In England all men spoke one tongue, speciously
like American to the ear, but on cross-examination unintelligible.,
And, besides all this, it is necessary to know what sort of government is best fitting for all cities: for most of those writers who have treated this subject, however speciously
they may handle other parts of it, have failed in describing the practical parts: for it is not enough to be able to perceive what is best without it is what can be put in practice.
"No, sir, but the facts might be met speciously
Most applications of TCA to marketing (Heide and John 1990, 1992; Noordewier et al., 1990) uphold the primacy of transaction costs as they speciously
assume the extent and importance of asset specificity.
Lawyer Royall's underlying ideology, here and at the end of the novel when he persuades and coerces Charity into marrying him, is one of amor fati: both North Dormer and Charity are encouraged to "love their destiny," never mind how speciously
hopeful that destiny appears.
Edelman argues speciously
that "all members of the minority group are relatively disadvantaged." But most Americans don't buy that: With a third of African Americans comfortably in the middle class, race simply doesn't work as a proxy for disadvantage.
The suite form of many living instrumental genres (such as the ceremonial music of Xi'an) has been compared, often speciously
, I think, to that of the Tang court around the 8th century.
158-59) recognizes a shared experience that, in Frame's view, is too often speciously
Wherever an edition was also issued in large paper, that too is given a separate entry, further speciously
inflating Donne's apparent presence.
However, Weinberger's is not mere translation, as evidenced in his "Editor's Note," for his is a programmatic intervention in today's culture wars, a dubious move that he somewhat speciously
tries to justify on the premise that Villaurrutia was a homosexual poet who wrote erotic and homoerotic poetry.
That little word which so speciously
marries concept-separate nouns into virtual unity.
Many of the other articles are either dated in approach, speciously
novel, true but unoriginal, or defective in scholarly content.