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This community, of course, had its limits, and though it welcomed scholarly Catholics, Protestants and the occasional Jew and Muslim, it was relatively hostile to t he court and especially to the emergent salon, the locus of the fashionable, the studiedly inerudite, the pleasurable, and the sentimental.
He sat bolt upright, and despite the studiedly casual open-neck shirt, he had the nervous manner of some hostage reading out a message being held up in front of him saying that he's being treated very well by his captors.
Most annoyingly for the UAE government in Abu Dhabi, its federal partner Dubai, whose economy relies on trade, remained studiedly neutral.
Very smart in his white suit and brimmed hat, a dead ringer for Truman Capote, studiedly relaxed, very confident as the voice of reason, not to mention his way with words.
Unlike the studiedly clinical copy that speaks in a monotone across many front pages, columns have voice and personality.
Allen is a professor of sociology at Washington State University (Lapham, of course, is the editor of Harper's magazine) and his book, studiedly neutral in tone, structured, full of even, word-processed research out of the library, rather than life, is so cleansed of detail, color, and human interest that one begins to feel that one has left life altogether for some kind of sociologist's hereafter.
Her pedagogical philosophy is noncontroversial--with a few exceptions, the curriculum is typical of the stuff Florida students would get in a traditional classroom--and she is studiedly nonpolitical.
Hinting at both liberating play and disguised indoctrination, it's a studiedly ambiguous artifact.
Faced by her stellar and solar powers, the poet seeks his own vanishing point, converting the poem into a kind of mirror, wherein he can enjoy, be lost in, her reflected image as studiedly as she might herself.
But his playing, although studiedly authoritative and attractively decked out in French livery (the tonal resources of the wonderful Klais instrument never cease to amaze), often lacked virtuosic sparkle.
Whatever, they can make anything with frets sound lively and immediate no matter how studiedly archaic the material may be.
Brecht, of course, came at drama from the 1920s onward from a committed Marxist perspective, endeavoring to make most of his plays serve a studiedly didactic purpose of forcing audiences to see the power and influence of social forces on individual behavior.