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Scripture in Samson Agonistes," in Uncircumscribed Mind: Reading
318, 320 (1987) (rejecting any cost-based defense, even in disparate impact cases, in favor of an uncircumscribed antidiscrimination right).
The White House called it "unnecessary,'' presumably because he has an uncircumscribed "executive authority'' to alter laws.
uncircumscribed by prudence, they involve even the virtuous in
A few characters live in history uncircumscribed by time or place," she wrote; yet we always manage to think of these characters in modern terms, as though they were "as vital and as modern as ourselves.
Nor should one skirt past the elusive and slippery nature of concepts like "Respectability" and "Beauty'--or "Imagination," a concept which as early as the eighteenth century Joseph Addison lamented for being "vague" and of a "loose and uncircumscribed sense" (qtd.
FISA leaves the president uncircumscribed in targeting aliens or Americans abroad for electronic surveillance or physical searches, whether in Afghanistan, Iraq, Indonesia, or otherwise.
The Lady in the Looking-Glass' thus exemplifies the modernist principles Woolf outlines in her essay 'Modern Fiction' (1921), in which she advocates the presentation of 'this varying, this unknown and uncircumscribed spirit' of personal consciousness, rather than 'the alien and external', the dry events of a life (189).
Which mimicked, as with colours idly spread, All men believed or hoped, is torn aside; The loathsome mask has fallen, the man remains Sceptreless, free, uncircumscribed, [.
7) I mention these genre conventions both to suggest the difficulty of deploying uncircumscribed notions of traditional indigeneity and to draw attention to the metaphoric nature of these colonialist projections.
The divine essence is something uncircumscribed, containing in itself in a supereminent way whatever can be signified or understood by a created intellect.
Consequently, as Cleo's relationships with Bart and Judy are refracted through her political desire, so her support of her sisters reflects her determination to answer Bart's public, uncircumscribed power with proof that she can "bend a household of human souls to her will" (West 71).