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gospel
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • In a dark corner of the chapel at the gospel side of the altar a stout old lady knelt amid her copious black skirts.
  • And then, filled with love for men, He went forth and called to men to hear the new gospel.

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  • He never consciously changed his position in bed, sat in the most uncomfortable positions, suffered patiently every itch and pain, kept away from the fire, remained on his knees all through the mass except at the gospels, left part of his neck and face undried so that air might sting them and, whenever he was not saying his beads, carried his arms stiffly at his sides like a runner and never in his pockets or clasped behind him.
  • MacCann began to speak with fluent energy of the Tsar’s rescript, of Stead, of general disarmament arbitration in cases of international disputes, of the signs of the times, of the new humanity and the new gospel of life which would make it the business of the community to secure as cheaply as possible the greatest possible happiness of the greatest possible number.

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as in: a gospel song Define
the religious teachings of Jesus or: one of the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that Christian's believe tell the story of Jesus Christ's life and teachings or: a type of vocal music that originated in African-American churches in the United States
as in: they consider it gospel Define
a set of beliefs firmly held by a group or: an unquestionable truth
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