Tag Archives: Enemies

First Principles: Religion and Law Are Twin Sisters

“Far from being rivals or enemies, religion and law are twin sisters, friends, and mutual assistants. Indeed, these two sciences run into each other. The divine law, as discovered by reason and the moral sense, forms an essential part of … Continue reading

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Samson VIII

Continuing in an effort to put a version of the Samson and Delilah story from the Book of Judges into verse, I present Part VIII.  Perhaps, I should have made this shorter? Samson (VIII) by Michael Romani Amidst un-princely questions of … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy Of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – To Be Scared of the Dark

Every child knows what it is like to be scared of the dark.  As do many, adult still.  Some for more real reasons than others.  But, fear is an emotion not reason, right? To Be Scared of the Dark by … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Republic Depends On Lovers of Liberty

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Foreign

Sworn to fight against enemies Both foreign and domestic It’s hard to tell the frenemies And quite often erratic You want to give that chance But when you do that You dance that deadly dance It’s just where it’s at … Continue reading

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First Principles: Be Just Friends and Brave Enemies

“I am ever unwilling that [peace] should be disturbed as long as the rights and interests of the nations can be preserved. But whensoever hostile aggressions require a resort to war, we must meet our duty and convince the world … Continue reading

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