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  • He showed it to me in the sanctity of my own home.†   (source)
  • A strange otherworldly light suffuses the house smelling of labor and sanctity.†   (source)
  • His contemptuous attitude towards my brother reflected my own; his immediate and shallow carping about the devil; his refusal to even entertain the idea that sanctity had passed so close.†   (source)
  • Given his new respect for the sanctity of life, he found the crime appalling.†   (source)
  • And so we would sometimes hum melodies evoking the gentle waters of the Jordan River and the majestic sanctity of Jerusalem.†   (source)
  • In medical school in Edinburgh, he lost himself in his studies, finding a stability and a sanctity missing before.†   (source)
  • To dissolve the sanctity of the chapel.†   (source)
  • Daphne would like to report that every sailor in the crew was angry because the old man had been shot, and in a way it was true, but many of the men were less concerned about the sanctity of souls than they were about the possibility that the old man had relatives nearby with fast canoes, sharp spears, and an unwillingness to listen to explanations.†   (source)
  • Don't you understand that I have to respect the sanctity of my contract with Germany?†   (source)
  • Aeron is drunk on seawater and sanctity.†   (source)
  • I lock your pages closed each night, Dear Diary, and then, in turn, lock you away in my steamer where I keep my underclothes and my toilet, confident my husband would never violate that sanctity.†   (source)
  • Shade and she had already established the sanctity of privacy without exchanging a word on the subject.†   (source)
  • And I know she'd never consider abortion—it goes against all she believes about the sanctity of life and everything.†   (source)
  • I believe in treasuring it as a mystery that will never be fully understood, as a sanctity that should never be destroyed, as an invitation to experience now what can only be remembered tomorrow.†   (source)
  • The sanctity of contract'—is that it?†   (source)
  • He grabbed the mop that he was going to use to swab up the boys' bathroom and charged back out, ready to do battle with the rogue delinquents who mocked the sanctity of the girls' lavatory.†   (source)
  • In a child's power to master the multiplication table there is more sanctity than in all your shouted "Amens!"†   (source)
  • I looked upon the Corps as a captive microcosm of the entire human race and thought if I could study them properly and learn all the secret rites and neuroses of the cadets, then in some profoundly inclusive way I could discover the most illuminating sanctities, dilemmas, and mysteries of the human spirit.†   (source)
  • But they believe in the sanctity of human life.†   (source)
  • Has any ruler attempted to give sanctity to the bush of Africa?†   (source)
  • Lord Krishna," she told him, "and offended against the sanctity of Night.†   (source)
  • And just consider: what would become of the sanctity of prayer, what of the venerability of the Brahmans' caste, what of the holiness of the Samanas, if it was as you say, if there was no learning?†   (source)
  • That was how it was in Western New York, in the Genesee Valley, where a longshoreman like Fingy Conners could get to president of Buffalo's fanciest boating club, rise from the dead as surely as Jemima Wilkinson did in the Year of Grace, 1776, becoming the Publick Universal Friend (so Fred Clumly's grandfather spoke, gray of beard and pale of eye, himself mysteriously no baron, no saint, a dutiful servant in plumbing, a keeper of other men's sanctity) or as Joseph Smith rose from death-in-life to holiness in Palmyra, or like what's-his-name Harris, prophet.†   (source)
  • They sat in the back, rigid and uncomfortable, like sisters of sin, like a living defiance of the drab sanctity of the saints.†   (source)
  • Rasheed saw sanctity in what they had together.†   (source)
  • The regulation was a way of showing respect for the sanctity of God's city.†   (source)
  • The sanctity of human life weighs above all.†   (source)
  • I should never breach the sanctity of the confessional, but in this case, I feel I must.†   (source)
  • But I had lost my old strictness about sanctity.†   (source)
  • I won't violate the sanctity of envoys, even if the Empire has.†   (source)
  • Who else would I take as prisoners of my high sanctity before my life was over?†   (source)
  • The only reason he's being so nice to the two of you is because he believes in the sanctity of the nuclear family.†   (source)
