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someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

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Copyists may have shared the composer's apparent lack of concern for notational precision, had problems reading the autographs, or were unable to arrive at their own solutions.
Noting that the LLSL is far from being homogeneous in terms of lexicon, style and even calligraphy, and does not correspond to any single Middle Mongolian dialect or vernacular, he adds that, due to inconsistencies already existing in LLSLAEs sources and the inaccuracy of copyists, the LLSL does not represent a certain linguistic unit.
31-66); "Boccherini and the Copyists from His Immediate Circle" by Loukia Drosopoulou (pp.
Recent accounts of the transmission of Rochester's texts might generally be suspected of emphasizing the impact on copyists of sexually transgressive or religiously heterodox material to the exclusion of other possible scribal priorities; and the "Harbin MS" is a case in point.
Orlemanski explains that Thornton's difficulties in copying the Liber are matched by evidence of similar discomfort experienced by fifteenth-century copyists of similar types of material elsewhere.
First, by way of analyzing the different handwritings in the document and their characteristics, I demonstrate how the codex cannot be considered solely Lionardo Salviati's manuscript, but rather the product of an entourage of copyists.
The music copyists use a music notation computer program called Finale to edit instrument and vocal scores.
As the very thorough color illustrations show, the copyists felt free to make their interpretations of Colt revolvers in a variety of sizes and configurations, but always were careful to work the Colt name in somewhere.
Beginning with the apparently menial business of women's labour as copyists, Smith draws attention not only to exceptional women like Esther Inglis whose extraordinary calligraphy framed her as an author in her own right but also to the many pious women who copied down the sermons they heard.
And, as always, fans of the event can look forward to a packed programme of great acts, ranging from rock, pop and roots to classical, some of the highlights of which will include psycho-ceilidh rockers Neck, Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash, the Jon Amor Blues Group, New Amen Corner, indie hot-shots The Words from Manchester and top tribute acts The Secret Police and AC/DC copyists Hell's Bells.
From the beginning, the Gallery was intended to be open to "artists and copyists," as well as the public at large.
Whether Sophia would have encountered and then copied "originals" remains undetermined, for during the late 1820s and early 1830s, the Boston Athenaeum exhibited paintings by American and European painters and their "unnamed copyists.
Whether the brevity of existence is such that one shouldn't waste it watching sub-Julian Clary copyists like Carr though is a moot point.
Yakubovich agrees that the disputed form is a copyist's error but he proposes two separate copyists, the first who made the error and a second who, perplexed by the resulting sense, deliberately changed "Luviya" to "Arzawa"--on Yakubovich's view a different country and understood as such by the second copyist--to avoid the apparent incongruity of having a person abducted from Luviya being taken off to Luviya (pp.
Perhaps most importantly, a defence of innocent infringement is not presently available to copyists under EC design law.