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  • In America, the land of opportunity that has sometimes recalcitrantly welcomed the world's "poor and huddled masses," gay people do not yet enjoy the benefits of full citizenship and anti-gay discrimination is still legal.

    Christian de la Huerta: Coming Out Spiritually

  • The most remarkable thing of all perhaps is that, despite the high volume of traffic, street life of some kind recalcitrantly clings on.

    Vancouver says goodbye to Olympic streetcar « Stephen Rees's blog

  • Her stomach, recalcitrantly rounded despite the odd attempt to bully it into shape with punishing sit-ups, went too.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • Yet, in these and the other texts my book discusses, the past recalcitrantly persists, and it persists in potent, wrenching, surprising, and sometimes deadly ways.

    Critical Presentism

  • The main argument against Israel from the left seems to be that Hamas is so recalcitrantly evil that no amount of fighting will change it, so Israel should just accept that and meet their demands.


  • The extent of his zeal to live (surely the more pervasive and predominate it was the more healthy the human psyche) he was uncertain of in such an exhausted state with inordinate muck, the black dust and fabric of the brain, in all sectors animated and taking on primitive life like a mass of prions rising from nothing recalcitrantly, clogging his mind with their movements, his will, his sensibility lost to them that were no more than adumbrations of forgotten aspects of his life ... lost.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • After some days trying to install a database server I had never used before (which, recalcitrantly, refuses to work correctly) and enduring many problems in the implementation of a system Iā€™m working at presently (which are normal ā€” and expected ā€” development issues, but that stress me anyway), I believed that the weekend would be the only good thing in the week.

    Reflective Surface - Archives: 2003 May


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