Tennis quotes. Opinions quotes. Lying under oath, and encouraging lies under oath, does go to the very heart and soul of what courts do. If we say we don't care, let's forget about courts, and we'll just have other ways of figuring out how to handle disputes. Kenneth Starr.
Preview — The Tennis Court Oathby John Ashbery. The Tennis Court Oath Quotes Showing 1-2 of 2. “An Additional Poem. Where then shall hope and fear their objects find? The harbor cold to the mating ships, And you have lost as you stand by the balcony. With the forest of the sea calm and gray beneath.
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The oath sworn in the tennis court outside the royal palace in Versailles… marks the beginning of the French Revolution. Language is at a loss as one tries to capture David’s visualisation of a unity manifesting itself as quantity.” Stefan Jonsson. 1. The Tennis Court Oath was a pledge taken by Third Estate deputies to the Estates-General.
The Tennis Court Oath. THE TENNIS COURT OATH.'. PROBABLY in no period of history is the temptation to exaggerate the importance of dramatic events by a false isolatfon so great as in the early years of the French Revolu- tion. This tendency renders the reconstruction or reinterpre- tation of the history of this epoch especially necessary.
Our collection of tennis sayings will inspire, motivate and entertain. Best Tennis Quotes: Advantage Us. Life is like a game of tennis; the player who serves well seldom loses. Unknown. To err is human. To blame someone else is doubles. Unknown. You only live once, but you get to serve twice. Unknown. Love is nothing in tennis, but in life, it’s everything.
Tennis Court Oath, French Serment du Jeu de Paume, (June 20, 1789), dramatic act of defiance by representatives of the nonprivileged classes of the French nation (the Third Estate) during the meeting of the Estates-General (traditional assembly) at the beginning of the French Revolution. The deputies of the Third Estate, realizing that in any attempt at reform they would be outvoted by the two privileged orders, the clergy and the nobility, had formed, on June 17, a National Assembly.
Third Estate makes Tennis Court Oath. In Versailles, France, the deputies of the Third Estate, which represent commoners and the lower clergy, meet on the Jeu de Paume, an indoor tennis court, in ...