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Well, the newly crowned culinary culture, raucous and uninhibited, has crowded the painters and their works onto the edge of the sidewalk, which it has shamelessly and insouciantly overrun with its open-air cafes, although, to be fair, only for the duration of the summer, i.
Grunbaum, who has wisely not overlooked the above passage from Popper (1983), but has not read it equally wisely, insinuates that 'it insouciantly repudiates .
Insouciantly titled A Hole in the Wall is Nothing to Worry About, this is the artist's first U.
Admittedly, this view is subjective, but my aim is to suggest that at least some of the negative criticism of Fifine that Allis cites, he disregards a little too insouciantly.
The cartoon also conveys a palpable sense of frustration: while Columbia contends with the "troublesome children," Uncle Sam pays little attention to her plight, insouciantly reading a newspaper ("Politics") while a cat-o'-nine-tails ("Law") hangs unused on his chair.
If Ed Balls isn't in his face, Vince Cable will be insouciantly handing him a live grenade, or restive Tory backbenchers demanding that he "man up".
If Ed Balls isn't in his face, Vince will be insouciantly handing him a live grenade, or restive Tory backbenchers demanding that he "man up".
The effect is that of seeing colourful songbirds, flying insouciantly around a massive and venerable building on a day of shifting light and shadow.
Looking insouciantly over her shoulder as luscious rhythms spilled from her feet, she was demure and debonair, with the radiant and authoritative expertise of a hoofer twice her age.
The Phil programmed an Austrian night around the new piece, with Petrenko and orchestra working hard to nail the Germanic preciseness at the heart of the music of Schubert (his 'Unfinished' symphony) and of Mozart, the latter at his insouciantly dazzling zenith at the time he dashed off the Haffner Symphony between other commitments.
Seated in a West Jerusalem pub, watching the Jewish patrons around him insouciantly drinking, talking and dancing, the refrain that reverberates in his mind is: "I want to be like them.
While we respect both thinkers and their schools of thought, we begin instead from America, the American political tradition in all its genius and profundity, and the relation of our tradition to revealed wisdom and to what the elderly Jefferson once called, rather insouciantly, "the elementary books of public right, as Aristotle, Cicero, Locke, Sidney, etc.