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As if trekking the jungles illusively in search of a signature on paper is not enough humiliating defeat, Machar turned into media for face-lifting.
If this is so, then the question becomes, how does the poetic speaker use language to communicate or describe, rather than perform, this unity of subject through an imago that is illusively and arbitrarily a poetic sign of God?
This declaration of a passively-experienced ecstasy, which also slyly references Platonic homoerotic enthusiasm, once again illusively suggests that his secret is that Christian enthusiasm enables him to express his desire for passive homoerotic fulfillment (elation similar to that experienced by Dino).
In the notes of the second volume of L'ancien regime et la revolution, Tocqueville warns of the danger inherent in the enlightened rationalist optimism that quickly manipulates and destroys institutions in order to bring everything under state organization on society's behalf; that interprets tolerance as hostility to the church, but not to politics; that illusively welcomes measures of medication intellectuel, such as transferring education from church to state; that believes political power can bend people to its will; and that at the same time defends free trade and political and legislative intervention because, in the end, human beings do not enjoy the "general right to govern themselves" (1982, 2:230-34, 271,292).
Think of Ruth Duckworth revealing the delicate voluptuousness of porcelain, and you may see in Peterson s textured surfaces, soft colours and illusively minimal forms how she is playing with modernist principles.