Whether one views Justice Kennedy's opinions on the subject as magniloquence
or inspiring prose, neither U.
Churchill honored the soldiers' suffering with broken-hearted magniloquence
, and damned the unforgivable failures of military and political leaders, even as he reasserted the integrity of the political life as men had always lived it--the life of men in nations, which is perpetually subject to the storms of war, but which honorable leading men are sworn to direct with genuine prudence, a prudence superior to Machiavelli's brutal ideal, subordinating their natural and ordinary acquisitiveness and vanity to the good of the men and women who obey their commands, including the most terrible command to kill and die for their country.
As was well indicated in recent criticism, in fact no genuine understanding of Ahab and his mission as a fictional character is possible without some knowledge of Calvinism: it would thus appear that the Calvinistic interest in anguish, defiance and magniloquence
, as well as its treatment of the human and the inhuman gave Melville many elements to draw inspiration from (Douglas 1991: 43).
Subjective tests that do not state the underlying goals and policies seem only to encourage literary magniloquence
in appellate judges.
Here the magniloquence
of the periodic sentence, with its piling up of parallel terms, is intended to overawe and subdue her listeners into accepting her assertion of complete control over human life.
1445-99), who certainly lacked the magniloquence
of his Paduan mentor Mantegna.
Put her in an over-packed car for a couple of days, in 90 degree heat with a frenzied puce-faced two-year-old, when she is seven and a half months pregnant, and you will discover the paroxysm of her madness and the magniloquence
of her conniptions.
Strauss, a masterful orchestrator, leavened the magniloquence
with moments of quiet and utmost tenderness such as the beautifully played oboe solo when we reached the summit.