No--there is something else concerning which I should like to write to you, but am afraid to obtrude
upon your notice.
I ventured to offer to the learned among them a conjecture of my own, that Laputa was QUASI LAP OUTED; LAP, signifying properly, the dancing of the sunbeams in the sea, and OUTED, a wing; which, however, I shall not obtrude
, but submit to the judicious reader.
Unwilling to obtrude
himself on the princess, Rostov did not go back to the house but remained in the village awaiting her departure.
I liked walking better, but a sense of reluctance to obtrude
my presence on anyone who did not desire it, always kept me passive on these and similar occasions; and I never inquired into the causes of their varying whims.
He controlled himself, he knew not why, save that he was possessed by a nebulous awareness that Skipper must be considered as a god should be considered, and that this was no time to obtrude
himself on Skipper.
At length, the clock was hidden from his sight by some envious shutters, then the church steeples proclaimed eleven at night, then the quarter past, and then the conviction seemed to obtrude
itself on his mind that it was no use tarrying there any longer.
Nor will I inquire whether Mr Clennam did, at any time, obtrude
himself on-- ha--my society.
Of her own future lot, the poor girl thought as little as possible, though fearful glimpses would obtrude
themselves on her uneasy imagination.
Since the ruling party AKP's rise to power, the Turkish government has also been advancing in the north though a systematic policy of empowering religiousness in the daily life of Turkish Cypriots, "a practice, which obtrudes
on their distinct cultural and secular identity," the letter said.
When the fragmented film clip is set into another reality, I suggest the filmic connection to the theatrical is manifest as an excess of present-ness that "sticks out" or obtrudes
from the reproducible and spills from the screen as affect rooted in the Real.
Whether the joyful cacophony with which Adieu ends, "in barking and a baby's cries," as Godard describes it in the synopsis, and the film's reliance on Roxy--the mutt's snout obtrudes
adorably from the 3-D image into our laps--suggest a newly serene JLG, no longer the bitter embodiment of what Adorno famously dubbed "late style," remains debatable.
In her emotionally vulnerable condition, Nikki obtrudes
Christine and Paul's romantic getaway.