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Finding that his look was not returned, or indeed observed by the person to whom it was addressed, John gradually concentrated the whole power of his eyes into one focus, and brought it to bear upon the man in the flapped hat, at whom he came to stare in course of time with an intensity so remarkable, that it affected his fireside cronies, who all, as with one accord, took their pipes from their lips, and stared with open mouths at the stranger likewise.
In his easy-to-follow conversational style, he touches upon various aspects of post Vatican Council Catholicism, analyzes them, and then brings his deep knowledge of Holy Scripture to bear upon them.
Mark Allan Powell examines the biblical accounts that bear upon this issue and considers how these passages and the biblical witness might be considered.
Fish, like Sandra Gunning, brings the black Atlantic to bear upon early figures such as Prince and Seacole, and reveals that black disaporic identification was not always antithetical to nation and empire, but often worked in concert with them.
His polysemous "changing worlds" encompass both the transformations effected within poetry and mutations of language and climate that bear upon it.
The issues that bear upon the details of how, when and in what amount revenue should be recognized are broad and extremely deep.
Many of the great names in post-Enlightenment English writing -- particularly in the nineteenth century -- are the names of prophetic dissenters to the social order, who brought their ethical and aesthetic energies to bear upon social questions: Blake, Wordsworth, Ruskin, George Eliot, Dickens.
Under RESPA, the HUD Secretary is authorized to conduct hearings to investigate conditions and practices that bear upon provisions of the Act and to prescribe regulations or recommend legislation to correct any problems.
That atmosphere of strife and confusion ably mirrors the film's moral climate, in which Tavernier brings his characteristic acuity to bear upon weighing the meaning of combat and the ethics of a true warrior.
Bracewell is especially accomplished in bringing different historical approaches to bear upon the subject of the uskoks, with chapters that explore hard military, political, and economic issues, for instance, on "Border Military Systems," on "The Raiding Economy," and on "Military Authority and Raiding.