The new man had much to strive against, but he could sometimes thrust himself through, and when he did his descendants had their jus imaginum.
In other words, he must strive after likeness to God as he reveals himself in his Reason or in Christ.
The Aegyptus sive de providentia is an allegory in which the good Osiris and the evil Typhon, who represent Aurelian and the Goth Gainas (ministers under Arcadius), strive for mastery; and the question of the divine permission of evil is handled.
They strive to stone or to take Him.
This fatal parsimony had the most serious political consequences, for it crippled the king at every step. Strive and scheme as he might, his needs were so urgent, his enemies so numerous, that, though generally successful in the end, he had always to be content with compromises, adjustments and semi-victories.
They demand that the persons should show a desire for amendment; they subject them to firm discipline, and give them hard work; they give them decent clothes, and strive to win them to a Christian life.
One of his strings of proverbs runs as follows: "The uncultivated man is not innocent; the ignorant man is not devout; the bashful man learns not; the wrathful man teaches not; he who is much absorbed in trade cannot become wise; where no men are, there strive thyself to be a man" (gib.
I will strive to achieve individuality in every project we do.
I will strive to overcome these problems.
This company will strive for excellence in service delivery.
We must strive for the greatest authenticity possible.
We will strive tirelessly to achieve it.
We will strive to emulate proper procedures.
We will strive toward excellence by building our working principles into everything we deliver, and into how we work as an organization.
But since you wish to hear my part, And urge me to begin it, I'll strive for praise with all my heart, Though small the hope to win it.
In my experience, people who challenge themselves and strive for goals are happier and healthier than those who don't.
In vain the inspiring sea shouts to this languid soul, in vain the heavens strive with its weakness; it still persists in regretting and seeks a refuge in oblivion from the pangs of present woe.
There was an artist in the city of Kouroo who was disposed to strive after perfection.
It is impossible to eradicate the passions; but we must strive to direct them to a noble aim, and it is therefore necessary that everyone should be able to satisfy his passions within the limits of virtue.
Only to this aim can we always strive independently of circumstances.
"Why do I strive, why do I toil in this narrow, confined frame, when life, all life with all its joys, is open to me?" said he to himself.