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For the next four days he lived a simple and blameless life on thin captain's biscuits (I mean that the biscuits were thin, not the captain) and soda-water; but, towards Saturday, he got uppish, and went in for weak tea and dry toast, and on Monday he was gorging himself on chicken broth.
She said her only consolation was the fact that the princess allowed her to share her sorrow, that all the old misunderstandings should sink into nothing but this great grief; that she felt herself blameless in regard to everyone, and that he, from above, saw her affection and gratitude.
She did not know then that it was Love who had come to her briefly, as in a dream before awaking, with the hues of morning on his wings-- that it was Love to whom she was sobbing her farewell as his image was banished by the blameless rigor of irresistible day.
Yet, knowing, as she did, that her conduct was blameless so far, there were nevertheless perverse sympathies in her which took his part.
blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.
So she lay in the arms of Poseidon and bare in the house of Glaucus blameless Bellerophon, surpassing all men in.
So she bare sons to the almighty Son of Cronos, glorious leaders of wealthy men -- Minos the ruler, and just Rhadamanthys and noble Sarpedon the blameless and strong.
And of Arsinoe likewise: `And Arsinoe was joined with the son of Zeus and Leto and bare a son Asclepius, blameless and strong.
and as many women skilled in blameless arts, each holding a golden bowl in her hands.
55-62) And from Salamis Aias, blameless warrior, sought her to wife, and offered fitting gifts, even wonderful deeds; for he said that he would drive together and give the shambling oxen and strong sheep of all those who lived in Troezen and Epidaurus near the sea, and in the island of Aegina and in Mases, sons of the Achaeans, and shadowy Megara and frowning Corinthus, and Hermione and Asine which lie along the sea; for he was famous with the long spear.
If Nicholas be not always found to be blameless or agreeable, he is not always intended to appear so.
The argument of the Republic is the search after Justice, the nature of which is first hinted at by Cephalus, the just and blameless old man-- then discussed on the basis of proverbial morality by Socrates and Polemarchus--then caricatured by Thrasymachus and partially explained by Socrates--reduced to an abstraction by Glaucon and Adeimantus, and having become invisible in the individual reappears at length in the ideal State which is constructed by Socrates.
As for the apparently blameless beekeeping that was going on at the place where he lived, that was easily discounted.
I am no Lefty but it's important to hear from all sides of the political debate and while I don't agree with his assertion that Labour were blameless in causing the financial crash, I do accept the point that it was a global issue.
But their hardworking, put-upon, poorly paid yet relentlessly cheery and blameless holiday reps.