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so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

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little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type

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This late style--a mannerist practice rather like Hitchcock's use of archaically unconvincing backcloths in Marnie a few years later--is the key to understanding the film's oft-quoted maxim about fact and legend.
at 1182); archaically, the general public; and a "general officer" (in turn defined as any of the officers in the army, air force, or marine corps above colonel, id.
This difference is graphically signified by the gradual disappearance of the dominant metaphor of knowledge in Linnaeus's time--the now archaically concrete metaphor of the 'tree of knowledge'.
He even thinks of the alpiner rather archaically as the "villain," as though to contrast with his own role as the "hero.
Considered within the scene of cartography, "room" can be said to have withdrawn from "rum" 's archaically vague and yet bodybound claim to "spaciousness.
In an era when the prevailing ethic is to accept the rights of people to choose, it seems archaically authoritarian of the church to say a marriage without children is 'self-indulgent and incomplete'.
Obviously there is something more to these archaically worded rules than one sees at first blush, and Brookhiser puts his finger on it.