  • All was embraced by her, by her volatile and enchanted populace thronging the galleries, the theaters, the cafes, giving birth over and over to genius and sanctity, philosophy and war, frivolity and the finest art; so it seemed that if all the world outside her were to sink into darkness, what was fine, what was beautiful, what was essential might there still come to its finest flower.†   (source)
  • When Langdon had first seen The Little Mermaid, he had actually gasped aloud when he noticed that the painting in Ariel's underwater home was none other than seventeenth-century artist Georges de la Tour's The Penitent Magdalene—a famous homage to the banished Mary Magdalene—fitting decor considering the movie turned out to be a ninety-minute collage of blatant symbolic references to the lost sanctity of Isis, Eve, Pisces the fish goddess, and, repeatedly, Mary Magdalene.†   (source)
  • But he doesn't feel the need to hide anything: sexual possessiveness is bourgeois, and just a hangover from notions about the sanctity of private property.†   (source)
  • I wonder what the High Septon would have to say about the sanctity of oaths sworn while dead drunk, chained to a wall, with a sword pressed to your chest?†   (source)
  • I never heard that Communists preached the sanctity of human life—perhaps I've got it wrong," he added sarcastically.†   (source)
  • On the other hand, she was always thinking about the sanctity of other people's lives, and now, it's her life that we're talking about here.†   (source)
  • He rose imperiously and began pacing the carpet behind his desk, every inch the General again, every inch the Great Man defending the sanctity of his myth.†   (source)
  • Heroism and sanctity don't really appeal to me, I imagine.†   (source)
  • The sanctity of chalk and school hovered about the man's flesh.†   (source)
  • Besides, it was pleasant to deal with a man untroubled by passion or sanctity.†   (source)
  • For wherever a saint has dwelt, wherever a martyr has given his blood for the blood of Christ, There is holy ground, and the sanctity shall not depart from it Though armies trample over it, though sightseers come with guide-books looking over it; From where the western seas gnaw at the coast of lona, To the death in the desert, the prayer in forgotten places by the broken imperial column, From such ground springs that which for ever renews the earth Though it is forever denied.†   (source)
  • The notes of the old music with its external dignity and sanctity had called to life all the exalted enchantment and enthusiasm of youth.†   (source)
  • Keep your sanctity, Scarlett.†   (source)
  • be little more than so much rich rotting dirt; the lawyer who since before he could remember he now realised had been plowing and planting and watering and manuring and harvesting him as if he already was): —him watching her, lounging there against the mantel maybe in the fine clothes, in the harem incense odor of what you might call easy sanctity, watching her looking at the letter, not even thinking I am looking upon my mother naked since if the hating was nakedness, she had worn it long enough now for it to do the office of clothing like they say that modesty can do, does— "So he went away.†   (source)
  • No sanctity anywhere, no faith.†   (source)
  • 'But sanctity is not the word for him,' the son's son in turn thinks, sitting at the dark window while outside the world hangs in that green suspension beyond the faded trumpets.†   (source)
  • But he had built round him such a fence of sanctity, and occupied the space with such a demeanour of majesty that an earwig in his milk was a monster.†   (source)
  • But Monk heard Mr. Shepperton swear beneath his breath in vexation: "Damn, if I'd only thought — we could have taken himl" Facing the crowd which pressed in on them so close and menacing that they were almost flattened out against the glass, three or four men were standing with arms stretched out in a kind of chain, as if trying to protect with the last resistance of their strength and eloquence the sanctity of private property.†   (source)
  • The soft soothing contours of her face weren't girlish anymore, as they had been on that first evening back in Old Man Stark's house, for now there was a hint of weight, of the infinitesmal downward drag, in the flesh, the early curse and certain end of those soft, soothing faces which, especially when very young, appeal to all our natural goodness and make us think of the sanctity of motherhood.†   (source)
  • And here we spend tons of good print, standing for the sanctity of the home and the purity of womanhood!†   (source)
  • Perhaps that accounted for the fact that he had no child until after the war, from which he returned a changed man, 'deodorised,' as his dead father would have put it, of sanctity somewhat.†   (source)
