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Tariq's older brother, Hani, was assigned the job of running the Islamic center's "internal affairs"--including all financial and banking matters, and private meetings with more less clandestine members of the Brotherhood as well as other influential Muslims--while Tariq, who had developed a definite talent for calm, unimpassioned, seemingly "objective" speech-making, was given the job of spreading the good, reassuring word that Islam was basically a civilized and merciful faith.
91) The impassioned manslaughterer, in other words, is treated as less culpable than the unimpassioned murderer, but he is not relieved entirely of culpability.
He got his degree from Harvard, received his ordination, helped set up a domestic violence shelter in Detroit, then ended up here, in Potawatomie, Michigan, leading a tiny congregation of well-meaning but unimpassioned liberals and doing what he could to keep the good fight alive.
It is hard not to see the bodiless fetes champetres, the conventionalised Venetian scenes and the unimpassioned suggestiveness of the fan designs as anything other than campy and effete.
ii) The state of comfort and being which is unfraught and unimpassioned existence ('Going good
And, because the images in the show are all taken from film stills and other archival material, they seem distanced and unimpassioned, their political content muted.
He urged that the country turn to "reason, cold, calculating, unimpassioned reason" as a means of restraining men of overweening ambition (such as himself) from taking advantage of the slavery question to make a name for themselves.
Reason--cold, calculating, unimpassioned reason-- must furnish all the
His detached, unimpassioned voice-over warns against forgetting past atrocities and of "the coming of new executioners" who will not look "really different" from us.
Vaughn does what he can with the part, but his unimpassioned demeanor obscures the vulnerability that would have made Russ a more empathetic character.
In the concluding passage, one of those counter-elements in Austin's fiction that I have referred to, as she stands at an open window looking out on the Stairses' now darkened house, she reconciles herself to marriage and to masculine leadership in the world despite having envisioned "herself and all women" suffering "unfulfilment" because of "colorless, unimpassioned marriages .
Colombia's expertise, its solid infrastructure, and its international recognition will make silk an irresistible business to even the most unimpassioned state planners, experts say.