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37) The text opens with the an invocation by the king who refers to himself as you Qin zengsun xiaozi Yin [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], the formula being "kinship term (zengsun [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'great- grandson') + deprecatory appellation (xiaozi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'little child') + given name (Yin [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
Not articulated but perhaps implied in the deprecatory term "a trifle" was its revisionary relationship to Moore's own fish poem, also called "The Fish.
Dr Lou Catania and Dr Jimmy Bartlett hosted one of the Special Sessions in the 1,700-seater auditorium and Dr Catania opened with a deprecatory, "The only thing worse than an old man reminiscing is two old men reminiscing.
A very popular British singer called Lonnie Donegan made a cover version which started with an amusing, short, monologue about the battle and, partly because of the self deprecatory humour for which we are famous, it was a huge hit.
Therefore, if they use deprecatory language regarding LGB people, they are not acting in a manner of a social worker (Canda & Furman, 1999; Todd & Coholic, 2007).
It is not surprising that deprecatory attitudes toward women and rules restricting them should have occasionally been added to the Buddhist canon, right alongside highly positive and equitable ones--just as misogynist views and rules have appeared in the scriptures of many, if not most, ancient world religions that also revere women.
Deprecatory use of such words in explicit and implicit references to lesbians and gays as fetish, needs (think neediness), present (with implication of present-obsessed), moment (with implication of moment-driven), people (think other), and pride parades a pathologizing and trivialization of gay and lesbian folk as though they (we) are the ones the volume needs critically to challenge, to chastise.
Banks's Culture novels are broadly seen to be exempt from this deprecatory view, though, and are noted, as Clute goes on to point out, for their "radical commentary on some of the inherent assumptions" about the aforementioned plot-friendly entrepreneurial freedoms depicted in the more formulaic of these stories (p.
I made some deprecatory reply to the effect that even this government wouldn't last forever; but he took no notice, and continued: "I have three children, all of them been through grammar school and two of them married now, with family.
Cambia il tempo," she says, which elicits yet another deprecatory remark from her husband in which he tells her to stop being so literal.
The 1828 edition abridged the preface, omitting any reference to Northanger Abbey and thus giving readers the ludicrous impression that Montolieu's deprecatory remarks regarding Northanger Abbey were actually intended for Persuasion and, by association, La Famille Elliot.
Since contemporary artists, cognizant of the socially critical legacy of the avant-garde, more readily align themselves with a culture of dissent than with any positions implying esteem for the status quo, it is not surprising that the employment of science and technology in the manipulation of nature should today be most often addressed by art in apprehensive if not outright deprecatory tones.
Such comment often seems to retain the implicitly negative and deprecatory framing of adverse selection.
deprecatory, resentful (O'Connor--Arnold 1973: 58), disgruntled (Gimson 1970: 281), guarded (O'Connor--Arnold 1973: 143), threatening (Gimson 1970:281), peremptory (Gimson 1970: 279), frosty rejection (Bald 1979: 98)
4-16) considers Browning's relatively few, and usually deprecatory, references to nineteenth-century Italians in his correspondence and poetry.