Rather it is that such comments speak to the party's discomfort with 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.
But modernity, its machines, objectivity and industry, produced its counterfoil within Holmes as well.
The old factories, with traditions of a century and a half, threw off their lethargy at the trumpet-blast of modernity.
It surprised the easterners, this evidence of modernity in a pioneer world.
What animals, with the smaller stamp of modernity, were pressing here for supremacy?
There is one thing better than modernity,—it is immortality.
"I was deeply impressed with the modernity of their scientific attitude," he pleasantly remarked to the commanding officer.