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Nul besoin de partager les croyances de la doctrine bouddhiste pour croire en l'esprit (traduction de mind en anglais) puisqu'etre distrait par ses pensees et eprouver des difficultes a se concentrer est une experience communement partagee.
Sa contribution part d'une question a laquelle elle revient a la toute fin : l'artiste qui cherche a montrer la theorie risque-t-il de voir son public distrait et sa performance monopolisee par la theorie?
There are references to Moliere (in one such reference Mlle Cormon, whose ignorance of the facts of life echoes that of Agnes in L'Ecole des femmes, is depicted as 'une Agnes catholique, incapable d'inventer une seule des ruses de l'Agnes de Moliere' (CH, IV, 859)), Corneille, and Shakespeare, to Regnard's Le Distrait and three of Voltaire's tragedies as well as to Sedaine's Le Deserteur and Mehul's opera Ariodant (based, it might be noted, on an episode from Ariosto).
93) "Il etait la, non pas comme un catholique a-demi, distrait, ennuye .
La persistance du sentiment religieux est donc pour Marx et ses successeurs un element qui distrait la masse ouvriere de sa tache : construire le socialisme scientifique ; << deguisement religieux >>, << manteau ideologique >> des classes dominantes : telles sont les images utilisees par Engels dans Ludwig Fuerbach pour designer la croyance qu'on ne saurait laisser agir, parce qu'elle demobilise (12).
She was so calm, steady and gentle--tho' I heard later and circuitously that she became distrait with grief and fear as soon as she had left my room, because I looked so ill and changed.
L'influence d'outremer, en lui, a supprime, comme par un trait de plume distrait, une multitude de realites qui protestent toutes de leur arbitraire effacement (61).
Avoid stages that are too distrait or too tall, unless you have large monitors so everyone can feel close to the speaker.
On Sunday work went on as on any other day, but this day even the overseers were distrait.
Now that the British Muse is able to wreck a maiden's sleep with fable, the idol that she'll most admire is either the distrait Vampire, Melmoth, whose roaming never ceases, Sbogar, mysterious through and through, the Corsair, or the Wandering Jew, Lord Byron, with his shrewd caprices, dressed up a desperate egotism to look like sad romanticism.
Sometimes I cant, for the life of me, help being distrait knowing that what I'm saying is dull and stupid beyond words that were I the other person I should think, `Lord what a vapid fool this woman is.
Une bonne pendaison, cela distrait, en province, et cela blase un peu les gens sur la mort.