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body politic

the. the people of a nation or the nation itself considered as a political entity; the state
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In chapter 5 on Montaigne, the author focuses on empirical medicine; she addresses a variety of issues ranging from healing, cannibalism, and the body politic in the Essais interspersed with references to Lery, a reading of Fioravanti, and a few cursory references to Fernel and Pare.
In the analysis, which consists of eight structurally related chapters, the author builds and expands the concept of the body politic, going beyond its more traditional perception as a universal metaphor or an image.
FARAGE'S current ability to tickle the erogenous zones of large sections of the body politic is undisputed.
He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown m the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A prominent Israeli Analyst dismissed speculations that Bashar al-Assad's government has reached its terminal phase, and stressed that the Syrian army is still fighting like a united force and the main corps of the body politic is still loyal to Assad and is aligned behind him.
He also added that it is necessary to find more effective means of interaction between the body politic and the authorities.
In so doing, they have allowed for the merger of Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu, since in the absence of any compelling alternative Israel's body politic has shifted starkly to the right.
How soon before the business ethic (if it can be called that) returns to the UK and infects the entire body politic of the NHS, eradicating the public service principles on which it was founded?
Other motifs that reflect this suggestion of the individual body as the body politic are placelessness/homelessness and absence of the mother and/or childlessness.
Ichabod's complex personification of the US body politic opens up some of these questions.
As may be expected from this author's pedigree, The Body Politic is heavy on academic theory, and some chapters may be too theoretical for a lay audience.
Congress, and in the American body politic writ large, to expend increasingly precious funds on behalf of nations that are apparently unwilling to devote the necessary resources .