For form's sake

For form's sake
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  • for mercy's sake — for mercy (obsolete) or for mercy s sake An earnest conjuration in the form of an appeal to pity • • • Main Entry: ↑mercy …   Useful english dictionary

  • For Heaven's Sake (1950 film) — Infobox Film name = For Heaven s Sake image size = caption = director = George Seaton producer = William Perlberg writer = Dorothy Segall (play) Harry Segall (play) George Seaton narrator = starring = Clifton Webb Joan Bennett Robert Cummings… …   Wikipedia

  • for old times' sake — adverb An appeal to the nostalgia of prior experiences to convince someone to do something. Sometimes expressed in its Scots form, for old long since …   Wiktionary

  • Art for art's sake — is the usual English rendition of a French slogan, from the early 19th century, l art pour l art , and expresses a philosophy that the intrinsic value of art, and the only true art, is divorced from any didactic, moral or utilitarian function.… …   Wikipedia

  • Poetry for Poetry's Sake — Poetry for Poetry’s Sake was an inaugural lecture given at Oxford University by the English literary scholar Andrew Cecil Bradley on June 5, 1901 and published the same year by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. The topic of the speech is the role of …   Wikipedia

  • Sake — For other uses, see Sake (disambiguation). Dedicated sake barrels at Itsukushima Shrine …   Wikipedia

  • sake — The standard forms are for appearances sake, for Christ s (or God s etc.) sake, for old times sake, with a singular or plural possessive form for the preceding noun. Practice varies in for conscience (or conscience s) sake and for goodness (or… …   Modern English usage

  • for mercy — (obsolete) or for mercy s sake An earnest conjuration in the form of an appeal to pity • • • Main Entry: ↑mercy …   Useful english dictionary

  • for the sake of form — index pro forma Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • for — for·mic; for·mi·ca; For·mi·ca; for·mi·can; for·mi·ca·ri·idae; for·mi·car·i·um; for·mi·cary; for·mi·ca·tion; for·mic·i·dae; for·mi·cide; for·mi·civ·o·rous; for·mi·coi·dea; for·mi·col·o·gist; for·mi·da·bil·i·ty; for·mi·da·ble; For·mol; for·mol·ize; …   English syllables

  • for|mal|i|ty — «fr MAL uh tee», noun, plural ties. 1. a procedure required by custom or rule; outward form; ceremony: »At a wedding there are many formalities. SYNONYM(S): ritual. 2. something done for the sake of form; something required by etiquette or custom …   Useful english dictionary


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