What all of this contributes is a reduction in the opportunity to rely on linguistic accidence
, or, returning to Bernard William's expression, to fetishize assertion.
a place where the individual man can form new synthesis, where the accidence
of friendship and association can open a man's eyes to a part of human life remote and perhaps superficially incompatible, which can form in men their harmony and their synthesis" (Cf.
But suppose accidence
results in an industry starting up in a particular place.
Morris believed, for example, that translations into modern European languages should reject elegant paraphrase in favor of direct speech, inflected by traces of the accidence
of their ancient originals, and that classical epics belonged not to a lone genius or even a lineage of transcribers, but to "the people of that time, who were the real authors of the Homeric poems.
It "unlids all the accidence
concealed by 'normal' uses of words in order to show how many different routes it would be possible to take from any given point in the discourse.
His soliloquies on fate and historical accidence
, delivered to an overwrought Monty Bodkin, are among the best things that Wodehouse ever wrote.
If I wrote of personal love or sorrow in free verse, or in any rhythm that left it unchanged, amid all its accidence
, I would be full of self-contempt because of my egotism and indiscretion.
8) They learned not just to read Latin but to write and speak it, beginning with William Lily's A Shorte Introduction of Grammar and learning accidence
and syntax in his Brevissima Institutio, a textbook illustrated with examples from a range of Latin writers that students were set to memorise and imitate.
Sponsorship, exposure and visibility by the mentor facilitate the protege's accidence
into a position where he/she can emerge as a charismatic leader.
With the thought of the chanciness, of the accidence
of the fall.
It was an approach primarily focused on syntax, accidence
, and grammar with little attention focused on the culture, art, philosophy, science, religion, or the general society of ancient Greece and Rome.
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