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  • The reason I couldn't quit was that working at Smart Aid as your first job had long been a hallowed family tradition.†   (source)
  • Gravesend Academy embraced a cynical tone of voice, savored a criticism of everything that anyone took seriously; the students hallowed, above everyone else, that boy who saw himself as born to break the rules, as destined to change the laws.†   (source)
  • She hesitated, looking around at the men and women, wondering if she should cultivate a persona like most of the other people who applied for judicial positions-and who'd come through the hallowed ranks of the prosecutorial office-or if she should be herself and allow the petticoat hem of her public defender background to peek out.†   (source)
  • He must have asked the obvious question, and that was when she broke the hallowed rule.†   (source)
  • If I am ever told that I have one day to live, I will head straight for the hallowed halls of Winter Park High School, where a day has been known to last a thousand years.†   (source)
  • Above his head flies the invisible banner of Crakedom, of Crakiness, of Crakehood, hallowing all he does.†   (source)
  • My Darling Husband, I figured this was the perfect place—these hallowed halls of learning!†   (source)
  • —The Oxford English Dictionary The Deliverator belongs to an elite order, a hallowed subcategory.†   (source)
  • Special access to the hallowed ground of SEC football, inside the T and the Grove, was nice, but it didn't beat having his own locker in the locker room of the national champions.†   (source)
  • From the other room, on the rise now: ....in hallowed earth!†   (source)
  • The Indoc boys, not yet qualified even to join the hallowed ranks of the BUD/S students, were banished to the beach out behind the compound.†   (source)
  • Joseph Russo, Nathaniel's old friend and classmate, has agreed to escort me through the building, telling me that if you were good enough to be allowed past security and into the hallowed halls, you were assumed to be exceptional and expected to become extraordinary.†   (source)
  • We find it useful to inhabit hallowed ground.†   (source)
  • Such critics also pointed out that, thanks to the commercialization of Everest, the once hallowed peak has now even been dragged into the swamp of American jurisprudence.†   (source)
  • He cannot be entombed with us, as he is human, but a hallowed alcove has been set aside for him.†   (source)
  • People drove speculatively to the edges of towns, where some would turn back, some decide to venture toward remoter areas which seemed in these past days to exist under a spell, a hallowed expectation.†   (source)
  • "Our father," she said, "who art in heaven hallowed be thy name."†   (source)
  • Seeing Stone in the hallowed place between a woman's legs that was reserved for the obstetrician rankled Hema.†   (source)
  • By Gungnir, the hallowed weapon of the All-Father, I declare that these seven heroes shall have full rights of passage through the Nine Worlds, including Valhalla.†   (source)
  • By day, he'd work the hallowed corridors of higher education.†   (source)
  • On liftoff he silently recited his usual prayer when heading into someplace hot: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name.†   (source)
  • "Forgive him, oh hallowed Aspirant," Tristas intones, blue eyes sparkling.†   (source)
  • Scatter it to the four winds or bury it deep in hallowed ground.†   (source)
  • The washing of the feet is hallowed by tradition.†   (source)
  • In the middle of October, on a beautiful, crisp morning, I stepped onto the school yard as if revisiting hallowed ground.†   (source)
  • Never before had a reference of his to Shakespeare's hallowed Hamlet been ignored and trampled upon with such rude indifference.†   (source)
  • You have chosen a hallowed doorway from which to string your webs.†   (source)
  • Hallowed be thou vervain, as thou growest on thy mound For in the Mount of Calvary there thou was first found.†   (source)
  • He glanced up at her, from under his forehead-a cold glance, while his muscles creased into a semi-smile, as if in cynical breach of some hallowed restraint.†   (source)
  • Roarke had to force himself not to snatch her up as she swept through the hallowed Senate halls.†   (source)
  • A white Occidental had horribly defiled the coffin and the hallowed body of Chairman Mao.†   (source)
  • Multiracial crowds gather in front of the Petersen house, grateful to merely be in the presence of the hallowed ground where Lincoln died.†   (source)
  • Victory celebrations for most of us, a hallowed death for a few.†   (source)
