Instead of each thing being related to the truth through the thing above it on a ladder, each thing is true insofar as its troth
, its fidelity to something, stands out against a multiplicity of other potential partners and vassals, that is, against a continual, treacherous potential.
, if Miniter were about 50 percent less tendentious, he would be 100 percent more convincing.
In this age of affluence and technological mastery, we face a grim troth
about the quality of life on the planet: For many millions around the globe, the most basic human right--the right to survive--simply cannot be guaranteed.
Enlightenment Aberrations resembles a conventional intellectual history to the extent that it draws upon the work of familiar figures: d'Alembert and Condillac serve as guides to Enlightenment epistemology, Condorcet and Sieyes expose the relationship of error and troth
in revolutionary politics, Robespierre and Saint-Just represent the politics of the Terror, while Bonald and de Maistre outline a counterrevolutionary "politics of sin." Yet if the dramatis personae and the sources are familiar, Bates's reading of their interrelations is not.
We ignorant Westerners presume such arrangements are barbaric, thinking love and lust are all-important and you can only pledge your troth
to someone you've met down the pub after a skinful of Baileys.
The set includes a belt of troth
, a breastplate of righteousness, a shield of faith, a helmet of salvation, and a sword of Spirit.
Having been a companion-animal bachelorette for some time, I was reminded by my boundless affection for Sofia of that sweet and sadly distant time when lesbian folk and our feline friends were bound by troth
, seemingly forever.
For Socrates, 'to explain is to know': knowledge is an inner troth
, to be explored in dialogue with others.
Culminating two years of legislative work, the House Government Reform Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs has succeeded in enacting the "Troth
in Regulating Act of 2000." The new law establishes a congressional office of regulatory analysis within the General Accounting Office (GAO) so that Congress can assume more responsibility for agency rulemaking, according to a news release from the office of Rep.
We call it fragmented." But the troth
is that the Comptroller lost the great turf struggle of 1999: Chairman Alan Greenspan at the Fed and Chairman Arthur Levitt at the SEC ate the Comptroller's lunch.
William Safire pledges his troth
to lede by way of his essay "(HED) Folo My Lede (UNHED)," which runs in In Love with Norma Loquendi, the 1994 Random House collection of Safireside chats on language.
This is why the claim made by Jesus -- "I am the way, and the troth
, and the life.