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He was paternalistic towards native Africans, but believed in the dictum of "equal rights for all civilised men" and gradual advancement.

This has often been expressed in the form of the dictum 'topology is rubber-sheet geometry'.

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influenced the style of the Czech pop music with her specific phrasing and diction.

The first writer to discuss poetic diction in the Western tradition was Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC).

An author's diction is extremely important in discovering the narrator's tone, or attitude.

Culture Dialect Main article: Mackem The Mackem accent and dialect is often mistaken for Geordie to people not from the region, as the two tongues share several similarities in pronunciation and diction.

Chakravarthy is also a fine actor with his typical comedy oriented diction in the films.

That the biblicism of Life of Soul affects not only its outright quotations but also most of its diction and metaphor will be apparent to most readers.

Stylistically influenced by Eustathius, his otherwise classical diction sounded an ecclesiastical note.

In addition to teaching private voice lessons, he gave classes in foreign diction for singers and assisted students with their voice recitals.

When I played hillbilly songs, I stressed my diction so that it was harder and whiter.

The result was a great gain in richness of style and general interest, counterbalanced by a falling off in purity of diction and sincerity of treatment.

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