Boddy's first chapter teases out the way in which the ancients set the tone of the understanding of boxing in terms which have been associated ever since with 'boxosophy' (John Bee's 1821 term for 'the philosophy of boxing'): as the mirror image and best preparation for war, as a sport that fosters and inculcates masculinity, as a sign of national superiority, as an encouragement to fitness and fashioner
of the body beautiful, even as a vehicle for 'homoerotic admiration and seduction'.
The artist fulfills an initial and limited role as fashioner
of the object which only can become a "work of art" through the patina of use.
The Qur'an is against representation in art: "He is Allah, the Creator, the Shaper out of naught, the Fashioner
1131) in art, is possibly in a position to assess the merits of Kramer's portrait, the greatest career challenge facing its fashioner
Here was the great critic, fashioner
of the most comprehensive and synthesizing theory of literature since Aristotle, confessing that it was music he loved best.
The MNE as a Creator, Fashioner
and Respondent to Institutional Change, Mimeo, Universities of Reading, Rutgers and Maastricht 2006.
It was fetched off with water and a ball, And to our transformation this is all, Save what the master fashioner
calls his; For to a gypsy's metamorphosis Who doth disguise his habit and his face, And takes on a false person by his place, The power of poetry can never fail her, Assisted by a barber and a tailor.
the matrix of all that exists, mother and fashioner
of all things .
In Hawthorne' s complex portraits of these two distinct Coverdales, the naive, unsuspecting original and the older, more reflective fashioner
of the retelling, we shall discover Nabokov's insight, and the difficult, even painful, metamorphosis required of Coverdale to achieve it, rendered as richly as may be found in American literature.
I learned both what is secret and what is manifest, for wisdom, the fashioner
of all things, taught me.
of such enchantments, the maker of such materials, covers his 'discoveries with ever more expert insinuation, ever nicer needling.
Christian Spurling, step-son of Marmaduke, expert fashioner
of model monsters.
It could be a good old fashioner
"spoiler" in which one paper gets wind of another's plans, finds out the details and decides to print them first.
He is Allah, The Creator, The Originator, The Fashioner