So persuasive and widely accepted are these accounts of the role of sprezzatura in courtly display that there seems little point in challenging them, particularly since Javitch and Saccone offer such brilliant analyses of Fregoso's take on this dissembling
figure in book 2.
Furthermore, if renegotiation of the penalty is recognized before taxpayers report their income, then they will estimate that the expected cost of dissembling
is below what it otherwise would be.
In a report on the scandal, the Commons' science and technology committee said: "We consider it dissembling
to allocate funding to cancer care, with great publicity, without taking even the simplest precaution to ensure that it reaches the intended areas.
He calls Barnum a "serial-hoaxer" in whose hands "poetic license was often a license to steal"; he stresses the showman's profitable deceptions and schemes," his "knack for making capital out of falsehood," and his "habitual dissembling
Bush thought he could keep on dissembling
until he got the nomination, but McCain, the feisty spoiler, began to lob mortars ("in coming" as they said in Vietnam) and forced Bush to move even further right.
And for dissembling
, I have not have had time enough to practice much deceit; my youth will witness for me, it is an art, not an inbred nature, and must be studied with pains, and watched with observation, before any can be master thereof.
ANOTHER day of dissembling
and deceit from the government and their officials.
Either Hague doesn't know what he's talking about, which is worrying in a Foreign Secretary, he is badly advised, equally worrying, or he knows and is dissembling
The one thing I was not doing was dissembling
in that position.
Most of us, regardless of our political affiliation, are selective moralists we denounce the sins we don't commit, while dissembling
about the ones we do.
This Government, in combination with its manipulations elsewhere, must be the most cynically dissembling
one this country has ever had.
Saddam was a master of dissembling
," British Defense Minister Lewis Moonie insisted.