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The same canniness that allowed Hitler to deploy symbolism so adroitly also permitted him to grasp the real danger and power of modern art, which is why he banned it as "degenerate.
Rita trains Paquita in manas, the very canniness, arte, and astucia rejected by Diego who has less need for these tactics than the lowest members of his society, maids and daughters.
Byron, too, was no match for Murray's canniness in matters financial, although he received nearly 20,000 [pounds sterling] from Murray over the ten years of their association (St.
McConnell, who wrote his senior thesis at the University of Louisville on the Compromise of 1850, knows that this was achieved by the canniness of Stephen A.
Stating that England needs to surround Swann by cotton wool before the Ashes, the report said that even Monty Panesar, a potential replacement should Swann be injured, is far less effective than Swann against left-handers, four of which are in the Australia top-six, adding that he has never possessed anything of Swann's innate canniness.
And again, to go back to section 2 for a second, we can see the canniness of Whitman's resolutely linking metonymy to anaphora, in the section in which the form is first introduced.
Canniness definitely contains its own antigens or enemies or disavowed shades or antitheses or opposites or contraries or reflections or whatever other metaphor you want to use, of which monsters are the most endlessly proliferative delight and example.
Synonyms for cynicism clarify this condition: disillusionment, jadedness; canniness, as opposed to credulity; realism, as opposed to romanticism.
While the author--whose canniness with marketing and self-promotion certainly helps to explain her books' remarkable popular success--has done little to dispel such connections, her work should also be understood as a feminist response to the pop fiction of J.
The joke cycles, or themes, examined are: jokes about stupidity and canniness, libidinous blondes and French people, Jewish people, men's sexuality, American lawyers, and the Soviet Union.
But while such disparities in spending highlight the challenge Moyes is up against, the respective transfer again reinforce the canniness he possesses.
Trying to play all the angles, Myers is soon bouncing like a pinball among two veteran campaign managers (played with tousled canniness by Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Giamatti), a conservative Democratic senator on the make (Jeffrey Wright), an aggressive New York Times reporter (Marisa Tomei), and a sexy young campaign intern (Evan Rachel Wood) so naive she believes in her own worldliness.