They are the only place left to us where people don't talk politics.
In the present case, on a matter of practical politics, I have changed my mind.
It was useless to prolong the discussion: everybody knew the melancholy fate of the few gentlemen who had risked their clean linen in municipal or state politics
in New York.
Aristotle in his Constitutions had made a study of one hundred and fifty-eight constitutions of the states of his day, and the fruits of that study are seen in the continual reference to concrete political experience, which makes the Politics in some respects a critical history of the workings of the institutions of the Greek city state.
Moreover, the idealism and the empiricism of the Politics are never really reconciled by Aristotle himself.
If you put him a-horseback on politics
, I warn you of the consequences.
Phillips is a Grit too because Prissy Andrews's father is one, and Ruby Gillis says that when a man is courting he always has to agree with the girl's mother in religion and her father in politics
is something no decent man should meddle with.
The extent to which Aristotle or the Aristotelian school were indebted to him in the Politics
has been little recognized, and the recognition is the more necessary because it is not made by Aristotle himself.
He had indeed committed no other than an error in politics
, by tempering justice with mercy, and by refusing to gratify the good-natured disposition of the mob,[*] with an object for their compassion to work on in the person of poor Jenny, whom, in order to pity, they desired to have seen sacrificed to ruin and infamy, by a shameful correction in Bridewell.
He has had wireless telegraphy installed; he has a telegraph office in the house, half-a-dozen private wires, and they say that he spends an immense amount of money keeping in touch with foreign politics
She knew, too, that he was really interested in books dealing with politics
, philosophy, and theology, that art was utterly foreign to his nature; but, in spite of this, or rather, in consequence of it, Alexey Alexandrovitch never passed over anything in the world of art, but made it his duty to read everything.
Their morality in business and politics
was gambler morality.
But for one whose leanings were towards politics
, neither my father before me nor I could be of service to our country.
Franklin and I had both talked of foreign politics
, till we could talk no longer, and had then mutually fallen asleep in the heat of the sun.