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  • She followed him, verse after verse, through the Beatitudes and Let your light so shine, and on, skipping, to Consider the lilies.†   (source)
  • In the time it took Lara, clutching her pennies in her fist, to make her way to the door past the worshippers without disturbing them, buy two candles for herself and Olia, and turn back, Prov Afanasievich had rattled off nine of the beatitudes at a pace suggesting that they were well enough known without him.†   (source)
  • Like a saint's vision of beatitude.†   (source)
  • For the Fourth Sunday After Epiphany, Canon Mackie chose Matthew—those troublesome Beatitudes; at least, they always troubled Owen and me.†   (source)
  • I have memorized the names of all the books of the Bible, in order, and the Ten Commandments and the Lord's Prayer, and most of the Beatitudes.†   (source)
  • The spot on deck where Gianfranco had been transformed into a not entirely pure beatitude was empty, as were all the others.†   (source)
  • My version of the Beatitudes.†   (source)
  • "Consider, Sophielove," he was saying now, caressing the two capsules, "consider how intimately life and death are intertwined in Nature, which contains everywhere the seeds of our beatitude and our dissolution.†   (source)
  • If I wasn't having one tonight it wasn't because I had passed beyond it into a state of beatitude.†   (source)
  • She was weeping, her face contorted by the comical and ugly grimace that is far more terrible than any quiet beatitude of sorrow.†   (source)
  • Beatitude flawless.†   (source)
  • It was during such a solitude, with his body sinking and his mind lifted to beatitude, that he had hoped to give up his soul …. but it did not happen so.†   (source)
  • The unfortunate father is the first radical intrusion of another order of reality into the beatitude of this earthly restatement of the excellence of the situation within the womb; he, therefore, is experienced primarily as an enemy.†   (source)
  • The voice was pleasantly soothing, and touched with a very gentle melancholy that fell upon Conway with strange beatitude; though once again the skeptic in him was inclined to hold the temperature responsible.†   (source)
  • The hushed hour, the hour of tawny beatitude … ~~~SECTION BREAK~~~ X HIS mother rose, lit the gas lamp.†   (source)
  • Yet beyond this threshold of the cross—for the cross is a way (the sun door), not an end—is beatitude in God.†   (source)
  • The ineffable teaching of the beatitude beyond imagination comes to us clothed, necessarily, in figures reminiscent of the imagined beatitude of infancy; hence the deceptive childishness of the tales.†   (source)
  • Kingly power and earthly possession, riches and might, friends and sons, wife and followers, everything that lures the senses: I wanted them all, because I believed that these would bring me beatitude.†   (source)
  • Society is jealous of those who remain away from it, and will come knocking at the door. if the hero—like Muchukunda—isunwilling, the disturber suffers an ugly shock; but on the other hand, if the summoned one is only delayed—sealed in by the beatitude of the state of perfect being (which resembles death)—an apparent rescue is effected, and the adventurer returns.†   (source)
  • Not till I had repeated the Blessings' (he meant the Buddhist Beatitudes) 'did I achieve calm.†   (source)
  • A strange look of beatitude overspread his features, his eyes sparkled in the light of the candle burning between us; he positively smiled!†   (source)
  • The prince had confessed unreservedly to himself that the feeling of intense beatitude in that crowded moment made the moment worth a lifetime.†   (source)
  • He stood before the pier-glass, viewing his trim dinner-coat, his beautiful triple-braided trousers; and murmured in lyric beatitude, "By golly, I don't look so bad.†   (source)
  • Yet, thinking on the Beatitudes, on the Sermon on the Mount, on St. John and his direct seeing and interpretation of Christ and God.†   (source)
  • In a large bedroom upstairs, the window of which was thickly curtained with a great woollen shawl lately discarded by the landlady, Mrs Rolliver, were gathered on this evening nearly a dozen persons, all seeking beatitude; all old inhabitants of the nearer end of Marlott, and frequenters of this retreat.†   (source)
  • Then may I ask, Commander, why you have left Heaven to come here and wallow, as you express it, in sentimental beatitudes which you confess would once have driven you to cut your throat?†   (source)
  • How comes it that while the first beatitude promises the kingdom of heaven to the poor of heart the second beatitude promises also to the meek that they shall possess the land?†   (source)
  • Then, when she had her medal, she looked at it, and a smile of beatitude spread over her face; and as she walked away they could hear her muttering "I'll give it to our cure up home, to say some masses for me!"†   (source)
  • I affirm that he shared the general beatitude, and that, quite the reverse of La Fontaine, who, at the presentation of his comedy of the "Florentine," asked, "Who is the ill-bred lout who made that rhapsody?"†   (source)
  • She stayed till Hannah came to take her home to dinner, but she had no appetite, and could only sit and smile upon everyone in a general state of beatitude.†   (source)
  • But then the Church came to the front, with an axe to grind; and she was wise, subtle, and knew more than one way to skin a cat—or a nation; she invented "divine right of kings," and propped it all around, brick by brick, with the Beatitudes —wrenching them from their good purpose to make them fortify an evil one; she preached (to the commoner) humility, obedience to superiors, the beauty of self-sacrifice; she preached (to the commoner) meekness under insult; preached (still to the…†   (source)
  • The reward for perfect observance was Beatitude, or absorption into the being of Brahm, which was not existence as much as absolute rest.†   (source)
  • Hers was an idiotic sort of attachment, full of admiration for him, of voluptuousness for her, a beatitude that benumbed her; her soul sank into this drunkenness, shrivelled up, drowned in it, like Clarence in his butt of Malmsey.†   (source)
  • They lay down upon the grass; they kissed behind the poplars; and they would fain, like two Robinsons, have lived for ever in this little place, which seemed to them in their beatitude the most magnificent on earth.†   (source)
  • She turned her face slowly, and seemed filled with joy on seeing suddenly the violet stole, no doubt finding again, in the midst of a temporary lull in her pain, the lost voluptuousness of her first mystical transports, with the visions of eternal beatitude that were beginning.†   (source)
  • THE BEATITUDES: (Incoherently) Beer beef battledog buybull businum barnum buggerum bishop.†   (source)
  • Blessed be the eight beatitudes.†   (source)
  • (The beatitudes, Dixon, Madden, Crotthers, Costello, Lenehan, Bannon, Mulligan and Lynch in white surgical students' gowns, four abreast, goosestepping, tramp fist past in noisy marching) THE BEATITUDES: (Incoherently) Beer beef battledog buybull businum barnum buggerum bishop.†   (source)
  • British Beatitudes!†   (source)
  • …Father from above, From the pure empyrean where he sits High thron'd above all highth, bent down his eye His own works and their works at once to view: About him all the Sanctities of Heaven Stood thick as stars, and from his sight receiv'd Beatitude past utterance; on his right The radiant image of his glory sat, His only son; on earth he first beheld Our two first parents, yet the only two Of mankind in the happy garden plac'd Reaping immortal fruits of joy and love, Uninterrupted…†   (source)
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