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Thucydides here is not the denigrator of democracy as a volatile regime subject to mob rule; rather, he recognizes the benefits of an assembly precisely because it brings together a variety of different men who debate as they engage in communal decision making.
He stands exposed as "the ruthless denigrator of existing positions, the systematic propagator of a new moral posture, a man of sneers and smears and pervading certainty.
As a regular denigrator of my point of view when I had a column in The Journal, I asked him a question then which he thought fit not to answer.
While Wei Yao, a denigrator of the game, uses the term k'u-ch'i in a derogatory sense, Ch'ien Ch'ien-i uses the term k'u-p'ing only to express seasonal melancholy.
He was a vigorous denigrator of all ardent spirits, including brandy and dessert wines.
As such, he was still viewed as a proponent of foreign wines, denigrator of American wines and a chauvinist protecting his own turf.
As I have remarked before, Schoonmaker was the great denigrator of California wines (and, yes, he did have some cause for criticism) to the extent that he was beginning to be our worst enemy.
The resulting characterisation of communism as the antithesis of democracy is likely to be a prominent theme of 1917's anniversary--not only among its denigrators, but also among some pro-Bolshevik left-wingers who regard the practices and values of liberal democracy as irrelevant to--or as barriers to--a serious, transformative, revolutionary politics.
Pollard and other denigrators of his so-called "bad" quartos could not have imagined in their worst nightmares.
The apologists for slavery, denigrators of Africa, argued that this civilization, and certainly its heights, must be beyond the capacities of Africans.
At the time, denigrators read the absence as both a rebuke as well as a sign of Arab disquiet with US diplomacy, which was only partially correct.
Barrie's First Book and the Shilling Fiction Market' continues Dr Nash's revisionist efforts in reading 'Kailyard' authors both by actually looking closely at the material evidence (something too little attended to by many earlier denigrators of Barrie et al.
If this investigation into the latest of a long, tragic line of abuse cases in care homes, old-fashioned proprietorial boarding schools and other related places such as Medomsley achieves nothing else, let it at least silence the would-be hard-liners, the discipline freaks and the denigrators of children's rights who helped to create places like Medomsley and even now, though fortunately with less frequency, call for their return.
But rather than considering lasting solutions, the 28 will once again make do with improvising short-term solutions (a Mediterranean task force), opening up a boulevard for all denigrators of European integration.
The denigrators of this argue that the self is multiple.