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* Actually, the critical one, since observations asseverate it.
When Jonson asseverates that wise speaking needs restraint, his language simultaneously concedes predilection to "wander" beyond the known and legitimate, informing even the "wise" tongue; it registers a potential for innovatory or transgressive speaking, admits that lying within--not, typically for the early modern period, the female, but--the male body, is a heterogeneity that necessitates "a Wall or Parapet of teeth," to "restraine" "licentiousness," "petulancy," "rashness."
But Storr's elision of Krauss and Bois is hardly surprising, given his own avowed hostility to "theory," not to mention "formalism," which he asseverates on page after page of the catalogue.
A survey conducted by Pacific Community Resources (2003) asseverates drug use among teens is higher than ever today.
Ricks never explains; he merely asseverates. Perhaps most irritating are the occasional comparisons of Bob Dylan with Shakespeare, as when Ricks remarks in passing that Dylan's "art is something else, not being a business but a vocation, even while--like Shakespeare's--it earns his living." Even more amazingly he can declare that "not since King Lear has there been so tensile a tissue of eyes and seeing ...
This impersonality is only one part of the story, he maintains, and asseverates that we need to examine the entire situation.
"The ways in which we meet the challenges of urban sprawl, open space preservation, resource consumption and waste, and environmental protection and restoration are crucial to the quality of our lives--maybe even to the survival of our species," asseverates Beardsley.
Scripting himself as selfless unworldly custodian of theological Truth, burdened with the curse of knowledge, the Inquisitor asseverates that universal freedom and human happiness are mutually inimical.
172, where he states that in the prologue "one of the English travellers who receives the text condescendingly asseverates a predisposition to assassination as an Italian cultural difference, one linked to the weakness of secular law, and the prepotence of the Church with its prerogatives and licence."