  • They say the grounds are seriously hallowed.†   (source)
  • We both know, deep in our hearts, that this is the only piece of hallowed ground in this whole goddam haunted house.†   (source)
  • From the hallowed hills of sacred Sinai, in the days of remote antiquity, came the law which has been our bulwark and our shield.†   (source)
  • No hallowed skein of stars can ward.†   (source)
  • Farewell he bade to his free people, hearth and high-seat, and the hallowed places, where long he had feasted ere the light faded.†   (source)
  • That was the plan of the hallowed vestrymen should a black foot cross the threshold.†   (source)
  • A hallowed spot.†   (source)
  • "Our Father, Who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come, Thy — "Thy will be d ...Rufus went on, alone; then waited, disconcerted.†   (source)
  • By September [the house] was a corpse, void of emotion, and scarcely hallowed by the memories of thirty years of happiness.   (source)
  • Standing, for the most part, on the hallowed precincts of the quarter-deck, they were careful not to speak or rustle their feet.   (source)
  • - lest her sweet soul, amid its hallowed mirth, "Should catch the note, as it doth float - up from the damned Earth."   (source)
  • Shall disturb this hallowed house.   (source)
  • We are the Priests of the Temples of Syrinx
    Our great computers fill the hallowed halls.†   (source)
  • Our Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy name.... Don't think.†   (source)
  • It is from this hallowed Rose Line that Rosslyn—originally spelled Roslin—takes its name.†   (source)
  • This hallowed ground was now marked by one of the city's most unusual monuments.†   (source)
  • "Because this is hallowed ground," said Maryse.†   (source)
  • You fear that God will not find those who are laid down to rest outside of hallowed ground.†   (source)
  • It was otherworldly, hallowed ground, but still secular.†   (source)
  • BRADY From the hallowed hills of sacred Sinai...(He freezes.†   (source)
  • You have hallowed it by your sacrifice in this place!†   (source)
  • But this day, I say to you, you have hallowed all the ground of this village!†   (source)
  • No hallowed skein of stars can ward, I trow, ran the couplet.†   (source)
  • The 'hallowed skein of stars' is God's will.†   (source)
  • Intellectually, he knew the room was so large that the Statue of Liberty could stand comfortably inside it, but somehow the Rotunda always felt larger and more hallowed than he anticipated, as if there were spirits in the air.†   (source)
  • A curse had been laid on him: He would go with them, but if ever he were to leave the hallowed ground of the Institute, he would be instantly slain.†   (source)
  • hallowed be Thy name—†   (source)
  • Every country has its grand canvas, Sasha—the so-called masterpiece that hangs in a hallowed hall and sums up the national identity for generations to come.†   (source)
  • The relatively small point bonuses Art3mis, Aech, Shoto, and I had received for being the first to reach the Copper and Jade keys were what kept our names in the hallowed "High Five" slots.†   (source)
  • Even one of this size, even built upon a hallowed graveyard, can surely not exist in the spiritual realm!†   (source)
  • Beside me, Father Michael's voice began to move over the hills and valleys of the simplest of prayers: "Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.†   (source)
  • I consider this a hallowed place, and I would no more desecrate the idea it represents than cut off my own hand.†   (source)
  • He knows he's an oddball around campus: a fifty-one-year-old assistant professor, nontenure track, whose appreciation of teaching on this hallowed academic ground is heightened by long years of deprivation, twenty-five, in fact, slogging through eleventh-grade biology classrooms and assistant principal jobs at public high schools.†   (source)
  • This was not hallowed ground.†   (source)
  • brisingr-fire Dagshelgr-Hallowed Day draumr kopa-dream stare Du Fells Nangoroth-The Blasted Mountains Du Fyrn Skulblaka-The Dragon War Du Vollar Eldrvarya-The Burning Plains Du Vrangr Gata-The Wandering Path Du Weldenvarden-The Guarding Forest dvergar-dwarves ebrithil-master edur-a tor or prominence Eka fricai un Shur'tugal.†   (source)
  • Yesterday will be a day hallowed in the hearts of millions of the people of these United States, & also by the friends of liberty and humanity the world over.†   (source)
  • And I'm a very angry woman — and speaking of such — how many women did you encounter in the hallowed halls of the CIA or its bumbling counterpart at the State Department, Consular Operations?'†   (source)
