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Moreover, Prewitt as "a hotly fervent espouser of the cause of all underdogs," "had always believed in fighting for the underdog, against the top dog" (Eternity 311).
said the 58-year-old Lieberman is a man of great moral strength and an espouser of ``family values.
A long-time espouser of the merits of the 4-4-2 system, I have come round to the way of thinking that 3-5-2 is the formation that England should use, if only to see the back of the Manchester United siblings.
This is certainly not the first time Paul has adopted a similar 'flat-earth' stance - indeed, he is a well-known espouser of lost causes.
What else could you expect when all the world's powerful voices are on the side of the murderous Israeli aggressors the Gazans have no espousers to even ask for their reprieve from the terrible holocaust they are being subjected to so woefully and in so much abandon in these days?
For instance, even prominent espousers of the benefit view maintain that, in California, with its extreme property tax limitations (Proposition 13) and school equalization mandate (the Serrano series of decisions), the benefit view does not obtain (at least not strongly).
The menace sown by these espousers of death and destruction cannot be allowed to take root in the fertile soil of our schools.