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And they contrast not only as individuals, but in relationship to their fathers as begetters and whose reflections they bear.
The author effectively opposes efforts to import from Machiavelli a civic humanism of scholarly minting and the civic humanist paradigm that would make them the final inheritors of a tradition stretching back to antiquity, rather than the hesitant begetters of something that seems to this reader quite new, beyond the immediate interests of this book, and only achieving its realization in Franklin's homo faber, and Madison and Hamilton at the 18th century's end.
Rather, the appropriate words to Him are: "He begat not, He was not begotten", (2) as He is the creator of all begetters and all those who are begotten.
an organism," "the development of which could not have been foreseen completely by the most gifted of its begetters.
Oliver Wendell Holmes traced the importance of tradition to the fact that the Constitution is "a constituent act" (45) that "called into life a being the development of which could not have been foreseen completely by the most gifted of its begetters.
we must realize that [the framers] have called into life a being the development of which could not have been foreseen completely by the most gifted of its begetters .
The Commission experts feel that an insufficiently reasoned opinion would turn against the begetters and might have affected London's case, says the officials.
His fellow pros salute Paul Broadhurst as one of the most fecund begetters of birdies on the European Tour.
However, both scholars reserve judgement on the old contention that the Grey Friars were almost the only begetters of such poetry.
Ideas do, at times, develop lives and powers of their own and, like Frankenstein's monster, act in ways wholly unforeseen by their begetters.