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Batterbury too much for him, and would have been driven, for the first time in his practice of art, to the uncustomary and uncourtly resource of absolutely painting a genuine likeness.
Such an anticourtly attitude is instead typical of literary texts associated with what Gordon McMullan has called "the country-based, feminocentric, uncourtly environment cultivated by the Huntingdons at Ashby.
Lo gran disio refers repeatedly to the close relationship between Cino and "Amore" (6, 15, 27, 32), specifying that his soul "sempre andra seguendo Amore" (27), and finding common ground with even the leader of a hostile political regime in their common alliance against the uncourtly Otherness of the villani.
Parts of co-editor David Bevington's introduction and his bold chapter on The Tempest as a commercial, public, and uncourtly treatment of the Elizabeth-Frederick of the Palatinate marriage do seem curiously at odds with the direction of the majority of contributors, relying upon precisely the sort of "decayed aristocracy" (with a bow towards Lawrence Stone) and "capitalism vs.
All you saw of it was an ingrained courtesy, an uncourtly courtesy that emanated from him towards everyone.
The furious female, as if considering his uncourtly act as a rape, runs after him, knocks him down, turns him on his back, rips his belly open, and devours its contents with gusto.
What was new about Galileo's translation of scientific marvels into the discourse of the court (or of a specific dynasty, as in the case of the satellites of Jupiter)," writes Biagioli, "was that he did so both to show that natural philosophy was not necessarily an uncourtly activity, and to legitimize scientific discoveries and theories by linking them to the power image of the prince.