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Promethean parsimoniousness is no way to describe Balzac and Wolfe, brothers ever on fire from one century to another in the literary firmament.
Boulding (1954, 6-7) asserts that the type of personality that emerges from market behavior and market institutions is devoid of the "richness of full human relationship," and insists that economic man is more than the sum of certain minor virtues and vices such as honesty, thriftiness, industriousness, niggardliness, parsimoniousness, and chicanery.
For each outcome variable, the obtained incremental [R.sup.2] values were examined to inform which set of predictors led to the most parsimoniousness model, where parsimonious refers to the highest level of explanatory power of the entire model ([R.sup.2] for the entire model) using the fewest number of predictor variables that were consistent with the variables expected by the theoretical underpinnings of reading development.
Despite the fact that Buddy immediately steals her car, the audience is encouraged to condemn the woman for her racism and parsimoniousness. In another scene, as Buddy and flee the FBI in the elevator of Buddy's apartment building, an elderly white woman joins them and assumes Buddy is the elevator man.
For example quality of coefficients, parsimoniousness of the model, conformity of the error term to a white-noise process, and smallness of the forecast errors.
Beginning with perhaps Descartes, and certainly culminating in the Enlightenment, a parsimoniousness descended upon the description of things.
For an insightful critique of the left's "romance of parsimoniousness and asceticism," see Jesse Lemisch and Naomi Weisstein, "Cornucopia Isn't Consumerism," Against the Current (Jan./Feb.
The only reason for running the branch line down and the refusal to build a new station for the football stadium (a common-sense idea) is parsimoniousness.
The authors are grateful to Markus Buhner for his invaluable advice and his argumentation for parsimoniousness of model specification.
His ability to capture the psychology of his subjects--whether it be the unhealthy relationship that existed between Georges d'Armagnac, Bishop of Rodez, and his secretary Guillaume Philandrier or a Pope whose august demeanor could not disguise a parsimoniousness of spirit--inspires awe.
Noting that the Canadian government had promised to send $53 million to help combat AIDS in Africa, he berated it for its parsimoniousness, opining that Canada's contribution should be at least $300 million.
rigid economy in public expenditure," and his parsimoniousness that
I came to associate pleasure with lavishness and joylessness with the parsimoniousness of my parents: extravagance became a way of not being them.