He can sometimes get carried away, opting too often for words like emulous, philoprogenitive
, lucubrations, cosmogony or pasquinade.
To examine how these observations apply in India, it is useful to analyze (i) the genesis of the numbers game in India (ii) the Hindu-Muslim demographic differential in India and the possible reasons for it and (iii) how the subcontinent's partition combined with Hindu fundamentalism have enabled Hindu extremists to manipulate fear of the supposedly philoprogenitive
urge of the Muslims and threaten India's secular credentials.
In the scheme of sexual suggestion that Dryden introduces as part of his satiric attack, Achitophel is set up as the opposite of the public image of David: generous and "philoprogenitive
." Not that David is exemplary; he wastes his substance on private pleasures instead of working to ensure the succession.
According to this the suburb was a response to the university reforms which permitted college tutors to marry; St John's College, which owned the land to the north of St Giles, appointed architects to supervise the coherent development and waves of philoprogenitive
dons colonized an academic suburb memorialized by, among others, Betjeman.
"Was Not Was Not Who Since Philoprogenitive
." Faulkner at 100: Retrospect and Prospect: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 1997.
Solitary, contemplative, an obsessive reader, Laura should never have married, but she was caught up like many another in the philoprogenitive