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  • The deceased was the tragic hero, the survivors the innocent victims; there was the omnipresence of the deity, strophe and antistrophe of the chorus of mourners led by the preacher.†   (source)
  • Extinguishing the omnipresent red glow, he said, "Brisingr raudhr," and created a red werelight like that from the previous night, except that this one remained anchored six inches from the ceiling instead of accompanying Eragon wherever he went.†   (source)
  • She was cloaked in the omnipresent heavy black chad or but I recognized her from photographs anyway.†   (source)
  • It was a town like some towns in the American South, frozen in its history as Lot's wife was trapped in salt, and doomed, therefore, as its history, that overwhelming, omnipresent gift of God, could not be questioned, to be the property of the gray, unquestioning mediocre.†   (source)
  • I'd long ago grown used to her adenoidal voice, as well as the omnipresent pack of Kleenex in her pocket or hand.†   (source)
  • Whenever he could, he made good use of his omnipresent entourage of newsmen.†   (source)
  • The other will be lucky to finish her freshman year in college-too much time buying affection with an omnipresent speed stash.†   (source)
  • The omnipresence of visual ugliness would soon follow.†   (source)
  • From the first, he never resented any tasks that fell to him; to his surprise, he found within himself a tenderness that was a counterweight to the omnipresent anger that he directed at God but that he inadequately relieved on those unlucky boys with whom he periodically picked fights.†   (source)
  • Believing there is no god means the suffering I've seen in my family, and indeed all the suffering in the world, isn't caused by an omniscient, omnipresent, omnipotent force that isn't bothered to help or is just testing us, but rather something we all may be able to help others with in the future.†   (source)
  • Their eyes followed the omnipresent distances, and as the mountains acted upon them and their spirits were calmed and enlarged, they saw the difference between what they once had been and what they had become.†   (source)
  • I began to detest the omnipresent pink and doubted gravely that it would "wear" on me, as Yetta had said.†   (source)
  • A church built from cypress stands beside the river, a structure of elegant simplicity and fine lines built by slaves, and presided over by the omnipresent town pillar, the deacon of deacons, Ezra Bennington.†   (source)
  • But it was hard to escape such an omnipresent topic as graduation.†   (source)
  • The Colonel pulled out his omnipresent notebook.†   (source)
  • And the omnipresent sand patches dragged against their feet.†   (source)
  • Uncle Jeb and his omnipresent rifle, or someone less sympathetic.†   (source)
  • The only good thing about them is the omnipresent food.†   (source)
  • And Paul knew his leadership suffered from the omnipresent knowledge of this difference between them.†   (source)
  • The faint smell of burning creosote bush came to his nostrils, riding on the omnipresent stink of the sietch.†   (source)
  • Next, the nutrients: sand of Arrakis is mostly a product of worm digestion; dust (the truly omnipresent problem there) is produced by the constant surface creep, the "saltation" movement of sand.†   (source)
  • Colin sat down, pulled from his pocket his broken #2 pencil and omnipresent notebook, and began to scribble.†   (source)
  • In the early days, it was nearly omnipresent, a constant background noise, like the hum of traffic on a busy highway: the sound of a human being in pain.†   (source)
  • The faint pulse of the plants' awareness bathed the galaxy of stars that wheeled behind his eyes-each bright spark representing a life-in a soft, omnipresent glow.†   (source)
  • Hassan was good at his job, no doubt—Colin felt a rush of affection toward him, and the recitation of the words caused something to wash over the omnipresent hole in his gut.†   (source)
  • Concrete is the omnipresent human signature, our principal artistic medium on the world's blank canvas: Wherever we went, the Earth slowly disappeared beneath it.†   (source)
  • The total ugliness to come had made itself felt first as omnipresent acoustical ugliness: cars, motorcycles, electric guitars, drills, loudspeakers, sirens.†   (source)
  • Rather than let the pink bully her, she had fought back, splashing the room with complementary hues of orange and green and red—a bright carnation bookcase here, an apricot bedspread there—and thus had vanquished the omnipresent and puerile stain.†   (source)
  • There are very few school dances because of that omnipresent southern fear that a sinister black male with an elongated, elephantine gland might approach a honey-vaginaed white maiden with a twinkle in his eye.†   (source)
  • What a jumble of things I can remember, if I let my mind run, about my mother; but they are all of her in company; of her surrounded; of her generalised; dispersed, omnipresent, of her as the creator of that crowded merry world which spun so gaily in the centre of my childhood.†   (source)
  • Having dropped off satisfied like a child from the breast, I am at liberty now to sink down, deep, into what passes, this omnipresent, general life.†   (source)
  • It filled the earth, the air, the universe; it was not loud, but it was omnipresent, and it spoke to him of death and darkness, and of the focal march of all who lived or had lived, converging on a plain.†   (source)
