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Nevertheless, in many important respects Olga's appeal to the women is not puritanically fanatic.
puritanically pleads accounting's Methodism requires keeping tapeless totals.
Insofar as Defoe's narrative underscores the virtues of a Puritanically conceived sense of Providence and the necessity of eating one's bread in the sweat of one's brow, and insofar as his narrative engages in a conversation with readers drawn from his own national, cultural and religious context, his assumption of a purportedly real historical voice does no great harm.
Bush's puritanically religious comments are read as if the American president, far from being the caricature of an ideologically delusional man painted by leftwing critics such as Chomsky, were some sort of cultural critic capable of self-reflexively turning the enemy's fantastical rhetoric against him, thus providing an ironic or healthy "counter-fantasy" to the American people.
32] One of his correspondents in 1880, sniffed puritanically that Pattie's "blasphemous threats met with a sad ending".
Or are they afraid of all of the puritanically minded in the local population coming down on them for permitting this play with this scene?
And then they turn around and puritanically trash some fun for some young women who have worked hard and played hard, in an effort about as close to the Olympic ideal as you can find these days.
The revival of Shakespeare's Richard II is famously associated with Essex's Puritanically minded revolt, and, as Patrick Collinson notes, on the Sunday after the rebellion "not only [the Puritan pastor Stephen] Egerton but two other leading puritans, Anthony Wotton of Tower Hill, Essex's chaplain, and Edward Phillips, preacher at St.
Moreover, unlike Fellini, she forces the caricature of the Italian Fascist (a bungler, disinterested in politics) to relate to the mythic image of the puritanically cruel Nazi.
He mentions that he has lived in Europe for the past eight years (Gucci is based in Florence, Italy, though the peripatetic Ford officially lives in Paris), where private morals are viewed less puritanically than they are in America.
This formula well suits Loving's project in Lost in the Customhouse, which discusses the psychological work of literary authorship in the nineteenth-century United States as an existential quest in which the "American self" first attempts to jettison the excess baggage represented by the social and political dimensions of reality, achieves in "psychological victory" the individuation of Melville's "carpet-bag - that is to say, the Ego," becomes existentially lost and Puritanically reborn on "this frontier of the imagination" (xii-xiii), and eventually returns - after Whitman - to "the social cycle" (xiv).
By concentrating on some kenspeckle personalities, Marr minimises what has been central to the politics/economics of urban Scotland in the last 60 years: the building of council houses (familiarly 'schemes'), not always well built and puritanically devoid of pubs, which have ensured Labour control of every Scottish city.