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Restless, by contrast, is almost fiendishly, irreproachably dapper--a tense, noirish matinee idol of a book." MICHAEL UPCHURCH
To insist, in effect, that no refugee was "more Jewish than the others" in the converso colony, with its numerous border-crossing "renegades," strikes me as approaching an open acknowledgment that no vecino or vecina had reason to regard himself or herself as a full-fledged Jew--and hence, that he or she had better take care to behave irreproachably. Saint Esprit, after all, hosted a nascent community of religious neophytes not yet considered totally legitimate by many rabbis, let alone by many Frenchmen.
Serenata Concertante by Robert Matthew-Walker, an immensely hard-working critic and writer, is scored for six solo violins and string orchestra, is irreproachably tonal, "English" in feel, and makes a welcome addition to the string orchestra repertoire.
This criticism asserts that strict liability is suspect because of the great burden that it places on our freedom: We may find ourselves liable for devastating injury no matter how carefully we proceed, no matter how irreproachably we conduct ourselves.
I find some buses irreproachably clean; is it a matter of "private or public"?
Harriet Beecher Stowe may advocate a matriarchy, but it is a matriarchy where leaders remain irreproachably ladylike, and therefore ultimately submissive to men.
He was still standing there, frozen, when Anna unlocked the door and stepped into the hall, her eyes firm, her carriage irreproachably straight, her face pale and fixed as a carnival mask.
(7) The claim of the indeterminacy thesis will be that, in the nature of the methodology which they follow, interpreters of a given subject's sayings and doings who proceed irreproachably can nonetheless wind up with mutually inconsistent yet respectively unimprovable conceptions of that person's overall psychological set.
In the 1990s world of The Sopranos, these are the Mafiosi of the "old school," veterans of World War II, unquestioningly loyal, irreproachably virile.
Two parties, each regarding themselves as irreproachably scientific, view their subject through conflicting paradigms.
Jasmin, "youthful mirror of French fashion" (8.84), or Margot, the "mirror of her time" (11.111) with face "as irreproachably white as the moon-light" (9.92), are paradoxically the mirrors through which Gaston himself is enhanced: Gaston became aware, surprised by a certain fineness new to himself in his own reflexion from a Venetian mirror of lustrous depth and hardness presumably faithful....