In it, too, the sense of duty will have become otiose and have disappeared, being essentially a relic of the history of the moral consciousness.
(j) In many parts of the world, and especially in Africa, is found the conception termed the "otiose creator"; that is to say, the belief in a great deity, who is the author of all that exists but is too remote from the world and too high above terrestrial things to concern himself with the details of the universe.
Amendment No. 18 deletes clause 13, which now becomes otiose.
Yes, I agree some of my original comments seem otiose, but where made in relation to a flawed solution.
A list of such otiose great beings in the background of religion is given in Lang's The Making of Religion (1898).
Again, the anti-Wagnerians were entirely justified in penetrating below the splendidly simple and original orchestration of the night-scene between Ortrud and Telramund, and pointing out how feebly its music drifts among a dozen vague keys by means of the diminished 7th; a device which teachers have tried to weed out of every highflown exercise since that otiose chord was first discovered in the 17th century.
The spelling of Late Egyptian is very extraordinary, full of false etymologies, otiose signs, &c., the old orthography being quite unable to adapt itself neatly to the profoundly modified language; nevertheless, this clumsy spelling is exp1~essive, and the very mistakes are instructive as to the pronunciation.
But words in brackets are often otiose, especially brackets in the format " (whether.
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