Not really, because Trump is bringing the troops back home, another promise made and kept, that’s a huge win.
Promises are but words, and words air, which no man can claim a propriety in, but is equally free to all and incapable of being confined; and if it were not, yet he who pays debts which he can possibly avoid does but part with his money for nothing, and pays more for the mere reputation of honesty and conscience than it is worth.
But she had promised Emily not to tell a living soul, and a promise was a promise with Hinpoha.
The soul of the Congress’ promise was the establishment of thousands of markets in the country.
For, in Arcadia, it would seem that a promise is still a sacred thing.
Another fine promise I would like to look at in the now extinct famous red book is the slogan of "jobs, jobs, jobs".
Full of longing, and held in thrall by her beauty, Fergus promised; and this promise was the beginning of many calamities, for Nessa, the queen, feeling her sway over Fergus, and full of ambition for her child, won a promise from Fergus that the youth should sit beside him on the throne, hearing all pleadings and disputes, and learning the art of ruling.
Do we feel that the promises have not sufficient influence, let us strengthen them by adding the threatenings.
Meanwhile the promise of fulness to the hungry is a provision of God the Creator.
Thenceforward this Promise became the central germinating thought of those who based themselves upon it, thus constituting them a special race, until at last when the necessary conditions had matured the Promised Seed appeared in Him of whom it is written that He is the express image of God's Person (Heb.
No, no; my promise was no trick of state: I meant to be made truly wretched first, And then to die; and I'll perform them both.
Your promise is a sort of rock that nothing can move.
Imbued with heart and humor in even the darkest moments, The Mother's Promise is an unforgettable novel about the unbreakable bonds between mothers and daughters, and the new ways in which families are forged.
As in so many other instances, knowledge and recitation of God’s past saving action, and in particular God’s promises (God’s “word”) become the basis for the present appeal, and present trust.
His promises were a glorious consolation.
The promise of automobiling is knowledge of one's own land.
"All the promises of God are in Him, yea; and in Him, amen; unto the glory of God;" then, why doubt them?
Amongst these, it was tacitly agreed upon, and understood, that a spoken promise was a pledge, and held to be a very sacred thing, and he who broke faith, committed all the cardinal sins.
"The Promise of May" is another play which was staged, in 1882, by Mrs. Bernard Beere, but met with failure by the critics, owing, in some degree, to its supposed caricature of modern agnostics, and to the repellent portrayal of one of the characters in the piece, the sensualist, Philip Edgar.
We may grow to include some of them among the trivial incidents of childhooda broken toy, a promise made to us which was not kept, a harsh, heart-piercing wordbut these, too, as well as the bitter experiences and disappointments of mature years, are the tragedies of life.
And now, eight years later, the promise of M. René Taillandier, in his introduction to the selection, has become reality.
The new promise — the modern concept of insurtech — is the embrace of a strategy driven by collaboration and innovation rather than disruption.
Judged from the standpoint of their confident expectations, and the promises of success held out as an encouragement to their troops, the long-heralded and long-prepared spring offensive of 1918 was a failure.
For who would not have then thought that the promise which had been made him of a numerous posterity was all a deception?
How sincere his promises were, the lapse of a few months fully showed; but at present everything wore a cheerful aspect.
The promises of dwelling in outer space or under the sea are fantasies.
Broken promises are a top area of frustration for consumers.
Warning/promise: Because quite a lot has happened in the history of the world, this is a challenging course.
Nana Addo’s promise of 88 hospitals is a scam – A…
We can only hope that any big promises made in the lead up to the elections, is not just spin, and will actually be carried through and actioned by incoming and returning councillors in years to come.
The big promise of self-driving cars is a decrease in deaths caused by car crashes because they will come equipped with high-end surveillance systems and safety mechanisms.
Edmée swore as I asked her, and she made me swear in return that her promise should be a secret.
And observe, further, that we all agree, that a bad promise is better broken than keptthat every abolitionist, who has before now taken the oath to the Constitution, is bound to break it, and disobey the pro-slavery clauses of that instrument.
The NDP’s promise to eliminate profoundly unfair premiums is a significant improvement over the Liberals’ promise to cut premiums by half, but it would cost the healthcare system $1.7 billion in revenue.
The promise of openness and transparency is a failed public relations exercise, and I would remind members that, according to the Information Commissioner, the government has failed to meet its goal to be transparent.
But in Arcadiabecause it is an old-world place where life follows an even, simple course, where money is as scarce as roguery, the old law still holds; a promise once given, is a sacred obligation, and not to be set aside.
How long must we pursue a road in which promises are all fetishes in front of us; and all fragments behind us?
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
His signature campaign promise is “Medicare for All.”
"Miriam," she said, eagerly, "can you doubt my discretion when you know, too, what your own promises have been now and long agoto divide with me, ay, to the last cent, like a sister?
Its promises are treason.
The earlier promise was repeatedand the earlier threatto the peace commissioners now sent on from Washington.
That promise was a fisheries fund of $400 million – $280 million from Ottawa, $120 million from our province – so we could grow our industry, both on the aquaculture side and the wild fishery side.
Whereat he nodded, as a teacher nods gravely when the pupils have their lesson well by heart, and said presently in a voice like that of a Guru denouncing sin: 'A woman's promise is a little matter; who believes it?
The Emperor's promise henceforth became the watchword of the nation.
In that august revelation of the Divine Mind, every command of the Decalogue swung open upon the pivot of a not, except one; and that one referred to man's duty to man, and the promise attached to its fulfilment was only an earthly enjoyment.
the tutor saw very clearly that my lady's promises were pie-crust, made to be broken.
The paper promise to pay became a bank-note, passed from hand to hand.
One state’s sovereign promise is another’s weakening.
Thus does Hebrew prophecy terminate when it leads up to Christianity, the first requirement of which is a regeneration of the heart (John iii. 3), and the great promise of which is the outpouring of a spirit that "will guide into all truth" (John xvi. 13).
the promises of the sword are always brokenalways."
Based on these example, I fear that even the vague government promises of consultation contained in this throne speech are merely more Liberal smoke and mirrors.