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a person who explains

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(23) Andrea Bussi, bishop of Aleria and editor of the editio princeps, mentions Petrarch favourably in the dedicatory epistle as Livy's foremost 'praelector' ('lecturer' or 'expounder') in recent years.
Pollock even referred to von Savigny as "the greatest expounder of legal principles in modern Europe." FREDRICK POLLOCK, FOR MY GRANDSON: REMEMBRANCES OF AN ANCIENT VICTORIAN 169 (1933).
Coleridge's statements, for instance, about poetry as a "rationalized dream" (CN II 2086) and a "waking dream," according to Toor, points to his being a dream theorist and expounder notwithstanding certain critics' allegations of the poet's lack of coherence in oneiric theories (85).
(270) Grey contended that, in addition to enforcing the written Constitution, courts properly had the "additional role as the expounder of basic national ideals of individual liberty and fair treatment, even when the content of these ideals is not expressed as a matter of positive law in the written Constitution." (271)
(102) Grey argued for a "broader view of judicial review" that would accept "the courts' additional role as the expounder of basic national ideals of individual liberty and fair treatment, even when the content of these ideals is not expressed as a matter of positive law in the written Constitution." (103) In support of his view that the Constitution incorporated unwritten rights and powers, Grey was even able to play a textual card, the Ninth Amendment.
Thus fiction is nearer truth [...] A historian may be an artist too, and a novelist is a historian, the preserver, the keeper, the expounder, of human experience.
He is the author, expounder, and mover of this law, and the person who does not obey it will be in exile from himself.
It strives to show that sound reasoning and logic and a more critical understanding of the very process (76) of creation themselves point to the Divine and uphold the truth of revelation as the ultimate expounder on the secrets and finality of creation.
As an expounder of the social gospel, Ely illustrated the symbiotic relationship between social science and the doctrines of liberal Christianity, each of which would shape the thinking of American elites throughout the 20th century.
No, actually we were in Tampa, and it was December." Or perhaps you're an Expounder, who repeats the same point over and over.
Pointing to Webster's insistence that the power to blockade is a power of Congress, and casting himself in the tradition of that "great expounder of the Constitution," Vallandigham gleefully reminded Republicans that Jackson "did not dare" to issue a blockade without Congress, but "our Jackson today, the little Jackson at the other end of the avenue, and the mimic Jacksons around him, do blockade, not only Charleston harbor, but the whole Southern coast, three thousand miles in extent, by a single stroke of the pen" (Vallandigham 1864, 317).
She was looked up to, also, by her students, as the only interpreter and expounder of the new idea <"science">.
"If Christianity is both social and dogmatic, and intended for all ages, it must humanly speaking have an infallible expounder. Else you will secure unity of form at the loss of unity of doctrine, or unity of doctrine at the loss of unity of form; you will have to choose between a comprehension of opinions and a resolution into parties, between latitudinarian and sectarian error."
A FACT." The Democratic Expounder and Calhoun County Patriot 5.37, Whole No.
Kuhn (1962), the most noted expounder of the concept, referred to it in broad and large-scale terms.