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Don't get me wrong: Performances far exceed what you might expect for a show dependent upon such contrivances.
Our attention is focused back on the important question: does the power and universality of the instinct necessarily mean that religious behavior and spirituality are transcendental--that is, exist outside of human contrivance, waiting to be discovered by human contemplation, grace, and revelation?
As written in The Book of Leadership & Strategy, "The art of human leadership is to manage affairs without contrivance and instruct without speaking; to be pure and calm, unmoving, unshakably consistent, delegating matters to subordinates according to custom, so that duties are accomplished without strain.
Only one hour of action was possible on Friday, when Northants reached 35 for two, and a contrivance between the two captains now looks likely if the match can resume on Monday.
e) conducts, manages or is a party to any scheme, contrivance or operation of any kind by which any person, on payment of any sum of money, or the giving of any valuable security, or by obligating himself to pay any sum of money or give any valuable security, shall become entitled under the scheme, contrivance or operation to receive from the person conducting or managing the scheme, contrivance or operation, or any other person, a larger sum of money or amount of valuable security than the sum paid or given, or to be paid or given, by reason of the fact that other persons have paid or given, or obligated themselves to pay or give any sum of money or valuable security under the scheme, contrivance or operation;"
Concomitant suffering and infirmity, replacement, contrivance, and addition insinuate themselves into the nine chapters of the book When the son leaves home at the age of 18, he thinks of it as the age when his father's leg was amputated.
Feydeau's farces are masterpieces of improbable contrivance, usually dependent on far-fetched cases of mistaken identity.
But there is more than a hint of contrivance in the presentation of these snippets of oral histories.
Video-conferencing isn't a new contrivance, of course.
Gru didn't really have a sequel in him, and this gimmicky contrivance kind of proves that.
Contrivance has always played a big part in the history of boxing - after all most fights are arranged by matchmakers with the objective of generating cash - but this is possibly one contrivance too far.
What has changed is people's expectations -with the realisation of the contrivance that politics has become.