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Bogey finished his 30-year Hollywood career quixotically following up the "Caine Mutiny" starring in "The Harder They Fall.
One man who has defended the Palestinian people, perhaps quixotically, for most of his adult life and continues to do so, is the American scholar Norman Finkelstein.
In effect, by deserting Greenwich Village to take his version of the avant-garde into the streets of Harlem, Baraka essentially "rejected the bohemian option in favor of the unique position that, however quixotically, denied the notion of avant-garde marginality" (Bernstein 311).
8) For him, the city "defies chronology," which is the reason why "this book moves quixotically through time, itself forming a labyrinth.
Following the October Revolution, and self-imposed diplomatic exile in Vologda, he argued, perhaps quixotically, for a much more muscular intervention by the Allies in order to overthrow the Bolsheviks.
Quixotically, it is expected that the 23 are to cover the whole of the country, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
TRENCHANT has his own views about racing and, rather quixotically, he decided to wait until the going got tough to get going again and add a second Grade 2 hurdle career win in the Totesport.
It is to his credit that that homage was accompanied by several years of letter-writing to Deng and his successors urging compliance with what Zhou somewhat quixotically thought to be "a socialist rule of law.
Further, the paradox of melodrama, at least in its historical narratives, is that it should assert an affective, moral register of meaning that strives, perhaps quixotically, to be timeless and yet should root itself in the concrete moment of its telling, its production, and its reception.
Perhaps quixotically, I hoped he would say: "Lord no
To require national consistency, however quixotically, in how these
It is perhaps for this reason that he dismisses his monstrous if not cannibalistic fancy by quixotically concluding, in inverse nutritional terms: "The marrow I am discussing here is no food; on the contrary, it is a poison" (291).