They attach, however, supreme value to the realities of which the observances are reminders or types - on the Baptism which is more than putting away the filth of the flesh, and on the vital union with Christ which is behind any outward ceremony.
Let us stand upon realities - upon facts!
As we transition from one set of economic realities to another, there will be severe disruptions along the way.
While her writing demonstrates education, most likely her background ill equipped her for the practical realities of the real world.
" Things in themselves " - whether defined by Kant, illogically enough, as causes of sensations, or again defined by him as the ultimate realities towards which thought vaguely points - in either case, " things in themselves " are unattainable by any definite knowledge.