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88 Metaphors for  phrases

88 Metaphors for phrases

We are now in a position to understand that the phrase "close similarity" is no exaggeration, and to realise the value of the evidence I am about to adduce.

The Catholic phrase, "quod semper quod ubique quod omnibus""that which has been believed at all times, in all places, and by all men"has indeed a fine rolling sound, but where is the dogma that satisfies its requirements?

Mr. Hershon has published an analysis of the Talmud, on the odd principle of indexing the various passages according to the number they may happen to contain; thus such a phrase as "there were three men who," etc., would be entered under the number 3.

First, We shall show upon what account it is that Christ is called our sanctification, or, "made of God to us sanctification," as the apostle's phrase is, 1 Cor.

Such phrases are all parts of one peddling and cowardly philosophy, and remind us of the days when 'enthusiast' was a term of reproach.

The phrase originally proposed by Count Bismarck was 'the formal and individual guarantee of the Powers,' and it was altered at the instance of the English Foreign Minister, Lord Stanley.

The phrase translated is the exact equivalent to the maรฑana of the Spaniard, the kul hojaiga of Upper India, the yuroshii of the Japanese, and the long drawled taihod of the Maori.

The phrase is Professor Hosmer's: see his Samuel Adams, the Man of the Town Meeting, in "Johns Hopkins Univ.

HONEYCOMB gives us twenty Intimations in an Evening of several Hags whose Bloom was given up to his Arms; and would raise a Value to himself for having had, as the Phrase is, very good Women.

The word ravine was scrawled over a rough outline of a doorway or opening of some sort, and then the phrase: THE DOOR OF BEWILDERMENT Now I am rather an imaginative person; that is why engineering captured my fancy.

A phrase is a group of words, containing neither subject nor predicate, that is used as a single part of speech.

[128:1] The only parallel that I can find quoted is a reference by Mr. McClellan to Philo i.164 (ed. Mangey), where the phrase is however [Greek: isos angeloi (gegonos)].

In truth, however, the phrase 'grotesque' is a misleading description of ugliness in art.

Voltaire very soon discovered that his phrase about 'un prince philosophe qui rendra les hommes heureux' was indeed a phrase and nothing more.

The phrase, "an Alexandrine verse," is, in French, "un vers Alexandrin."

None of the Messengers of the New Way, as they were called first by St. Luke, unless the phrase is St. Paul's, accomplished single-handed so wonderful a work, conquering so large a territory, and leaving such enduring monuments of his victory.

In the Georgics the phrase is merely a verbal reminiscence, for there is nothing in the context there to explain maxima.

His usual phrase is "SUPA!"

The phrase is on the one hand a politically-correct and ingratiating semaphore of social virtue claimed by the moral pariahs of the day, those who shamelessly flatter and cajole to maintain their status and pursue their advantage.

But, apart from the easy and obvious solution which is accepted by Ritschl, following Hefele and others, [Endnote 83:1] that the sentence is extant only in the Latin translation and that the phrase 'qui cum eo sunt' is merely a paraphrase for [Greek: ton met' autou]; apart from this, even supposing the objection were valid, it would prove nothing against the genuineness of the Epistle.

That the word book is not here understood, is obvious from the fact, that, when it is supplied, the phrase becomes not 'mine book,' but 'my book,' the pronoun being changed from mine to my; so that we are made, by this practice, to parse mine as possessing a word understood, before which it cannot properly be used.

The phrase Holy Alliance was a beautiful truth for the Czar, though only a blasphemous jest for his rascally allies, Metternich and Castlereagh.

That phrase is merely a local term covering examples of what is called 'clairvoyance'views of things remote in space, hallucinations of sight that coincide with some notable event, premonitions of things future, and so on.

"That phrase, 'who else could it be' is a perfect gem."

The only phrase which survives to justify this remark is Savage's statement about Walpole, that "the whole range of his mind was from obscenity to politics, and from politics to obscenity."

Also, I will exclude the part of Weilโ€™s definition about the amount of usage required to affect change in the mind, body or both (the phrase is โ€œany substance used in small amountsโ€).

[Footnote C: Chaucer's phrase is "a litel clergeon," Wordsworth's, "a little scholar;" but "clergeon" is a chorister, not a scholar.

But the strange and fantastic phrase in the last quotation, [Greek: to apistoun auton meros meta ton hupokriton thaesei], is almost certainly a combination of the [Greek: hupokriton] of Matthew with a distorted reminiscence of the [Greek: apiston] of Luke.

