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The last three iambs in this final line from Address 3 constitute the term of the poet's hope, but they portend a finality that is irrefragably moribund: "the common path of death.
161) The court identified plenty of evidence to support Tecom's claim that the Air Force had not reasonably cooperated with Tecom and had hindered contract performance, (162) and opined that "[t]hese facts might well demonstrate bad faith, and an actual intent to injure the contractor--perhaps even irrefragably.
In addressing the contractor's allegation that the contract was terminated in bad faith as a result of discrimination, the court recited a litany of cases recognizing the strong presumption of good faith and the heavy burden of proof required to rebut it, relying most heavily on Am-Pro for the general proposition that allegations of bad faith by a government official requires "clear and convincing evidence," formerly articulated as "well-nigh irrefragably proof.
What Kuhn is certainly saying, and what the Note is irrefragably admitting, is that even the distinction between fact and theory (in science) and the deposit of faith and its theoretical construal (in theology) is a difficult maneuver, certainly not reducible to mathematical precision.
Commenting on Bellow's New York novel, Seize the Day, Ozick writes: "Bellow's famous sentence is irrefragably American, a wise-guy (or wisdom-guy) contrivance soaked in learning and pathos and irony and inquisitiveness and knowhow--and exactly balanced .
hard to kill a human being"--a point so irrefragably true that the strategy of DMW is to make it not at all obvious which side of that line Poncelet falls on.
In contrast to the man from the Potteries, Galsworthy, irrefragably upper-middle-class, once, insightfully, described his fiction as 'the criticism of one half of myself by the other.
It is irrefragably true, of course, that the kind of "history" proper to the Christian narrative is notoriously difficult to determine.