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is and true
The true artist is like one of those scientists who, from a single bone can reconstruct an animal's entire body.
If the circumstances are faced frankly it is not reasonable to expect this to be true.
That is particularly true of sovereignty when it is applied to democratic societies, in which `` popular '' sovereignty is said to exist, and in federal nations, in which the jobs of government are split.
On Fridays, the day when many Persians relax with poetry, talk, and a samovar, people do not, it is true, stream into Chehel Sotun -- a pavilion and garden built by Shah Abbas 2, in the seventeenth century -- but they do retire into hundreds of pavilions throughout the city and up the river valley, which are smaller, more humble copies of the former.
The resulting picture might appear a maze of restless confusions and contradictions, but it is more true to life than a portrait of an artificially contrived order.
`` What is more true than anything else??
To swim is true, and to sink is true.
One is not more true than the other.
that is, he is suspect, guilty, punishable, as is anyone in Mann's stories who produces illusion, and this is true even though the constant elements of the artist-nature, technique, magic, guilt and suffering, are divided in this story between Jacoby and Lautner.
A broader concept of imitation is needed, one which acknowledges that true invention is important, that the artist's creativity in part transcends the non-artistic causal factors out of which it arises.
It is true that New England, more than any other section, was dedicated to education from the start.
`` The man's true reputation is his work ''.
Though it centers around the brilliant and enigmatic figure of Charles 12,, the true hero is not finally the king himself.
Of few authors is this more true than of Heidenstam.
it is true that they are also extremely dull.
Years ago this was true, but with the replacement of wires or runners by radio and radar ( and perhaps television ), these restrictions have disappeared and now again too much is heard.

is and distinction
And the action is consistently presented with regard for this distinction.
The basic premise of all mystery stories is that the distinction between good and bad coincides with the distinction between legal and illegal.
But because it is the function of the mind to turn the one into the other by means of the capacities with which words endow it, we do not unwisely examine the type of distinction, in the sphere of politics, on which decisions hang.
That fact is very clearly illustrated in the case of the many present-day intellectuals who were Communists or near-Communists in their youth and are now so extremely conservative ( or reactionary, as many would say ) that they can define no important political conviction that does not seem so far from even a centrist position as to make the distinction between Mr. Nixon and Mr. Khrushchev for them hardly worth noting.
But the most impressive testimony to Schnabel's distinction as a teacher is reflected by the individuality which marks each student's approach as distinctly his own.
However, there are relatively few such political constituencies, and, as has been pointed out, there is seldom a clear-cut distinction between the educational interests of one social class and those of another.
By all means the most important distinction is that between those total-cost apportionments which superimpose a distribution of admittedly unallocable cost residues on estimates of incremental or marginal costs, and those other apportionments which recognize no difference between true cost allocation and mere total-cost distribution.
and when this is done it will be found that the principles governing Christian resistance cut across the distinction between violent and non-violent means, and apply to both alike, justifying either on occasion and always limiting either action.
The justification in Christian conscience of the use of any mode of resistance also lays down its limitation -- in the distinction between the persons against whom pressure is primarily directed, those upon whom it may be permitted also to fall, and those who may never be directly repressed for the sake even of achieving some great good.
As a result, although we still make use of this distinction, there is much confusion as to the meaning of the basic terms employed.
There is no justification for systematizing the random statements of Irenaeus about the image of God beyond this, nor for reading into his imprecise usage the later theological distinction between the image of God ( humanity ) and the similitude of God ( immortality ).
It is even said that the distinction between self and other is part of the root cause of our suffering.
In discussion of the arts, a distinction is sometimes made between the Apollonian and Dionysian impulses where the former is concerned with imposing intellectual order and the latter with chaotic creativity.
A distinction is sometimes made between the smaller adobes, which are about the size of ordinary baked bricks, and the larger adobines, some of which may be one to two yards ( 1 – 2 m ) long.
According to Richard Dawkins, a distinction between agnosticism and atheism is unwieldy and depends on how close to zero we are willing to rate the probability of existence for any given god-like entity.
It is this distinction between producing a written work and producing the interpretation or meaning in a written work that both Barthes and Foucault are interested in.
Another view defines anxiety as " a future-oriented mood state in which one is ready or prepared to attempt to cope with upcoming negative events ," suggesting that it is a distinction between future and present dangers which divides anxiety and fear.
In digital images there is a subtle distinction between the Display Aspect Ratio ( the image as displayed ) and the Storage Aspect Ratio ( the ratio of pixel dimensions ); see distinctions, below.
It has two main features on which its distinction as a major contribution to Avicennan studies may be said to rest: the first is its clarity and readability ; the second is the comparative approach adopted by the author [...].

is and between
The nature of the opposition between liberals and Bourbons is too little understood in the North.
It is these other differences between North and South -- other, that is, than those which concern discrimination or social welfare -- which I chiefly discuss herein.
but for this discussion the most important division is between those who have been reconstructed and those who haven't.
They are huge areas which have been swept by winds for so many centuries that there is no soil left, but only deep bare ridges fifty or sixty yards apart with ravines between them thirty or forty feet deep and the only thing that moves is a scuttling layer of sand.
The one apparent connection between the two is a score of buildings which somehow or other have survived and which naturally enough are called `` historical monuments ''.
This sense of moderation and fairness is superbly exemplified in an exchange of letters between John Jay and a Tory refugee, Peter Van Schaack.
I think it is essential, however, to pinpoint here the difference between the two concepts of sovereignty that went to war in 1861 -- if only to see better how imperative is our need today to clarify completely our far worse confusion on this subject.
One is tempted to say that, on the difference between the concepts of sovereignty in these two preambles, the worst war of the Nineteenth century was fought.
It is much less difficult now than in Lincoln's day to see that on both sides sovereign Americans had given their lives in the Civil War to maintain the balance between the powers they had delegated to the States and to their Union.
There is a haunting resemblance between the notion of cause in Copernicus and in Freud.
This almost trivial example is nevertheless suggestive, for there are some elements in common between the antique fear that the days would get shorter and shorter and our present fear of war.
When Heidegger and Sartre speak of a contrast between being and existence, they may be right, I don't know, but their language is too philosophical for me.
Watson's insight is verified by the mysterious link between Holmes and his arch-opponent, Dr. Moriarty.
moreover, it is increasingly difficult to distinguish between the two.
Finally, in The Maltese Falcon among others, the clash between detective and police is carried to its logical conclusion: Sam Spade becomes the chief murder suspect.
It is the growing contradiction between individualism and public service in the mystery story which creates this fatal dilemma.

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