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not capable of being given a date

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An undatable fragment (but most likely from 1525 or 1526) says simply "Hottinger says that a Christian may also be a magistrate."--QGTS, #390, 382.
Yu aptly observes: "Just as the real world is considered empty and unreal in the Buddhist vision, so the invented world of the story is 'baseless' (huangtang), 'absurd' (dahuang), 'unverifiable' (wuji), and 'undatable' (wu chaodai nianji)" (168).
Finally, because the system encourages the creation of chronotypes that accommodate ambiguous or currently undatable material (e.g., "ancient historical," "prehistoric," and "ceramic age" are EKAS chronotypes), the pressure on ceramic analysts to shoehorn objects into dubious chronological, functional, or fabric categories is reduced, and problematic material can be differentiated on broad, hierarchical scales of probability rather than wrongly classified or simply consigned to oblivion.
Working as an urban planner might, she is taking into account the daily needs of the illusive denizens while also putting to use in her plans all the different cartographic signs found on town maps of the past fifty years: Her drawings of the towns thus become as indefinable and undatable as their spectral residents.
xxxa (although not the more major works of the latter volume); clearly this is an issue that has its own intrinsic interest, but the need to justify the inclusion of works in volumes that are chronologically determined perhaps sometimes leads to a reluctance simply to declare a text undatable.
James Duport, a Cambridge scholar and poet, in an undatable poem from the mid-seventeenth century praised George Herbert by placing him within this tradition of Gregory of Nazianzus, thus finding a continuum of devout poetic use of the epigram form.
In volume 20, eight editors team up to glean in the field after the reapers and produce Prefaces &c, to the Collected Editions, Published Addenda, Marginalia, Manuscript Addenda, Undatable Manuscripts.
So daring are the products of the immediate post-Japan phase, such as the teapot mentioned above, that they are nearly undatable. When the Italian firm Alessi reintroduced many of them in 1991, they seemed more modern than a good many similar products on the market.
(The fourth Occitan sestina, by Pons Fabre d'Uzes, who is undatable but probably late, has uniform lines of eight syllables masculine.) (30) He did depart, however, following the example of Dante, in his double sestina, the only one in morte di madonna Laura (Rime 332).
In literary history, as Hinds's reading skillfully demonstrates, the losers (lost, fragmentary, undatable, or seldom-read texts) tell us as much as the winners do.
The stone, being undatable, could have been created for this ceremony.
Of the sixty-eight new peerage creations we are dealing with [see Appendix B (ii)], twenty-two took part in twenty-three marriages before 1330, thirty-three took part in thirty-four marriages during the period 1330-77, and seventeen marriages are undatable. Only one, John Beauchamp of Warwick, definitely did not marry at all, a rarity in the Middle Ages and especially within a class so interested in personal advancement though connections.(97)
Even so, the micro-excavation and laser-decomposition carbon-extraction techniques (Watchman) appear to be producing impressive early results (for example, cover photograph of this volume) and offer a means of dating previously undatable rock-markings.
The Sophoclean Electra is notoriously undatable, but even leaving it out of account, the topic of Euripides' play will have already been familiar from the Oresteia of Aeschylus and doubtless several other now unknown Greek tragedians.(27) A parallel may be drawn with Sophocles' Philoctetes (the full significance of this parallel will only become clearer further on).