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James Johnson argued that A Modest Proposal was largely influenced and inspired by Tertullian ’ s Apology: a satirical attack against early Roman persecution of Christianity.
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To Decathlon Man Rafer Johnson ( Time cover, Aug. 29 ), whose gold medal in last summer's Olympic Games was won as much on gumption as talent, went the A.A.U.'s James E. Sullivan Memorial Trophy as the outstanding U.S. amateur athlete of 1960.
Through his allies, Johnson maneuvered among the senators in an attempt to secure a favorable vote ; for example, a pledge was made to Sen. James W. Grimes to install a more highly respected War Secretary and to cease interference with Congress ' Reconstruction efforts.
Two English translations of the Various History, by Fleming ( 1576 ) and Stanley ( 1665 ) made Aelian's miscellany available to English readers, but after 1665 no English translation appeared, until three English translations appeared almost simultaneously: James G. DeVoto, Claudius Aelianus: Ποιϰίλης Ἱοτορίας (" Varia Historia ") Chicago, 1995 ; Diane Ostrom Johnson, An English Translation of Claudius Aelianus ' " Varia Historia ", 1997 ; and N. G. Wilson, Aelian: Historical Miscellany in the Loeb Classical Library.
*" The Creation ," a 1927 poem by James Weldon Johnson, published in God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse
His love for numerous styles of music can be traced from his early recording of stride-pianist James P. Johnson's " Johnson Rag ," all the way to the rock stylings of Eric Johnson, an invited guest on Atkins's recording sessions who, when Chet attempted to copy his influential rocker " Cliffs of Dover ," led to Atkins's creation of a unique arrangement of " Londonderry Air ( Danny Boy ).
Mike Mullen | Mullen ( CNO in December 2006 ) with some of his predecessors: Vern Clark | Clark, James D. Watkins | Watkins, Thomas B. Hayward | Hayward and Jay L. Johnson | Johnson
* 1871 – James Weldon Johnson, American author, politician, diplomat, critic, journalist, poet, anthologist, educator, lawyer, songwriter, and early civil rights activist ( d. 1938 )
Other candidates included James Buchanan, General Lewis Cass, Cave Johnson, John C. Calhoun, and Levi Woodbury.
* A Vision of Britain Through Time James Boswell, The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, discussion in entries for 22 and 23 September 1773.
For example, many 18th-and 19th-century scholars, including Samuel Johnson, Lewis Theobald, George Steevens, Edmond Malone, and James Halliwell-Phillipps, placed the composition of Henry VIII prior to 1604, as they believed Elizabeth's execution of Mary, Queen of Scots ( the then king James I's mother ) made any vigorous defence of the Tudors politically inappropriate in the England of James I. Oxfordians cite these sources to place the composition of the play within Oxford's lifetime.
James J. Jeffries, Jack Johnson, Bob Fitzsimmons, and later Jack Dempsey were the names that inspired during those years, and he grew up a lover of all contests of violent, masculine struggle.
* Stride piano-A style of piano which emerged after World War I, developed by and dominated by black East coast pianists ( James P. Johnson, Fats Waller and Willie ' The Lion ' Smith ).
" A recording of Johnson playing the song appears on the compact disc, James P. Johnson: Harlem Stride Piano ( Jazz Archives No. 111, EPM, Paris, 1997 ).
James and argued
Noted statistician Bill James has argued that unless a player can steal a high percentage of the time, then the stolen base is not useful, and can even be detrimental to a team.
It has been argued that firearms residue on some deceased may have come from contact with the soldiers who themselves moved some of the bodies, or that the presence of lead on the hands of one ( James Wray ) was easily explained by the fact that his occupation involved the use of lead-based solder.
Though the King James Version ( KJV ) was always commonly used, it was officially adopted in the 1950s when J. Reuben Clark, of the First Presidency, argued extensively that newer translations, such as Revised Standard Version of 1952, were of lower quality and less compatible with LDS tradition.
" For example, James Madison argued for a constitutional republic with protections for individual liberty over a pure democracy, reasoning that, in a pure democracy, a " common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole ... and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice the weaker party ...."
The editorial stance was that the Boston populace feared that inoculation spread, rather than prevented, the disease ; however, some historians, notably H. W. Brands, have argued that this position was a result of editor-in-chief James Franklin's ( Benjamin Franklin's brother ) contrarian positions.
Kate Norgate, for example, argued that John's downfall had been due not to his failure in war or strategy, but due to his " almost superhuman wickedness ", whilst James Ramsay blamed John's family background and his cruel personality for his downfall.
Many people believed he, and other Jeffersonians such as James Madison, were being hypocritical by doing something they surely would have argued against with Alexander Hamilton.
James Crossley, however, has argued that the film makes the distinction between Jesus and the character of Brian to make a contrast between the traditional Christ of both faith and cinema and the historical figure of Jesus in critical scholarship and how critical scholars have argued that ideas later got attributed to Jesus by his followers.
More recently, philosopher and psychologist James Giles has argued that human sexual desire is neither a biological instinct nor something learned or constructed by culture.
Furthermore, it has been argued that the Supreme Court should have been able to issue the writ on original jurisdiction based on the fact that Article III of the Constitution granted it the right to review on original jurisdiction " all cases affecting … public ministers and consuls ," and that James Madison, Secretary of State at the time and defendant of the suit, should have fallen into that category of a " public minister consul.
Also, it has been argued that Justice Marshall should have recused himself on the grounds that he was still acting Secretary of State at the time the commissions were to be delivered and it was his brother, James Marshall, who was charged with delivering a number of the commissions.
Some scholars, such as James Crawford, have argued that Mobilian Jargon has its origins in the linguistically diverse environment following the establishment of the French colony of Louisiana.
The Founding Fathers of the United States rarely praised and often criticized democracy, which in their time tended to specifically mean direct democracy ; James Madison argued, that what distinguished a democracy from a republic was that the former became weaker as it got larger and suffered more violently from the effects of faction, whereas a republic could get stronger as it got larger and combats faction by its very structure.
In opposition to this view, scholars in favor of the Sino-Tibetan hypothesis such as W. South Coblin, Graham Thurgood, James Matisoff, and Gong Hwang-cherng have argued that there are regular correspondences in sounds as well as in grammar.
The leading critics of the law, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, argued for the Acts ' unconstitutionality based on the First Amendment, among other Constitutional provisions ( e. g. Tenth Amendment ).
One of the issues the Bill resolved was the authority of the King to disarm its subjects, after James II had attempted to disarm many Protestants, and had argued with Parliament over his desire to maintain a standing ( or permanent ) army.
The bill states that it is acting to restore " ancient rights " trampled upon by James II, though some have argued that the English Bill of Rights created a new right to have arms, which developed out of a duty to have arms.
In 1991, James Fallows argued in The Washington Post that The Economist suffers from British class snobbery, pretentiousness, and simplistic argumentation, and " unwholesomely purveys smarty-pants English attitudes on our shores ".
C. L. R. James argued that most of the techniques of human organization employed on factory workers during the industrial revolution were first developed on slave plantations.
Black church historical writer James H. Harris has argued that the revolt " marked the turning point in the black struggle for liberation " since, in his view, " only a cataclysmic act could convince the architects of a violent social order that violence begets violence.
Constitutional scholars from James Madison to the present day have argued that the term " Officer " excludes members of Congress.