Of course, television remains the most undertheorized of media, but are comparisons with painting really the aptest
way to go about it?
Its account of Baby Suggs, Seth, and the haunting slave-history which binds them, makes an aptest
point-of-arrival to the collection overall.
The right of nature, which writer-s commonly call Jus Naturale, is the Liberty each man hath, to use his own power, as he will himselfe, for the preservation of his own Nature; that is to say, of his won life; and consequently, of doing any thing, which in his own Judgment, and Reason, hee shall conceive to be the aptest
means thereunto ....(152)
The angel is the aptest
possible symbol for the Renaissance, its winged flight representing the freeing of the imagination from the confines of medieval superstitions and restrictions.
A full translation into a language that does depend on words to express those elements must use the aptest
pronouns, conjunctions, etc., to be clear.
There are those who denounce us openly to their own friends, and yet whisper us softly that Senator Douglas is the aptest
instrument there is with which to effect that object.
(168) See Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan 79-80 (Rod Hay ed., McMaster University 1999) (1651) ("The right of nature, which writers commonly call jus naturale, is the liberty each man hath to use his own power as he will himself for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life; and consequently, of doing anything which, in his own judgement and reason, he shall conceive to be the aptest
Tennyson apostrophizes Hallam: I leave thy praises unexpressed In verse that brings myself relief, And by the measure of my grief I leave thy greatness to be guessed; What practice howsoe'er expert In fitting aptest
words to things, Or voice the richest-toned that sings, Hath power to give thee as thou wert?