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Nichols and Myers refer to the political regime as being "enervated" at this point (2010), (11) as it becomes vulnerable to repudiation.
I submit, "The enervated soldiers abandoned their own, and the public defence; and the pusillanimous indolence may be considered as the immediate cause of the downfall of the empire." The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, (Vol.
Perotto (rehabilitative medicine, Albert Einstein School of Medicine) and his contributors thoroughly cover the muscles of the hand, forearm, arm, shoulder joint, shoulder girdle, foot, leg, thigh, pelvis, hip joint, perineal region, paraspinal region, abdominal wall, and intercostal and diaphragm regions, along with the muscles enervated by cranial nerves.
Singing his first Florestan for his Seattle Opera debut, Richard Margison was a vocal triumph from his first notes, deliberately pale and enervated in "Gott!
These characters are not ennobled by nature, Shebib suggests, but enervated and alienated by economic imperatives.
HITCHING up his glittery heart-shaped belt, Arthur Lee announced: "It may not look like it, but I'm here to rock Scotland." Not merely rock, he enthralled, mesmerised and enervated an impossibly-packed King Tut's with a visceral performance that was as musically astounding as it was emotionally destructive.
And although the final piece, Drought, doesn't work (how could those slumped, enervated figures carrying dry branches suddenly find the energy for leaps?), Gilbert is a choreographer with lots of growth potential.
The result, the authors say, is an enervated movement, peopled by exhausted elders, who are bitter because they failed to pass the ERA, make abortion accessible, fund child care, or get men to wash dishes.
If we succeed, we will better serve the public interest and bequeath to our successors a profession strengthened, ennobled and invigorated rather than enervated, demoralized and diminished.
and 5) an esthetic of decadence unique to a fading empire that also happens to suit the taste of an enervated avant-garde." Hasegawa-Overacker admits self-deprecatingly that his observations are at least in part "protectionist."
Rue des pas perdus follows the peregrinations of a series of characters as antitypes in an urban setting: a postal employee, his co-worker and lover, and their enervated host, Gerard; a taxi driver who is searching for his Toyota together with Letoile, an apparently streetwise ten- year-old boy; a jester of the ravine; and a brothel-keeper who continually addresses herself as if to an audience of listeners.
By its end, viewers may find themselves enervated, feeling the need of a shower with a stiff scrubbing brush, and, despite their sense of repulsion, anxious to get their hands on the novels of this self-proclaimed Demon Dog of crime fiction.