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  • As to my "spending an inordinate amount of time following this blog", it takes me far less time to read than it has taken you to investigate and report the minutiae of "historical" detail you use to mount your obstruse arguments here, I'm neither Arab nor Israeli.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The Language, I hope, the Reader will accept as it is, it being the familiar Stile of the Age, neither so obsolete, nor so refin'd, as to render it obstruse; at least, I design'd it so: But if in this, or any

    Exilius

  • More likely, however, is that the Kael or Bangs of the video game world is going to have to find a way to make really obscure and obstruse technical concepts not only interesting but illuminating, and also find a way to tease out the human drama of game production and tie it in with what the player interacts with on screen.

    Why There Are No Great Video Game Critics (Yet) « Whatever

  • Moreover, his on first sight obstruse conception of the form of protocol statements

    Vienna Circle

  • He deals with the most obstruse and abstract subjects with such ease and grace, without for one moment laying aside the badge of authority, that they assume a mysterious fascination to catch the eye of the passerby.

    The Merry-Go-Round

  • That is, I know, of no moment to the universe; it is of very little importance whether a few more obstruse human creatures walk the face of the earth or not.

    The Malady of the Century

  • I know his mind has been devoted to obstruse and occult sciences – that his brain has been bewildered with the wild fancies of Cornelius Agrippa, Paracelsus, and Albertus Magnus –

    Act I

  • Prophecies of Ambrose Merlin, with the Key wherewith to unlock those obstruse Prophecies; also Trithemius of the Government of the World by the presiding Angels; these came forth all in one book.

    William Lilly's History of His Life and Times

  • Ambrose Merlin_, with the _Key_ wherewith to unlock those obstruse

    William Lilly's History of His Life and Times From the Year 1602 to 1681

  • I allow school-books for schools are all too powerful obstruse and hard-like to be understood without exemplifying illustrations. "

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume III. (of X.)

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