  • His eyes almost popped out of their sockets when he saw, on the altar of this hallowed place, Sister Mary Joseph Praise opened like a sacrificial lamb with Stone's hand in her chest.†   (source)
  • The administration paraded witnesses to the stand to show that I was a lousy teacher, a liar, an impudent troublemaker, and a discredit to the hallowed profession of teaching.†   (source)
  • The hallowed spot.†   (source)
  • "Our Father, Who art in heaven, the voice said; and the children joined; "hallowed be Thy name, but in their mother's uncertainty, they stopped, and the voice went on: "Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, said the voice, with particular warmth, "on earth as it is in heaven.†   (source)
  • Suddenly the silence was broken, and they heard below them cries and the ringing of swords: such sounds as had not been heard in the hallowed places since the building of the City.†   (source)
  • " 'No hallowed skein of stars can ward, I trow,' " quoted Oedipa," 'Who's once been set his tryst with Trystero.'†   (source)
  • Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name—†   (source)
  • Here is a drama in which a great man shoulders the torment and moral burdens of a blimdering and sinful people, suffers for them, and redeems them with hallowed Christian virtues—"malice toward none and charity for all"—and is destroyed at the pitch of his success.†   (source)
  • Yet even then the traditional symbol, come to full flower through the centuries, may operate like a healing draught and divert the fatal incursion of the living godhead into the hallowed spaces of the church?†   (source)
  • This holy place, established in 1869, was dedicated to the spirits of all the Japanese who had died in wars against foreign powers, and could be thought roughly analogous, in terms of its symbolism for the nation, to the Arlington National Cemetery — with the difference that souls, not bodies, were hallowed there.†   (source)
  • Everything was hallowed by the haze of his own youth.†   (source)
  • 'Our Father who art in heaven hallowed be Thy name.'†   (source)
  • Every morning he hallowed himself anew in the presence of some holy image or mystery.†   (source)
  • What to him the sanctity of the star which the Son of God has hallowed as his own emblem?†   (source)
  • "Hallowed be—thy—" The light is come upon the dark benighted way.†   (source)
  • Talking over his future with her husband she had found that both desired him to take orders, and this eagerness for the book which described places hallowed by the presence of Jesus seemed a good sign.†   (source)
  • Motionless, on the lawn nurtured by the invisible sun which, here and there, kindled to a flame the point of a blade of grass, while the pigeons that had alighted upon it had the appearance of ancient sculptures which the gardener's pick had heaved to the surface of a hallowed soil, I stood with my eyes fixed on the horizon, expecting at every moment to see appear the form of Gilberte following that of her governess, behind the statue that seemed to be holding out the child, which it had in its arms, and which glistened in the stream of light, to receive benediction from the sun.†   (source)
  • By September it was a corpse, void of emotion, and scarcely hallowed by the memories of thirty years of happiness.†   (source)
  • The Reverend McMillan paused and to hearten himself for this task began to pray—but silently—and to himself: "Our Father who art in Heaven—hallowed be Thy name.†   (source)
  • She beheld the horrible fate that overtook three Papists—two he-babies and a she-baby—who began their career by sousing each other with the Holy Water, and then proceeded to the Machiavelli memorial, dripping but hallowed.†   (source)
  • Upon which, Janet came running up the stairs as if the house were in flames, darted out on a little piece of green in front, and warned off two saddle-donkeys, lady-ridden, that had presumed to set hoof upon it; while my aunt, rushing out of the house, seized the bridle of a third animal laden with a bestriding child, turned him, led him forth from those sacred precincts, and boxed the ears of the unlucky urchin in attendance who had dared to profane that hallowed ground.†   (source)
  • It was the Sabbath morning; one of those bright, calm Sabbaths, with its own hallowed atmosphere, when Heaven seems to diffuse itself over the earth's face in a solemn smile, no less sweet than solemn.†   (source)
  • She had always additional strength of resistance when Philip was present, just as we can restrain our speech better in a spot that we feel to be hallowed.†   (source)
