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  • Russell critiqued us on our riding style, performance, even head placement (the head is the heaviest part of the body, and putting it in the right place makes a difference in drive and speed down a wave).†   (source)
  • Sometimes, when Hanna twirled around in front of her full-length mirror, she pretended that Ali was sitting behind her, critiquing her outfits the way she used to.†   (source)
  • In a devastating critique, the sociologist Pitirim Sorokin once showed that if Terman had simply put together a randomly selected group of children from the same kinds of family backgrounds as the Termites, and dispensed with IQs altogether, he would have ended up with a group doing almost as many impressive things as his painstakingly selected group of geniuses.†   (source)
  • I just practically begged him to kiss me, and he's critiquing my grammar?†   (source)
  • He flicks his rubber band as his eyes scan my body, mentally critiquing my lack of physical fortitude.†   (source)
  • I wasn't critiquing the show.†   (source)
  • While they tried things on I merely watched and critiqued, not in the mood to shop for myself, though I did need new shoes.†   (source)
  • They're writing a constant critique, observing, for example, that my spotter has made a wrong call, either incorrect distance or direction.†   (source)
  • We'd sit in the good, bright fight of the solarium, critiquing technique and squinting over contact sheets.†   (source)
  • He wrote opera critiques for the Chicago Tribune.†   (source)
  • Dickens is a social critic, but he's a sneaky one, remaining so consistently entertaining that we may not notice that a major point of his work is to critique social shortcomings.†   (source)
  • As Morris offered an impassioned critique of globalization, the comparison made sense — both men true believers, charismatic, driven by ideas outside the mainstream, albeit championing opposite viewpoints.†   (source)
  • Even her professors were a little wary of her—her bizarre, impractical building plans, presented on cheap brown paper, her indifference to their passionate critiques.†   (source)
  • In return, they had the right to be in the class and to have their work critiqued and displayed.†   (source)
  • Alison was right about me in that regard, and though I haven't given up entirely on the idea of a career change, and have even talked to the head of a nonprofit organization about a possible job, I've decided to stick with the column for now One day in the Lamp courtyard, a client puts my limitations as an amateur social worker in perspective when he offers both a reality check and a critique.†   (source)
  • He never told me that they could be funny, or that they could critique their own faction from the inside.†   (source)
  • The bulk of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason is concerned with how this a priori knowledge is acquired and how it is employed.†   (source)
  • The assertion of racial beauty was not a reaction to the self-mocking, humorous critique of cultural/racial foibles common in all groups, but against the damaging internalization of assumptions of immutable inferiority originating in an outside gaze.†   (source)
  • Farmer and Goldfarb wrote the talking points for Soros and critiqued the ones prepared for the First Lady.†   (source)
  • The practice sessions had started when he was still in elementary school, his father critiquing his every move.†   (source)
  • Some were making a lot of noise, declaring what they would like to do to us, offering critiques as we shuffled up the aisle as directed by the marshals.†   (source)
  • The funny thing is that I'd been in classes with Saida since freshman year; we'd even critiqued each other's writing in class.†   (source)
  • But there were only so many times he could read Time's withering critique of the cultural bias of the Stanford-Binet IQ Test, or the breathless account of how sunflowers were becoming North Dakota's newest cash crop.†   (source)
  • We're sitting at her table, in the middle of the night, and she's making me critique her cookies.†   (source)
  • He needs to buy books for the courses he's signed up for-Spanish, Calculus, and Richard Wright-and look for a fourth course in catalogs they have at the store's resource desk that include candid course critiques from student surveys.†   (source)
  • I picture her in a booth back in our place in Oregon, waving her fork around, as she critiqued her own performance.†   (source)
  • We are interested in creating a commons, where the same contribution is expected from all: not a critique of others but a statement of one's own.†   (source)
  • I was uncomfortable watching shows where people were critiquing it.†   (source)
  • Besides, I owe you a bruise or two for critiquing my perfect little archers….†   (source)
  • Past people critiquing the performance of the band and the flag twirlers.†   (source)
  • Through it all, President Kennedy has refrained from making public threats or even critiquing the Soviet atrocities.†   (source)
  • She didn't miss a note, but the feeling in the playing was utterly perverse to what it should have been, as though she were critiquing rather than exploring the compositions.†   (source)
  • Now you can see the critiques revealed for what they are.†   (source)
  • After each show they gather backstage and critique each other's performance soberly.†   (source)
  • "I'm not critiquing your plan," Tris says.†   (source)
  • "I don't remember inviting your critique of my plan."†   (source)
