presumptuousness


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audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to

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I hope you forgive the presumptuousness but let me try to help.
But that still doesn't manage to come close to Gonde's biggest misstep here - to take a factual tragedy, not to mention one that to this day remains very raw to the loved ones of those affected, and turn it into an a Skins-meets-Strindberg smorgasbord of pretension and presumptuousness.
I struggled with my utter presumptuousness, since I was completely new to this profession, so much so that I knew nothing about it.
In short, she doesn't let them [the French] keep whole The words of which they are so proud, Instead making everyone accommodate Her whims and follow her fashion.] The "ignorant presumptuousness" governing the fabrication of the new langage courtesan [courtier language], personified as a woman, appears here as a composite drawn from the whole repertoire of Estienne's nightmares.
In the second Epistle, Pope links his censure of the futility and presumptuousness of metaphysical speculations with that of the claims of science not only to "measure earth, weigh air and state the tides", but to "instruct the planets in what orbs to run to correct old time and regulate the sun" (II, 20-2) and "teach Eternal Wisdom how to rule" (II.29).
But here, "presumptuousness" blends into "impracticability." Those who would reform the world stand like a child with a pale facing the ocean.
This not only made it brutally obvious that 'elite journalism' was, through shifting to commercialising television, for the first time exposed to the public gaze and public scrutiny; it also required this degree of brutality to expose it to itself and the presumptuousness of its claim to interpretational authority.
By no means do the new data laws mean that Big Brother will be able to access our information whenever he likes, so maybe we can relax a bit, but there is a presumptuousness to this legislation that is pretty unsavoury.
Freud reiterates: "The crime which was thrown onto his shoulders, presumptuousness and rebelliousness against a great authority, was precisely the crime for which the members of the Chorus, the company of brothers, were responsible.
Perhaps it's the presumptuousness of people who know nothing about guns lecturing the rest of us on their responsible use and handling.
In a "Pragmatic Approach to Community Development in Peru," it was noted for example that "with less and less presumptuousness and increasing humility the Peace Corps in Peru have recognized that refined arts of Community Development, learned in a highly developed technological society, did not apply per se in the land of the Incas." (81) Elsewhere, in the mountains of Ecuador, for instance, volunteers learned to appreciate and take advantage of traditional communal collaboration.
In 1995, Daniel Oster critiqued this same passage and the presumptuousness of the would-be disciples:
(20) He remarks of the Christian life in such a world: '[W]e share Christ's sufferings in order that as he has passed from a labyrinth of all evils into heavenly glory, we may in like manner be led through various tribulations to the same glory.' (21) He uses the image again to describe the fallen mind's capacity for presumptuousness and self-confusion.
Ferrars.' ' In Mansfield Park, once wealthy Henry Crawford decides he wishes to marry Fanny, he leaves off the "'Miss Price'" and begins referring to her as "'Fanny'" and "'my Fanny'"; his sister, Mary, displays similar verbal presumptuousness. Fanny, who declines Henry's marriage proposal, pointedly rebuffs each of these liberties with a firm "'Mr.