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Of the 26 presidents who served one or more terms after Donald French assumed that title honorifically in 1927, 14 were men and 12 women, and from the '40s onwards the club maintained what appears a conscientious male-female alternation.
He views the state Louis XIV bequeathed to the Enlightenment not as naked bureaucratic power, but rather power supported by the nobility which benefited honorifically and financially from its association with it.
He was honorifically described as a learned scholar with black-framed glasses and Sun Yat Sen-type garb.
But as he implies, good teaching is a performance that requires what we might (honorifically) call professional inauthenticity: "It's certainly OK to be friendly toward students, and to try to make studying a pleasure, but there must be no special friendship beyond a generalized affability" (x).