  • I told her that the omnipresence of all forces and facts was well known to ancient India, and that science had merely brought a small fraction of this fact into general use by devising for it, that is, for sound waves, a receiver and transmitter which were still in their first stages and miserably defective.†   (source)
  • Mais, c'est fantastique!" he muttered, closing his eyes to rest them from the intrusive omnipresence of the triangle.†   (source)
  • Instead of the Sierra there is nothing; omnipresent nothing.†   (source)
  • An omnipresent humanity[643] coördinates all his faculties.†   (source)
  • We do not believe in the riches of the soul, in its proper eternity and omnipresence.†   (source)
  • Meek and abased by this consciousness of the one eternal omnipresent perfect reality his soul took up again her burden of pieties, masses and prayers and sacraments and mortifications, and only then for the first time since he had brooded on the great mystery of love did he feel within him a warm movement like that of some newly born life or virtue of the soul itself.†   (source)
  • God has put us on earth to love our neighbours and to show it, and He is omnipresent, even in India, to see how we are succeeding.†   (source)
  • Solitude was omnipresent there.†   (source)
  • We know that God is everywhere; but certainly we feel His presence most when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us; and it is in the unclouded night-sky, where His worlds wheel their silent course, that we read clearest His infinitude, His omnipotence, His omnipresence.†   (source)
  • The true doctrine of omnipresence is, that God reappears with all his parts in every moss and cobweb.†   (source)
  • His omnipresence, our divine equality!†   (source)
  • Some station themselves on this side of the pond, some on that, for the poor bird cannot be omnipresent; if he dive here he must come up there.†   (source)
  • The sentiment of deep awe with which I habitually regarded the elevated character, the majestic wisdom, the apparent omnipresence and omnipotence of Wilson, added to a feeling of even terror, with which certain other traits in his nature and assumptions inspired me, had operated, hitherto, to impress me with an idea of my own utter weakness and helplessness, and to suggest an implicit, although bitterly reluctant submission to his arbitrary will.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless I am far from regarding myself as one of those privileged ones to whom the Ved refers when it says, that "he who has true faith in the Omnipresent Supreme Being may eat all that exists," that is, is not bound to inquire what is his food, or who prepares it; and even in their case it is to be observed, as a Hindoo commentator has remarked, that the Vedant limits this privilege to "the time of distress."†   (source)
  • Rather carried down alive to wondrous depths, where strange shapes of the unwarped primal world glided to and fro before his passive eyes; and the miser-merman, Wisdom, revealed his hoarded heaps; and among the joyous, heartless, ever-juvenile eternities, Pip saw the multitudinous, God-omnipresent, coral insects, that out of the firmament of waters heaved the colossal orbs.†   (source)
  • What shall we say of this omnipresent appearance of that first projectile impulse, of this flattery and balking of so many well-meaning creatures?†   (source)
  • And this law of laws which the pulpit, the senate, and the college deny, is hourly preached in all markets and workshops by flights of proverbs, whose teaching is as true and as omnipresent as that of birds and flies.†   (source)
  • Space exists to divide creatures; but by clothing the sides of a bird with a few feathers, she gives him a petty omnipresence.†   (source)
  • Omnipresence is a higher fact.†   (source)
  • I no longer poorly compute my possible achievement by what remains to me of the month or the year; for these moments confer a sort of omnipresence and omnipotence which asks nothing of duration, but sees that the energy of the mind is commensurate with the work to be done, without time.†   (source)
  • [55] The purist performs a useful office in enforcing a certain logical regularity upon the process, and in our own case the omnipresent example of the greater conservatism of the English corrects our native tendency to go too fast, but the process itself is as inexorable in its workings as the precession of the equinoxes, and if we yield to it more eagerly than the English it is only a proof, perhaps, that the future of what was once the Anglo-Saxon tongue lies on this side of the…†   (source)
  • An intelligent Englishwoman, coming to America to live, told me that the two things which most impeded her first communications with untravelled Americans, even above the gross differences [Pg116] between England and American pronunciation and intonation, were the complete absence of the general utility adjective /jolly/ from the American vocabulary, and the puzzling omnipresence and versatility of the American verb /to fix/.†   (source)
  • …when at the holy mount 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…†   (source)
  • Adam, thou knowest Heaven his, and all the Earth; Not this rock only; his Omnipresence fills Land, sea, and air, and every kind that lives, Fomented by his virtual power and warmed: All the earth he gave thee to possess and rule, No despicable gift; surmise not then His presence to these narrow bounds confined Of Paradise, or Eden: this had been Perhaps thy capital seat, from whence had spread All generations; and had hither come From all the ends of the earth, to celebrate And…†   (source)
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