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a weak president," Newton argues Ike was "certain, resolute, and, though respectful of his advisers, commandingly their boss.
To say that the book synthesizes and caps its critical tradition is not to stint its originality, but merely to say that it has marshaled all the possible elements of the field so commandingly that there is no need for a sequel in the same paradigm.
Errani picked up a solitary game to make it 5-1, but she was helpless to stop Stosur, who commandingly took the set 6-1 in an absolute shock-and-awe performance.
Again I tried to look over the woman who had commandingly led me by the hand like a little boy.
Drawing from her own decades-past experience of having worked on a small track, Gordon commandingly relays the story of a raffish band of rapscallions, dreamers and schemers all, veritable slaves to the promise of easy money; a grim and gritty story evoking as much the dissipation of a gambler's life as it does the violent vicissitudes of intimate and profligate relationships; a story weaving terrible moments, like kidnapping, murder, and rape; a story singing of a singular battle-scarred nobility; a story as darkly layered as the American dream and nightmare.
Among the best is a commandingly still Egyptian baboon (c.
By contrast, Tharanga announced himself by carving Tim Bresnan's off-side width for an early four and then advancing to cover Graeme Swann's spin and hit him commandingly straight for six.
In 1963, as a sophomore in high school, I had a Social Studies teacher named William Miller who had a commandingly intense method of teaching, one that had the authority of Abraham Lincoln, whom he resembled.
At West Point last summer, President Obama said, commandingly, "[A]t no time in human history has a nation of diminished economic vitality maintained its military and political primacy.
Starting at 5pm local time, the race starts in daylight and finishes under floodlights Course winner taking part S Vettel Last year Lewis Hamilton led commandingly until brake failure put him out of the race.
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.
Bobby found the video recording he had made of the game; it was located deep in the recesses of a storage closet, in a box of VHS cassettes commandingly labeled "Keep These.
A patch of woods gave way to a clearing in which a tall brick building stood commandingly, its second-story windows aglow.
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.
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