Some articles on body politic, body:
... In his first crime novel Body Politic, published in 1997, featuring detective Qunitilian Dalrymple and set in Edinburgh in 2020, Paul Johnston features Fettes College as ...
... describes medieval Kings as containing two bodies a body natural, and a body politic ... The body natural is a mortal body, subject to all the weaknesses of mortal human beings ... On the other hand, the body politic is a spiritual body which cannot be affected by mortal infirmities such as disease and old age ...
Famous quotes containing the words politic and/or body:
“I have trod a measure, I have flattered a lady, I have
been politic with my friend, smooth with mine enemy.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The concept of a person is logically prior to that of an individual consciousness. The concept of a person is not to be analysed as that of an animated body or an embodied anima.”
—Sir Peter Frederick Strawson (b. 1919)