changelessness


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the earth's pivot, the granite core of changelessness, the eternal place where all things came and passed, and yet abode forever and would never change.
13) God's immutability offers no homology to the created conditions of temporality and marks the divine transcendence with the absolute perfection that changelessness and timelessness logically require.
In the case of the Hispanic authors under study, these narratives provide a criticism of modernity that values a counter-modern experience of time exhibited in an affinity for the atemporality of nature, an idealized past, or an encounter with an underlying metaphysical essence of changelessness.
at his ease") that factory workers did not possess, and in its suggestion of changelessness, formally encoded in the repeated refrain, "And still thou flowest on, bright stream.
The stability and changelessness that the ending maintains sacrifices gaiety, liveliness, sophistication, and independence (Brissenden 169), the very qualities that seem so deeply embedded in the future held out to Elizabeth Bennet when she rejoices that her happiness exceeds that of her sister Jane since she goes beyond smiling into the realm of laughter.
The repetitive pattern of words used in twenty-four paragraphs of the short story presents the uselessness and changelessness of life not only for a day but also for the entire existence in a generic way.
A present tense, where time has stopped and opened out to reveal suggestiveness or changelessness or hollowness.
32) The relentless process of negation, which transforms diversity into unity, change into changelessness, and dissimilarity into uniformity, reduces the Crusades to a few basic building blocks.
He focuses the reader's attention on geology, the fluid tectonic nature of landscapes that, on the scale of a human lifespan, seem poised between changelessness and catastrophe.
But each beginning, whether of book, page, paragraph, sentence, or phrase, marks a vital connection, and it is in the vitality, the durability, the timelessness and changelessness of the thoughts and events that I plunge anew each time.
I myself have seen what appeared to be massive specimens in the swamps of the Sudd in Sudan, as did Sir Samuel Baker a century before--they are fitting testimony to Africa's primordial changelessness.
Foucault perceives behind our reverence for consistency a 'profound logophobia,' a commitment to the unity and changelessness of truth that makes the "polyvalence of discourse" a perpetual scandal.
In their respective utopian projects, Morris was equally susceptible to the dynamism of history and the changelessness of a distant past; Benson steered his imagined community toward an ultimate change; Read brought the protagonist to rejecting life and reality for the sake of a timeless order.
24-25) occurs not in Parmenides but in Plato's Theaetetus 180, where Parmenides and Melissus are named as philosophers of changelessness in contrast to the philosophers of change (sc.
True, they do want wealth, and greed is a vice they certainly have, but in this too they are not unlike all who inhabit Middle-earth, where the Dwarves' greed for gold and Men's lust for power is matched by the avaricious compulsion of the Elves to keep things in a state of pure changelessness.