"The Deidre I know wouldn't put politics over helping someone in need, like Selyn," he replied.
"How could you not handle the politics of the job?" she exclaimed.
"I didn't say I couldn't handle the politics, just that I didn't like them," he replied.
The demon was an idiot, too unaccustomed to politics or negotiating to understand how to get what it wanted without revealing what that was.
Despite his hatred for the politics, he knew he needed the Council's help.
The politics are changing slowly.
You are cut out for politics and betrayal.
Some of the guests might be important to his future in politics and he was dressed to impress.
197 -207) is probably a compilation from the Politics of Aristotle by Heraclides Lembos, who lived in the time of Ptolemy VI.
He makes an interesting addition to our conception of Shaftesbury's place in English politics, by insisting on his position as the first great party leader in the modern sense, and as the founder of modern parliamentary oratory.
He took no part in politics, and wrote a pamphlet, "The Country Gentleman's Advice to his Son on the Subject of Party Clubs" (1755), cautioning young men against its snares.
In politics he was a Democrat.
Everything we understood about the world and politics changed.
Of course, politics being what it is, the Peace Dividend was spent a dozen times over by as many special interests who felt they were the most deserving of such an unexpected largess.
But this politics of war have in fact worked this way repeated, across place and time.
Military alliances do not rigidly control world politics, in part because military competition has been replaced by economic competition.
I always thought clubs were dull, smoky places, where men talked politics, and told endless stories, all about themselves and their wonderful exploits: but now I see, I must have been quite wrong....
This town has spent seventeen thousand dollars on a town-house, thank fortune or politics, but probably it will not spend so much on living wit, the true meat to put into that shell, in a hundred years.
"We here in Moscow are more occupied with dinner parties and scandal than with politics," said he in his quiet ironical tone.
The gentlemen assembled at Bilibin's were young, wealthy, gay society men, who here, as in Vienna, formed a special set which Bilibin, their leader, called les notres. * This set, consisting almost exclusively of diplomats, evidently had its own interests which had nothing to do with war or politics but related to high society, to certain women, and to the official side of the service.
As you know, I am quite indifferent to politics, but from my father's remarks and his talks with Michael Ivanovich I know all that goes on in the world and especially about the honors conferred on Buonaparte, who only at Bald Hills in the whole world, it seems, is not accepted as a great man, still less as Emperor of France.
And such had European life, politics, Freemasonry, philosophy, and philanthropy seemed to him.