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contumacy

Law the wilful refusal of a person to appear before a court or to comply with a court order
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Scene 2 conflates two episodes to make precisely these points: The scene relates Henry's attempt to legitimize his bastard son Henry Fitzroy (which, if successful, would have put Henry Fitzroy first in line for the throne) and tells the story (or at least hews to Henry's version) of the contumacy of Edward Stafford, Third Duke of Buckingham, who allegedly planned an aristocratic rebellion against the king.
This larger context also demonstrates how Ricci stood out among an impressive group of men by virtue of his critique of racism and colonialism, his incorruptibility, his intellectual talents, and most of all, his respect for Chinese culture, even as he decried the contumacy of his potential converts.
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While Catholics emphasised the inherent potential for heresy and political contumacy, Protestants believed that not to follow conscience "would be a sin" (116).
Israel's contumacy isn't violation in Washington's lexicon.
Part 1, "Thinking Through Beckett" includes Herbert Blau, "Apnea and True Illusion: Breath(less) in Beckett" (35-53); David Houston Jones, "From Contumacy to Shame: Reading Beckett's Testimonies with Agamben" (54-67); Carla Locatelli, "Projections: Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape and Not I as Autobiographies" (68-80); H.
which subpena, in the case of contumacy or refusal to obey, shall be enforceable by order of any appropriate United States District Court .
Am I the only person who revelled in the contumacy that was displayed by the public in the Strictly Come Dancing contretemps?
That led to the codification for the first time of the "Ten Abominations:" rebellion, sedition, treason, contumacy, depravity, irreverence, impiety, discord, unrighteousness, and incest.