The Texas case has a long history, and it bids fair
to become longer.
THIS IS KATHRYN ABDUL-BAKI'S second novel, and, after Tower of Dreams (1995), it bids fair
to establish her as an Arab-American fiction writer worthy of wide recognition.
THE ABILITY TO READ the written or printed word, still astonishingly far from universal even within the most affluent of developed societies at the dawn of the third millennium, bids fair
to remain an ever-more vital skill as word-based electronic technology invades so many areas of everyday life on our crowded planet.
The entire project bids fair
to become one of the most important interpretations of the experience of Greek democracy in several generations.
Among "our young preachers just from the seminaries," Williamson complained, the old theology was eclipsed and the "new theology bids fair
to come into vogue.
It bids fair
to make the tulip mania and the Mississippi bubble look like temporary blips on an otherwise sound financial scene.
It seeks a new synthesis between reductionism and holism, as well as chance and necessity; it tries to lay a mathematical foundation for predicting the occurrence of spontaneous order while considering the role of evolution and selection; it bids fair
to bring forth a new technology of universal biochemical synthesis.
And now we have this splendid dictionary from Sheffield, which bids fair
to replace BDB and drags Old Testament lexicography, even if still screaming a little, into the modern age.