Not only was the science of Hildegard of Bingen inseparable from her theology, but her religious visions helped give her scientific works legitimacy by winning her the support of medieval church authorities.
The truth was, as Mulcahy had to acknowledge, pacing up and down his small office, that in spite of all the evidence he had been given of the president's unremitting hatred, he found himself hurt by the letter—wounded, to be honest, not only in his self-esteem but in some tenderer place, in that sense of contract between people that transcends personal animosities and factional differences, that holds the individual distinct from the deed and maintains even in the fieriest opposition the dream of final agreement and concord.
Is it not also likely, then, that certain space relations, rhythms, and stresses have psychological significance, that some of these patterns are universal and the key to emotional response, that their deviations and modifications can be meaningful to artists in terms of their own life experiences and that these overtones are grasped by spectators without conscious analysis?
It was interesting to be in the quiet old town once more, and it was not disagreeable to be here and there suddenly recognized and stared after.
Yet women in large numbers had been involved in political actions in the American Revolution and had begun to define themselves differently than had their mothers and grandmothers.
Even if the civilian population at home had wanted to know the realities of the war, they couldn't have without experiencing them: its conditions were too novel, its indus-trialized ghastliness too unprecedented.
Some critics of congressional proceedings contend that important debates on issues are marred by a cacophony of denunciations and accusations that precludes orderly discourse.
He had been in the academic harness long enough, he should have thought (and the files in the college office could testify), to anticipate anything, yet some unseen tendril of trust, he now remarked with a short harsh laugh, must have spiraled out from his heart and clung to the president's person, or simply to the idea of decency, for him now to feel this new betrayal so keenly.