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39) Hart reports the range of reasons-qua-motivations participants will have for acting in accordance with law--"calculations of long-term interest; disinterested interest in others; an unreflecting inherited or traditional attitude; or the mere wish to do as others do.
No sooner had we left--our bodies reclining in our adjustable seats, our shoes already off--than we started to unfold our newspapers and flip through them leisurely, Madeleine and I, softly rubbing our stockinged feet; at first every man for himself in the unreflecting comfort of solitary reading, then, little by little, together, mingling our feet and arms to the unbridled delight of our senses, uniting our mouths in the euphoria of the voyage we were commencing, our legs, our hands, what do I know, our thighs, our hips.
as "Warring Claims," Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 66 (2007): 413-447]) ranges among Arnold, Tennyson, Hardy, Kipling, Hopkins, and Housman, overturning old saws about Victorian poets' unreflecting endorsement of war and empire in the process.
The truth is, that what he is really regretting as irrevocably past is the unreflecting happiness of boyhood.
Although reparation orders were designed to be restorative, in many cases the pressure of work and practitioner cynicism have combined to create a production-line of mechanistic and unreflecting drudge-work which is of no benefit to victims and of little significance to offenders.
The result was a genuine but often unreflecting concern over
From the steps of Kenkeleba, looking across at the shooting galleries, you saw unreflecting windows and bricked-up facades, like doorless entrances to Hades.
As Wendy Everett puts it, "the unreflecting mirror reflects the unreflectable: the process of desire" (148).
Many theologians, jealous of what might to the unreflecting appear a leaning toward atheism," Mr.
Peel's distinguishing trait of opposing innovations until the moment that they were accepted by the mass of unreflecting voters allowed Peel to accept reform eventually, Bagehot implies.
The house gun (1998) again deals with issues of transforming identities in postapartheid South Africa, interestingly engaging with representations of the law and courts, clearly endorsing the new constitution and its values, and presenting a rather unreflecting universal endorsement of the document as the voice of the people (Lenta, 2001).
He has none of the sour and unreflecting anti-Americanism of some of the elected officials he served.