14) In Ibn Asakir's rendering, Umar II emerges as a pivotal model of good leadership, occasionally superior to even the first four caliphs, mitigating the unseemliness
of the early caliphate's association with fitna by portraying the rashidan and the Umayyads as a morally coherent unit through links (political, biological, and moral) to the second Umar, who was relatively unimpeachable.
And this unseemliness
, I think, is rooted in the fact of our nationhood.
At the extreme, unseemliness
is television producer Aaron Spelling building a house of 56,500 square feet and 123 rooms (Stein, 1988).
of the measure has filled all England with astonishment.
Over five seasons from 2002 to 2008, The Wire told a series of complex, interwoven stories built around major problems afflicting the modern American city: failing schools, faltering newspapers, the decline of the working waterfront, the unseemliness
of local politics, and, more generally, the frustration of would-be reformers by bureaucratic institutions.
For this cause God gave them up unto vile passions: for their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature: and likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another, men with men working unseemliness
, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was due.
The real arbiter of a tutoring session seems to be tutor and client, together; plus if I must insert myself into that relationship, I wish to minimize the unseemliness
Snegov alluded to the potential unseemliness
of sending more highly esteemed masters like Botvinnik or Keres instead of the national champion as the Soviet Union's representative.
What becomes clear is that psychoanalytic attempts to order the text becomes a credentialed disengagement from its inconsistencies and an insistence on placing a "master discourse" (Johnson, "Aesthetic" 8) atop the text's unseemliness
jury's verdict," (61) and the unseemliness
of jurors using
While we may relate eating with our hands to unseemliness
and inelegance, we also associate it with innocence, a simpler time and a more primitive time when the dining experience consisted of food, hands, mouth, repeat.
Now, the victims of this curse are neither butchers nor beasts, but those same good folk who countenance, by now, only their own unseemliness
, an unseemliness
commensurate with an unhealthy need of cleanliness, with irascible meanness, and boredom.
And in a fascinating 1996 dissertation, Stephen Scroggs concluded that the Army is less effective in its relations with Congress than are the other services because of the Army's sense of unseemliness
in operating aggressively outside its institutional boundaries.
of having blacks testify against whites.
Although such groups as the Freemasons, significant in the role they played in the forging of the new republic, were attacked for the unseemliness
of the homoerotic passions they promulgated, most Americans were not suspected of hiding sexual designs within their expressions of ardent affectionalism.