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It's nice to be evenhandedto downplay differences, to be charitable and high-minded, to preserve future options.
Major Ghaleb Abdallah Mohammed Al Ghafli, Deputy Director, Al Rafaa police station, visited Standard Chartered employee Zakeeya Rafeea at her office and presented a certificate of commendation in appreciation of her integrity and high-minded public spirit.
The writing is high-minded and often packed with the current 'buxz words' or learned slang of the educated minority.
The spontaneous offer of help by volunteers to get an extended visa for the brother of a Pakistani worker, who was grievously injured by anti-government protesters, is a high-minded gesture of fellow-feeling.
Mr Clegg takes the high-minded view that the security of this country and its people are secondary to the 'human rights' of suspected terrorists" - Tory peer Lord Tebbit on the row over control orders.
I eat all day every day" Top choreographer Brian Friedman says that living in Britain has ruined his diet "Today the Government is calling offWhitehall's war on the motorist" Communities Secretary Eric Pickles "Mr Clegg takes the high-minded view that the security of this country and its people are secondary to the 'human rights' of suspected terrorists" Tory peer Lord Tebbit on the row over control orders.
The queen praised the United Nations for the progress it has made in the course of her lifetime, saying the organization "has moved from being a high-minded aspiration to being a real force for common good.
In my lifetime, the United Nations has moved from being a high-minded aspiration to being a real force for common good.
So they probably didn't intend the most obvious social lesson that Panorama suggests: that this sort of high-minded, carefully curated collection of material, planned for many months and starring big-name writers dedicated to the McSweeney's cause, would be an impossible business proposition as a daily.
But you don''t have to trouble yourself too much with high-minded artistic concepts to work out how it applies to this Flickr image by Cassini2008.
But it also exposed the hollowness that lurks behind high-minded appeals to journalistic "impartiality".
Your movie 300, fleshy and homoerotic though it was, wasn't a paragon of high-minded queer inclusion.