embodiment


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a new personification of a familiar idea

a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept

giving concrete form to an abstract concept

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Just as in the Jewish prophets the reign of Messiah, or "the day of the Lord," or the suffering Servant or people of God, or the "Sun of righteousness with healing in his wings" only convey, to us at least, their great spiritual ideals, so through the Greek State Plato reveals to us his own thoughts about divine perfection, which is the idea of good--like the sun in the visible world;--about human perfection, which is justice-- about education beginning in youth and continuing in later years-- about poets and sophists and tyrants who are the false teachers and evil rulers of mankind--about "the world" which is the embodiment of them--about a kingdom which exists nowhere upon earth but is laid up in heaven to be the pattern and rule of human life.
Not less notable than his strong men are his delightful young heroines, romantic Elizabethan heroines, to be sure, with an unconventionality, many of them, which does not belong to such women in the more restricted world of reality, but pure embodiments of the finest womanly delicacy, keenness, and vivacity.
He won fame also in non-dramatic poetry, especially by vigorous but rather clumsy verse translations of the 'Iliad' and 'Odyssey,' Another highly individual figure is that of Thomas Dekker, who seems to have been one of the completest embodiments of irrepressible Elizabethan cheerfulness, though this was joined in him with an irresponsibility which kept him commonly floundering in debt or confined in debtor's prison.
You have been the embodiment of every graceful fancy that my mind has ever become acquainted with.
He stood like an immovable obstacle against which no pressure could avail; an embodiment of what Arthur most shrank from believing in--the irrevocableness of his own wrongdoing.
cried a young lady in spectacles, the very embodiment of the March of Mind, looking at Lady Muriel, as the proper recipient of all really original remarks.
This embodiment of a d'Urberville and a namesake differed even more from what Tess had expected than the house and grounds had differed.
As large as a Shetland pony, with hideous head and frightful fangs, he was indeed an awesome spectacle, as he crept after me on his ten short, muscular legs; but to me he was the embodiment of love and loyalty.
The man before him was the embodiment of physical perfection and giant strength; yet it was not upon these he depended in his battle with the great cat, for mighty as were his muscles, they were as nothing by comparison with Numa's.
Aunt Peace was brought down and set in the chair of state at table, for she never failed to join the family on this day, and sat smiling at them all, "like an embodiment of Peace on earth," Uncle Alec said, as he took his place beside her, while Uncle Mac supported Aunt Plenty at the other end.
The newly issued patents cover an alternative embodiment of a multi-lobe fuel rod design; an all-metal pressurized water reactor, or PWR, fuel assembly design incorporating multi-lobe fuel rods based on the alternative embodiment; and an all-metal PWR fuel assembly design incorporating multi-lobe fuel rods arranged into a mixed grid pattern, thereby covering the all-metal fuel assembly design after the most recent optimization.
In revised and extended versions of eight presentations to a 2013 conference on John Milton at Middle Tennessee State University, scholars of English literature look at his work in terms of materiality and the senses, human embodiment, angelic embodiment, and Milton's materialism redux.
Rowe, 26, of Ballantyne Drive in Prenton, was the "embodiment of contrition, the embodiment of remorse" according to Richard Wright, defending.
The first of three phases develops the enabling technology and defines the embodiment protocol.
Of course, this thesis has been maintained by Husserl, and Taipale's task is a systematic reconstruction of Husserl's theory of embodiment in its three main dimensions: (1) our relation to ourselves ("self-constitution"), (2) our relation to others, (3) our relation to the world.