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  • I'd begin from the ancient Roman ideal of manliness - which is the root of our term virtue [vir is Latin for man] - and work up through the weakening of that ideal of manliness by Christianity, and on towards Rousseau's bourgeois man before turning to Hemingway and such figures as Michael Landon as Pa Ingalls [here I would be indebted to Dutch.]

    Feels and Squeezes...

  • Real men -- Ever notice how the Latin word "virtue" essentially means manhood; vir is Latin for "man" -- and real leaders apologize or at least know they ought to do so when they screw up, but I digress.

    Akram's Razor - Reflections on Islam, Muslims & America

  • Virtue comes from the Latin word "vir" or man and cardinal from the word "cardo" or hinge.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Latin vir, "a man." bring ... to mind -- rather, "lay it to heart." transgressors -- addressed to the idolaters among the Jews.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • I’d begin from the ancient Roman ideal of manliness – which is the root of our term virtue [vir is Latin for man] – and work up through the weakening of that ideal of manliness by Christianity, and on towards Rousseau’s bourgeois man before turning to Hemingway and such figures as Michael Landon as Pa Ingalls [here I would be indebted to Dutch.]

    Feels and Squeezes… | Her Bad Mother

  • Hierdie begroting moet aangewend kan word vir opleiding in ń konvensionele rol en vir ń vredesoperasies rol.

    Speech by Dr Gerhard Koornhof during the Defence Department Budget Vote Debate

  • Dat die verdelende politiek van ons verlede waansinnige dwaling was, word vir my deur niks anders so treffend bewys as die gemak waarmee ons mense nou saamwerk en saamleef.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dit sal, onder andere, beteken dat groter geleenthede geskep moet word vir diegene wat deur apartheid benadeel is - geleenthede in die produksie, prosessering en verspreiding.

    SPEECH BY PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA AT A SCROLL-AWARDING CEREMONY FOLLOWING KWV'S 78TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

  • En verder, so dat die gebruik en ontwikkeling van 'n taal-medium nie bedoeld of onbedoeld die basis word vir die bevordering van rasse, etniese of eng kulturele afsondering nie.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Eerstens dat daar ruimte geskep en behou word vir Afrikaans om te bly groei as taal van die wetenskap.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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