  • She held out her hands as much to that sanctity as to the boy.†   (source)
  • She was determined to create new sanctities among these hills.†   (source)
  • The sanctity of private correspondence has never been ratified by the East.†   (source)
  • [*] * "Money and sanctity, Each in a moiety†   (source)
  • he would enter into sanctity only in the eyes of God when he returned to infamy in the eyes of men.†   (source)
  • What to him the sanctity of the star which the Son of God has hallowed as his own emblem?†   (source)
  • Churches were guarded by their sanctity.†   (source)
  • The great thing is to respect the sanctity of the home.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Penniman, however, with her high conception of the sanctity of pledges, carried her point.†   (source)
  • Here is sanctity which shames our religions, and reality which discredits our heroes.†   (source)
  • places sanctity somewhere between feasting and drunkenness.†   (source)
  • He has violated, in cold blood, the sanctity of a human heart.†   (source)
  • Every courage, every virtue, every heroism, every sanctity he possesses!†   (source)
  • Statistics show that no member of the Athletic has ever refused election to the Union, and of those who are elected, sixty-seven per cent. resign from the Athletic and are thereafter heard to say, in the drowsy sanctity of the Union lounge, "The Athletic would be a pretty good hotel, if it were more exclusive."†   (source)
  • Nay, his very soul had waxed old in that service without growing towards light and beauty or spreading abroad a sweet odour of her sanctity—a mortified will no more responsive to the thrill of its obedience than was to the thrill of love or combat his ageing body, spare and sinewy, greyed with a silver-pointed down.†   (source)
  • Once in the sanctity of her room, which was exactly as she had left it, her first action was to look n the mirror at her weary, dusty, heated face.†   (source)
  • He might force his opinions down her throat, but did not press her to an "engagement," because he believed, like herself, in the sanctity of personal relationships: it was this that had drawn them together at their first meeting, which had occurred among the grand scenery of the English Lakes.†   (source)
  • At the Cedar Street end of the corridor, a private street, one block long, was the Bank of the Andes and Antilles (Ross McGurk, chairman of the board), in whose gold-crusted sanctity red-headed Yankee exporters drew drafts on Quito, and clerks hurled breathless Spanish at bulky women.†   (source)
  • Being the sons of mothers whose husbands had blundered rather brutally through their feminine sanctities, they were themselves too diffident and shy.†   (source)
  • Isn't it grand, isn't; it good, that language has only one word for everything we associate with love—from utter sanctity to the most fleshly lust?†   (source)
  • Never had Lefferts so abounded in the sentiments that adorn Christian manhood and exalt the sanctity of the home.†   (source)
  • The result is perfect clarity in ambiguity, for love cannot be disembodied even in its most sanctified forms, nor is it without sanctity even at its most fleshly.†   (source)
  • She doubted the convenience and, as a natural sequent, the sanctity of the monogamous and separate home which she had regarded as the basis of all decent life.†   (source)
  • To Madeline, Gottlieb was a wicked old man who made fun of the sanctities of Marriage and Easter lilies, to Clif, he was a bore, but Leora glowed as Martin banged the table and quoted his idol: "Up to the present, even in the work of Ehrlich, most research has been largely a matter of trial and error, the empirical method, which is the opposite of the scientific method, by which one seeks to establish a general law governing a group of phenomena so that he may predict what will happen."†   (source)
  • He was tall, broad, thick; his gold-rimmed spectacles were engulfed in the folds of his long face; his hair was a tossed mass of greasy blackness; he puffed and rumbled as he talked; his Phi Beta Kappa key shone against a spotty black vest; he smelled of old pipes; he was altogether funereal and archidiaconal; and to real-estate brokerage and the jobbing of bathroom-fixtures he added an aroma of sanctity.†   (source)
  • In our opinion, it is analytically correct, although—to use Hans Castorp's phrase—"terribly gauche" and downright life-denying, to make a "tidy" distinction between sanctity and passion in matters of love.†   (source)