  • Everything seemed hallowed to her: this was to be the home of her wifehood, and she looked up with eyes full of confidence to Mr. Casaubon when he drew her attention specially to some actual arrangement and asked her if she would like an alteration.†   (source)
  • Standing, for the most part, on the hallowed precincts of the quarter-deck, they were careful not to speak or rustle their feet.†   (source)
  • No hallow'd stead is it:
    Thence the blending of water-waves ever upriseth
    Wan up to the welkin, whenso the wind stirreth
    Weather-storms loathly, until the lift darkens
    And weepeth the heavens.†   (source)
  • But, if the spirits of the Dead ever come back to earth, to visit spots hallowed by the love—the love beyond the grave—of those whom they knew in life, I believe that the shade of Agnes sometimes hovers round that solemn nook.†   (source)
  • The font in which infants were consecrated to God, the sacramental vessels whence piety received the hallowed draught, were given to the same destruction.†   (source)
  • Hallowed by thy name!†   (source)
  • Dear Doctor Manette, always knowing this, always seeing her and you with this hallowed light about you, I have forborne, and forborne, as long as it was in the nature of man to do it.†   (source)
  • The fading grey light fell dimly on the walls decorated with guns, whips, and foxes' brushes, on coats and hats flung on the chairs, on tankards sending forth a scent of flat ale, and on a half-choked fire, with pipes propped up in the chimney-corners: signs of a domestic life destitute of any hallowing charm, with which the look of gloomy vexation on Godfrey's blond face was in sad accordance.†   (source)
  • After some time has elapsed, he begins to wish to admit his friend to this hallowed experience, and with hesitation, yet with firmness, exposes the pages to his eye.†   (source)
  • But, you will say, we destroy the most hallowed of relations, when we replace home education by social.†   (source)
  • It took the thing in the block, honored, venerated, hallowed the sacrifice at need, but did not analyze the sufferings, and felt but moderate pity for them.†   (source)
  • If he had been in the habit of speaking theoretically, he would perhaps have said that the only healthy form religion could take in such minds was that of certain dim but strong emotions, suffusing themselves as a hallowing influence over the family affections and neighbourly duties.†   (source)
  • I feel impelled, its meaning to determine,—
    With honest purpose, once for all,
    The hallowed Original
    To change to my beloved German.†   (source)
  • The boy was lying, fast asleep, on a rude bed upon the floor; so pale with anxiety, and sadness, and the closeness of his prison, that he looked like death; not death as it shows in shroud and coffin, but in the guise it wears when life has just departed; when a young and gentle spirit has, but an instant, fled to Heaven, and the gross air of the world has not had time to breathe upon the changing dust it hallowed.†   (source)
  • The bourgeois clap-trap about the family and education, about the hallowed co-relation of parent and child, becomes all the more disgusting, the more, by the action of Modern Industry, all family ties among the proletarians are torn asunder, and their children transformed into simple articles of commerce and instruments of labour.†   (source)
  • There stood the old carouser,
    And drank the last life-glow;
    And hurled the hallowed goblet
    Into the tide below.†   (source)
  • At such a crisis, there is no death; for immortality is revealed anew, and embraces everything in its hallowed atmosphere.†   (source)
  • From this time, an inviolable sphere of peace encompassed the lowly heart of the oppressed one,—an ever-present Saviour hallowed it as a temple.†   (source)
  • FAUST (looking around)
    O welcome, twilight soft and sweet,
    That breathes throughout this hallowed shrine!†   (source)
  • Some people came down to the water edge and hallow'd to us, as we did to them; but the wind was so high, and the surff so loud, that we could not hear so as to understand each other.†   (source)
  • With us there is great justice, because that war is just which is necessary, and arms are hallowed when there is no other hope but in them.†   (source)
  • Then the Suffragan let fill a great vessel with water, and when he had hallowed it he then confessed clean Sir Palomides, and Sir Tristram and Sir Galleron were his godfathers.†   (source)