  • The editorial board took heed of her critique.†   (source)
  • This is why, Lieutenant, I find myself unable to cease critiquing you.†   (source)
  • The "bridge from the primary schools" to high school, MacMillan later wrote, in a blistering critique of England's treatment of its colonies entitled Warning from the West Indies, "is narrow and insecure."†   (source)
  • It offers a critique of the class system, a story of initiation into the adult world of sex and death, an amusing examination of family dynamics, and a touching portrait of a child struggling to establish herself as an independent entity in the face of nearly overwhelming parental influence.†   (source)
  • The failure of this idea, he wrote in a formal critique for The Inland Architect, "deducted much" from the fair's value, although he hastened to add that he was making this criticism "not in the least in a complaining way" but as a professional offering guidance to others who might confront a similar problem.†   (source)
  • Thus it was Hume, Kant said, who "aroused me from my dogmatic slumbers" and caused him to write what is now regarded as one of the greatest philosophical treatises ever written, the Critique of Pure Reason, often the subject of an entire University course.†   (source)
  • All the serious, sympathetic critiques come down to these two arguments: Hiking into the hills to see just one patient or two is a dumb way for Farmer to spend his time, and even if it weren't, not many other people will follow his example, not enough to make much difference in the world.†   (source)
  • In critiquing Garfield Park, he again took a moment to express his annoyance at Chicago's inability to select a site, a failure he found all the more exasperating given the elaborate boasts issued by the city's leading men back when they were lobbying Congress for the fair: "But considering what has been so strenuously urged upon the attention of the country in regard to the number and excellence of sites which Chicago has to offer; considering what advantages the Centennial Fair in…†   (source)
  • A fragment of memory is preserved of him sitting in a room at three and four in the morning with Immanuel Kant's famous Critique of Pure Reason, studying it as a chess player studies the openings of the tournament masters, trying to test the line of development against his own judgment and skill, looking for contradictions and incongruities.†   (source)
  • Your father and I are separating," she informed me, with the same flat, businesslike tone I'd so often heard her use with students as she critiqued their work.†   (source)
  • The earliest draft of my manuscript was brilliantly critiqued by Terry Martin, now of Harvard University and formerly of our hometown of Klmira, who has been a source of intellectual inspiration to me since tenth-grade biology.†   (source)
  • Deo had supplied me with the most stinging critique that I'd read, by a Belgian law professor and student of the country named Filip Reyntjens.†   (source)
  • Nobel Prize--winning author THOMAS MANN was noted for his examination and critique of the European and German soul in the first half of the twentieth century.†   (source)
  • I do not think it is foolish pride, Dame Mala, to remind you that the survival of your sisterhood has been secured by the very efforts and vigilance you critique.†   (source)
  • In Deo's view, the critique contained far too little appreciation for the government's accomplishments -- rebuilding institutions virtually from scratch, repatriating about two million refugees, providing security for a traumatized population in the face of persistent armed attacks from genocidal forces in exile.†   (source)
  • Nobody dared critique me.†   (source)
  • The cousins sat down on an unoccupied bench to watch and critique the play.†   (source)
  • He limited himself to objecting to Herr Settembrini's critique of Hermine Kleefeld, which seemed unjust to him—or which, for other reasons, he wanted to see as unjust.†   (source)
  • And my thoughts are all muddled, and I end up making insipid plays on words that I dare not trust—and not just the basic idea that first occurs to me, but the second one, too, which is a critique of the first, that's where I get into trouble.†   (source)
  • One could call the first the Asiatic principle, the other the European, for Europe was the continent of rebellion, critique, and transforming action, whereas the continent to the east embodied inertia and inactivity.†   (source)
  • …out not only his personal life as an individual, but also, consciously or subconsciously, the lives of his epoch and contemporaries; and although he may regard the general and impersonal foundations of his existence as unequivocal givens and take them for granted, having as little intention of ever subjecting them to critique as our good Hans Castorp himself had, it is nevertheless quite possible that he senses his own moral well-being to be somehow impaired by the lack of critique.†   (source)
  • Marianne's indignation burst forth as soon as he quitted the room; and as her vehemence made reserve impossible in Elinor, and unnecessary in Mrs. Jennings, they all joined in a very spirited critique upon the party.†   (source)
  • This critique, the justness of which was unfortunately lost on poor Catherine, brought them to the door of Mrs. Thorpe's lodgings, and the feelings of the discerning and unprejudiced reader of Camilla gave way to the feelings of the dutiful and affectionate son, as they met Mrs. Thorpe, who had descried them from above, in the passage.†   (source)
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