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The tone of these letters is in the large notably more confident and less supplicatory (especially in letters to Henry VIII); and Margaret herself often qualifies her more direct and forthright usage through superficial apologies for writing 'plainly' (as also seen in the letter extract directly above).
The urgency it finally announces would seem to coincide with the almost supplicatory desire of the former death captain, who wants to "hold still and watch the birds"--even, it would seem, as those birds inevitably fall to the ground.
Thus at the moment of its appearance in the cage, Brooke has the dog seek "mercy" from the "lordly brute" "in supplicatory attitudes," acknowledging the lion's "superior power." In addition, the lion is occasionally named a "brute" and "patron." Yet despite this, Brooke's version has a polemical resonance with regard to Tessin's.
The poem also serves as a fitting introduction to "The Hound of Heaven" with its supplicatory tone and the poet's cry for help from what he considers a predestined fall from grace.
Douglas Bruster and Robert Weimann maintain that these speeches often go beyond the 'conventional and supplicatory' (2) and serve, in fact, as 'interactive, liminal, boundary-breaking entities that negotiated charged thresholds between and among, variously, playwrights, actors, characters, audience members, playworlds, and the world outside the playhouse'.
Groves is at her most exciting and innovative in her identification of Shakespearian visual tableaux that bear a powerful similarity to medieval religious drama: for instance, she argues convincingly that the grouping at the end of Measure for Measure of the "muffl'd" Claudio, the kneeling Isabella and Mariana and the Duke, acting as a Christ-like disposer of life and death, would have mapped onto recollections of Lazarus, raised from the dead by Christ, and his supplicatory sisters Mary and Martha.
Indeed, the condition of liberalism could be the dictionary definition of precariousness itself: utterly dependent on the system and its rules, always in a supplicatory and petitioning relation to it, wanting to have its voice heard, but certainly never willing to overthrow it.
'Have mercy upon me' of Psalm 51:1 and elsewhere became the supplicatory imperative, Miserere.
For these reasons, I came to see the tawassul as the most authoritative supplicatory prayer for private and communal performance in West Java.
Specifically, Kirkpatrick (1992) cited supplicatory prayer, attendance at church to experience closeness to God, and glossolalia (likened to infant babbling and demonstrating a need for confidence and security, although or it could also be likened to more erotic or intimate connections) as examples of behaviours related to religious attachment.
(21) The unsettling reality of poverty's extent (especially in Africa) should lead to intense supplicatory and intercessory prayers to God.
She shows that petitions had long followed a familiar pattern: individuals entreated their leaders, using a supplicatory tone, reminding them of the petitioners' political weakness.