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Conjecturally, having read through the play, having taken in Bajazeth's intense self-loathing and having struggled with Zabina's prose madness, the play's early modern editors were unwilling to eliminate such material slips of the tongue, pen, or fingers.
Let us turn now to the evolution of nature's epistemological achievements: tracing (conjecturally, and very generally) the natural sequence of emergence (through semiosis) of intentionality, anticipation, sensation and perception, memory and learning, pre-conceptual and conceptual knowledge, complex communication, thought, and understanding.
Hollis suggests that Hildelith may herself have been previously married, (24) while the Cuthburg or Cuthburh who is cited in Aldhelm's opening address can be conjecturally identified as the sister of Ine, king of Wessex in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle entry for 718: "And Cuthburh founded the monastery at Wimborne.
Let us conjecturally transport this experience to the sky: the Sun will become an incandescent solid or liquid surrounded by a vast atmosphere of metallic vapors.
According to Ginzburg, this paradigm began steadily gaining ground in the nineteenth century with the rise in prestige of medicine, philology, and other fields inclined to proceed conjecturally or inferentially from individual cases rather than deductively from a general principle (96-125).
In later maps these coastlines are connected to a fictitious Antarctic continent, La Terre Australle, either conjecturally, or by realistically drawn coastlines.
Altruism can, in fact, be identified as the divinely inspired moral evolutionary goal of the human species, a goal that, conjecturally, countless human persons have in fact achieved in the course of their lives, even if only partially or occasionally, and whether or not they were aware of Jesus and his teaching.
Skeat avows that "the first authority to be consulted is the Latin text in this particular MS.; for we are easily led to conclude that it was intentionally designed to preserve both Chaucer's translation and the original text." [81] At the end of the Introduction, Skeat is more than conjecturally certain that this single Latin text is the locus for the translation: "I take it to be, for all practical purposes, the authentic copy [Skeat's emphasis]....
I conjecturally take its irretrievable subject to be God's everlasting presence and His resistance to the evil.
I have conjecturally restored psalm verses and parts of verses that I believe the scribe omitted due to eyeskip.
All these risky elaborations borrow formal phonological features in order to analyze, conjecturally and by reconstruction, a surmised evolutionary process in language history which gives Wordsworth's text some of its complicated sense of the past in the present and future, the stoppage of one dimension part-sublimated into acknowledgement and derived renewal in another.