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(My own is different from both.) At the same time, however, they reveal a capaciousness in New Netherland studies that is exciting, highly professional, and promising.
Pruitt and other attorneys general are resisting the EPA's and the Army Corps of Engineers' contention that the 42-year-old Clean Water Act has a hitherto unsuspected capaciousness. The act, which allows regulation of ''navigable waters,'' was passed under Congress' power to regulate interstate commerce, so ''navigable waters'' have been understood to be those suitable for transporting people and products between the states.
Perhaps the frame of the short story makes things more intensely perceived than the capaciousness of a novel does.
Woods ends her contribution to recent testimonies to Milton's continuing relevance with a brief excursus on the contribution of contemporary neuroscience to the discussion of human freedom, where the capaciousness of Milton's mind, she argues, would have made him "quite at home" (197).
Relevant to this argument about the relationships between cinema and serial television is the way Mad Men handles this concern through expressive synthesis of screen performance and space, which relies for its impact on a deep intimacy with the series' internal history, and a related sense of the capaciousness and limitations of its future.
The topics include the desire to keep saying yes, a certain capaciousness and "the routine things around the house," the despoiled and radiant now, a manifesto of the spiritual and the sacred, the poet's women and the ordinary mysteries, leaving everything behind in "The Affair," double-teaming, Mount Holyoke 1992, the revision process, scattered notes on a coherent poet, and the quarrel.
It was such a significant advance over Minor Casualties, I wrote him, that it had the range and texture of a lifetime's gathering, more like the capaciousness of Hayden's Angle of Ascent than one of his chapbooks.
Her verses do not paraphrase, do not "boil down," precisely because of their fullness of connection and capaciousness of metaphor.
But institutions that want such ideological unity and focus should be open about it, to avoid hypocrisy and complacency and delusions of capaciousness, and to be aware of the costs which bring us here today.
Given this capaciousness of sensibility, it makes a kind of sense that interspersed among Hart's poems about the Dark One, are love poems--paeans to lost lovers ("Our Truth," "Dominique"), celebrations of present loves ("Eurydice," "With You"), and poems about falling in love with the world.
That Lyndsay could use the same dialect, and broadly the same lexicon to voice both a Cupar tailor and the king of Scotland, a poor cottar and the archangel Michael, suggests a capaciousness and social inclusivity to Scots 'Inglish' that was not available to writers of the same period south of the border.
to demonstrate the capaciousness of these procedures and the extent to