  • Aziz did not pay attention to these sanctities, for they had no connection with his own; he felt bored, slightly cynical, like his own dear Emperor Babur, who came down from the north and found in Hindustan no good fruit, no fresh water or witty conversation, not even a friend.†   (source)
  • To him motoring was a faith not to be questioned, a high-church cult, with electric sparks for candles, and piston-rings possessing the sanctity of altar-vessels.†   (source)
  • He declares in ze manifessto zat he cannot fiew wiz indifference ze danger vreatening Russia and zat ze safety and dignity of ze Empire as vell as ze sanctity of its alliances..." he spoke this last word with particular emphasis as if in it lay the gist of the matter.†   (source)
  • No, — I exaggerate; I never thought there was any consecrating virtue about her: it was rather a sort of pastille perfume she had left; a scent of musk and amber, than an odour of sanctity.†   (source)
  • The sanctity seemed no less clearly marked than the learning, for when Dorothea was impelled to open her mind on certain themes which she could speak of to no one whom she had before seen at Tipton, especially on the secondary importance of ecclesiastical forms and articles of belief compared with that spiritual religion, that submergence of self in communion with Divine perfection which seemed to her to be expressed in the best Christian books of widely distant ages, she found in Mr. Casaubon a listener who understood her at once, who could assure her of his own agreement with that view when duly tempered with wise conformity, and could mention historical examples before unknown to her.†   (source)
  • Father Mapple enjoyed such a wide reputation for sincerity and sanctity, that I could not suspect him of courting notoriety by any mere tricks of the stage.†   (source)
  • When he was engaged in his official duties, he always became extraordinarily grave, as though realizing his position and the sanctity of the obligations laid upon him.†   (source)
  • If we cannot at once rise to the sanctities of obedience and faith, let us at least resist our temptations; let us enter into the state of war, and wake Thor and Woden,[219] courage and constancy, in our Saxon breasts.†   (source)
  • A baker's cart had already rattled through the street, chasing away the latest vestige of night's sanctity with the jingle-jangle of its dissonant bells.†   (source)
  • Groups of gazing pilgrims stood around all and every of these strange objects, lost in reverent wonder, and envious of the fleckless sanctity which these pious austerities had won for them from an exacting heaven.†   (source)
  • Either the sudden gleams of light flashing over the obscure field bedazzled Goodman Brown, or he recognized a score of the church members of Salem village famous for their especial sanctity.†   (source)
  • Others, on the contrary, speak in the name of liberty, as if they were able to feel its sanctity and its majesty, and loudly claim for humanity those rights which they have always disowned.†   (source)
  • I see you to tell you that everything separates us—the depths of the sea, the enmity of kingdoms, the sanctity of vows.†   (source)
  • To the high mountain peaks of faith and sanctity he would have climbed, had not the tendency been thwarted by the burden, whatever it might be, of crime or anguish, beneath which it was his doom to totter.†   (source)
  • It weighed upon her imagination, however; constantly present to her mind were all the traditionary decencies and sanctities of marriage.†   (source)
  • Obedience then loses its moral importance in the eyes of him who obeys; he no longer considers it as a species of divine obligation, and he does not yet view it under its purely human aspect; it has to him no character of sanctity or of justice, and he submits to it as to a degrading but profitable condition.†   (source)
  • There's a sanctity in this relation of life,' said Mr. Bounderby, 'and — and — it must be kept up.'†   (source)
  • The Samaritans clung to their tabernacle on Gerizim, and, while maintaining its superior sanctity, laughed at the irate doctors in Jerusalem.†   (source)
  • Snawley was a sleek, flat-nosed man, clad in sombre garments, and long black gaiters, and bearing in his countenance an expression of much mortification and sanctity; so, his smiling without any obvious reason was the more remarkable.†   (source)
  • It is wholly untrue, and unjust to ourselves, the pretence that the Annexation has been a measure of spoliation, unrightful and unrighteous—of military conquest under forms of peace and law—of territorial aggrandizement at the expense of justice, and justice due by a double sanctity to the weak.†   (source)