  • There were canoes on the shore, and we made signs, and hallow'd that they should fetch us; but they either did not understand us, or thought it impracticable, so they went away, and night coming on, we had no remedy but to wait till the wind should abate; and, in the meantime, the boatman and I concluded to sleep, if we could; and so crowded into the scuttle, with the Dutchman, who was still wet, and the spray beating over the head of our boat, leak'd thro' to us, so that we were soon almost as wet as he.†   (source)
  • No, my countrymen, shut your ears against this unhallowed language.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unhallowed means not and reverses the meaning of hallowed. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • She said, "There's rules for those in graveyards, but not for those as was buried in unhallowed ground.†   (source)
  • If he does I'le give him lead if he ask for bread....[I intend] to Massacre the last one of them that ever has or may hereafter place his unhallowed feet upon the soil of our sunny South.†   (source)
  • Bounds had been set to this unhallowed purgatory.†   (source)
  • " ejaculated Father Ambrose, "how prompt to ire are these unhallowed laymen!†   (source)
  • The thought unhallowed the memory of that last hour, made a mock of the word he had come to speak, and defiled even the reconciling silence upon which it fell.†   (source)
  • So long as the world stands meekly dumb before such questions, shall this nation proclaim its ignorance and unhallowed prejudices by denying freedom of opportunity to those who brought the Sorrow Songs to the Seats of the Mighty?†   (source)
  • Again I felt that horrid sense of the reality of things, in which any effort of imagination seemed out of place, and I realized distinctly the perils of the law which we were incurring in our unhallowed work.†   (source)
  • In those dark days, alas, as Mr. McMillan saw it, he was little more than a compound of selfishness and unhallowed desire and fornication against the evil of which Paul had thundered.†   (source)
  • Mason's next tack was to hold Clyde up to shame for having been willing, in the face of all she had done for him, to register Roberta in three different hotel registers as the unhallowed consort of presumably three different men in three different days.†   (source)
  • And that undoubtedly because of her poverty and loneliness in Lycurgus, she had been led to listen to the honeyed words of this scoundrel, who, coming to her with promises of marriage, had lured her into this unhallowed and, in her case, all but unbelievable relationship which had led to her death.†   (source)
  • and Mrs. Clifford Golden'—mental and moral fear of the great social mistake as well as sin that he had committed in pursuing and eventually allowing himself to fall into this unhallowed relationship with her—mental and moral fear or cowardice of what was to follow.†   (source)
  • 'With what I shall call your unhallowed opinions, you have been quite shocking this lady: who, as I have already told you, is a born lady, and who, as I have not already told you, has had her own marriage misfortunes to the tune of tens of thousands of pounds — tens of Thousands of Pounds!'†   (source)
  • For, if we deem it otherwise, do we not thereby say that the Heavenly Father, the creator of all flesh, hath lightly recognised a deed of sin, and made of no account the distinction between unhallowed lust and holy love?†   (source)
  • But the wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile; and my unhallowed hands shall not disturb it, or the Country's done for.†   (source)
  • As to resenting any affront from her brother, he would have felt, even if he had not naturally been of a most pacific disposition, that to wag his tongue or lift his hand against that sacred gentleman would be an unhallowed act.†   (source)
  • It was a strange jargon—the Lord's Prayer repeated backwards—the incantation usual in proceedings for obtaining unhallowed assistance against an enemy.†   (source)
  • The more he strove against this unhallowed passion the more his senses yielded to its thrall, and at length, weary of a struggle that taxed his very soul, he gave way and sank back breathless and exhausted beneath the kisses of these marble goddesses, and the enchantment of his marvellous dream.†   (source)
  • In halls such as these—in a bridal chamber such as this—I passed, with the Lady of Tremaine, the unhallowed hours of the first month of our marriage—passed them with but little disquietude.†   (source)
  • A dozen blazing piles now shed their lurid brightness on the place, which resembled some unhallowed and supernatural arena, in which malicious demons had assembled to act their bloody and lawless rites.†   (source)
