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Wineskin

 

a leather pouch made from the whole skin of an animal (such as a goat or horse), used to store wine, koumiss, and so forth. Wineskins are widespread in the countries of the East and among some peoples of Middle Asia and Siberia.

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What will the owner do - ruin the wineskins or forget his good intentions?
In his splendid interpretation of the novel, Para leer a Cervantes (El Acantilado, 2003), Martin de Riquer insists that throughout his long adventure Don Quixote does not change, that he never loses his certainty that it is the enchanters who distort reality so that he appears mistaken when he attacks windmills, wineskins, sheep, or pilgrims, believing them to be giants or enemies.
Taylor; and the accidental death of a prominent messenger in Kansas City, Missouri, proved to be for Booth the handwriting on the wall, galvanizing his conviction that new wineskins were indispensable for the new wine of a new convention.
The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins and the Second Vatican Council Andrew Greeley (University of California Press, 2004, 224pp)
4 million Chapel Hill Christian Church in Kokomo, opening this month, and an unusual half-million-dollar remake of a big box--a former Burlington Coat Factory--on the west side of Indianapolis for New Wineskins Ministries, to be open by Christmas.
In Matthew 9:17, he says that if new wine (that is, harsher and stronger ideas) is put into old wineskins (that is, put into rather unintelligent people who cannot tolerate them), "the old wineskins burst and the wine is spilt.
History teaches that other States will follow suit, pouring their interpretative new wine into the old wineskins of seemingly constitutional statutes until any protections afforded by the Constitution have burst apart at the seams.
Dying Church, Living God, reflects Matthew 9:7 "New wine is put into new wineskins.
Haagen, New Wineskins for New Wine: The Need to Encourage Fairness in Mandatory Arbitration, 40 ARIZ.
In Mota del Cuervo, I go straight to the old inn, or venta, reminiscent of the one where Don Quijote fought the helpless wineskins, its court now without the carts and horses of an earlier day.
NIF attempts to disguise the nature of its political structure as a one-party system are nothing more than putting an old wine in new wineskins.