misalliance


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misalliance

see mismating; called also mésalliance.

mésalliance, misalliance

[Fr.] see mismating.
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Longest-winded against "compulsory affection" among the familial pieties was Shaw, that would-be perfect Ibsenite, in his preface to Misalliance,(36) and in this play itself a child of a happy marriage exclaims: "Oh home
89) And yet, the queen's daughter Galathee finds it in her own interest to argue repeatedly in defense of misalliance,(90) and she urges the shepherd Celadon to aspire to social advancement.
McDowall, who never married, spent most of the 1950s in New York, making his Broadway debut in 1953 in Misalliance.
The 1984-85 lineup: A Touch of the Poet by Eugene O'Neill, September 19 through October 21; Simon Grayhs Otherwise Engaged, October 31 through December 2; Moliere's Tartuffe, December 12 through January 20; Amlin Gray's Kingdom Come, January 30 through March 3; Misalliance, by G.
But his list doesn't hold up under scrutiny: it's unclear how the community doesn't recognize that murder and fornication could well have happened, nor, more importantly, why passing or miscegenation (the "unnatural" and "strange misalliance between Emily and Tobe") are untoward.
Selling races, on the Flat or over jumps, are usually best avoided, but in trying to avoid the hunter chases at Leicester and short-priced favourites elsewhere, Misalliance is worth considering in the low-grade start to the meeting at Sedgefield.
We then create matrices of identity for our individual "lists," revealing how certain aspects of identity are called into play, brought into focus by outside factors, and how the resulting power relations are either privilege, equality, oppression, alliance, misalliance, a sense of belonging, or a feeling of alienation.
Tiff is a good man, loyal, desirous of education and religion, and very protective of the two children in his care, the offspring of the misalliance between his mistress, a woman from a "good family" and a poor white.
In the one-mile fillies' handicap, Misalliance, who was shortened from 8-1 to 5-1, travelled nicely until past halfway, but was unable to get a clear run and was eased down.
That taboo could be theological and involve the marriage of monks and nuns, or refer to social misalliances as when commoners and princes (or princesses) wed.
Olive has a complicated plot involving sexual misalliances, ominous secrets, and brutal murder and is heavily laden with tropes of impurity, deformity, degeneracy, and monstrosity -- which Salih sees as reinforcing "the dominant order" (111) of racist injunctions against racial mixing.