A Body Politic
to Govern: The Political Humanism of Elizabeth I.
Coming months will reveal whether the court believes free speech does a body politic
We can as a body politic
support those economic sanctions and international controls that have helped reduce violence related to specific commodity flows already.
By the early sixteenth century, "common weal" had come to mean "the general well-being" as well as identifying the whole community, rulers and ruled, living together in peace and order as a body politic
Can elections really create a body politic
or must that come first?
s book invites its readers to act in the drama by creating a body politic
consistent with Julian's inspiration.
Indeed, Reinisch maintains, the poll shows that the United States is a country of "sexual illiterates," with a body politic
dangerously burdened with carnal misinformation.
In The Prince he speaks of a political body whose humors are unbalanced and needs severe medical treatment; in the Discorsi he portrays the good republic in which the humors of the plebs and the humors of the patricians are kept in balance through a healthy conflict and hopes that in the future someone "piu amato dal Cielo" can put into practice what he could only put in paper; in the Florentine Histories he describes a body politic
full of malignant humors that seems to be beyond cure unless, as he says in the Discursus Florentinarum rerum, a truly good and prudent man succeeds, with heavens' help, in introducing a political constitution that gives the three humors of the city - the primi, the mezzani and the ultimi - their proper place.