But our common New Testament heritage calls upon us to be peacemakers and strivers for justice.
This faux doctrine divides America into the “makers” and the “takers,” the “strivers” and the “moochers.”
They have an irrefutable profile as strivers and self-starters.
It is an enduring political irony that, despite being a nation of strivers, Americans find naked ambition distasteful.
Cameron and Osborne would, naturally, also claim to be on the side of the strivers.
Let their thank be such as may encourage no strivers for the like.
Are they not strivers for mastery in the greatest of combats?
Thine the generations of might,—the strivers, the battlers,—the men who make Nature tame!
And anon, so habituated was I to the parity of those two strivers, I conceived that there might be some mistake.
Anyhow, the parity of the two strivers was now somewhat re-established.