This decision crippled business, and there was great distress on account of it; but Adams cared less for the injury to people's pockets than for the violation of rights,taxation without representation; and in his voice and that of other impassioned orators this phrase became the key-note of the Revolution.

Nothing was more amusing than to see him execute one of these dilatory gestures; for instance, this phrase, uttered by the lackey of some comedy, delivering a message: "Sir, here is a letter which I was told to deliver to you at once."

In connection with the events of Euromaidan, the phrase "Golden Toilet" became a symbol and synonym of the Yanukovych regime.

Another phrase used by the Han people, especially overseas Chinese, is "Hua Ren" (Zh).

In the cool of the day, then (the phrase is an innocent euphemism), I climbed the hill, and after an hour or two on the plateau strolled back again, facing the sunset through a vista of moss-covered live-oaks and sweet gums.

A series of sentences in which every phrase was a distinct thought, would no more serve as pabulum for the mind, than portable soup freed from all the fibrous tissues of meat and vegetable would serve as food for the body.

The last phrase was a significant reference to the fact that Agadir, though valueless for commercial purposes, might be invaluable to any Power which desired to molest the South Atlantic trade routes.

Thus, in the account of the healing of the paralytic, such phrases is [Greek epi klinaes, apaelthen eis ton oikon autou], can hardly have come into the first and third Gospels and be absent from the second by accident; so again the clause [Greek: alla ballousin (blaeteon) oinon neon

Vergil's phrases are the poetic expression of the animism of the unsophisticated rustic which at an earlier age had shaped the great nature myths.

That phrase, in the original, is "invocando el favor de Dios," perhaps more exactly translated as "invoking the favor (or blessing) of God."

Roughing it has various meanings, and the phrase is oftentimes ludicrously mistaken by many individuals.

Of these the phrase [Greek: kathezomenos], which occurs in three places, Dial. 49, 51, 88, but always in Justin's own narrative and not in quotation, may be an accidental recurrence; and it is not impossible that the other items may be derived from an unwritten tradition.

In addition to those described in the decision, another phrase that the appellant used several times in prefacing his responses were variants of โ€œnear as I can remember.โ€

He, and he alone, literally makes faces: applied to any other person, the phrase is a mere figure, denoting certain modifications of the human countenance.

The phrase is no slip on his part; the earlier editions had instead "almost atween the tips," which is astronomically justifiable, but in "Sibylline Leaves" and later he wrote it as in the text.

And then by chance Shane O'Connell made use of a phrase that indirectly saved his life, a phrase curiously like the one used on a former occasion by Dawkins to Miss Althea: "Katie was a member of your household; ye might have had a bit of thought for her!"

The old phrase, life is a continual dying, is true, and, once gone life is death; and sometimes so much of it has been gathered to the past, such definite portions of it are laid away, that we can look, if we will, in the lake of memory on the faces of the dead selves which once we were."

Accustomed to dictate extempore speeches on any subject whatever to his shorthand pupils, he was quite at his ease, quite master of his faculties, and self-satisfaction seemed to stand out on his brow like genial sweat while the banal phrases poured glibly from the cavern behind his jagged teeth; and each phrase was a perfect model of provincial journalese.

"The following phrases are also exceptionable: 'The then ministry;' 'The above argument.

Nevertheless, Mr. Cannon's phrase, "It's a good thing you didn't go to London," still gave her a pleasure, though the pleasure was dulled.

The writer is not of the school that admits there is such a thing as judge-made law, but believes the phrase to be a misnomer, at least in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred.

The phrase "by its making sense" is at least very questionable English; for "its making" supposes making to be a noun, and "making sense" supposes it to be an active participle.

A phrase is two or more words which express some relation of different ideas, but no entire proposition; as, "By the means appointed.

The possessive phrase here should be, "Andrews and Stoddard's," as Wells and others write it.

B. THE DEMOCRATISATION OF FOREIGN POLICY This phrase is rapidly becoming a political catchword.

Throughout the article, longer phrases in italics are quotes from the extraterrestrial beings unless otherwise noted.

The phrase "Every man for himself" is never heard, but "We are members one of another" is the common principle of action.

A synonymous phrase is "altered state of awareness".

The phrase "Free Trade and Sailors' Rights," borne on the banner at the masthead of the Essex, soon became the war-cry of the American seaman.

