What Is Honor In The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner

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-I hate children’s parties: but because I had a grandson, I was invited to one, so for my sins, I attended. (An onerous unpleasant duty seen as punishment/ nemesis/ deservedly/ with good reason/ justifiably/ with no choice or options/ rightly/ justly/ imposition/ burden/ nuisance/ obligation/ hassle/ bother/ bounded duty/ bounden duty/ have it coming) -For a good while, the controversial politician was given a slap on the wrist for some of his indiscreet remarks relating to the leader of the opposition. (A mild reprimand or punishment/ reproach/ blame/ accusation/ reproof/ scolding/ rebuke/ chide/ reprove/ criticize/ reprimand/ censure) -The Russians wouldn’t have cared less if we’d tarred and feathered Nasser and run him out of Suez on a rail. (Smear with tar and then cover with feathers as a…show more content…
(Alludes to Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “the Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” in which a sailor who shoots a friendly albatross is forced to wear its carcass around his neck as punishment/ penalty/ chastisement /reprimand/ penance/ sentence/ conscience ridden) figure of speech: allusion Our political leaders deserve coal in their stocking this Christmas. (About being bad or deserving punishment/ History: This goes back to a Christmas story about Santa Claus and somebody not being a good boy or girl during the year. So, instead of getting gifts and toys in their stocking, they got a stocking filled with coal) ~ What you deserve is a lump of coal, not a pat on the back. (About being bad or deserving punishment) -Whatever the doom is, I will grin and bear it. (suffer pain and misfortune in stoical manner/ to endure something unpleasant in good humour/ take it on the chin/ endure/ persevere/ come to terms with it/ stick it out/ accept it/ suffer, sustain or bear it/ take the punishment/ take the medicine=accept the consequences or the bad fortune that one deserves {Farlex}/ weather the storm/ pay the
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