The object of this 2d branch is to controul [sic] the democratic branch of the National Legislature." (42) Gouverneur Morris agreed, observing that the object of the Senate was "to check the precipitation, changeableness
, and excesses of" the House.
The instability of the cosmos, man's and nature's changeableness
, "the importance of a transient world on its way to eternity" (Chambers 112), and the sacramental wonder of variety provided by a God whose creativity and whose own "art" far surpasses ours are themes that weave their ways in and out of Herrick's poems.
Pope's "Epistles to Several Persons" or "Moral Essays" inspire debate about the ways in which images of environmental change and changeableness
actualize not only the poet's vision of his surroundings but also his treatment of the ruling passion, the manners and opinions of men and women, the use of riches, and false taste.
Being incapable of averting the inevitable, Hong Kong has no choice but to continue to live on the premise that, in the changeableness
of the situation on the mainland, a lot can happen in 37 years."
By acknowledging Aphrodite's changeableness
at the start of the hymn, Sappho signals to her that she is wise to her tricks.
Charcot's answer to this dilemma, however, is not to allow for instability of symptoms in the male, but rather to defend by two examples the fact that women, too, can manifest obstinate symptoms: "Well now, gentlemen, this changeableness
, this evanescence is ...
But he also believed that conscience was the irreducible mediator to the truth of things--a complex truth that the postmodernist turn to diversity, multiplicity, the concrete and particular, the contextual and historical, the contingent and variable--in a phrase, the rhetoric of the other--seriously helps us to appreciate in its complexity and changeableness
. It is just this turn to the rhetoric of the other that Newman, too, celebrated in his principle of conscience, and in his rhetorical and non-coercive philosophizing.