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something desired as a necessity

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In all cases it seems to have been tacitly understood that seeming English, or at least Anglo-Scottish, was a desideratum.
This desideratum is now realized here after more than sixty years.
A welcome desideratum would be an English translation of this monumental work.
The lot in question (1683) is a three-quarters brother to Grand Prix de Paris runner-up Desideratum, and his third dam is wonderful producer Fall Aspen, responsible for such as Timber Country and granddam of Dubai Millennium.
Of course, filmmakers aren't bound by the desideratum of realizing clinical accuracy, even if they have had experience with mentally ill persons, and I wholeheartedly defend the director's/screenwriter's/actor's prerogative of taking artistic license.
Desideratum will be exhibited until February 1 as part of a programme of events at the cathedral throughout Capital of Culture year.
His huge triptych, titled Desideratum, is on show all through January to mark the opening of Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture.
Such exemplars also serve to ground Shuger's point that in Tudor-Stuart England, pace Milton (and Christopher Hill), freedom of the press was not a desideratum.
He didn't disappoint his followers, galloping on powerfully through the final quarter mile to deny Desideratum by two and a half lengths.
The son of Montjeu travelled well all the way on the leader's shoulder and fairly flew for Kieren Fallon in the straight to brush aside Desideratum.
The son of Montjeu was briefly challenged by Desideratum two furlongs from home, but found plenty when asked and quickened away for a clear-cut success.
And he did not let his supporters down on Bastille Day as he found plenty for pressure under Kieren Fallon to score readily from Desideratum.
If there is a desideratum for this excellent volume, it is that it had included in the contextual reflections an essay on the nature and task of enculturation.
In 1991 full publication of that text was still only desideratum.
Intendedly value-free and institutionless, consequentialist SWT cannot accommodate the moral force of rights, ignores the complexities of postconstitutional politics, and regards efficiency as regulatory policy's ultimate desideratum.