How to use Stoical in a sentence

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  • The Stoical categories, too, have an historical significance.

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  • Aurelius throughout his life adhered to the Stoical philosophy.

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  • Through all his Stoical training Aurelius preserved the natural sweetness of his nature.

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  • Many people are prepared to tolerate pain following surgery and some, particularly the elderly, can be remarkably stoical.

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  • Natorp's article quoted there gives the reference to the passage in Aristotle, but does not recognize its connexion with the later Stoical distinction.

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  • Even aristocracy, I think, was not quite so stoical in the days when it was really strong.

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  • A performance which achieves, in its stoical silence, more than many an hour of classical fretting of a Gielgud or Olivier.

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  • From all periods of the world - from medieval piety and stoical pride, Kant and Sophocles, science and art, religion and philosophy - with disdain of mere chronology, Hegel gathers in the vineyards of the human spirit the grapes from which he crushes the wine of thought.

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  • Or have we actually become conformed to our culture, accepted its view of time with a stoical shrug?

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  • No doubt they will show the stoical fortitude that is the hallmark of their state and carry on eating.

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  • I hope he has years rather than months left, but he 's being very stoical about the whole thing.

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  • He regarded the sun as the abode of God, the intelligent providence, or (in accordance with Stoical materialism) the vivifying fire or aether of the universe.

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  • The third is merely the general rule of benevolence stated in the somewhat vague Stoical formula, that " no one is born for himself only."

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  • As against the stoical self-sufficiency of the moralists, he dwelt on the helplessness of man and his dependence on his maker.

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  • Tertullian, who is sometimes called an anthropomorphist, stood for the Stoical doctrine, that all reality, even the divine, is in a sense material.

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  • Interviewed the stoical an NBC sports commentator his own against.

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  • I hope he has years rather than months left, but he's being very stoical about the whole thing.

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  • Mother Grimes is sad about her son, but admits he was a bad lot, and quite stoical about seeing herself home.

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  • But his bona fide coccyx moment came a little later on, although he remained stoical in his agony.

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  • Cats and Dogs are often very stoical about dental pain.

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  • I loved Ethiopia, its beautiful countryside and brave, stoical people.

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  • Foremost among these were the writings of Epicurus; but he had also an intimate knowledge of the philosophical poem of Empedocles, and at least an acquaintance with the works of Democritus, Anaxagoras, Heraclitus, Plato and the Stoical writers.

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  • He is an earnest, sometimes stern and sometimes pathetic, preacher of righteousness, who despises the mere graces of style and the subtleties of an abstruse logic. He has no patience with mere antiquarian study of the Stoical writers.

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  • The stoical Russell Cade was stammering around like a school boy.

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  • The connexion in Roman law between the ideas of equity, nature, natural law and the law common to all nations, and the influence of the Stoical philosophy on their development, are fully discussed in the third chapter of the work we have referred to.

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  • There was nothing of stoical austerity or of rhetorical indignation in the tone in which he treated the vices and follies of his time.

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  • Sabellius himself appears to have made use of Stoical formulas (irXaruveQ6ac,avvriXXeo-Oai), but he chiefly relied upon Scripture, especially such passages as Deut.

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  • Very curious, in relation to modern evolutional ideas, is the Stoical doctrine that our world is but one of a series of exactly 1 Zeller says that through this distinction Aristotle first made possible the idea of development.

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  • A sturdy and stoical temper was developed in the nation, which later helped parliamentary England in the struggle against the crown (1643-1648).

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  • At the same time Christian ethics incorporated much of the current popular philosophy, especially large Stoical elements.

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  • Henceforward, however, he assumed a stoical demeanour, which, united to a policy tyrannical and pitilessly thorough, became the characteristic of his life.

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