To better see all uses of the word
ordination
in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
please enable javascript.

ordination
Used In
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Now time lay between: the oils of ordination would never anoint his body.
  • He would know the sins, the sinful longings and sinful thoughts and sinful acts, of others, hearing them murmured into his ears in the confessional under the shame of a darkened chapel by the lips of women and of girls; but rendered immune mysteriously at his ordination by the imposition of hands, his soul would pass again uncontaminated to the white peace of the altar.

  • There are no more uses of "ordination" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Her extended family attended the ordination.
  • They say the Bible does not discuss ordination of women and that it is only out-dated custom that prevents it.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading