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Most striking, in terms of the popular mythologization of Gibraltar, is the extent to which the historical "facts" of besiegement all (with a recent exception) occurred within a historical period lasting some five hundred years, but ending more than 200 years ago, with the close of the 18th century.
The specific setting of the Cho Ro Bo post served to enhance the mood of besiegement as these men spoke.
prone to a constant sense of besiegement and panic, and punitive and self-righteous.
Emma Rich and John Evans' "Re-reading Voice: Young Women, Anorexia and Performative Education" points to the besiegement of state-mediated messages upon today's young women, which have lead to, as they say, "a moral panic" regarding an "obesity epidemic", where "schools have been subjected to a barrage of initiatives and policies, steeped in performance outcomes and targets, in an effort to regulate young people's bodies.
52) A new ecumenism based upon religious solidarity with evangelical movements based both inside and outside traditional Christian denominations, coupled with a feeling of shared besiegement, promoted links between churches abroad and various churches in the developed world.
Through the eyes of the Iraqis, Shadid offers a wealth of insight into phenomena Americans must contend with as long as we occupy Iraq: the fury of offended Iraqi patriotism, the resurgence of religion among the toppled Sunnis, the besiegement of the Iraqi citizen, and the meaning of the new Shia politics that the United States has ushered to power.
Still conscious, cut off at the waist to reveal a hollow trunk cavity (a la mode Hieronymus Bosch's Hell from the Garden of Earthly Delights,) and helpless to do anything about his besiegement, he imploringly yet passively stares out at us, as if to say, "neither wisdom nor consciousness will be enough to save us from the leviathan of historical accident, or from ourselves.
Its townspeople tended toward Puritanism after the English Reformation, and in 1644 Anti-Royalist Lyme withstood a two-months' besiegement by Prince Maurice and the Royalist forces.
fevered sense of besiegement about Jesse Jackson, of all people, is
It is hoped that through massive military action, besiegement, and assassination of key Palestinian civil and political leaders, it can force the Palestinians into submission.
Joyce's underlying desire to highlight the importance of the trivial is evident, ultimately, in Bloom's besiegement by fate and chance, but it is a consideration of the degree of control we have over our own lives that echoes most strongly with readers of modern literature, for a preoccupation with free will is one of the defining concerns of modernism.
Holed up alone in the Lesny Hotel, with only the lashing rain against the windows for company, England worked themselves into a mood of besiegement.