Catholicism, understood on its own terms, is radically opposed to American culture, and to the essence of modernity.
A model of modernity, Happerton struggles to create himself, assembling an identity wholecloth.
You attribute a part of the decline of violence to the forces of modernity and enlightenment.
The lesson of Victorian London is that modernity isn't built one luxury high-rise at a time.
It reeks of desperation and signals an inability to come to grips with modernity.
The old factories, with traditions of a century and a half, threw off their lethargy at the trumpet-blast of modernity.
Its naïve measures were never obsessed by the straining after modernity.
What animals, with the smaller stamp of modernity, were pressing here for supremacy?
It surprised the easterners, this evidence of modernity in a pioneer world.
"I was deeply impressed with the modernity of their scientific attitude," he pleasantly remarked to the commanding officer.