On this reading, she appeared vindictive, unwilling to let the parties settle the case on amicable terms, and herself the vengeful pursuer of the figurative pound of flesh
"Shell officials said that Ken Saro-Wiwa had `extracted his pound of flesh
,' " Reed says, adding that Shell officials told him Saro-Wiwa had received consulting contracts and fees from the company.
Antonio, whose money is invested in foreign ventures, borrows the sum from Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, on the condition that if the loan cannot be repaid in time Antonio will forfeit a pound of flesh
. News arrives that Antonio's ships have been destroyed.
He believes the Senate is intent on "extracting a pound of flesh
" for the renewal of the rent regs in the form of luxury decontrol and vacancy control.
In order to finance Bassanio 's voyage from Venice to Belmont to win the hand of Portia, Antonio, a Venetian merchant, borrows money from the Jew Shylock and signs a bond stipulating that, if the money is not repaid within three months, Shylock may cut a pound of flesh
from Antonio ' s body.
Understandably the IMF will ask for its pound of flesh
with far reaching austerity, impossible revenue targets and restrictions on public expenditure.
My question is what pound of flesh
will Maulana Sami extract from a willing Imran Khan after the general election should Imran Khan become PM?
"Over the top, my boys, Look lively for you're in the fight, The King, he wants his pound of flesh
, And till it's his, won't sleep tonight."
The Tory blue bloods demanding a pound of flesh
- PS4.4-billion in today's money - from hardworking people while gifting huge inheritance tax cuts to a few rich households is grotesque redistribution, Conservative-style, from the poor to the wealthy.
is very much built idea of this BDSM which doesn't feature Pound Of Flesh
. The sex Pound Of Flesh
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"I'll talk to you about the game because you've had your pound of flesh
from me on everything else," he said.
This is no doubt backed by the satellite TV gods, who want to create an English city-based version of the game to rival the Indian one, and also suits the council, who want their pound of flesh
for the PS30 million loan they gave Warwickshire to update the ground to "ensure the future of Test match cricket at Edgbaston.'' Since this so-called improvement, we have failed to get any Ashes Tests and appear to have fallen to the bottom of the pecking order behind even non-historic Test grounds, such as Durham.