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  • At a time when immigrants such as Oscar were referred to as "illegal aliens," Goins taught his students that the Declaration of Independence enshrined all people—not just American citizens—with "unalienable Rights."†   (source)
  • She was majestically tall and all but enshrined by a voluminous mane of golden blond hair.†   (source)
  • But as the sickness squeezed his lungs he began to hope that Jesus was more than just a fifty-cent mail-order picture enshrined in a dime-store frame on the hallway wall, that salvation was the trick card he could play right at the end and stay in the money.†   (source)
  • Press freedom has also been enshrined by Parliament and is based on the socially and democratically acceptable restrictions of society, that is, the social contract that makes up the framework of a civilized society.†   (source)
  • He could not accept the idea of enshrining reason as a religion, as desired by the philosophes.†   (source)
  • The tragic joke of human history is that on any of the altars men erected, it was always man whom they immolated and the animal whom they enshrined.†   (source)
  • Whenever an alumnus was killed in battle, it was traditional for his next of kin to return his ring to the museum for enshrinement upon black velvet in the macabre trophy case where these rings were proudly mounted.†   (source)
  • And I believe in a country that enshrines each of these three things, a country that offers nothing but the promise of being more fully human, and never guarantees its success.†   (source)
  • The century has witnessed the defeat of Nazism by force of arms; but the erosion of the Soviet regimes was caused, among other things, by the sheer persistence, beneath the imposed ideological conformity, of cultural values and psychic resistances of a kind that these stories and images enshrine.†   (source)
  • The might enshrined in their great ships had been clear enough for every eye to see.†   (source)
  • Its message may be misinterpreted, and the great idea it enshrines may be set back for two or three generations.†   (source)
  • But, Nature often enshrines gallant and noble hearts in weak bosoms-- oftenest, God bless her, in female breasts--and when the child, casting her tearful eyes upon the old man, remembered how weak he was, and how destitute and helpless he would be if she failed him, her heart swelled within her, and animated her with new strength and fortitude.   (source)
  • The minister knew well that he was himself enshrined within the stainless sanctity of her heart,   (source)
  • She is now enshrined in the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
  • a campaign to enshrine Muslim women's rights within an Islamic framework   (source)
  • Religious freedom is enshrined in the First Amendment.
  • They were enshrined as official policy.†   (source)
  • When I first envisioned myself on the island, a noble creature enshrined among the illiterate masses working in the primitive conditions that would have warmed the cockles of Henry Thoreau's heart, I did not consider my compulsive need for friends and good conversation.†   (source)
  • Enshrine mediocrity—and the shrines are razed.†   (source)
  • Disposal of the dead, by decent cremation and enshrinement, is a greater moral responsibility to the Japanese than adequate care of the living.†   (source)
  • They are enshrined in the hearts of all loyal Southerners, and no one begrudges them the scant monetary returns they make for their risks.†   (source)
  • You'll sit enthroned and enshrined, you, the little people, the absolute ruler to make all past rulers squirm with envy, the absolute, the unlimited, God and Prophet and King combined.†   (source)
  • …up, while he struggles and gets nothing but a boot in his face, to see the mediocrity snatch from him, one after another, the chances he'd give his life for, to see the mediocrity worshipped, to miss the place he wants and to see the mediocrity enshrined upon it, to lose, to be sacrificed, to be ignored, to be beaten, beaten, beaten—not by a greater genius, not by a god, but by a Peter Keating—well, my little amateur, do you think the Spanish Inquisition ever thought of a torture to…†   (source)
  • The Greeks enshrined it in the story of Midas, of the 'Golden Touch.'†   (source)
  • Meanwhile Captain Ahab remained invisibly enshrined within his cabin.†   (source)
  • Individuals must have supposed that they were cutting the letters of their names deep into everlasting tablets of brass, or enshrining their reputations forever in the hearts of their countrymen, while, as to fact, the affair would appear in printed reports under a meek and immaterial title.†   (source)
  • A fire engine was enshrined in his heart as an appalling thing that he loved with a distant dog-like devotion.†   (source)
  • He had a snap-shot of Isabelle, enshrined in an old watch, and at eight almost every night he would turn off all the lights except the desk lamp and, sitting by the open windows with the picture before him, write her rapturous letters.†   (source)
