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It figures, for example, as something to aspire to, like a tall mountain that challenges you and seems at times insuperably difficult.
48) The claim that significant truths are communicated easily even "por senas" is about as truthful here as when the same claim is made (also as part of a playful and insuperably ironic prolog) in the Archpriest of Hita's hilarious parable, the disputacion of the Greeks and the Romans.
He blames the new historicists for taking Shakespeare "to task for holding oppressive political views" (12), a claim he could only make by reading a biased and highly unrepresentative sample of current criticism (and it is interesting to note that Spiekerman footnotes few recent critics, of whom only five could perhaps be called new historicists), while at the same time seemingly ignoring all historical context by claiming that "politics in Shakespeare's time was not insuperably different from politics now" (13).
completely hard or insuperably solid material particles, just as I also don't believe that there is a completely elastic material.
Why do the Greeks find coming to terms with unpalatable truths almost insuperably difficult?
Cladding and glazing this complex shape was also something that would have been almost insuperably difficult before the arrival o f the computer-generated special shape.
Measuring liabilities is not insuperably difficult if there is definite information as to the number of claimants and as to the size of their claims.
to blame the policeman, blank, good-natured, thoughtless, and insuperably innocent, for being such a perfect representative of the people he serves.
But, on the evidence, it cannot be; it cannot be, if style is, as I suggest, insuperably autographic.
This allows us to conclude that the moral will is insuperably finite, and that the will must be reconceived as having a different logical structure in ethical life if it is to be free.
The spiralling growth of literature on colonialism has made mastery of anything more than a narrow band of the literature insuperably difficult, but this is not the most compelling reason why the study of the empire has been largely abandoned.
Beneath those tears, to repeat an image invoked by both Culler and Barthes, are glimpses of something insuperably monumental, something incomprehensible in the face of which we can only gaze and wonder, mute: to Cartesianism's subject, glimpses of something monstrous.