He reportedly said: "Did you hear about Ian Paisley's deathbed conversion
But this is a deathbed conversion
and admittance of failure.
These remarks about deathbed conversion
(Many of the same commentators had declared Christopher Hitchens another Augustine or Saint Paul in the making, and had not only hoped for-- a good thing--but expected his deathbed conversion
, no matter how often Hitchens assured them it would never come.) Just as Kourtney Kardashian was lauded as a pro-life hero back in 2009 when she revealed in an interview that she could not bring herself to abort her unborn child, conceived out of wedlock, so Jillette became, for a moment, the potential new face of the Catholic Church in America.
Is this another photographer grown weary of his metier, like Cartier-Bresson who embraced drawing in his later years in a sort of deathbed conversion
? Simon Lee is, instead, embracing other people's vision and memory.
He admitted imbibing enough "to kill or stun the average mule." [bar] Diagnosed with cancer in 2010 he said any deathbed conversion
could be attributed to sickness, dementia or drugs.
In the opening poem, "Traveling to Oklahoma for My Grandmother's Funeral, I Write a Poem about Wallace Stevens," Rader writes about "the priest attending to Stevens" who swore "he made a deathbed conversion
// To Catholicism, a claim his daughter denies.
Even the morally upright Jimmy Carter undergoes something of a (political) deathbed conversion
following the invasion of Afghanistan, a change of heart that the authors suggest was motivated by the quest for "personal and partisan credibility among voters" (p.
Surely the corrected version of the Huxley-Wilberforce "debate" and Jim Moore's deconstruction of Darwin's legendary deathbed conversion
have sunk in by now?
Also in the news this week was Labour's plan for a referendum on proportional representation, a deathbed conversion
that has something of the air of tragi-comic farce about it.
Chris Huhne, the Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman, said: "This is a deathbed conversion
from a party facing defeat." However, he said it was a step in the right direction.
GORDON BROWN''S deathbed conversion
to voting reform for the Commons is too little, too late, a would-be Liverpool MP warned.
Castro's apparent deathbed conversion
to a religion with no Cuban adherents is the seal on this gruesome pact."
It's all a bit reminiscent of what was quite literally the deathbed conversion
of Karl Rove's mentor and W.'s great friend Lee Atwater, the legendary South Carolina GOP operative and smearmeister who ran Poppy Bush's successful 1988 campaign, where his piece de resistance was the Willie Horton ad.
Is Gabo perhaps hinting that a deathbed conversion
to carnality is the Last Best Rite ?