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  • He turned the USSR from peasant dung-heap to industrial super-power in a single generation.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Have the guts to drop your lefty morality and see the world as the festering dung-heap of self-interest that it really is.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Is this the first time that the dung-heap has aided the spring to create the rose?

    Les Miserables

  • He often spent half a day in gazing at a market garden, the beds of lettuce, the chickens on the dung-heap, the horse turning the water-wheel.

    Les Miserables

  • The air taken from above a dung-heap, as has been scientifically proved, is purer than the air taken from above Paris.

    Les Miserables

  • He stumbled along in the hideous dung-heap of the city.

    Les Miserables

  • The same can now be said of the government of the United States; and that includes the dung-heap of ambition that is the Democratic Party.

    Stan Goff: The Obscenity (and the Moratorium)

  • Yet another Arbogast gem plucked from a dung-heap of a film...

    Don't even think it

  • He's off to the dung-heap of opportunistic politics.

    post your election returns here

  • The most frequently quoted summation was by James Anthony Froude, the reigning English historian and biographer of the day, who declared that β€œin all the world there is not, perhaps, now concentrated in any single spot so much swindling and villainy, so much foul disease, such a hideous dung-heap of moral and physical abomination as in the scene of this far-famed undertaking of nineteenth-century engineering.”

    The Path Between the Seas

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