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The emergence of a cadre of Christian evangelical politicians in Parliament and the ascendence of Prime Minister Harper contributed to the rise of a radical rightwing narrative at the expense of a moderate discourse.
"Les Belles infideles"--translations into French prose of foreign poetry as well as the ascendence of the novel shook the foundations of rhyme as a requisite for poetry or theatre.
The astonishing thing about these charts is the ascendence of PABs, although Labatt Blue Light Lime and New Belgium Ranger IPA also come off looking pretty well.
John Major's ascendence to prime minister marked a decline in the show's fortunes with the writers finding him so boring that they decided to invent an affair between him and Virginia Bottomley.
"It feels like the orchestra is in the ascendence. From all over the place I hear of the success of Vasily Petrenko and the orchestra, there is a fantastic grapevine.
According to Erikson, the resolution of the identity crisis within a socially supportive environment is significant because it results in the ascendence of psychological strengths, or ego virtues.
Oribe's decorative symbolism, including plovers, plum blossoms and glaze pools suggestive of stream and shade represented man's place in nature as one of ease and harmony, a view more appropriate to shogun, daimyo and samurai freed from the exertions of labour than to a peasantry whose lives were little changed, in the process expressing the ascendence of a new order and a distinctive Japanese identity to be cultivated and protected for the next two and a half centuries.
(26) The classical notion that authority emanates from a closed system and a disciplinarian form of control has been replaced by the ascendence of "ultrarapid forms of free-floating control." (27) The paradox is that in this contemporary conception of speed, it is seen both as the "natural" occurrence of a free society and an object of constant invisible control.
(30) More recently, a group of 38 clerics urged Sunni Arabs in harsh sectarian terms to support Sunni Iraqis against Shiite ascendence and violence.
The choice of Rime informs us of the poet's stilnovista ascendence. The techne or technical aspect of his poiein is central to his artistic concept.
The result has been the ascendence of a new "managerial" approach to crime control.
In fact, "[e]ven during those moments in the Revolutionary struggle and its immediate aftermath when social radicals seemed to be in the ascendence, proposals contemplating compulsory redistribution of property were remarkably rare." Id.
This party's Southern members are an eclectic mix of liberal-leaning blacks, moderate pragmatists, and conservative white "throwbacks." Their prospects in the region, and perhaps nationwide, depend in large part on how well they develop a compelling identity in the face of Southern Republican ascendence.
Post-World War I in America saw the ascendence of sociology as the promising new discipline to ameliorate social ills.
The separative, atomistic, technical thinking of reflective rationality has gained ascendence in the public realm so that, while such a thinking may be able to comprehend the most formal kind of unity and equality, and to enforce a rights-based community, it has not always gone over of its own accord to a more expanded concept of our relationship to one another.