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It must demonstrate that it is a responsible partner in the negotiations by forswearing violence while Manila builds support for the deal.
10) He interprets Christ's command to love our enemies as a call for forgiveness, (11) where forgiveness is at the least a forswearing of revenge (as Charles Griswold argues (12)), but may also involve a more inner transformation, a forswearing of resentment itself (as on Murphy's early formulation (13)).
But just as we head back to work, start hitting the gym and forswearing booze for at least a couple of days, the Beeb pulls an absolute cracker out of its sack.
It has reached the point where facilities committed to this are forswearing calling themselves "nursing facilities" or their residents "elderly.
Sonny Perdue (publicly forswearing Snickers), and Texas Gov.
Largely shot in slo-mo, with a satanic/poppy orchestral store and minimal other sound effects, impressive sequence ends with the death of Lila and with Reeve forswearing love forever.
Gervase Babington, also in 1583, points out that "In the Newe Testement we are forbidden to sweare at all, not because all swearing is a sinne, but because forswearing is an horrible sinne" (131).
He is not forswearing a contested bid, but only because things might change.
And he says it is possible to do all that by forswearing the foreign aid that holds Haiti hostage.
Third, we have recently concluded an agreement with the most significant timber operators to allow environmental laws to be reintroduced after the logging is completed, forswearing entry by those companies into old-growth areas.
Such a decision would immediately be likened to the red-baiting tactics of the McCarthy era, when university professors throughout the United States were required to sign loyalty oaths forswearing communism.