"We have had enough foolishness," said the stranger to
Cocles appeared, and the young man bade him conduct the stranger to
For instance, my first day at work, everyone was a stranger to
me, but because of my speaking skills, I was not nervous or tongue tied while speaking to them.
It is appropriate (and often a relief) for a stranger to
offer to lift your heavy briefcase into the overhead compartment on a crowded airplane.
Do not put yourself in a position where you are giving your baby to a stranger to
suck on their breast.
No stranger to
interviewing the most famous names in the music biz, Blathnaid lands her biggest scoop to date when she tracks down Ed Sheeran's long lost brother, Ned Sheeran, and investigates the tall tales he has to divulge
Discussing the new, unpredictable meanings generated by metaphoric activity, which eventually become domesticated as "dead metaphor" and thus need to be re-estranged, he explains that the "health of a culture in this way depends upon its being continually made a stranger to
itself, and the source of that estrangement can come from anywhere" (51).
Hospitality to the stranger, as understood in the Bible, allows--or even expects--the stranger to
"What compels a complete stranger to
risk their life to help someone?
(17) The disciples demonstrate hospitality by inviting the stranger to
stay with them.
And in a burst of unfortunate timing, they choose this night to flee and this stranger to
berate for his ignorance of "the facts." "Don't you know about Jesus?" they say so smugly, not realizing they don't know Jesus from Jack, as this encounter ironically bears out.
For this reason, John Wesley, who was no stranger to
the vicissitudes of eighteenth-century daily urban life, instructed his followers never to invoke angels.
The playwright Craig Lucas is no stranger to
MANY READERS HAVE TAKEN THE ELEATIC STRANGER to
represent a later stage of Plato's philosophical development because the arguments or doctrines the Stranger presents in the Sophist appear to be better than those Socrates articulates in earlier dialogues.(1) In particular, in the Sophist Plato shows the Stranger answering two questions Socrates proved unable to resolve in two of his conversations the day before.
It would appear from this passage that the failure of the Eleatic Stranger to
engage his young interlocutors in genuine dialogue is an intentional feature of Plato's art in the Sophist and the Statesman.