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The maculate provenance of Rousseau's arguments is not, of course, evidence that they are unsound.
the language in which the most universal of systems was excogitated--a system designed to bleach out any reference to personal point of view determined by the contingencies of historical narratives--was itself maculate with the extraordinary history of Spinoza's community.
He certainly disseminates himself (succubi and incubi) by 'maculate conception'.
Eighth Ave., with Avid and Maculate. It's a $5 cover.
Jews must put their faith in what Halivni has called a "maculate" text, effectively conceding that the Bible critics are right in their assessment of the character of the Pentateuch.
Shakespeare as the "maculate" Jacquenetta (LLL, 1.2.92).
Like me, they didn't realise that unless you have a Rolls-Royce in immaculate condition, you're driving around not in a status symbol but in a public statement that says: "I haven't got enough money for the real thing so I'm trying to impress you on the cheap."Far from being immaculate, my Rolls Kinardly was the most maculate vehicle I've ever owned.
He is the author of The Maculate Muse: Obscene Language in Attic Comedy (Yale 1975; second edition, Oxford 1991), a delightful tome that lists and explicates the obsessively frank language of Old Comedy under headings like "Male Organs-Proper, Euphemistic, Agriculture, Metaphor....
But the comparison is so bizarre and the disproportion and dissimilarity between the evoking and the evoked text so great that it is difficult to regard this allusion as other than a rebarbative feature of a love poem celebrating the beloved as a maculate part of an inland natural world.
attributes the "defects" in the now "maculate" text to its transmission by sinful, idolatrous Israel from Moses to Ezra, who substantially shaped the text as we have it.
With Dickens, he elevates the female figure like Little Dorrit, who leaps from childhood into motherhood without suffering the corruption of maculate conception, a transcendence Dickens praises when he compares his heroine to the classical daughter who sustained her imprisoned father with the milk of her breasts.