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presentations

the totality of gift relationships which equalizes other relations (of kin, politics, economics, etc.). See GIFT EXCHANGE AND GIFT RELATIONSHIP.
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No grace, no youth, no beauty, could stand out against such a presentation.
I would suggest, for example, that a presentation to a doctor is more likely to come from a hospital than from a hunt, and that when the initials 'C.
On what occasion would it be most probable that such a presentation would be made.
History surveys a presentation of man's life in which the union of these two contradictions has already taken place.
Whatever presentation of the activity of many men or of an individual we may consider, we always regard it as the result partly of man's free will and partly of the law of inevitability.
Realism, in the broad sense, means simply the presentation of the actual, depicting life as one sees it, objectively, without such selection as aims deliberately to emphasize some particular aspects, such as the pleasant or attractive ones.
Dramatic power, in general, means the presentation of life with the vivid active reality of life and character which especially distinguishes the acted drama.
Rawdon's dress was pronounced to be charmante on the eventful day of her presentation.
But the finest sport of all after her presentation was to hear her talk virtuously.
It's presentation below the threshold, you know, diluted presentation.
But Tom's extravagance had, previous to that event, been so great as to render a different disposal of the next presentation necessary, and the younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.
The vivid presentation came like a pleasant glow to Dorothea: she felt herself smiling, and turning from the miniature sat down and looked up as if she were again talking to a figure in front of her.