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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POLITICS

He who gives his mind to politics, sails on a stormy sea, with a giddy pilot.

Politics, for example, would be less entertaining without it.

Judged by the discussions of to-day, what advance has in politics been effected?

Of course, in times of peace, they may facilitate the common business of politics.

He has been the very madman of politics from the point of view of Mr. Worldly Wiseman.

There was nothing mercenary in his connection with politics.

"I thought you were making a reference to politics," she said.

But why rasp your nerves and spoil your digestion by so fuming over their politics?

They say he might make a great figure in politics if he would.

In science, as in morals and politics, there is absolutely no periodicity.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, "science of government," from politic (adj.), modeled on Aristotle's ta politika "affairs of state," the name of his book on governing and governments, which was in English mid-15c. as "Polettiques." Also see -ics.

Meaning "a person's political allegiances or opinions" is from 1769.

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