Meanwhile, scientists who study praise and rewards have discovered that children who are overpraised
by adults start expecting rewards for everything they do--even if they didn't do anything to deserve them.
Vives (1493-1540) is thought of as a minor humanist of the northern Renaissance, overpraised
during his lifetime, says Walker, but his work still speaks to issues of concern.
After the usual procession of wildly overpraised
pub singers, transgender Jordan Gray delivered a mesmerising version of Bob Dylan's Like A Woman.
I hope and expect that it will be better than this overpraised
There are a few universally acknowledged and overpraised
poetic high spots in the Bible like the Song of Songs (sex--yay!), the kvetchings of Job (a conservative tale about a stubborn rich man, with a Hollywood ending), the songs and sayings anthologies (dime a dozen), and Ecclesiastes, with its ancient carpe diem message (it is, in effect, an elaboration of the alewife's message to the wayfaring Gilgamesh a millennium and a half earlier), but as my penciled-in marginalia from Origin of the Brunists days repeatedly bewail, it is for the most part unbearable diatribe exhibiting an appalling and infantile view of the universe, and bottoming out with Revelation, a displaced Old Testament nightmare so over the top it's almost comical, like a laughable backyard horror movie.
Last year, we overpraised
their work for resolution of the issue and the banks allocated 13 billion som ($211.1 million).
The economy encompasses far more than a handful of overpraised
primary schools in the previous inspection cycle.
Nevertheless, the book's illumination of Taiping and late imperial Qing culture cannot be overpraised
. Its novel approach to sources highlights the disorder, chaos, and devastation of the war and invites us to reexamine and contemplate the moral clarities that other narratives on the Taiping Rebellion tend to assert.
The college is now not so much a body of teachers teaching students as a research institution that makes small-time, overpraised
researchers out of its undergraduates.
Tottenham's performance against Manchester United last weekend was overpraised
Deresiewicz isn't exactly a fan of Garber, finding in her new book mostly "mildewed commonplaces and shot-springed arguments half-chewed digressions and butt ends of academic cliche." This sort of takedown isn't unprecedented, either; since leaving Yale, Deresiewicz has established himself as a freelance critic more than willing to serve up a hatchet job of an overpraised
young writer like Zadie Smith or Nathan Englander.