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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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redemption
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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as in: redeem the coupon Define
to exchange something such as a coupon or voucher for something of value
  • —Yet even then, in that hour of supreme agony, Our Merciful Redeemer had pity for mankind.
  • —O, my dear little brethren in Christ Jesus, will we then offend that good Redeemer and provoke His anger?

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  • He took pity on our poor degraded parents and promised that in the fullness of time He would send down from heaven One who would redeem them, make them once more children of God and heirs to the kingdom of heaven: and that One, that Redeemer of fallen man, was to be God’s only begotten Son, the Second Person of the Most Blessed Trinity, the Eternal Word.

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  • The coupon can be redeemed for a free candy bar.
  • Points earned with the credit card can be redeemed for free airline tickets and other products.

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  • He took pity on our poor degraded parents and promised that in the fullness of time He would send down from heaven One who would redeem them, make them once more children of God and heirs to the kingdom of heaven: and that One, that Redeemer of fallen man, was to be God’s only begotten Son, the Second Person of the Most Blessed Trinity, the Eternal Word.
  • He offered up each of his three daily chaplets that his soul might grow strong in each of the three theological virtues, in faith in the Father Who had created him, in hope in the Son Who had redeemed him and in love of the Holy Ghost Who had sanctified him; and this thrice triple prayer he offered to the Three Persons through Mary in the name of her joyful and sorrowful and glorious mysteries.

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  • Boundless extension of torment, incredible intensity of suffering, unceasing variety of torture—this is what the divine majesty, so outraged by sinners, demands; this is what the holiness of heaven, slighted and set aside for the lustful and low pleasures of the corrupt flesh, requires; this is what the blood of the innocent Lamb of God, shed for the redemption of sinners, trampled upon by the vilest of the vile, insists upon.

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as in: its main redeeming quality is... Define
to make up for something bad; or to save
as in: redeem the coupon Define
to exchange something such as a coupon or voucher for something of value
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