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Polska deals with real events without eliding the pressures of time and memory to which history is subjected.
He argues that causal reference theorists are mistaken in eliding the equivalence of different names in statements about belief or attitudes, because names and similar information make reference by way of information networks that do not necessarily coincide.
When you subscribe to your favorite sites and read all their articles in a single, text-heavy interface, you're eliding the beauty and variety of design on the Web.
The two translators of this volume, both accomplished poets in their own right, have frequently exercised considerable freedom in eliding words or reorganizing ideas.
Styan's categorisation for eliding the differences between practitioners, but perhaps doesn't give him enough credit for his role in forwarding the investigation of the whole phenomenon.
Eliding the first token of the string brings the two contrasted words or word groups closer together, thus enhancing the contrast.
Here I suggest that such approaches end up eliding the actioncentered nature of Paka's "big name"-making ambitions.
The Kirov has the means to flesh out the Balanchine steps (that are sometimes danced hastily) and make them sing with cantilena, a Russian eliding of musical impulses into luscious phrases.
Teskey thus forces the question, "Will the real Milton please stand up," and, by eliding this question with another concerning "the essence of biblical poetics" (150-51), returns it to the context in which it can best be answered, a mode of inquiry still pertinent to Milton's poetry and still the best resource for decoding it.
This eliding of the distinctions between these different aspects or phases of modernity is connected to another confusion in Beneton's account.
Another is more current, reflecting the contemporary interest in eliding the nationalist gap separating British and American thought to treat the Atlantic World as a fundamentally single unit embracing a common literary and linguistic culture; insofar as the slave trade was a joint Anglo-American activity this perspective is particularly relevant to Gould's project.
With its formal divisions occasionally eliding, the five-movement work is tricky thematically and structurally, and there is the ever-present danger of allowing Mahler's music to sound like nothing more than a series of atmospheric episodes.