  • How they would, each and all, abhor me and hunt me from the world did they know my unhallowed acts and the crimes which had their source in me!†   (source)
  • Her strength, however, was insufficient, and it appeared to the girl, who was fully aware that all the fastenings were removed, that she was resisted in an unhallowed attempt by some supernatural power.†   (source)
  • It was the circumstance of being alone in a solitary office, up stairs, of a building entirely unhallowed by humanizing domestic associations—an uncarpeted office, doubtless, of a dusty, haggard sort of appearance;—this it must have been, which greatly helped to enhance the irritable desperation of the hapless Colt.†   (source)
  • Who shall conceive the horrors of my secret toil as I dabbled among the unhallowed damps of the grave or tortured the living animal to animate the lifeless clay?†   (source)
  • There is a dread, unhallowed necromancy of evil, that turns things sweetest and holiest to phantoms of horror and affright.†   (source)
  • I was not obliged to bring their unhallowed scrawls, and run the risk of being bewitched, as more folks than one told me.†   (source)
  • Thus spoke my prophetic soul, as, torn by remorse, horror, and despair, I beheld those I loved spend vain sorrow upon the graves of William and Justine, the first hapless victims to my unhallowed arts.†   (source)
  • "In lawless hands, indeed, but not in those of love!" answered the hag; "love will sooner visit the regions of eternal doom, than those unhallowed vaults.†   (source)
  • I shall quit your vessel on the ice raft which brought me thither and shall seek the most northern extremity of the globe; I shall collect my funeral pile and consume to ashes this miserable frame, that its remains may afford no light to any curious and unhallowed wretch who would create such another as I have been.†   (source)
  • Nor were they less careful to prevent any unhallowed layman from touching the pall, which, having been that used at the funeral of Saint Edmund, was liable to be desecrated, if handled by the profane.†   (source)
  • The apprehensions of Isaac, however, were not ill founded; and the generous and grateful benevolence of his daughter exposed her, on her return to Ashby, to the unhallowed gaze of Brian de Bois-Guilbert.†   (source)
  • No, my countrymen, shut your ears against this unhallowed language.†   (source)
  • nymphs, ycleped of old the Naiades; in the vulgar tongue translated oyster-wenches; for when, instead of the antient libations of milk and honey and oil, the rich distillation from the juniper-berry, or, perhaps, from malt, hath, by the early devotion of their votaries, been poured forth in great abundance, should any daring tongue with unhallowed license prophane, i.e., depreciate, the delicate fat Milton oyster, the plaice sound and firm, the flounder as much alive as when in the water, the shrimp as big as a prawn, the fine cod alive but a few hours ago, or any other of the various treasures which those water-deities who fish the sea and rivers have committed to the care of th†   (source)
  • the temple of Venus Ferina that the fair hind should shrink from the place, touched with that somewhat, either of fear or frolic, of nicety or skittishness, with which nature hath bedecked all females, or hath at least instructed them how to put it on; lest, through the indelicacy of males, the Samean mysteries should be pryed into by unhallowed eyes: for, at the celebration of these rites, the female priestess cries out with her in Virgil (who was then, probably, hard at work on such celebration), —Procul, o procul este, profani;
    Proclamat vates, totoque absistite luco.†   (source)
  • These, and some other Incantations, and Consecrations, in administration of the Sacraments of Baptisme, and the Lords Supper; wherein every thing that serveth to those holy men (except the unhallowed Spittle of the Priest) hath some set form of Exorcisme.†   (source)
  • Not God Omnipotent, nor Fate; yet so
    Perhaps thou shalt not die, perhaps the fact
    Is not so heinous now, foretasted fruit,
    Profaned first by the serpent, by him first
    Made common, and unhallowed, ere our taste;
    Nor yet on him found deadly; yet he lives;
    Lives, as thou saidst, and gains to live, as Man,
    Higher degree of life; inducement strong
    To us, as likely tasting to attain
    Proportional ascent; which cannot be
    But to be Gods, or Angels, demi-Gods.†   (source)
  • Hallowed King Alcinous briskly called his herald:
    "Come, Pontonous!†   (source)
  • When young Dawn with her rose-red fingers shone once more
    royal Alcinous, hallowed island king, rose from bed
    and great Odysseus, raider of cities, rose too.†   (source)
