flesh-and-blood

flesh-and-blood

adj
human or actually existing and present
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King then became for me more than a revered icon; he became a flesh-and-blood human being who also struggled with fears and anxieties.
As the tournament progresses, Shannon moves toward her dual goals as Georgie is torn between wanting Shannon both in the perfect hard-wired version and as the flesh-and-blood girl that she is.
Instead, we confess that God chose to become one of us, a real live flesh-and-blood human being, and that one was Jesus--a genuine, individual boy born from a human womb, a boy who grew into a man, a man who suffered and died a human death.
He is a gifted writer, able to create a detailed fantasy with believable flesh-and-blood humans inhabiting a strange world.
Unica Zurn (1916-1970) is probably best known as Hans Bellmer's longtime lover and sometime photographic subject, though, as Fassbinder succinctly indicated in the dedication of his 1978 film Despair--"To Antonin Artaud, Vincent van Gogh, Unica Zurn"--her contributions to cultural history go well beyond her role as flesh-and-blood poupee.
The writers do not really emerge as flesh-and-blood individuals, and their development and activity over time seems short-changed.
We need to slow down during Advent and think about this: God, the all-holy and almighty Creator of the universe, who transcends time, space and matter, chose to confine Himself within a flesh-and-blood human body for a 33-year lifetime.
In fact, Vienna seems to come close to the once-idealized concept of the "lights-out" plant where robots efficiently produce parts unhindered by the flesh-and-blood limitations of their human controllers.
Their spiritual flocks, including Pastor Julie's flesh-and-blood flock of Shetland sheep, would compete in snowshoe, human dog-sled and sheep races, snow-sculpture competitions, Bible spelling-bees and other events.
This book is also not about children in the Renaissance, for in Dempsey's view putti have little to do with flesh-and-blood youngsters, but rather they represent passing thoughts, panics, uncontrolled desires, and similar psychological phenomena.
Now, Farrell has added a shadow dancer to the flesh-and-blood dancer onstage.