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The conclusion drawn from this examination of the historical record is emphatically stated at the end of Federalist 20 (a paper sometimes attributed jointly to Hamilton and James Madison)--namely, "that a sovereignty over sovereigns, a government over governments, a legislation for communities, as contradistinguished from individuals, as it is a solecism in theory, so in practice it is subversive of the order and ends of civil polity, by substituting violence in place of the mild and salutary coercion of the magistracy.
Constitution, through its status as a grammatical solecism may be intended by Thoreau to suggest an impossible dream.
Even great writers have committed this linguistic solecism.
The result of this philosophical solecism seems to carry rather disheartening conclusions.
Berg's Lyric Suite is too wispy to support frenetic dance, and it was a solecism to tack one of Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder onto the final, reconciliatory bars of Verklarte Nacht, the Schoenberg work that dancelovers will associate with Antony Tudor's great Pillar of Fire.
This reviewer has an aversion to the use of 'Southwest Asia', now all too common, a geographical solecism which can only describe Saudi Arabia.
Tielessness, admittedly, is also absent, which many might consider a worse sartorial solecism than socklessness, but tielessness is surely more of a fashion statement, while socklessness tends to be a matter forced upon a fellow by the vagaries of washing machines or the inherent turmoil of wardrobe drawers.
Tharoor -- who chaired a talk by political theoretician and Labour MP in Britain's House of Lords, Bhikhu Parekh -- committed what in the Congress book is the ultimate solecism.
Incidentally, it's interesting to see the way that this sort of solecism is defended on the grounds that "it's a living language" - because this is itself a minor miracle, as it's murdered a million times a day.
One of his first outrageous acts was to convert to Roman Catholicism around age eighteen--a particularly egregious solecism in light of his family connections.