By use of the balancing conjunction but in the same passage, this death image of the cataleptic Taylor is weighed against the image of the athletic middle-aged gentleman who can "play six Hours at Cricket on Banstead-Down, without Fatigue or Lowness
, and [is] more active and clear in his Faculties and Senses than ever he [has] been in his Life before" (336).
Brackets indicate averages based on incomplete rank order of lowness
of days lost excludes Belgium data.
At first sight, an interpretation of the graphic sequence <ie> as representing a combination of features in a stressed syllabic is not inherently implausible: compare Old English <ae> and <ce>, digraphs which represent respectively, the lowness
, unroundness, and frontness of [ae], and the midness, roundness, and frontness of [[theta]] (and here may also be relevant the interpretation in Hockett 1959 of the digraphs <ea>, <eo>, <io> as representing central monophthongs, rather than diphthongs).
Both authors' resistance can be regarded as a frontal engagement with the hegemonic American Orientalist discourse: they forth-rightly reject the lowness
implied by the hyphenated label that marginalizes them through the sediments of the American orientalist discourse.
Most people have at least a rudimentary idea of a "high cost of living" or of a "low level of prices," but usually have very little idea of how the height of the high cost or the lowness
of the low level is to be measured.
Thus we have the retroactive operation of the world and the spirit; the exalted soul whose eminence is based on the lowness
of those beneath him; the poet whose talent and acuity can only be made meaningful against the sloth and obtuseness of the common ruck.
of the current lows in fixed mortgage rates has prompted unusual borrower behavior that defies past refi maxims.
Although existence of alternatives is acceptable in technical terms in most fields, therefore there is no alternative in short term and in practice due to lowness
of iron and steel price and unavailability of other materials.
When Anaxarete rejects Iphis, she makes sure to point out their class differences: "But thou could nourish any flattering hope / One of my height in youth, in birth and fortune, / Could e'er descend to look upon thy lowness
8) Though Marvell acknowledges "Honour better lowness
bears, / Than that unwonted Greatness wears" (57-58), obviously the message is that a man of Fairfax's greatness has a duty to assert himself for the good of his nation.
We can readily recognize that such an account has been framed with an eye in particular toward contemporary forms of suffering caused by a culture that is enclosed upon itself by lowness
and narrowness of vision and thus stands in need of the dramatic unselfing activity of the Holy Spirit.
The gesture of avoidance in the poem's title which after all announces what it refrains from announcing, namely an ode, which is generally an "ode to," may on the other hand not be a sign of embarrassment by the addressee's lowness
, but a symptom of awe in the face of the silent work of art, even fear of the unmediated impact of beauty.