She made no answer in words, but seemed to grow taller in the chair, so that I could see her shoulders, and I knew from this that she was now holding herself conceitedly
and trying to look modest.
. ("This is the way to have him!
"Can you imagine," Ferfitchkin interrupted hotly and conceitedly
, like some insolent flunkey boasting of his master the General's decorations, "can you imagine that Zverkov will let us pay alone?
"[T]here is no more destructive distortion of political energy than when the parvenu swaggers around, boasting of his power, conceitedly
reveling in its reflected glory...." - Max Weber, Politics as a Vocation (1919) (95) There is, in some sense, a fractal quality to Weber's analysis of the mature polity: the balance that characterizes the mature state relies, not only on the balance of power between the bureaucracy and the politicians, but also on the balanced character of the politicians themselves.
Of course, it may help if you know that English is a Germanic language at base, even with the Mediterranean Latin-and-Greek superstructure which has more recently imposed itself upon England's language that makes life so difficult for its learners the whole world over, indeed, even for many of those whose mother tongue it is.Dholuo, my own Nilotic mother tongue, simply does not have such a problem because the leading classes of Dholuo speakers never colonised any societies too far away from home or as conceitedly
as the Englanders have recently colonised human societies the whole world over.
I have been attempting to get WJEC to embrace this need but to no apparent avail, so much so that when they were asked to make a submission to the English Examination Board (Edexcel) as nothing was forthcoming I volunteered to make a submission as a private individual from Wales and, conceitedly
, feel I may have had a small influence on the decision.
"I'm done," Jennifer replies conceitedly
, much to Desna's annoyance.
"My only concern, rather conceitedly
, was that the stories had flashbacks of myself as a young man - and anyone who has seen The Sweeney will know exactly what I looked like back in the Seventies.
Being overwhelmed with daemons, it is but natural for Charles Arrowby as he is being persistently chased by Lizzie, his former lover at the theatre whom he conceitedly
characterizes in terms of Shakespeare shows he had staged and she once again misses her love for Peregrine.