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  • He's my neophyte Downworlder to mock and boss around, not yours.†   (source)
  • By this time Peter had miraculously divided the class into two opposing squads, put Lincoln as goalie at one end of the field, Ethel at the other, and was leading a hopelessly chaotic pack of soccer neophytes up and down the field.†   (source)
  • They claim their software is neophyte-friendly.
  • A neophyte entering the pyramid of initiation.†   (source)
  • They built great temples of initiation to which neophytes traveled from around the world to partake of the wisdom.†   (source)
  • Robert, the Bible does not talk openly for the same reason the Ancient Mystery Schools were kept hidden …. for the same reason the neophytes had to be initiated before learning the secret teachings of the ages …. for the same reason the scientists in the Invisible College refused to share their knowledge with others.†   (source)
  • On Saturday, December 9th, in the year 1531, a poor neophyte of the monastery of St. James was hurrying down Tapeyac hill to attend Mass in the City of Mexico.†   (source)
  • I therefore have not come to the consideration of Mr. Carstone as a neophyte.†   (source)
  • Which is the reason for the maze of corridors and dark vaulted chambers through which the neophyte must wander, for the black cloth with which the halls of lodges of the strict charges are draped, for the cult of the coffin, which plays such an important role in their meetings and initiation ceremonies.†   (source)
  • She had the neophyte's shock of discovery that, outside of tracts, conservatives do not tremble and find no answer when an iconoclast turns on them, but retort with agility and confusing statistics.†   (source)
  • The path of the mysteries and purification is beset with dangers, it leads through the fear of death, through the realm of corruption, and the apprentice, the neophyte, is the young man who is hungry for the wounds of life, demands that his demonic capacity for experience be awakened, and is led by shrouded forms, who are merely shades of the great mystery itself.†   (source)
  • That we, the neophytes, might have an excess of light shining upon us all at once, orders were given to let out Twenty Eight.†   (source)
  • Her whole soul was possessed by the fact that a fuller life was opening before her: she was a neophyte about to enter on a higher grade of initiation.†   (source)
  • On the second day the road rose steeply to a grass spur above the forest; and it was here, about sunset, that they came across an aged lama—but they called him a bonze—sitting cross-legged above a mysterious chart held down by stones, which he was explaining to a young man, evidently a neophyte, of singular, though unwashen, beauty.†   (source)
  • You have no right to preach to me, you neophyte, that have not passed the porch of life, and are absolutely unacquainted with its mysteries.†   (source)
  • If our neophyte, strong in the new-born love of antiquity, were to undertake to imitate what he had learnt to admire, it must be allowed he would act very injudiciously, if he were to select from the Glossary the obsolete words which it contains, and employ those exclusively of all phrases and vocables retained in modern days.†   (source)
  • After these neophytes came a guard of warders on foot, in the same sable livery, amidst whose partisans might be seen the pale form of the accused, moving with a slow but undismayed step towards the scene of her fate.†   (source)
  • I have a woman's heart, but not where you are concerned; for you I have only a comrade's constancy; a fellow-soldier's frankness, fidelity, fraternity, if you like; a neophyte's respect and submission to his hierophant: nothing more — don't fear."†   (source)
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