That is, the basis of Il cortegiano's popularity seems to rest in part on its provision of practise in idiomatic and conversational Italian, Latin, English, and French, not just its teaching of the arts of dissembling
required at the autocratic European courts.
In our model, some taxpayers are better off by cheating (are not indifferent) because they have relatively lower psychic costs of dissembling
than do others.
Yet that is precisely what the trial is designed to do: to make the duke's past foul behavior seem fair - or fairer than it might otherwise seem - through the artful dissembling
of his knowledge concerning the validity of the prior contract and of his desire to be rid of his present wife.
Incorrect understanding of elementary actualities has become something of a malodorous proclivity with this dissembling
pretender who entwines factuality by incurvating colloquy beyond any deducible signification.
Their honesty is in sharp contrast to the dissembling
dishonesty surrounding the debate in the UK, " she said.
is the word politicians favour when they want to call each other liars but are trying to be polite about it.
We keep saying it, but it is ignored or dismissed as dissembling
I don't mean to suggest that Barber is dissembling
when he declares a passion for democracy.
Some professors advise a certain amount of dissembling
, an end run: "Bill yourself as a specialist in gender studies [or human sexuality studies or cultural studies].
It was almost as if he were saying that tax deductions on luxury vacation homes for the rich somehow justify promotions of minority police officers who failed a test or toleration of Glenda Brawley's [Tawana's dissembling
mother] refusal to answer a subpoena," Sleeper writes.
ANOTHER day, another day of dissembling
and deceit from the government and their officials.
Then they made it worse by dissembling
about it, promising that their plan didn't threaten those death and disability benefits at all or that the question could be easily fixed, as Granada Hills Assemblyman Keith Richman, who authored the plan, tried to argue.