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Prudence

five wise virgins
brought lamp oil in case groom arrived late. [N.T.: Matthew 25:1–13]
jacinth
endows owner with discretion. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 82]
Metis
goddess of caution and discretion. [Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 242]
mountain ash
symbol of prudence. [Tree Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
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About Prudence Holdings Prudence Holdings is an early and growth stage investor based in New York City.
The continuing duty exists separate and apart from the duty to exercise prudence in selecting investments at the outset.
It's Treuer's attention to how race and privilege distort even the most intimate relationships that makes Prudence feel so immediate, so necessary, so contemporary.
In Part V, I conclude by contending that the virtue of prudence invites the appreciation of complexity and dynamism that is necessary for judges to balance the simultaneous commitments to democracy, the rule of law, and justice that are at the heart of the American constitutional order.
After Twig goes missing, Prudence acquires Formal Footwear, a shoe which gets dragged around the block on the end of a leash and is used for tricks.
His topics are virtue, passion, and prudence in early modern England; The Taming of the Shrew: women on top, prudence over cleverness; Othello: passion's perils in the marital traverse from two to one; virtue, means, and ends in All's Well That Ends Well; rare virtue at the nexus of sex and politics in Antony and Cleopatra; and Coriolanus: inordinate passions and powers in personal and political governance.
We may be good slapping pizzas and making pizzas that the public love but to create a work of art, and I think this is art, we have to work with a real expert and I'm delighted that Prudence offered to assist us in this," Swaysland said.
Prudence's picture appears on this year's Round Table posters * Prudence Holleyoake, of Caerau, Cardiff PICTURE: Richard Swingler [umlaut]
NNA - 20/01/2011 Istanbul hosted on Thursday a joint press conference between Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov during which Turkish Minister solicited Lebanese people to act with prudence so as to spare their country further chaotic events.
In what follows I will suggest that virtue ethics is one holistic approach to ecumenical morality, give some extended consideration to the virtue of prudence, and propose that the North American Academy of Ecumenists regularly set aside meeting time to clarify moral issues.
Renowned food artist Prudence Staite has also made edible sculptures of modern day icons Dita von Teese and Barack Obama.
The film was about an African woman called Prudence.