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  • n. Plural form of testimony.


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  • He is fair, if tight-lipped, in adding a number of testimonies from the right — thus anticipating the famous “Obamacon” defectors, from Peggy Noonan to Christopher Buckley, who were such a feature of the post-convention (i.e., post – Palin nomination) months of the campaign.

    Cool Cat

  • It is a tie that exists along with modern accouterments from snow-machines to Facebook and that comes through in testimonies at countless community hearings and meetings over rights and regulations.

    Ellen Frankenstein: From Tofu to Muktuk

  • Callahan at Slant also complains that "using these 'witnesses' as a framework was an inspired idea, but the John Reed we hear about in these testimonies is not the one we see on the screen," and adds further that the extras are "fairly unilluminating, and mainly feature the near-70-year-old Beatty looking great and revealing little."

    GreenCine Daily: DVDs, 10/25.

  • The ad in question is Steele's response to Cardin's attempt at a "testimonies from the average Joe" ad.

    Sound Politics: Senate Race News

  • Update: Reader FerrisB says, If you'd like to hear the testimonies from the commission hearings, the iTunes store has them available for free in their audiobook section.

    Boing Boing: July 18, 2004 - July 24, 2004 Archives

  • He again acknowledges the everlasting righteousness of God's word as before (v. 142): The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting and cannot be altered; and, when it is admitted in its power into a soul, it is there an abiding principle, a well of living water, John iv.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • It was with the knowledge that this was the state of mind of the audience in Great Britain that we started out in 1937, and over the ten years which we have functioned we have slowly gathered together again an audience which comes to the theatre to see the greatest plays in the world, and one of the most remarkable testimonies is the letters we are now receiving from men and women of twenty-five to thirty who came to see us first as school children at reduced rates in the gallery and are now coming with husband or wife to occupy seats in the stalls.

    Shakespeare in War and Peace

  • (about A.D. 180), according to Eusebius [Ecclesiastical History, 4.26], quoted testimonies from the Apocalypse of John.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • 144 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • Ostensibly it’s a novel, but I think it’s better described as other things, a series of Holocaust testimonies from the survivors of gendercide, perhaps, a version of Boccaccio’s Decameron in which all the travelers cooped up in a thwarted escape attempt turn out to be very angry women, a catalogue of sex crimes from the first half of the twentieth century.

    A Woman’s Place « Tales from the Reading Room


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