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This leaves only the Red Bull, and in his monograph on that theatre, a model for much that went after, and with the scrupulousness of genuine scholarship.
Bishop's scrupulousness is partly due to the fact that North & South was long in the making--its earliest poems date from the mid 1930s--and is the work of a legendary perfectionist.
The reflection that the fate of a fellow creature depended on his sole fiat, would naturally inspire scrupulousness and caution: The dread of being accused of weakness or connivance, would beget equal circumspection, though of a different kind.
If this unintentionally slapstick breakdown was the exception that proved the rule of Erlich's characteristic scrupulousness, it also demonstrated how extraordinarily fragile the spell cast by his simulations is and confirmed how little else they actually have recourse to when their typical showstopping mimesis falls short.
With characteristic scrupulousness and penetration, Murphy suggests that, for the Irish writer, Shakespeare is always a 'fractured legacy' (p.
Unlike the shopkeeper, who knows he has to maintain certain standards of courtesy and scrupulousness to curry favour with his local clientele, the taxi driver has no such concerns.
your art consists in leaving the road of meaning open and as if undecided--out of scrupulousness.
This scrupulousness is exhibited in a particularly astute account of surplus-value that follows the concept through the complex development it undergoes at the hands of Lacan in his seventeenth seminar, The Other Side of Psychoanalysis.
As the Puritans saw it, "Society was an organism functioning for the good of all its members," and as such, anyone whose private work "bore broadly on the welfare of others were called upon to exert a scrupulousness in their transactions commensurate with the temptation to sin.
The vacuity and tendentiousness of so much legal reasoning are concealed by the awesome scrupulousness with which a set of intricate rules governing the form of citations is observed.
One sees in Pitre's work a scrupulousness that was in reality completely in contrast with Comparetti's work of translation, a work in which the variants, whether in regards to language or content, were not important.
This reader would have placed more emphasis on the political rottenness in a number of places--for Indiana was far from the worst example and, indeed, as Calhoun implies, was likely to have gone for Harrison even with the two parties competing with Mugwump scrupulousness.