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Al-Farabi hints at the tediousness of social intercourse, which gives him a headache.
Because in any list I make there are always the same two or three apparently 'essential' items that never seem to get done, on account of their utter tediousness.
And, secondly, he actually enjoys the time-consuming and painstakingly tediousness of sewing each and every detail by hand.
37) The text itself was a devised piece, partly autobiographical and partly ideological agitprop clumsily put together with no effort either to overcome the tediousness of fragmentary autobiography or to brace a stale and blunt agitprop method with the sophisticated baggage that the rich legacy of interactive theater has bequeathed us.
of crucial importance in making social life possible, not only because it saves time and tediousness, but primarily because it enables a common culture to be formed round shared intermediate conclusions, in spite of a great degree of haziness and disagreement concerning ultimate values.
Three, centuries before Lewis' foray into Christian apologetics, Sidney presented a caution against such works of moral philosophy, arguing in The Defense of Poesy that with regard to goodness, the philosopher only "showeth you the way" and "informeth you of the particularities, as well of the tediousness of the way," while the poet--the practitioner of fancy--"doth not only show the way, but giveth so sweet a prospect into the way, as will entice any man to enter it" (962).
They take us through the trying periods and frustrations and tediousness of getting projects off the ground - much less completed.
When I was in a leadership position with Ericsson, I was frustrated by the tediousness of conference call technology," said Paul Mathews, creator of Kuvi.
In addition to the tediousness of going through hundreds of books listed in order of holdings the interface is cluttered as compared to the more modern interface of Google or Amazon.
Scott mentions the tediousness of listing wind, wave, star, bird, and clock in the same order the second time and the repetition of "tout ce qui" five times in close succession, adding "The fact, moreover, that the concluding lines [.
One of the most striking is the Archbishop of Canterbury's proof that it would be beneficial for Henry to invade France, despite the threat of troubles in Scotland--a rhetorical demonstration that rivals for speciousness and tediousness (as well as for its capacity to befuddle a careful reader) (12) his more frequently discussed proof that Henry has a right to rule France in the first place.
In tediousness, the mind and limbs do suffer and your reader's eyes glaze over, so this is my last response to Ali Redha Kazerooni's 'Wrong to assume' (GDN, December 19).