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The irony is that the precisian Angelo has no respect or understanding for the potential value of the precise recollection of physical details in adjudicating guilt or innocence under the law.
One could say that Perkins's uncompromising rules for living by comparison make the behavior of the precisian Angelo seem a bit imprecise.
28) Nevertheless, one could say that the early modern administrator of equity was more precise than either the precisian or the dispenser of mercy, for he took account of the exact circumstances of individual cases wherein conscience and reason suggested the softening or dismissal of a statute that could be legally brought to bear against an accused individual.
20) Evidently the upsurge of this potent expression of Scottish national identity posed an insuperable problem for the combative precisians who led the Presbyterian churches at this time.
How does one explain the incongruities between the belligerent rhetoric of preachers, theologians, and other precisians, and the moderation of ordinary Calvinists on Grand Tour?
86) Coenraad Ruysch, for instance, paid regular visits to Francois Turretin, one of the precisians of orthodox Calvinism and a well-spoken minister, and his learned colleagues.
between Protestants and Catholics, and between Anglicans and the precisians, or Puritans, who peopled the ranks of England's varieties of Dissenters.
His later portraits settle into the smug formality of much Dutch portraiture, tedious partly because the sitters, usually people of no interest, were rich enough to purchase verisimilitudes of their squat, ostentatiously well-endowed, mercantile dullness from such precisians as the fashionable Nicolaes Pickenoy.
We saw above that Jackson concluded from his text that Bsod nams dpal bzang po was unsympathetic to the Bka' gdams pa and the gdan gcig pa, the precisians, (and Vibhuaticandra).
The Hind and the Panther is a culmination not only of Dryden's career but also, in some ways, of nearly two centuries of religious controversies, often in the form of tracts, between Protestants and Catholics, and between Anglicans and the precisians, or Puritans, who peopled the ranks of England's varieties of Dissenters.