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The performances that Carroll sees rarely sound interesting, and his own comments on them, whether approbatory or otherwise, are usually mundane: 'The opportunity to see Marion Terry in H.
A few implicitly approbatory remarks about these are made as well as one explicit commendation.
But the term "medicalization" can also, at least in principle, be used in an approbatory sense, as when we laud medicine for helping us to treat behaviors that formerly were thought to result from blameworthy choices.
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.
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.
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.