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From this abundance of scholarship Bradford cites only three books; and it is not clear that he has absorbed much even from this exiguous bibliography (for example, though he refers to Hatzopoulos, he does not seem to be aware that that scholar has put forward good arguments for dating Philip's accession to 360 rather than 359).
Svetozar Stojanovic, likewise, has become the personal secretary of "Yugoslavia's" exiguous President, Dobrisa Cosic, whose stories about Partisan martyrdom have now taken on a distinctly Chetnik tone.
And while the exiguous principled left might have qualms about Obama's Bush-like ways, the mass of his party is ready to snap into line.
The historians best known for their competing views on the topic--among them Hans Mommsen, Tenny Frank, Ernst Badian, and William Harris--do not appear in the exiguous bibliography.
To give another example, the first volume in the British Museum's series of catalogues of Italian drawings was published in 1950, and has thus far been followed by a distinctly exiguous, if unimpeachable, five others.
This approach will not convince all readers, and a good many are likely to be disturbed by the author's essayistic style and lack of conceptual originality, as well as by the license he allows himself in the role of scholar-flaneur to indulge in repetition, elision, and an all too exiguous footnoting of secondary sources.
Mylius acknowledges the awkwardness of his task owing to the lack of a fully critical edition of the agama, and it might be further suggested that to introduce his dictionary with little more than a paragraph of historical contextualization, a selective list of editions, translations, and studies, and an exiguous bibliography of secondary literature (which, among other significant English language work, omits Kendall W.
The numbers of surviving manuscripts here sharply remind us of the exiguous nature of the manuscript evidence.
Religious people, philosophers, or scientists--people who are genuinely educated, we might say--will think about God, or Nature, or literature, and will find new things in quite exiguous materials, whereas the less educated become increasingly miserable without a continual flow of novelty, and since most of reality is repetition, the novelty is a function of triviality People become, in a word, shallow.
If this is indeed so, the price for such a slim text is rather high and the introduction exiguous in the extreme.
And no doubt it is true that English people will soon lose patience with a dispensation in which they can vote only on national affairs while the relatively exiguous populations of Wales and Scotland can vote on affairs both local and national.
On its towering or exiguous influence platitudes have been rife, and evidence scanted either way.