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Eustathia

Eustathia (yoos-tay’-thi-a): Promising constancy in purpose and affection.

ME: I will never leave you. I will always be by your side. I will not abandon you. I’m here forever. You can count on me. I’m yours until the end of time. I will never let you down. I’m your knight in . . .

YOU: Wait! Hold on! Stop!

What are you some kind out-of-control cliche machine?

If you want ME to stick around, cool it with the faithfulness BS and act like a normal person.

ME: Your wish is my command.

YOU: This is your last chance: kill the cliches or I’m going home.

Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

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Eustathia

Eustathia (yoos-tay’-thi-a): Promising constancy in purpose and affection.

ME: I am your shopping cart with wings. I am your forever piece of string. I will hug you until you are flat.  I will get you a big ring with a shiny gem and a very small monthly payment. I will ask you a big question (probably on your birthday, but no sooner). I will stick around for a long time.

Don’t you see what I’m trying to say?

YOU: No.

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

Eustathia

Eustathia (yoos-tay’-thi-a): Promising constancy in purpose and affection.

ME: I am your titanium hip, your gold fillings, your non-biodegradable plastic shopping bag–I am as constant as the smell of Secaucus, the sound of jets taking off from LaGuardia, and the pressure from your parents and friends to get out of town and never come back. Can’t you see what I’m trying to say?

YOU: No.

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

Eustathia

Eustathia (yoos-tay’-thi-a): Promising constancy in purpose and affection.

I promise you my love is true–always everywhere the same–immutable–unchanging–absolute.

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).