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Almost every approbatory estimation of Rivers takes note of his countercultural assiduity--all the painters and poets, the women, the men, the saxes, the syringes--and the Corcoran has made a particularly heavy investment in the myth.
The title poem, which had already been printed the previous year in the Dublin University Magazine, where it had attracted satisfactorily approbatory attention, was a defence from the female point of view of Socrates' much-maligned wife.
Since Donald Rumsfeld's appointment as secretary of defense was announced on December 28, approbatory phrases have been the order of the day.
A somewhat critical report, it reproves the Council for having so little recourse to the political instruments provided by the Maastricht Treaty - common action and positions - and for continuing to prefer declarations which are of no real interest since a majority are sadly mere rhetoric, translating approbatory or disapprobatory opinions.
It may be objected that the novel's approbatory attitude towards evil
Nevertheless, a clear pattern of proscriptive responses ("thou shalt not"), rather than approbatory responses ("thou shalt"), has been heard from newspaper executives (and, to a lesser extent, broadcasters) whose staffs use written codes.
the "Company") is pleased to announce that at the meeting of its Board of Directors held on September 11, 2009, the Company resolved to present our approbatory view of the tender offer for the Company's common shares (the "Tender Offer") by Quantum Entertainment Corporation (the "Tender Offeror") as follows.
The resolution presenting such approbatory view was based on the premises that, upon the completion of the Tender Offer, the Tender Offeror is expected to hold all of the Company's issued and outstanding shares and that, thereafter, the Company's shares will be delisted from the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Stock Exchange.
Substance of the Approbatory View of the Tender Offer and the Grounds and Reasons Therefor
Subject to the resolution on the approbatory view of the Tender Offer by the Company's Board of Directors as the Company's officers (excluding Mr.
The highest approbatory term liberals (a category that nowadays includes most Republicans) can bestow is moderate--as in "moderate Republican.
In his Foreword, Merlin Holland, Oscar Wilde's only grandson, enthusiastically scribes his approbatory endorsement of this massive, totally swamping successor to Stuart Mason's more slenderly fact-decorated magnum opus, describing his contributed pages as 'an expression of delight that a scholar of Karl Beckson's stature should share a lifetime's study of Wilde and his circle and in a form which will make it the most useful reference work to appear on Wilde since Christopher Millard's Bibliography over eighty years ago.