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On November 9, Japanese infantrymen who were burrowed in hidden foxholes waited out a severe shelling, then greeted a US counterthrust with a hail of grenades.
Zimin's counterthrust is simple and credible: many of the texts Likhachev lists influenced Zadonshchina, a main source of the Slovo; and not every single-word coincidence is necessarily a sign of filiation of texts.
In the face of continued metaphorical Removal, the motion of hope and renewal lies in a counterthrust back home, back East.
In some of his writings in defense of journalism, I'd noticed that he quoted Karl Marx, including a counterthrust he directed at his boss when he'd said "the trust of the people is necessary for a newspaper to live, without which it will shrivel.
Reviews indicate that Collected Poems is, for many, a welcome counterthrust to what is perceived as a threatening and invasive interest in Hughes's personal life.
White Over Black argued that new ideologies of race were invented to defend against egalitarianism and revolution: "The thrust of antislavery was apt to generate a counterthrust of biological inequality.
The two novelists might be thought of as giving birth to Baldwin, but in this blur, Baldwin imagines "knives and burning; the thrust, the counterthrust," of cutting and castration.
It was all thrust and counterthrust but the beast threatened to eclipse the beauty as passions ran higher.
And Wall Street has responded the same way, though much more quickly with an aggressive counterthrust to the legal system's incursion into familiar turf.
This was a neat counterthrust on the part of a society that valued the status of fatherhood highly.
These groups serve a vital function," says Robert Alan Goldberg, a University of Utah history professor and author of Enemies Within, a study of conspiracy theories in America, "but somebody has to sound the fire bell when they pour gasoline on the fire and get into thrust and counterthrust with other groups.
The stability is like that of the arch: the very forces which are calculated to drag the stones to the ground actually provide the principle of support--a principle in which thrust and counterthrust become the means of stability.