Your ancestors came to Macedonia and the rest of Hellas [Greece] and did us great harm, though we had done them no prior injury. I have been appointed leader of the Greeks, and wanting to punish the Persians I have come to Asia, which I took from you.
...in a volume of dozen lines of Milton, Proper and Prior, with a paper from the Spectator and a chapter from the Sterne are eulogized by a thousand pens-there seems almost a general wish of decrying the capacity and undervaluing the labour of the novelist, and slighting the performance which have only genius, wit and taste to recommend them.By Jane Austen in pp.20-21 (Northanger Abbey)
Heralds and statesmen, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior; The son of Adam and of Eve; Can Bourbon or Nassau go higher?Matthew Prior
Cotton seed oil has been in common use since the middle of the nineteenth century and achieved GRAS (Generally Recognised As Safe) status under the United States Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act because of its common use Prior to 1958 (ANZFA 2002). It is used in a variety of products including edible vegetable oils and margarine , soap , and plastics .A.W.Frank (1987), P.7-8 (The Biology of Gossypium hirsutum L. and Gossypium barbadense L. (cotton) Version)
Nobles and heralds, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior, The son of Adam and of Eve, Can Stuart or Nassaw go higher?Matthew Prior
Prior art is as effective as US soldiers in Iraq: They control the ground they stand on, and nothing more. I used to say Vietnam, but, well, you know...richard m. stallman
One of the the loveliest lines I have ever read comes from Brother Roger, the Prior of the Protestant monks of Taize, France : 'Assured of your salvation by the unique grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.' It is still difficult for me to read these words without tears filling my eyes. It is wonderful.Brennan Manning, in The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out, 19-Aug-2008, p106
Whatever we saw in October 1941, cannot be compared to anything that we had seen Prior, when our forces retreated from the Dniepr borders. Now, things like this no longer happen. Now, we can frown by ourselves.hovhannes bagramyan
"Appropriate patterns of reproductive, gender, and sexual conduct are all products of specific cultures and all can be viewed as examples of socially scripted conduct. Western societies now have a system of gender and sexual learning in which gender differential scripts are learned Prior to sexual scripts, but take their origins in part from the previously learned gender scripts... There are two important points: The first is that both gender and sexuality are learned forms of social practice, and the second is that looking to "natural differences" between women and men for lessons about sexual conduct is an error.""The Explicit and Implicit Use of the Scripting Perspective in Sex Research", Annual Review of Sex Research, Vol. 1, (1990), 5
You try to save a drowning man without Prior authorization.dag hammarskjöld
How are we to adjudicate among rival ontologies? Certainly the answer is not provided by the semantical formula "To be is to be the value of a variable"; this formula serves rather, conversely, in testing the conformity of a given remark or doctrine to a Prior ontological standard.willard van orman quine
You have to get a little untrapped from too much Prior knowledge.explaining what's the best way of thinking, in an oral history conducted in 1995 by Andrew Goldstein, IEEE History Center, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
All of you, I am sure, have heard many cries about Government interference with business and about "creeping socialism." I should like to remind the gentlemen who make these complaints that if events had been allowed to continue as they were going Prior to March 4, 1933, most of them would have no businesses left for the Government or for anyone else to interfere with — and almost surely we would have socialism in this country, real socialism.harry s. truman
Raising children was not designed for single parents. (Which is why divorce was such a taboo Prior to birth control).warren farrell
The words of the Constitution ... are so unrestricted by their intrinsic meaning or by their history or by tradition or by Prior decisions that they leave the individual Justice free, if indeed they do not compel him, to gather meaning not from reading the Constitution but from reading life.felix frankfurter
One is entitled to say without qualification that the correlation between Prior judicial experience and fitness for the Supreme Court is zero.felix frankfurter
When we affirm that philosophy begins with wonder , we are affirming in effect that sentiment is Prior to reason .richard weaver
Sacrificing anonymity may be the next generation's price for keeping precious liberty, as Prior generations paid in blood.Harl Noby
If you know the history of the whole concept of whiteness if you know the history of the whole concept of the white race, where it came from and for what reason you know that it was a trick, and it’s worked brilliantly. You see, Prior to the mid to late 1600s, in the colonies of what would become the United States, there was no such thing as the white race. Those of us of European descent did not refer to ourselves by that term really ever before then.Tim Wise (2008), "The Pathology of Privilege"
When we affirm that philosophy begins with wonder, we are affirming in effect that sentiment is Prior to reason.richard weaver
Under the contract, the natural mother is irrevocably committed before she knows the strength of her bond with her child. She never makes a totally voluntary, informed decision, for quite clearly any decision Prior to the baby's birth is, in the most important sense, uninformed, and any decision after that, compelled by a pre-existing contractual commitment....Robert Wilentz, Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, Baby M, 1988.
Under established First Amendment law, Prior restraints, if constitutional at all, are permissible only in the most extraordinary circumstances. In this case, you have court orders that effectively shut down a Web site that has been at the forefront of exposing corruption in governments and corporations around the world and enjoin anyone who reads the order from publishing or even linking to the documents.David Ardia, director of Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society's Citizen Media Law Project (CMLP), commenting on Bank Julius Baer vs. Wikileaks — reported in "Preserving Free Speech on the Internet: In a cyberlaw clinic, students help litigate matters of first impression". Harvard Law Bulletin (Harvard Law School). Fall 2008. Retrieved on 2009-03-04.
It's not very often a federal judge does a 180 degree turn in a case and dissolves an order. But we're very pleased the judge recognized the constitutional implications in this Prior restraint.Lucy Dalglish, Executive Director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, commenting on Bank Julius Baer vs. Wikileaks — reported in Orion, Egan (March 2, 2008). "Judge reverses Wikileaks injunction". The Inquirer (www.inquirer.net). Retrieved on 2009-03-04.
Quotes originating Prior to the Reformation (beginning shortly after 1500 AD) may be found at Abortion (pre-Reformation). Quotes from judicial opinions on abortion may be found at abortion case law. SourcedJames Wilson, "Of the Natural Rights of Individuals" (1790-1792). Wilson was a leading framer of the U.S. Constitution.
The infidelity of the Gentile world, and that more especially of men of rank and learning in it, is resolved into a principle which, in my judgment, will account for the inefficacy of any argument, or any evidence whatever, viz . contempt Prior to investigation.As quoted in Anglo-Israel or, The British Nation: The Lost Tribes of Israel (1879) by Rev. William H. Poole
A similar statement apparently derived from this has become widely attributed to Herbert Spencer, but there are no records of him ever saying or writing it, the first attribution to him occurring in 1931: There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance that principle is contempt Prior to investigation.Alexander Pope
There also must be no reasonable alternative to the targeted killing: meaning that the international law requirement of seeking another reasonable means of incapacitating the terrorist Prior to a future attack has proved fruitless.Guiora, Amos N. (2008). Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation. Oxford University Press, USA. p. 150. ISBN 0195340310.
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