“You will not apply my precept,” he said, shaking his head.
Roman writers looked to Greek precept for themes, treatment, and choice of verse and metre.
The Precept is the latest concept vehicle from Volvo's high-performance electric-car brand, Polestar.
He says he is guided by “an ethical precept” that may realise his lifelong dream of an egalitarian society.
Leo’s 432 letters and 96 sermons expound his precept of papal primacy in church jurisdiction.
A large collection of exempla (moral tales) was also made, each short tale illustrating some moral precept.
This was “based on his disregard for the precept of treating others with respect,” she wrote, “an idea that should transcend politics.
This was very apparent with the Polestar Precept concept car, which, to be fair, resembles no other Swedish automobile designed before it.
Intended to be the star of the brand’s stand at Geneva, the Precept is a handsome design car looking at where Volvo’s sibling plans to go next.
The environmentalist precept of “reduce, reuse, recycle” is an aesthetic touchstone for the designer Emily Bode, isolating since mid-March in British Columbia.
The conservatives, heavily concentrated in the South, applied a strict construction to Scripture; this required a specific New Testament precept to authorize any practice.
This definition is, of course, not entirely satisfactory, in that it specifies neither the precept being violated nor conditions under which a set of goals may be considered appropriate.
Plutarch, after 45 – after 140 CE, esp. polemical treatises against Epicureans and Stoics: That Epicurus Makes a Pleasant Life Impossible, Reply to Colotes, Is ‘Live Unknown’ a Wise Precept?
Why, in defiance of every precept and principle of this house, does she conform to the world so openly—here in an evangelical, charitable establishment—as to wear her hair one mass of curls?”
A fundamental precept of animal psychology, coined by the 19th-century British psychologist C Lloyd Morgan, says no behaviour should be attributed to a sophisticated internal process if it can be explained by a simpler one.
In 2017, at a rally in Dresden, he questioned the guiding precept of modern Germany — the country’s culpability in World War II and the Holocaust — calling on Germans to make a “180 degree” turn in the way they viewed their history.
Resolved, That all laws which prevent woman from occupying such a station in society as her conscience shall dictate, or which place her in a position inferior to that of man, are contrary to the great precept of nature, and therefore of no force or authority.
Concerning the actions of Divine Worship, it is a most generall Precept of Reason, that they be signes of the Intention to Honour God; such as are, First, Prayers: For not the Carvers, when they made Images, were thought to make them Gods; but the People that Prayed to them.
I can remember Miss Temple walking lightly and rapidly along our drooping line, her plaid cloak, which the frosty wind fluttered, gathered close about her, and encouraging us, by precept and example, to keep up our spirits, and march forward, as she said, “like stalwart soldiers.”
A cash injection championed by the Home Office last year was largely driven by an increase in the council tax precept – the money taken from local residents for policing – and the committee said taxpayers were paying more to cover government cuts despite seeing fewer local officers.
- rule of personal conduct
- a doctrine that is taught
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