What's unusual about Burroughs, however, is his ability to stand back
and observe his own life--he's also the author of Running With Scissors, the harrowing yet hilarious account of his extremely traumatic childhood--without succumbing to sentimentality or dispensing trite recovery homilies.
"How can we, black people of America, who have suffered so much under the iron heel of progress, stand back
and allow people to starve and die as silently and unheralded as our own ancestors did on those slave ships so many years ago?
As an architect he is content to stand back
, to provide a timeless frame within which life of whatever kind can take place.
"When you get it right, you stand back
and say, Ooo!
Competitors will stand back
to back as they input a top-secret message and send it to the designated competition mobile phone inbox in the store.
The question is how quickly we can get it back onto the national radar." O'Sullivan agrees: We can't stand back
and wait on this issue.
The Anglican Journal is editorially independent precisely because the church needs and wants a voice that can stand back
and, sometimes, be critical.
We have to stand back
sometimes and try to be aware of where it is leading us in our personal lives.
Such a move sends a clear signal to the region's leaders: Stand back
and let us get things done the old way.
This is your opportunity to stand back
with an objective eye and evaluate yourself the way a coach would.
Court of Appeals had reached out for the case prior to Judge Jackson's ruling it will now stand back
and wait for a Supreme Court decision on whether to hear the case directly, or send it back to the USCA for further briefing and decision.
Once that's accomplished, a scientist can stand back
and let the body take over.