Chast


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Chast

A Russian unit of dry volume approximately equivalent to 109.33 cubic centimeters. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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Examining feelings about parents is a lifelong project, and Chast portrays her own journey honestly and masterfully.
So it can't be said that Chast is breaking new ground.
In her chast arms th'Eternal Infant lies, Th'Almighty voice changed into feeble cryes.
The base degenerate Iron-off-spring ends; / A Golden progeny from Heaven descends; / O chast Lucina speed the Mother's pains, / And haste the glorious Birth; thy own Apollo reigns
As wel in goost as body chast was she, For which she floured in virginitee With alle humylitee and abstinence With alle attemperaunce and pacience.
I could imagine her as a Roz Chast cartoon of a harried, type-A mom driving herself crazy reading parenting books and taking them way too seriously.
Roz Chast in The New Yorker sardonically saluted "The Crummiest Generation.
to a white supremacist view--fair Diana taming burnt or dark female lions and spotted leopards (29)--The Elder Brother immediately corrects the stories he has just told: It is neither the bow nor the shield that accomplishes the feats of these chaste women, "But rigid looks of Chast austerity, / And noble grace that dash't brute violence / With sudden adoration, and blank aw" (453-55).
That was the task of the Kulturno-Vospitatelnaya Chast (the Cultural Education Department, shortened to Kvch).
Be thou as chast as Ice, as pure as Snow, thou shalt not escape
Margery herself recognized the challenge her clothing presented to the normative order, fearing that if she was "arayd on other maner than other chast women don" (734), she would be slandered.
Tucked between the Prada and Saks Fifth Avenue ads, you can still find the brilliant cartoons of Edward Sorrel and Roz Chast, a memorable story by Alice Munro or Richard Ford, a film review that makes all the right points, and even a half page on Madonna's latest techno CD.