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First to appear in Bloom's fantasies is Molly herself, dressed in Turkish costume with scarlet trousers, shouting angrily and commandingly at her husband: "Mrs Marion from this out, my dear man, when you speak to me" (Joyce 570).
And perhaps the sea treasures beckon to the poet's spirit more commandingly than the earthly rewards.
That said, the time constraint did reward those who strategically treated their presentations like performances: for example Mel Chin, whose theatrical entrance and self-conscious staging drove home the urgency of his Operation Paydirt project, about lead contamination in New Orleans; and Alfredo Jaar, who commandingly reenacted a performance from 1994 about US media coverage of Rwanda.
I lift my arms commandingly, I appear to be directing the destruction.
A patch of woods gave way to a clearing in which a tall brick building stood commandingly, its second-story windows aglow.
So it was that I, a son of Idaho raised in a small Anabaptist sect, found my career-defining preoccupations, including a cosmopolitanism commandingly exemplified by Jews, when connections made through a political movement brought me into contact with the work of an orthodox Jew addressing the cultural dynamics of the modernization process through a meditation on Confucian China's encounter with communism.
As her essay commandingly and cogently shows, the liberal idealism of color-blind casting has evolved into the more responsive and responsible realism of conceptual casting, that is, as she defines it, "the race or ethnicity of the actor might deliberately cut against the grain of the role to make a sociopolitical or aesthetic statement about identity and history" (228).
MOTORCYCLING: James Toseland admitted his nightmare debut British Grand Prix was "the most disappointing day of my life" as he crashed out at the first corner at Donington Park in a MotoGP race commandingly won by Casey Stoner, below.
We know that we can do commandingly successful things through electric utilities.
But back to the good stuff: Pitt embodies Jesse's paranoid, intimidating and still powerfully charismatic decline commandingly.
It was just a shame the victory, which leaves the Bears commandingly placed at the top of their group, was marred by an injury to another old hand, Dougie Brown.
Their surging lyricism commandingly evokes the sight, smells, and sounds of Africa's wild places, which the poet had known for more than sixty years of living there, and had come to sense so keenly:
The work of our time which deals most commandingly with the wilful perversion of truth is George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.
fragile sexual identity" so commandingly relish his own sexy
Hoddle also had special praise for captain Mark Kennedy, who forsook his wide role to sit so commandingly in front of the back four, and star man Seol.
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