The Vekhovtsy had publicly challenged the political radicalism and irreligion of the old intelligentsia, thereby generating a bitter polemic, but what struck Tolstoy's matchlessly
acute eye was the "hopeless confusion" of the Vekhovtsy over the main questions of life--the very questions that troubled him with renewed urgency as he prepared for his final "passage" from life.
The countryside was matchlessly
beautiful and even colliery winding gear and waste heaps had their fascination.
Of all the challenges posed by Spinoza's thought, this one is possibly the greatest (and both Jonathan Bennett and Gilles Deleuze, from their very different perspectives, provide matchlessly
clarifying commentary on it).
Lively's own life (she was born in 1933), and in her matchlessly
spare prose she anatomizes the epochal changes that have transformed the English landscape and culture in those 70-odd years.
As he proved with his matchlessly
profound Shylock in Trevor Nunn's definitive "The Merchant of Venice" at the National, and again as a frighteningly avuncular Goldberg in Posner's recent revival of "The Birthday Party," Goodman excels in Jewish roles.
Pluralism--the view that the "good" is constituted of a variety of distinct values that cannot be reduced to a "common denominator"--is, as Isaiah Berlin has matchlessly
argued, highly desirable; indeed, it is essential.
In Mencken, style and content are one, and the resulting alloy is more than merely individual: it is a matchlessly
exact expression of the American temper.
Now here we are on the downslope of 2003 and George Bush is learning, way too late for his own good, that the neocons have been matchlessly
wrong about everything.
You will assume that Farish, overcome with gratitude for the Sunday Mirror's racing correspondent's matchlessly
learned help and searingly incisive input into how the most powerful nation should be run, told me at great length what an outstanding chance Casual Look had in the Oaks, insisted I should wade in at the available 14-1 and, what's more, handed me 1,000 dollars to help sweeten the pot.
Yet D' Israeli's interest in what goes on in the "closet" is matchlessly
gratified by Rousseau's unprecedentedly forthcoming sensibility.