In literature:
It was a standing grief to the good old priest, this strange perversity of the girl in the matter of religious duty, as he saw it.
"Alice of Old Vincennes" by Maurice Thompson
Oh, the perversity of human kind!
"The Virginians" by William Makepeace Thackeray
How dare a perverse girl take these liberties with relations so very respectable, and whom she highly respects?
"Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
Have we not daily proof of a similar obstinacy and perverseness?
"Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I" by Francis Augustus Cox
Well then, rising, (Bella silently, with uplifted hands, reproaching my supposed perverseness,) I see nothing can prevail with you to oblige us.
"Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
I'll tell thee all, when I see thee: and thou shalt then judge of my difficulties, and of her perverseness.
"Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
Still she could not force this perverse young woman to tell that which she did not choose to tell.
"Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus" by Jessie Graham Flower
But to me she is one of the most perverse.
"Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
I know my father has told you about it, and it is worth reading as a curiosity of perverseness.
"The Vanishing Man" by R. Austin Freeman
Isn't that the way one leaves the normal and gets into the byways of perversion?
"Plays" by Susan Glaspell
Wonder not, that a perverse wife makes a listening husband.
"Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
He is a practical humorist, full of perverse tricks, but all intended for effect, and without a particle of malice.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
It is a strange perversity.
"Concerning Animals and Other Matters" by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
But after all, the negroes were a perverse race of people.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
The other is, that infidels are multiplied by this perversion.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
He showed no sadistic perversion.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The insidious words found an echo in the perverse spirits of several of the captains.
"The Executioner's Knife" by Eugène Sue
By a strange perversion he had to fight against the feeling that she was suffering now.
"The Chalice Of Courage" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
We may be perverse in our notions, and mistaken in our ways; but there are some great natural blessings which we cannot refuse.
"Household Education" by Harriet Martineau
The seriousness of his manner awoke a spirit of perverseness.
"The Outcaste" by F. E. Penny
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In poetry:
And nowhere, save through base perversion
Of the grand "wherefore" he was made,
Has dark presumption's foul coercion
E'er dared his freedom to invade.
"Admonition" by James Madison Bell
'Though the winds and the waves were perverse,
I was sure to be welcom'd with glee;
My presence the cares would disperse,
That were only awaken'd for me.
"The Old Fisherman" by Matilda Betham
The vulgar, all find some pretence
To do what's wrong, and God incense:
Blind, dull, perverse, to hell they run,
Nor will, though warn'd, perdition shun.
"A Warning To The Welsh, To Repent, Wrote At The Time A Great Plague Rag'd In London" by Rees Prichard
But now, by our perverse supposal,
There is a drift of fog on your mornings;
You in your peignoir, dainty at your orange cup,
Feel poising round the sunny room
"Prelude To An Evening" by John Crowe Ransom
How foolishly, O God! was I thy foe?
Perverse, as Pharaoh was in former days,
Though thou didst still the culprit kindly wooe,
To turn to thee, and to amend his ways.
"A Prayer For A Sick Person" by Rees Prichard
What sorrows in my soul, O God! arise,
The vast perverseness of mankind to see?
Shou'd any strive to lead them to the skies,
To quenchless fires they'd rather madly flee.
"The Pastor's Complaint" by Rees Prichard
In news:
Testing Has Become a ' Perversion ,' Texas Education chief Robert Scott Says.
Scouts argue for edits in ' perversion files'.
The ' Perversion Files' Come to Light.
Eight Louisville Cases in Boy Scout " Perversion Files".
The Boy Scouts of America has released piles of documents that make up what the organization calls " perversion files".
The release in October of the Boy Scouts' secret " perversion files" was ordered by the Oregon Supreme Court, following a civil suit that the Scouts lost.
Boy Scouts' ' perversion files' involve 21 cases.
A perversion of a system meant to promote good.
Boy Scout ' perversion list' reveals extent of alleged abuse.
People involved with the Boy Scouting movement face the court-ordered release of the organization's " perversion files" with mixed emotions.
Boy Scouts ' perversion files' listed Solano County men.
Scores Of Floridians Named In Boy Scout ' Perversion Files'.
Crime ' Perversion Files' Involving Eight Former Idaho Scout Leaders Made Public.
They've been called the " perversion files".
It all came to light with the release of confidential files called the "Boy Scout Perversion Files," which detail accounts and reports of abuse that were more times than not, covered up.
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In science:
Finally, in Section 12, we prove that, for any ﬁltered face set, K , the perverse algebra A(K )• and its homology, H (A(K )• ), admit positively graded minimal models (see Theorem F).
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
Some of our ﬁrst results are proved in the general case of loose perversities but the construction of the minimal models relies strongly on the structure of the lattice of Goresky and MacPherson perversities.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
This was ﬁrst observed by Stienne () who determined the properties of the predecessors of a given Goresky and MacPherson perversity and a part of the construction of our perverse minimal model is inspired from his work.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
In all this text, for a graded perverse ob ject, a, we denote by |a| its degree and by kak its perverse degree.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
Filtered face sets and perverse differential graded algebras 12.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
We deﬁne ﬁltered simplices of a ﬁltered space and the notion of perverse degree of a ﬁltered simplex.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
The key point is that stratiﬁed maps decrease the perverse degree, cf.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
We introduce now the notion of perversity which is the fundamental tool of intersection theory.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
To these perversities, we add an element, ∞, which is the constant map on ∞.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
We call it the inﬁnite perversity despite the fact that it is not a perversity in the sense of the previous deﬁnition.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
In the deﬁnition of loose perversity, we have imposed p(0) = 0 and this restriction makes empty the condition on kσk0 .
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
Let (X, (Xi )0≤i≤n ) be a ﬁltered space and p be a loose perversity. A chain c is an intersection chain for p if c and its boundary ∂ c are p-admissible chains.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
Proposition 2.9. A stratiﬁed map, f : X → Y , induces a morphism between the complexes of intersection chains, f∗ : C p ∗ (X ) → C p ∗ (Y ), for any loose perversity p.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
Let X be a ﬁltered space with d(X ) = n and p be a loose perversity.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
Let U be an open cover of the ﬁltered space X and p be a loose perversity.
Rational Homotopy and Intersection Cohomology
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