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different sides of the same shield

Two different, contrary, or opposite perspectives about or aspects of something. We fear death because it seems unknown to us, but it and life are really just different sides of the same shield. Thus we can see that arrogance and envy are often different sides of the same shield, both provoking and feeding off of the other.
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two sides of the same shield

Two different, contrary, or opposite perspectives about or aspects of something. We fear death because it seems unknown to us, but it and life are really just two sides of the same shield. Thus we can see that arrogance and envy are often two sides of the same shield, both provoking and feeding off of the other.
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two sides of a shield

two ways of looking at something; two sides to a question.
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shield

n. a police officer’s badge. The fuzz flashed his shield, and I knew the game was over.
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But as he came on, the son of Amphitryon, unsated of fierce battle, shrewdly wounded his thigh where it was exposed under his richly-wrought shield, and tare deep into his flesh with the spear-thrust and cast him flat upon the ground.
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Then, with a cry, Twala sprang forward straight at him, and with his battle-axe struck him such a blow upon the shield that the mere force and shock of it brought Sir Henry, strong man as he is, down upon his knees.
It was a melancholy sight to see him seated, his battle-axe and shield by his side, his chin upon his mailed breast, with but one old crone for companion, and notwithstanding his crimes and misdeeds, a pang of compassion shot through me as I looked upon Twala thus "fallen from his high estate.
But no; with a quick upward movement of the left arm Sir Henry interposed his shield between himself and the axe, with the result that its outer edge was shorn away, the axe falling on his left shoulder, but not heavily enough to do any serious damage.
The blow cut through Twala's shield and through the tough chain armour behind it, gashing him in the shoulder.
When I opened them again it was to see Sir Henry's shield lying on the ground, and Sir Henry himself with his great arms twined round Twala's middle.
Shields, the pride of Santa Clarita and now a major-league pitcher for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, returned to California for the first time as a big-leaguer for a three-game series this weekend against the Angels.
The Solid Side Shields protect the eyes of personnel who wear eyeglasses.
Out of my mother's womb, I knew I was going to be some kind of performer," says Andre De Shields, who stops the show every night with his rendition of a little tune called "Big Black Man" in the mega-hit Broadway musical The Full Monty.
Traditionally this has been done with an external metal "can" that encapsulates and shields the RF section of a circuit board.
It took Shields just a few seconds to bobble Marco Scutaro's bunt and rush a throw that short-hopped Chone Figgins and carried into right field.
Susan Herman, victim of the Dalkon Shield interuterine device (IUD).
Unlike other so called "third-party patches" available from other vendors and researchers, Determina's Shields do not modify any system files or configuration of a system, and do not disable any critical system functionality on the affected system.