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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of excurse.


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  • Reformers seeking to modernize Judaism in accordance with Enlightenment ideals and middle-class behavioral and aesthetic visions endeavored to make prayer services more attractive to women as well as men by changing the language of prayer from Hebrew to German and replacing Hebrew excurses on the law with uplifting preaching in German that was modeled on Protestant worship services.

    Germany: 1750-1945.

  • A more obvious sort of change comes in the form of interpolated excurses that have no direct basis in the Greek.

    The Theology of Aristotle

  • To write about writing is something of an acid test for an author; fortunately Ray Bradbury is an exceedingly good author, which is why the excurses on the subject in Death Is A Lonely Business are still good reading.

    Death Is A Lonely Business - Ray Bradbury (1985)

  • I will avoid excurses into topics of purely technical or specialized interest, but a bit of background is essential.

    The Muse in the Machine

  • Golding's guitar is much softer, with some excurses to melodic relaxed, even funky areas.

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  • Which I guess I don't, and not simply because one of the more interesting things to have happened in this country is the taxidrivers 'strike, which cut across that brain / body distinction so entrenched in excurses on cognitive labour, not to mention a figural politics as such.

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  • Botros's excurses on little-known but embarrassing aspects of Islamic law and tradition have become a thorn in the side of Islamic leaders throughout the Middle East.

    Gypsy Scholar


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