But now, as I tell you, I have determined to take right hold for myself; to look right into European life, and judge it without Johnsonian
The shaggy eyebrows unbent a little as he rolled the steps toward the shelf where the Johnsonian
literature was placed.
Or (whisper it) is there no plan at all, and the PM is employing the classic Johnsonian
tactic of flying by the seat of his pants?
It was certainly sung with great gusto at this concert, perhaps reflecting among some the can-do optimism of a Johnsonian
He trashed Theresa May's flawed Brexit Withdrawl Agreement but, in typical Johnsonian
style, failed to mention he actually voted for the deal.
Tory Party/Government/UK is anathema to many in Scotland, and does create an ideal opportunity for the SNP, but it comes just as the Nats are exhausted.
Those disruptions won't happen, he said, and, in typical Johnsonian
fashion, made light of the situation.
While this view unquestionably has truth to it, the collective liberal recoil from Johnsonian
initiatives has obscured an important parallel legacy: even with its limitations, the Great Society--Johnson's ambitious project, launched in 1964, to expand on his hero Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal--offers a text in how to create consequential, popular, and above all enduring federal initiatives.
As the child of poor, hard-working Pakistani immigrants, he is more attracted to creating stringent but reliable rules than Johnsonian
Obamacare, a program whose details were partly inspired by Stuart Butler, a former director of domestic policy at the conservative Heritage Foundation, displays a contradictory mix--with elements of both the Johnsonian
welfare state ethic and conservative skepticism about the state's right and ability to provide social insurance directly to citizens.
A tangential Johnsonian
quip about rising Kettle crisps exports and the remarks about his coat show why this Tory fool isn't taken seriously in the globe's capitals.
Outfitted with further reading suggestions and inset textboxes on related information (the Bridgewater Treatises, phrenology, Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation), and with a pedagogic, amiably Johnsonian
tone --"Imagine you were walking across a heath and accidentally kicked a stone" (23)--Conlin recounts the origins, obstacles, and enablers of Darwin's work in what could be an ideal textbook for a course on the history of science in nineteenth-century Britain.