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Henry, English anatomist and gynecologist, 1810-1900. See: Savage perineal body.
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But at least it's savageness of a sort that isn't likely to provoke ethnically driven revenge killings.
But melancholy is also the condition of the traveler from Di qua dal faro, Le pietre di Pantalica, and Il viaggio di Odisseo: a modern-day Ulysses who can no longer reach Ithaca, the island of the "olivo," the tree of culture and civilization, but is destined to always return to a fallen Troy from where he will interminably mourn an island destroyed by the technological monsters of modernity and on whose ruins only the "oleastro"--the tree of savageness and bestiality--can prosper.
Only slightly more helpful is the ironic juxtaposition of word and image as we hear Othello say, "O, she will sing the savageness out of a bear
Yesterday Northern Ireland saw two people found guilty of sex attacks that leave you wondering how society can produce such savageness.
It is the tale of the individual savageness of modern civilization pitted against the collective savageness of the untamed.
Foreign journalists and their audience have been dumbfounded at the savageness of the beating dealt out to Magee.
So, instead of the normal kinds of colors of animals, this Mexican artist added to the savageness of these animals by painting them in startling choices of red, yellow and green.
That is mainly because he could hardly hear anything, having been kicked in the head while standing up - a blow which was a gauge of the Springboks' savageness on that shameful November day 12 months ago at Twickenham which left Robinson with a perforated ear drum.
Then Kennedy added what often has seemed so futile, in America as elsewhere: "Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks said so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.
The savageness of the attack left neighbors' walls spattered with blood, Chung said.
The results are a triumph, he says, of "light over darkness, civility over savageness, victory over submission".
Events in the Far East war have been met with claim and counter-claim, each side promoting the savageness of its enemy whilst downplaying its own atrocities.