And there was little to reassure spectators over the sureness
of the EU's touch as Romano Prodi welcomed Muammar Gaddafi to Brussels this week.
Each individual piece is composed with musical sureness
and technical subtlety; each projects its own particular character with imagination and an economy of means.
His characters drink a lot and work at the mill or the plant, where everyone's a little worried about the guy who just cut his hand off with a table saw; relationships crumble from the strain of growing incomprehension between former soulmates; his dialogue has a sureness
and import that transcend its simplicity, even in lines like "You're on your own" and "Thank God for that elephant.
Time magazine called Davis' first album, Blame It on Me, one of the year's 10 best a few years back; this second attempt has a resounding strength and sureness
backed by Davis' voice, rhythm guitar and lyrics.
Yet even in the weaker paintings, these sporadic frailties ultimately give way to an overall impression of sureness
For the self-efficacy measure participants assigned a percentage to indicate degree of sureness
that he or she could solve the mathematical problem.
Their poems commingle the political and the amatory to reveal not the sureness
of colonial domination but an "unterhered longing" (164) in a changing world.
Stripped of her partner and identity as a spouse, she flounders to find work and relationships that will replace her lost sense of self, making mistakes and new starts with a stumbling but growing sureness
He finally got back into action for Celtic after the mid-winter break, showing all his old skill and defensive sureness
Even at the start, Shakespeare's confidence and sureness
as a writer might suggest to us that he relied on something more than intuition, his rivals' works, and other sources in designing a play.
This lack of clarity is paralleled by occasional lack of sureness
with the general cultural context.
way with a degree of sureness
through a world of shoddy, shallow,
Regarding the conduct of the war that created the enduring legend of Marlborough as military commander, Jones provides little that is new, but explains the strategy, tactics, and labyrinthine diplomacy of the War of Spanish Succession with sureness
From the outset his poetry was marked by a phantasmagoric perception of the terrors and injuries of reality and by a sureness
of imagery and prosody.
The Mimbres exercised such sureness
and accuracy of drawing and spacing that in one example twenty-seven lines were drawn in a band less than two inches in width.