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without limits in extent or size or quantity

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Given that the Constitution does not treat the conventions as illimitable assertions of sovereign power, there is no reason to infer that the Constitution does not authorize the state legislatures to apply for limited conventions.
Because of the illimitable quality of the leveling process, however, it could not be confined only to those distinctions incompatible with a number of independent nation-states, within each of which a lively non-hierarchical democratic polity prevailed.
This typical pastoral farm setting (as opposed to the prison), I would argue, is actually the representation of the alluring middle-class lifestyle, the "shimmering" and "endless" rows offering an illimitable source of work (and therefore wages).
The meanings produced in the esthetic experience are, in an ultimate sense, incomprehensible, in part because they can never be present, but also because the "reflexive cross-references" of terms that cannot be fixed are potentially illimitable.
And think, finally, of the ubiquitous mass-cultural souvenir of modern travel, the picture postcard--a form primed to depict and circulate an illimitable variety of perspectives yet typically putting into motion the imagery and textuality of explicitly mobile desires.
If readers pose the question of how such people might have told their stories, they enter an unending dialogue that connects them to the author and to illimitable others.
Down there, one hears, lies a deep, illimitable reservoir of righteousness and wisdom, unpolluted by the corruption of privilege.
In fact, it is not clear to me that advocates of illimitable presidential power mean to claim for the president inherent power in the sense that Fisher uses that term as opposed to what he deems to be implied power.
An accommodation of these two seemingly opposed notions of the 'human' is provided by a theological discourse often associated with human rights, a discourse 'secularized' here in terms of Nietzsche's revealing how, with the death of God, 'new idols' are elevated for us now to live by--idols that can effect the neo-deific combination of determinate position with the illimitable possibility of being.
An atavistic power possesses Eugene when he sets off for the North on his own in Of Time and the River: he experiences "a unity coherent with his destiny," feels "a rending and illimitable power in him as if he could twist steel between his fingers" (35, 36).
I believe that these interfaith friends brought to her consciousness what Einstein called "the illimitable spirit.
The hitherto illimitable Amazon rainforests will dry out - and burn.
He colorfully proclaimed that it "shows the nebula as if floating in awful and illimitable space, at an inconceivable distance.
The encounter with one's shadow marks the very first stage of the journey, yet because the unconscious is an illimitable field, the process of knowing ourselves is unending.
There's a long piece by Charles Lamb, for example, that goes on about how marvellous it is remembering some great actor on stage -but you pay a high price for it because, in some ways, you're limiting the illimitable.