  • All plans made,
    they went their separate ways—Athena setting off
    to bring Telemachus home from hallowed Lacedaemon.†   (source)
  • Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns
    driven time and again off course, once he had plundered
    the hallowed heights of Troy.†   (source)
  • As long-suffering great Odysseus ate and drank,
    the hallowed King Alcinous called his herald:
    "Come, Pontonous!†   (source)
  • Come, quick, let's bury your treasures here
    in some recess of this haunted hallowed cave
    where they'll be safe and sound,
    then we'll make plans so we can win the day.†   (source)
  • His praises cheered the hallowed island king
    who spoke at once to the master mariners around him:
    "Hear me, my lords and captains of Phaeacia,
    our guest is a man of real taste, I'd say.†   (source)
  • The sun sank as they reached the hallowed grove,
    sacred to Athena, where Odysseus stopped and sat
    and said a prayer at once to mighty Zeus's daughter:
    "Hear me, daughter of Zeus whose shield is thunder—
    tireless one, Athena!†   (source)
  • I'll have the cudgel hallowed and hung o'er the altar; it hath done meritorious service.†   (source)
  • Adam, earth's hallowed mould,
    Of God inspired!†   (source)
  • Yet not the more
    Cease I to wander, where the Muses haunt,
    Clear spring, or shady grove, or sunny hill,
    Smit with the love of sacred song; but chief
    Thee, Sion, and the flowery brooks beneath,
    That wash thy hallow'd feet, and warbling flow,
    Nightly I visit: nor sometimes forget
    So were I equall'd with them in renown,
    Thy sovran command, that Man should find grace;
    Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides,
    And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old:
    Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move
    Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird
    Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid
    Tunes her nocturnal note.†   (source)
  • Virgin of Righteousness, Virgin of hallowed Troth, Ye marked me when with an oath I bound him; mark no less That oath's end.†   (source)
  • Now it is the time of night That the graves, all gaping wide, Every one lets forth its sprite, In the church-way paths to glide: And we fairies, that do run By the triple Hecate's team From the presence of the sun, Following darkness like a dream, Now are frolic; not a mouse Shall disturb this hallow'd house: I am sent with broom before, To sweep the dust behind the door.†   (source)
  • Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad; The nights are wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm; So hallow'd and so gracious is the time.†   (source)
  • Saint Urban, with his deacons, privily
    The body fetch'd, and buried it by night
    Among his other saintes honestly;
    Her house the church of Saint Cecilie hight;* *is called
    Saint Urban hallow'd it, as he well might;
    In which unto this day, in noble wise,
    Men do to Christ and to his saint service.†   (source)
  • More than my all is nothing; nor my prayers Are not words duly hallowed, nor my wishes More worth than empty vanities; yet prayers and wishes Are all I can return.†   (source)
  • 2) No more I'll seek earth's central oracle, Or Abae's hallowed cell, Nor to Olympia bring My votive offering.†   (source)
  • I have sold all my trumpery; not a counterfeit stone, not a riband, glass, pomander, brooch, table-book, ballad, knife, tape, glove, shoe-tie, bracelet, horn-ring, to keep my pack from fasting;—they throng who should buy first, as if my trinkets had been hallowed, and brought a benediction to the buyer: by which means I saw whose purse was best in picture; and what I saw, to my good use I remembered.†   (source)
  • Did they forsooth award him special grace, And as some benefactor bury him, Who came to fire their hallowed sanctuaries, To sack their shrines, to desolate their land, And scout their ordinances?†   (source)
  • 29:21 And thou shalt take of the blood that is upon the altar, and of the anointing oil, and sprinkle it upon Aaron, and upon his garments, and upon his sons, and upon the garments of his sons with him: and he shall be hallowed, and his garments, and his sons, and his sons' garments with him.†   (source)
  • Then the Suffragan let fill a great vessel with water, and when he had hallowed it he then confessed clean Sir Palomides, and Sir Tristram and Sir Galleron were his godfathers.†   (source)
  • In saying "Hallowed be thy name," we do but pray to God for grace to keep the first Commandement, of "having no other Gods but Him."†   (source)
