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as in:  to forgive is divine

Her pies are divine.
  wonderful; or god-like or coming from God
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  • Her pies are divine.
  • The King claimed a divine right.
  • To err is human, to forgive divine.
    Alexander Pope
  • The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is "look under foot." You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think.
    John Burroughs

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  • the divine strength of Achilles
  • If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • By right Divine, my dear Augusta, We’ve had another awful buster; Ten thousand Frenchmen sent below.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • He had suffered boredom and anxiety, and even revulsion, but no sense of sin from the bestial crimes he had been party to, nor had he felt that in sending thousands of the wretched innocent to oblivion he had transgressed against divine law.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Ares had two divine sons, didn’t he?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • We will not listen to the divine commandment: ’Love one another’.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist

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  • for everything has a trace of the divine in it.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Be walking trees. Be talking beasts. Be divine waters.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician’s Nephew
  • For one wild, glad moment we snapped the chain that binds us to earth, and joining hands with the winds we felt ourselves divine!
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • The fountains of human love and of faith in a divine love had not yet been unlocked,
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • Euclid is complete in himself and divine in application.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • it creates a brightness that shines far beyond our normal vision and then a splendid tunnel appears that shows us the way that we forgot when we were born and calls us to recover our lost divine origin.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • There was the divine spark, as my mother used to say.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • She is of divine race, and knows neither age nor death.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Silver Chair
  • The millions are awake enough for physical labor; but only one in a million is awake enough for effective intellectual exertion, only one in a hundred millions to a poetic or divine life.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • But hard fate had ordained that he should be unable to call up this Divine spirit in his need.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • it divides the individual, separating the diabolical in him from the divine.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Resistance to Civil Government
  • what she heard wasn’t "Holy Spirit, Truth Divine."
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • For some hours he sat there in the sun, and whether it was the warmth of it, or the sight of the wide plain beneath stretching away to blue and distant mountains, or the mere passage of time, or the divine providence for the soul that is distressed, he could not say; but there was some rising of the spirit, some lifting of the fear.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • ...the bones were divine and could cure any pain, except a grieving heart.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • Just listen, you poor creature, listen without either pathos or mockery, while far away ... this divine music passes by.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • Divine am I inside and out,
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • ...made it probable that it was nothing less than divine intervention by the Almighty on behalf of the cause.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • I wish he was mine, he’s really divine,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • "Yes, um, I heard Spencer Tracy’s supposed to be divine," I say.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • He began to glow, and I knew enough about the gods to avert my eyes before he revealed his true divine form.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • O Helen, goddess, nymph, perfect, divine!
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • ...he beheld an expression of divine gratitude and ecstasy...
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • The divine Desdemona
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • it occurred to them for the first time in their lives that what’s divine can come in dark skin.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • Mrs. Tony’s ecstasy was divine.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Suddenly I realized that up until that point, I’d been toying with the idea that maybe Colton had had some sort of divine visitation.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • I averted my eyes as the goddess turned into her true divine form and disappeared in a blaze of light.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Divinity in every careless gesture
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • When you lie out under the stars, do you sense the divine?
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • There is a divine right in Louis XVI.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • "You dance divinely, my dear Ida," I said.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • Where is the divine Mercy?
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • willingness to listen to the divine voice in his own heart,
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • But certainly a town like this could not occur without divine intervention.
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Martian Chronicles
  • I might call him
    A thing divine; for nothing natural
    I ever saw so noble.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Tempest
  • The goddess Minerva once gave a vial of it to my divine ancestor, Aesculapius.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • divinely comfortable
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • ...that is forbidden by the most ancient of divine laws.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • It wasn’t the divinity from the foreman’s wife that made him sick.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
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