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Terming India a guileful enemy, Masood Khan said that Indian government earlier forced 2.5 million Kashmiris to leave their homes and took shelter in Pakistan and Azad Kashmir in 1947, 1965, 1971 and 1989 besides slaughtering around half million of Kashmiris in Jammu in 1947.
Terming India a guileful enemy, President Masood Khan said that Indian government earlier forced 2.
So now, if Augustine of Hippo was right about evil being the absence of good, Satan can slither in subtly, wearing different labels and in guileful guises.
(1.298-300; Or have you not heard what fame the noble Orestes won among all mankind when he slew his father's murderer, the guileful Aegisthus, because he slew his glorious father?) (1) Hesiod makes the first direct reference to the killing of Clytemnestra (Catalogue Fragment 19).
The Decca sound engineers duly made use of both the Rudolfinum's acoustic fortes (with an occasionally guileful longer reverberation) and the dark sound of the strings, which so becomes Suk's work.
Whether the change should be credited most to his own learning, or to Joe Root, his captain, or Saqlain Mushtaq, his coach, it has transformed him from a plain off-break bowler into a guileful spinner who can now wrap up tail-enders in a hurry.
Ballance began the day turning his overnight score of 63 into three figures with an unfussy yet occasionally guileful century.
Second, a maybe more guileful issue is that the calculation may report spurious examples that don't generally exist, or significantly overestimate the importance of the reported examples.
Puttenham himself claimed that 'speech itself is artificial and made by man' and described the figures as deceptions, which, justified only by their aesthetic function, 'make our talk more guileful and abusing', (73) whereas Wilson affirmed that rhetoric
History suggests that the answer is 'no.'" Genovese does not dismiss the importance of character outright, but argues that the president must embrace a paradox: "we demand that our leaders be of the highest personal character and exhibit a commitment to high moral standards, yet we sometimes expect the president to be cunning, guileful, ruthless, and manipulative." In short, it is not a foregone conclusion that character and greatness are linked.
And the left would usually lose that fight because Canada had become a more conservative country under Harper's guileful influence.
In all cases, Certeau emphasizes, "these 'traverses' remain heterogenous to the systems they infiltrate and in which they sketch out the guileful ruses of different interest and desires" (EL 34, emphasis in original).