Indian girls have ways and means of setting their caps at young men, as the phrase is, as well as more civilised damsels, and the Osage maidens were not idle on this occasion.

This is a claim that may certainly be made for An Airman's Outings (BLACKWOOD), especially just now when everything associated with aviation isI was about to say sur le tapis, but the phrase is hardly well chosenso conspicuously in the limelight.

The phrase was in itself a lure.

The last phrase, "without the solemn impression," &c., which is subjoined by "without" to "cannot look," embraces likewise a subordinate, relative clause,"that fixes and overpowers him,"which has two verbs; the whole, antecedent and all, being but an adjunct of an adjunct, yet an essential element of the sentence.

The assumption is, that the phrase, "HE IS HIS MONEY," proves not only that the servant is worth money to the master, but that he is an article of property.

The phrase and the paragraph are the principal elements in the public speaker's English style, and the student will be amply repaid for any time he devotes to their analysis.

When they wish to say, "That's for you, my man," the phrase is, "Hoppa home."

"Our legislature is moving on slowly; the shafts of wit wielded at each other by , and , are, as the common phrase is, 'a caution;' it requires a man of more than common discernment to see their point.

If ever he reached America, the blessed land that he saw in his happier dreams, these questionable phrases would be his passports to the first society.

My new favourite phrase may well be the Festival of Overconsumption.

By putting a noun after it, to see if the phrase will be sense.

The same worship of Mammon seems to govern the whole, and the current phrase, 'the almighty dollar,' is a sad but powerful exponent of the universal sin which involves the mass of our population."

Though his usual phrase for conversation was talk, yet he made a distinction; for when he once told me that he dined the day before at a friend's house, with 'a very pretty company;' and I asked him if there was good conversation, he answered, 'No, Sir; we had talk enough, but no conversation; there was nothing discussed.'

His own phrase is a miscellany of old words, deceased long before the Caesars, and entombed by Varro, and the modernest man he follows is Plautus.

I think that phrase "the Spirit of Saskatoon" is a testament that might be used to describe Clifford Wright's work in this community over the last 3 decades.

A happy phrase, an unexpected collocation of words, a habitual precision in the choice of terms, are rare and shining ornaments of conversation, but they do not for an instant supply the place of lively and interesting matter, and an excessive care for them is apt to tell unfavourably on the substance of discourse.

The phrases which oppression teaches become the watchwords of freedom at last, and the triumph of Civilization over Barbarism is the only Manifest Destiny of America.

The operation of this cause is, however, left unclear: the sky "went on pouring its meaning," which may indicate some cause for the conversation; but the phrase is itself a metaphor, and thus only compounds the indeterminacy.

And this is also the case when contraries are opposed to one another; as those phrases are by which not only a harmonious sentence, but even a verse is made.

โ€œThe term โ€˜womenโ€™ can limit openings because phrases like, โ€˜thereโ€™s already a womenโ€™s match on the showโ€™ is still in wrestlingโ€™s historical DNA.

When the heaven is said to be the Chief's (the chief being a living Zulu) 'they do not believe what they say,' the phrase is a mere hyperbolical compliment.

The phrase, 'being an expert dancer,' is the subject of the verb 'does entitle;' but the word 'dancer' in that phrase is neither the subject of any verb, nor is governed by any word in the sentence.

A characteristic phrase was his remark to Miss Monckton.

"That's a phrase," he said, "and phrases are the devil.

There was a lot of discussion during debate, and I believe the phrase that was used was โ€œbackdoor registryโ€.

A curious phrase current in Devonshire for a young lady who jilts a man is, "She has given him turnips;" and an expressive one for those persons who in spite of every kindness are the very reverse themselves is this: "Though you stroke the nettle ever so kindly, yet it will sting you;" With which may be compared a similar proverb equally suggestive: "He that handles a nettle tenderly is soonest stung.

Thus, in the account of the healing of the paralytic, such phrases is [Greek epi klinaes, apaelthen eis ton oikon autou], can hardly have come into the first and third Gospels and be absent from the second by accident; so again the clause [Greek: alla ballousin (blaeteon) oinon neon

With and without being direct opposites, this alternative is a thing of course, and the phrase is an idle truism.

Those phrases were my undoing!

[FORMULE.Not proper, because the phrase, "who was he that," is here prolix and awkward.

The girls had good training in union principles from the first, so that if their phrases were sometimes a trifle crude, they were none the less the expression of genuine good sense.