficult to consider it except with contempt—which is a cruel way of looking at Barrie.
  42. The Spectacular Spinning Songbook was spun from coast to coast through the autumn of 1986 before it reached Europe, where I hoped the international language of mirth and satire would be readily understood.
  43. Convention and especially satire sometimes portray speculators comically as speculating in pork bellies (in which a real market and real speculators exist) and often "losing their shirts" or making a fortune on small market changes.
  44. She, seeing she was not in the list of the poet, asked him what he had seen in her that he did not include her in the number of the others, telling him he must add to his satire and put her in the new part, or else look out for the consequences.
  45. Which notwithstanding they cannot handsomely do, without the borrowed help and satire of times past; condemning the vices of their own times, by the expressions of vices in times which they commend, which cannot but argue the community of vice in both.
  46. We do not speak of the immense exile of Patmos who, on his part also, overwhelms the real world with a protest in the name of the ideal world, who makes of his vision an enormous satire and casts on Rome-Nineveh, on Rome-Babylon, on Rome-Sodom, the flaming reflection of the.
  47. His satire on civic hypocrisy is especially sharp here, for he refers to what was probably a local chapter of the New En gland Watch and Ward Society, founded in Boston in 1878 as the New En gland Society for the Suppression of Vice, and in 1890 renamed the Watch and Ward Society.
  48. It is all very well to shower satire upon the matinée girl—she can stand it, and has stood it full many a time and oft—but to mix her up in the imaginary adultery of her own mother—and as a joke, saving the mark!—gives one such a disagreeable shock, that recovery from its effects is quite out of the question.
  49. The humour was not entirely denied, but, according to the new view, it was rated as an altogether secondary quality, a mere accessory, nothing more than the stalking-horse under the presentation of which Cervantes shot his philosophy or his satire, or whatever it was he meant to shoot; for on this point opinions varied.
  50. No matter what he may write, a drama, a learned work, a story, a philosophic treatise, a lyric poem, a criticism, a satire, it is only this inner work of his soul which is dear to us, and not the architectural structure in which he, for the most part, and I think, always, distorting them, clothes his thoughts and feelings.
  51. There is no touch of satire which strikes deeper than his quiet remark that the greater part of the precepts of Christ are more at variance with the lives of ordinary Christians than the discourse of Utopia ('And yet the most part of them is more dissident from the manners of the world now a days, than my communication was.
  52. If she could only believe what the children were singing; if she were only sure, how different all would now be; how confidently she would leave them to Providence and their future kingdom! But, in default of that, it behoved her to do something; to be their Providence; for to Tess, as to not a few millions of others, there was ghastly satire in the poet's lines—.
  53. Cavilling Hindoos still ask me the same sort of questions concerning the nature and extent of God's vengeance; the triumph twinkle in their eyes indicating that they have anticipated my answer, and are only politely waiting to hear my words confirm their anticipation before launching out into a strain of cutting satire, or assumed virtuous indignation at Christians attributing such a character to God.
  54. That is some satire, keen and critical,.
  55. Certainly, this is not a satire or denial of tradition,.

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