noun, plural things-in-them·selves [thingz-in-thuhm-selvz]. /ˌθɪŋz ɪn ðəmˈsɛlvz/. Kantianism.
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Since the 1950s, fluoride has adapted itself to the prevailing concerns of the time.
There is no such thing as speech so hateful or offensive it somehow “justifies” or “legitimizes” the use of violence.
“They sure took the Sony thing seriously,” Attkisson said dryly.Ex-CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s Battle Royale With the Feds|Lloyd Grove|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the other thing that needs to be done is for us citizens to do.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
No one seems to know who that is—or why they would want to do such a thing.
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
This mania for correction shows itself too in relation to the authorities themselves.
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
This is one of the most striking manifestations of the better side of child-nature and deserves a chapter to itself.
The well-worn aphorism of the Frenchman, “History repeats itself,” was about to assert itself.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu