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  • It is perhaps incumbent to deal at the outset with the issue of adopting terms like authentic and authenticity, so weighted by the value judgment implicit in their gloss as real, genuine, bona fida, pure.

    C is for Communicative « An A-Z of ELT

  • It's odd - there is the handful who feel confident claiming to be a writer when, in my view, they're not, and then there are hosts of writers who spend years feeling they aren't quite bona fida writers yet.

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  • The brother must have been totally fida with such good food after the rough days at the Army

    Eggplant Parmesan- Version 1 ( No Fry Method)

  • In many cases, of course, the evidence points to bona fida attacks upon women….

    This Is Not Tawana Brawley

  • Paucioribus sed intentior, et fida oratione; and in another place, speaking of his character of speech when he did anything that was gracious and popular, he saith, “That in other things he was velut eluctantium verborum;” but then again, solutius loquebatur quando subveniret.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • The SABC argued that the respondents had no bona fida defence and according to the broadcaster's collections manager Kanthi

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It is an insult to the thousands of bona fida hostel dwellers who have been chased out of the hostels, and others who continue to be terrorised in the hostels by vigilantes, for De Klerk to claim that the government doesn't want to upgrade the hostels without

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Maritima quoque domestica gens est, et culta, fida, patiens, et urbana; vestitu siquidem honesta, civilis atque pacifica; circa cultum divinum devota, sed et obviandis hostium injuriis semper prona.

    An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707)

  • "Antiquorum fida relatio", in which, appealing vaguely the precedent of past ages, he declares that he grants afresh and renews certain

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Pectora fida tenet desiderium, simul inter sese sic memorant: O Romule, Romule die, 5 qualem te patriac custoden di genuerunt!

    Lesser Fragments of the Annals

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