  • 'Tis true: there's magic in the web of it: A sibyl, that had number'd in the world The sun to course two hundred compasses, In her prophetic fury sew'd the work; The worms were hallow'd that did breed the silk; And it was dy'd in mummy which the skillful Conserv'd of maiden's hearts.†   (source)
  • These eyes beheld him when he march'd between The brother kings: I saw th' unhappy queen, The hundred wives, and where old Priam stood, To stain his hallow'd altar with his brood.†   (source)
  • 20:9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: 20:10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: 20:11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.†   (source)
  • Soon as the field inclos'd she had in view, And from afar her destin'd quarry knew, Contracted, to the boding bird she turns, Which haunts the ruin'd piles and hallow'd urns, And beats about the tombs with nightly wings, Where songs obscene on sepulchers she sings.†   (source)
  • It consisted chiefly of hallowing, singing, relations of sporting adventures, b—d—y, and abuse of women, and of the government.†   (source)
  • Next, you, my servants, heed my strict commands: Without the walls a ruin'd temple stands, To Ceres hallow'd once; a cypress nigh Shoots up her venerable head on high, By long religion kept; there bend your feet, And in divided parties let us meet.†   (source)
  • He ran instantly into the street, hallowing out that his wife was in the agonies of death, and beseeching the neighbours to fly with the utmost haste to her assistance.†   (source)
  • Michael, this my behest have thou in charge;
    Take to thee from among the Cherubim
    Thy choice of flaming warriours, lest the Fiend,
    Or in behalf of Man, or to invade
    Vacant possession, some new trouble raise:
    Haste thee, and from the Paradise of God
    Without remorse drive out the sinful pair;
    From hallowed ground the unholy; and denounce
    To them, and to their progeny, from thence
    Perpetual banishment.†   (source)
  • Aeneas then replied: "Too sure I find We strive in vain against the seas and wind: Now shift your sails; what place can please me more Than what you promise, the Sicilian shore, Whose hallow'd earth Anchises' bones contains, And where a prince of Trojan lineage reigns?"†   (source)
  • Of Heaven's high-seated top, the imperial throne
    Of Godhead, fixed for ever firm and sure,
    The Filial Power arrived, and sat him down
    With his great Father; for he also went
    Invisible, yet staid, (such privilege
    Hath Omnipresence) and the work ordained,
    Author and End of all things; and, from work
    Now resting, blessed and hallowed the seventh day,
    As resting on that day from all his work,
    But not in silence holy kept: the harp
    Had work and rested not; the solemn pipe,
    And dulcimer, all organs of sweet stop,
    All sounds on fret by string or golden wire,
    Tempered soft tunings, intermixed with voice
    Choral or unison: of incense clouds,
    Fuming from golde†   (source)
  • Then dire debate and impious war shall cease, And the stern age be soften'd into peace: Then banish'd Faith shall once again return, And Vestal fires in hallow'd temples burn; And Remus with Quirinus shall sustain The righteous laws, and fraud and force restrain.†   (source)
  • This was not however the case at present; for after a long fruitless search, Mr Fitzpatrick returned to the kitchen, where, as if this had been a real chace, entered a gentleman hallowing as hunters do when the hounds are at a fault.†   (source)
  • But how were these fears increased, when, as they approached nearer to this light (or lights as they now appeared), they heard a confused sound of human voices; of singing, laughing, and hallowing, together with a strange noise that seemed to proceed from some instruments; but could hardly be allowed the name of music!†   (source)
  • Aeneas then advanc'd amidst the train, By thousands follow'd thro' the flow'ry plain, To great Anchises' tomb; which when he found, He pour'd to Bacchus, on the hallow'd ground, Two bowls of sparkling wine, of milk two more, And two (from offer'd bulls) of purple gore, With roses then the sepulcher he strow'd And thus his father's ghost bespoke aloud: "Hail, O ye holy manes!†   (source)
  • Damn me if she is not gone!" instantly clapped spurs to the beast, who little needed it, having indeed the same inclination with his master; and now the whole company, crossing into a corn-field, rode directly towards the hounds, with much hallowing and whooping, while the poor parson, blessing himself, brought up the rear.†   (source)
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