  • Cedric the Saxon, if offended,—and he is noway slack in taking offence,—is a man who, without respect to your knighthood, my high office, or the sanctity of either, would clear his house of us, and send us to lodge with the larks, though the hour were midnight.†   (source)
  • As the guide spoke, he turned his eyes towards the blushing girl, with a sort of innocent desire to know her opinion; and then, with an inborn delicacy, which proved he was far superior to the vulgar desire to invade the sanctity of feminine feeling, he looked at his plate, and seemed to regret his own boldness.†   (source)
  • At that hour Judge Temple and his daughter, followed at a short distance by Louisa Grant, walked slowly down the avenue, under the slight shadows of the young poplars, holding the following discourse: "You can best soothe his wounded spirit, my child," said Marmaduke; "but it will be dangerous to touch on the nature of his offence; the sanctity of the laws must be respected."†   (source)
  • But heaven knows where that striving might lead us, if our affections had not a trick of twining round those old inferior things; if the loves and sanctities of our life had no deep immovable roots in memory.†   (source)
  • worship of God, the creator and governor of the universe, and for the performance of such acts of charity as are the ornament and comfort of Christian societies:—Whereas irreligious or light-minded persons, forgetting the duties which the Sabbath imposes, and the benefits which these duties confer on society, are known to profane its sanctity, by following their pleasures or their affairs; this way of acting being contrary to their own interest as Christians, and calculated to annoy those who do not follow their example; being also of great injury to society at large, by spreading a taste for dissipation and dissolute manners; Be it enacted and ordained by the Governor, Council, an†   (source)
  • To surround his interior with a sort of invidious sanctity, to tantalise society with a sense of exclusion, to make people believe his house was different from every other, to impart to the face that he presented to the world a cold originality—this was the ingenious effort of the personage to whom Isabel had attributed a superior morality.†   (source)
  • He does not care for that: when my time came to die, he would resign me, in all serenity and sanctity, to the God who gave me.†   (source)
  • High times, indeed, if unprincipled young rakes like him are to be permitted to invade the sanctity of domestic bliss; though do what the Bashaw will, he cannot keep the most notorious Lothario out of his bed; for, alas!†   (source)
  • messieurs, louts of Paris, do you fling yourselves thus against the crown of France, the sanctity of Notre-Dame, and the peace of this commonwealth!†   (source)
  • Their companions, or those who endeavored to become such, grew conscious of a circle round about the Maules, within the sanctity or the spell of which, in spite of an exterior of sufficient frankness and good-fellowship, it was impossible for any man to step.†   (source)
  • Our recollections of them in former days enjoin us to be respectful; their sorrows clothe them with sanctity.†   (source)
  • "A plague on thee, and thy advice!" said the pious hermit; "I tell thee, Sir Slothful Knight, that when I doff my friar's frock, my priesthood, my sanctity, my very Latin, are put off along with it; and when in my green jerkin, I can better kill twenty deer than confess one Christian."†   (source)
  • To sum up the matter, it grew to be a widely diffused opinion that the Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale, like many other personages of special sanctity, in all ages of the Christian world, was haunted either by Satan himself or Satan's emissary, in the guise of old Roger Chillingworth.†   (source)
  • The reason is plain:—if the private right of an individual is violated at a time when the human mind is fully impressed with the importance and the sanctity of such rights, the injury done is confined to the individual whose right is infringed; but to violate such a right, at the present day, is deeply to corrupt the manners of the nation and to put the whole community in jeopardy, because the very notion of this kind of right constantly tends amongst us to be impaired and lost.†   (source)
  • For this a crafty priesthood subordinated nature—her birds and brooks and lilies, the river, the labor of many hands, the sanctity of altars, the fertile power of the sun!†   (source)
