Japanese workers are being rapidly disabused
of their faith in the jobs-for-life concept.
"Our experience since Reagan took office should have disabused
them of that theory."
Although Coleman, disabused
of any illusions, realizes that she is not a stranger in paradise, but a native in a strange land, she is committed to staying with her S & M metropolis.
If we are to see the pragmatic philosopher as a therapist, as one who has disabused
us of the traditional foundationalist role of philosophy, what is left for philosophy to do?
Just as the PGA wrongly imagined until the Casey Martin case that it had the right to define golf in the traditional manner to include walking from hole to hole, so the bar examiners must be disabused
of the idea that they can hold aspiring lawyers to traditional legal skills such as the ability to assimilate large amounts of written material quickly.
Here in England the woman who founded the Fund, Jean Jones, became so disabused
that she accused Mrs Woodward of being obsessed with money.
Coming from different places - and heading in different directions - Tuttle the undeterred romantic and his disabused
'90s brethren meet at a juncture where the only truly hopeless propositions seem to be those straining for heroic impact.
The programs have such titles as "Uncle Sam's Favorites," "Western Saloon," and "The Big Band Sound." One can listen for hours without being disabused
of the notion that he has somehow tuned in a Top-Forty station in Tulsa.
Little of what I have seen in American politics in the past twenty years has disabused
me of that.
IF ever anyone questioned the need for the Government's planned parenting classes, then they must be disabused
of the notion today.
Sadly I was soon disabused
of this assumption and I realised that it was in fact more of the aforementioned vandalism, perpetrated by some pathetic, brain-dead little herbert, so lacking in imagination that he/she had misappropriated this meaningless argot, that was closer to some American ghetto, than the Llanrumney estate.
IF Sporting Index thought they were being generous in posting a finishing-position quote of 15-18 for Masters favourite Tiger Woods, punter-power quickly disabused
them, writes Jeremy Chapman.