I was prepared to be persuasive, touching, and hortatory
, admonitory and expostulating, if need be vituperative even, indignant and sarcastic; but what the devil does a mentor do when the sinner makes no bones about confessing his sin?
Nonetheless, transforming traditional ways of living in China will require more than hortatory
and closes with the hortatory
"Poets to Come"; in between, Karbiener arranges the poems to create a kind of narrative of Whitman's life, moving from "There Was a Child Went Forth" to "Thanks in Old Age.
We also felt that the production 'defended' Jake Zyrus' actions and decisions too much and too long, at times turning it into a subjective and hortatory
exercise in self-serving polemics.
The Pentateuch uses two genres of writing predominantly, the historical narrative genre and the legislative genre, with fewer examples of poetry (among smaller songs: Genesis 49, Exodus 15 and Deuteronomy 32 and 33), genealogies (Genesis chapters 5, 10, 11, 25, 36 and 46 among other examples), and hortatory
or motivational texts (mostly Deuteronomy chapters 4, 6-11, 2931).
The work also has a somewhat hortatory
tone that is made most manifest in the "Foreword" explaining why this book deserves a new life.
It sends these signals not only through its enforcement and settlement practices but also through speeches and other hortatory
pronouncements made by government agents.
In 2002 China and the ASEAN governments did sign a Document on Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea, or DOC But its hortatory
spirit and provisions were violated almost from the outset by nearly all six claimants - Brunei, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam.
Increasing the income of the bottom 40% of the world's population (one of the key targets for the inequality goal) cannot be done without deep structural reforms to both market pre-distribution and post-market redistribution, if the numerous environmental protection goals and targets that are now central to the global policy agenda are to have more than hortatory
The term "calls upon" is hortatory
and does not impose a requirement.
The word republic refers to real concerns that go beyond an aggregate of private concerns and has strong hortatory
overtones: members of the republic should take care of those concerns.
Bishop Ricard's statement was just unprecedented, a hortatory
message, almost as if he were exhorting us, to say this is good," said Mary Helen Washington.