  • The half hour was spent in perfect silence on both parts; the Pilgrim perhaps disdaining to address the Jew, except in case of absolute necessity, and the Jew not presuming to force a conversation with a person whose journey to the Holy Sepulchre gave a sort of sanctity to his character.†   (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)
  • She had always been predestined to gentleness; but faith, charity, hope, those three virtues which mildly warm the soul, had gradually elevated that gentleness to sanctity.†   (source)
  • I trust, with the assistance of the good hermit's frock, together with the priesthood, sanctity, and learning which are stitched into the cowl of it, I shall be found qualified to administer both worldly and ghostly comfort to our worthy master Cedric, and his companions in adversity.†   (source)
  • The question proceeded from the younger of the friends, and was couched in Greek, at the time, singularly enough, the language everywhere prevalent in the politer circles of Judea; having passed from the palace into the camp and college; thence, nobody knew exactly when or how, into the Temple itself, and, for that matter, into precincts of the Temple far beyond the gates and cloisters—precincts of a sanctity intolerable for a Gentile.†   (source)
  • He stood, at this moment, on the very proudest eminence of superiority, to which the gifts or intellect, rich lore, prevailing eloquence, and a reputation of whitest sanctity, could exalt a clergyman in New England's earliest days, when the professional character was of itself a lofty pedestal.†   (source)
  • And respecting language, I willingly hold communication in that spoken by my respected grandmother, Hilda of Middleham, who died in odour of sanctity, little short, if we may presume to say so, of her glorious namesake, the blessed Saint Hilda of Whitby, God be gracious to her soul!†   (source)
  • Nothing of this triumph reached Fauchelevent in his hut; he went on grafting, weeding, and covering up his melon beds, without in the least suspecting his excellences and his sanctity.†   (source)
  • The Prior of Jorvaulx crossed himself and repeated a pater noster, in which all devoutly joined, excepting the Jew, the Mahomedans, and the Templar; the latter of whom, without vailing his bonnet, or testifying any reverence for the alleged sanctity of the relic, took from his neck a gold chain, which he flung on the board, saying—"Let Prior Aymer hold my pledge and that of this nameless vagrant, in token that when the Knight of Ivanhoe comes within the four seas of Britain, he underlies the challenge of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, which, if he answer not, I will proclaim him as a coward on the walls of every Temple Court in Europe."†   (source)
  • At the beginning of 1820 the newspapers announced the death of M. Myriel, Bishop of D—, surnamed "Monseigneur Bienvenu," who had died in the odor of sanctity at the age of eighty-two.†   (source)
  • I, whom you behold in these black garments of the priesthood—I, who ascend the sacred desk, and turn my pale face heavenward, taking upon myself to hold communion in your behalf with the Most High Omniscience—I, in whose daily life you discern the sanctity of Enoch—I, whose footsteps, as you suppose, leave a gleam along my earthly track, whereby the Pilgrims that shall come after me may be guided to the regions of the blest—I, who have laid the hand of baptism upon your children—I, who have breathed the parting prayer over your dying friends, to whom the Amen sounded faintly from a world which the†   (source)
  • His knowledge of books, however superficial, was sufficient to impress upon their ignorance respect for his supposed learning; and the gravity of his deportment and language, with the high tone which he exerted in setting forth the authority of the church and of the priesthood, impressed them no less with an opinion of his sanctity.†   (source)
  • Ecclesiastes calls you the All-powerful; the Maccabees call you the Creator; the Epistle to the Ephesians calls you liberty; Baruch calls you Immensity; the Psalms call you Wisdom and Truth; John calls you Light; the Books of Kings call you Lord; Exodus calls you Providence; Leviticus, Sanctity; Esdras, Justice; the creation calls you God; man calls you Father; but Solomon calls you Compassion, and that is the most beautiful of all your names.†   (source)
  • Eighteen hundred years before this unfortunate man, the mysterious Being in whom are summed up all the sanctities and all the sufferings of humanity had also long thrust aside with his hand, while the olive-trees quivered in the wild wind of the infinite, the terrible cup which appeared to Him dripping with darkness and overflowing with shadows in the depths all studded with stars.†   (source)
