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CHAFECypress Hills Advocates for Education (Brooklyn, NY)
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ll 493-501) Pass by the smithy and its crowded lounge in winter time when the cold keeps men from field work, -- for then an industrious man can greatly prosper his house -- lest bitter winter catch you helpless and poor and you chafe a swollen foot with a shrunk hand.
I have no orders, but I have fears --fears that I will express, chafe as you may--fears that you may be consigning that young lady to something worse than supporting you by the labour of her hands, had she worked herself dead.
And above all, I said, and as the result of all, see how sensitive the citizens become; they chafe impatiently at the least touch of authority and at length, as you know, they cease to care even for the laws, written or unwritten; they will have no one over them.
And what could I do but hold my peace, and chafe, and take my chance of it?
The fallen nature in Rachel--the mother Eve, so to speak-- began to chafe at this.
As certain liquors, confined in casks too cramped in their dimensions, will ferment, and fret, and chafe in their imprisonment, so the spiritual essence or soul of Mr Tappertit would sometimes fume within that precious cask, his body, until, with great foam and froth and splutter, it would force a vent, and carry all before it.
I make the schoolmaster so ridiculous, and so aware of being made ridiculous, that I see him chafe and fret at every pore when we cross one another.
That is only the place where the collar is put on at night to keep me chained up; it chafes a bit, but one soon gets used to it.
The use of Unique Seaflex's ALBs allowed the deck-mounted linear winch to pull on the chafe chain to slacken the connection to the Ikdam deck hook.
According to the Wall Streets Journal, Chafe has said that Obama's background makes him unique in the history of American presidents as not only he is the only president who spent his childhood years in an Asian country, Indonesia, but also is the only one known to be of a mixed racial background and whose seminal political experience involved working as a community organizer in a slum.
Although much of this has been noted in scholarship before, never has it been articulated with anything like the clarity, detail, and sophistication that Chafe brings to the task.
Chafe believes that the choices these leaders made at key moments in their lives had a profound impact on the type of people they became and the type of leaders they were.