  • His fierce, cramped posture revealed more than his features might have shown; it betrayed the torturing shame of a man of pride and passion, a man who had been confronted in his degradation by the woman he had dared to enshrine in his heart.†   (source)
  • It was certainly grateful to the feelings of a husband to be able in this manner to lay bare the spotless soul of his wife, and to find that his own image lay enshrined amid its purest and holiest aspirations.†   (source)
  • He did not shrug his shoulders; and for want of that muscular outlet he thought the more irritably of beautiful lips kissing holy skulls and other emptinesses ecclesiastically enshrined.†   (source)
  • The human mind cannot be enshrined in a person who shall set a barrier on any one side to this unbounded, unboundable empire.†   (source)
  • The old Louvre of Philip Augustus, that immense edifice whose great tower rallied about it three and twenty chief towers, not to reckon the lesser towers, seemed from a distance to be enshrined in the Gothic roofs of the Hôtel d'Alencon, and the Petit-Bourbon.†   (source)
  • This was nothing less than the sudden pouring forth of a rapid succession of the shrillest and most piercing screams, from an upper story; and to all appearance from the very two-pair back, in which the infant Kenwigs was at that moment enshrined.†   (source)
  • 'Vice,' said the surgeon, replacing the curtain, 'takes up her abode in many temples; and who can say that a fair outside shell not enshrine her?'†   (source)
  • The minister knew well that he was himself enshrined within the stainless sanctity of her heart, which hung its snowy curtains about his image, imparting to religion the warmth of love, and to love a religious purity.†   (source)
  • A nihilist is a man who does not bow down before any authority, who does not take any principle on faith, whatever reverence that principle may be enshrined in.'†   (source)
  • Why could not she lean over balconies in Swiss chalets, or enshrine her melancholy in a Scotch cottage, with a husband dressed in a black velvet coat with long tails, and thin shoes, a pointed hat and frills?†   (source)
  • Her clear blue eye, which sat enshrined beneath a graceful eyebrow of brown sufficiently marked to give expression to the forehead, seemed capable to kindle as well as melt, to command as well as to beseech.†   (source)
  • If, as some thinkers hold, immortality consists in being enshrined in others' memories, then did Black Bess become immortal that day if she never had done so before.†   (source)
  • A curious mess he looked upon: little despotisms, communistic experiments, slavery, peonage, business speculations, organized charity, unorganized almsgiving,—all reeling on under the guise of helping the freedmen, and all enshrined in the smoke and blood of the war and the cursing and silence of angry men.†   (source)
  • This precious volume, of which I do not recollect one word, I immediately discovered and immediately applied myself to; and I never visited the house afterwards, but I kneeled on a chair, opened the casket where this gem was enshrined, spread my arms over the desk, and fell to devouring the book afresh.†   (source)
  • Certainly, if falling in love had been at all in question, it would have been quite safe with a creature like this Miss Vincy, who had just the kind of intelligence one would desire in a woman—polished, refined, docile, lending itself to finish in all the delicacies of life, and enshrined in a body which expressed this with a force of demonstration that excluded the need for other evidence.†   (source)
  • The bridesmaids were quite covered with artificial flowers, and the phenomenon, in particular, was rendered almost invisible by the portable arbour in which she was enshrined.†   (source)
  • You can find means to learn Hausa or Swahili or Cape Dutch in London more easily than the expressive, if difficult, tongue which is spoken in the office, the bar-room, the tram-car, from the snows of Alaska to the mouths of the Mississippi, and is enshrined in a literature that is growing in volume and favor every day.†   (source)
  • Not Babylon Nor great Alcairo such magnificence Equalled in all their glories, to enshrine Belus or Serapis their gods, or seat Their kings, when Egypt with Assyria strove In wealth and luxury.†   (source)
  • Know that Don Quixote of La Mancha, knight-errant, is posted here to maintain by arms that the beauty and courtesy enshrined in the nymphs that dwell in these meadows and groves surpass all upon earth, putting aside the lady of my heart, Dulcinea del Toboso.†   (source)
  • But first, a long succession must ensue; And his next son, for wealth and wisdom famed, The clouded ark of God, till then in tents Wandering, shall in a glorious temple enshrine.†   (source)
  • Down thither prone in flight He speeds, and through the vast ethereal sky Sails between worlds and worlds, with steady wing Now on the polar winds, then with quick fan Winnows the buxom air; till, within soar Of towering eagles, to all the fowls he seems A phoenix, gazed by all as that sole bird, When, to enshrine his reliques in the Sun's Bright temple, to Egyptian Thebes he flies.†   (source)
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