In the decade following the revolution (the supposed era of the Declaration's obscurity) he sponsored a "revisal
" of the laws of Virginia to make them compatible with the new state of affairs ushered in by independence within a natural rights republic.
Writing to Robert Surtees a month earlier Scott had conceded that Jeffrey's article was 'as tight a one as he has written since Southey's Madoc', but went on to insist: 'I don't believe the world ever furnished a critic and an author who were more absolute poco curantes about their craft, we dined together, and had a hearty laugh at the revisal
of the flagellation' (L ii.
Jefferson and Pendleton soon worked together on legal issues when they were elected to the committee for "A General Revisal
of the Laws" of Virginia with George Wythe, George Mason, and Thomas Ludwell Lee.
In 2013, the NPS initially forecasted the peak bloom date would fall in late March, but colder-than-expected weather prompted a revisal
In these circumstances, the treaties could be ratified only after the Constitution revisal
. Revising member states' Constitutions was equivalent to modifying the essential conditions of exercising national sovereignty.
" of a piece by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray that turns Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit into a musical, onstage through Nov.
, and recommended the abolition of that respecting the
The metafictional episode is the scene of the eponymous novel's coming-into-being and, as does the Chaldee Manuscript for Blackwood's Magazine, it dramatizes the authorial aspiration for literary immortality: I put my work to the press, and wrote early and late; and encouraging my companion to work at odd hours, and on Sundays, before the press-work of the second sheet was begun, we had the work all in types, corrected, and a clean copy thrown off for farther revisal
. The first sheet was wrought off; and I never shall forget how my heart exulted when at the printing house this day, I saw what numbers of my works were to go abroad among mankind (222)
Even the putative one-two punch of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and local fave Denise Van Outen managed only an advance of $470,000 for "Tell Me on a Sunday," the "revisal
" that opened April 15 next door to "Contact." A modest budget--less than $750,000--may lead the show toward lucre in Van Outen's 16-week stand (more, obviously, should she choose to extend).
But to take leave of the text for the present, in the revisal
of it several matters are to be considered, and what other editors have done may be worth attending to.
Minneapolis's Guthrie Theater recently produced a lavish "revisal
" of Babes in Arms, and CBS is planning the second video remake of Cinderella, starring Whitney Houston.