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Ayah's lovers and wooers at the symbolic level stand for the hordes of invaders of India over the centuries.
The Newest Nation now is Able to Receive the Best Offers from all Wooers and to Avoid Exploitation
According to Dimovski, in the battle for proving himself a winner due to the innerparty objectives, Crvenkovski forgets that there are people in this country who have a better memory than his partisan wooers.
In the 21st century, touted as the Asian century, Britain can greatly benefit from India's exceptional economic growth, if it carves a separate niche for itself amongst many of the India wooers.
fall upon the wooers one and all, nor shall one of them escape death and
mutually exclusive" (81), and the literary language of the male wooers as self-defeating.
Portia drank some of the remaining booze while mocking her previous wooers, as if wealth privileged ridicule.
Stacey O'Dell, executive assistant at The Hanover Theatre, has been joining WOOers (Ms.
Pike Industries, the state's biggest stimulus vendor with some $30 million in approved stimulus paving contracts so far, estimated that it has added 50 full-time wooers in New Hampshire thanks to stimulus money, and has avoided letting go at least that many.
62) Wooers like Shakespeare's Andrew Aguecheek--already gazing upward in Petrarchan and Neoplatonic modes, and often hoping to marry upwards also--seem especially susceptible to clumsy imitations of their rhetorical betters.
Her experience can be interpreted as one specifically female--which is how both she and John Barton interpret it: a grim warning against the dangers posed by the blandishments of socially superior wooers for good-looking and self-confident young working women like Mary.