  • It is not, then, to be supposed that any one, who holds that sublime notion of Poetry which I have attempted to convey, will break in upon the sanctity and truth of his pictures by transitory and accidental ornaments, and endeavour to excite admiration of himself by arts, the necessity of which must manifestly depend upon the assumed meanness of his subject.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Graham sprang to her feet to defend the sanctity of her kitchen, and pushing the Reverend adroitly to one side, set about assembling tea things on a tray for the study.†   (source)
  • Even Holy Mother Church, which teaches the sanctity of life, recognizes the need for defense of oneself and of one's family.†   (source)
  • Hanging by his heels in the odour of sanctity.†   (source)
  • The prohibition of the use of fleshmeat and milk at one meal: the hebdomadary symposium of incoordinately abstract, perfervidly concrete mercantile coexreligionist excompatriots: the circumcision of male infants: the supernatural character of Judaic scripture: the ineffability of the tetragrammaton: the sanctity of the sabbath.†   (source)
  • Once bound by oaths and sanctities Thou canst not yield me up for such as these To drag from Athens.†   (source)
  • Which way is he, in the name of sanctity?†   (source)
  • And his kissing is as full of sanctity as the touch of holy bread.†   (source)
  • Then Heaven and Earth renewed shall be made pure
    To sanctity, that shall receive no stain:
    Till then, the curse pronounced on both precedes.†   (source)
  • Ay, sir: there are a crew of wretched souls
    That stay his cure: their malady convinces
    The great assay of art; but, at his touch,
    Such sanctity hath heaven given his hand,
    They presently amend.†   (source)
  • It merits particular attention in this place, that the laws of the Confederacy, as to the ENUMERATED and LEGITIMATE objects of its jurisdiction, will become the SUPREME LAW of the land; to the observance of which all officers, legislative, executive, and judicial, in each State, will be bound by the sanctity of an oath.†   (source)
  • These were searched and sought out through the whole nation, by the prince and his wisest counsellors, among such of the priesthood as were most deservedly distinguished by the sanctity of their lives, and the depth of their erudition; who were indeed the spiritual fathers of the clergy and the people.†   (source)
  • To be clear-sighted, is to be in error, And one who rejects their vain hypocrisy Has no respect for faith or sanctity.†   (source)
  • To me comes a creature, Sometimes her head on one side, some another: I never saw a vessel of like sorrow, So fill'd and so becoming: in pure white robes, Like very sanctity, she did approach My cabin where I lay: thrice bow'd before me; And, gasping to begin some speech, her eyes Became two spouts: the fury spent, anon Did this break from her: 'Good Antigonus, Since fate, against thy better disposition, Hath made thy person for the thrower-out Of my poor babe, according to thine oath,— Places remote enough are in Bohemia, There weep, and leave it crying; and, for the babe Is counted lost for ever, Perdita I pr'ythee call't.†   (source)
  • To us the speaker in his parliament; To us the imagined voice of God himself; The very opener and intelligencer Between the grace, the sanctities of heaven And our dull workings.†   (source)
  • I say so because Don Fernando made all haste to leave me, and by the adroitness of my maid, who was indeed the one who had admitted him, gained the street before daybreak; but on taking leave of me he told me, though not with as much earnestness and fervour as when he came, that I might rest assured of his faith and of the sanctity and sincerity of his oaths; and to confirm his words he drew a rich ring off his finger and placed it upon mine.†   (source)
  • Sanctity may be feigned; and the visible felicities of this world, are most often the work of God by Naturall, and ordinary causes.†   (source)
  • Faith, and Sanctity, are indeed not very frequent; but yet they are not Miracles, but brought to passe by education, discipline, correction, and other naturall wayes, by which God worketh them in his elect, as such time as he thinketh fit.†   (source)
  • mount
    Of Paradise by might of waves be moved
    Out of his place, pushed by the horned flood,
    With all his verdure spoiled, and trees adrift,
    Down the great river to the opening gulf,
    And there take root an island salt and bare,
    The haunt of seals, and orcs, and sea-mews' clang:
    To teach thee that God attributes to place
    No sanctity, if none be thither brought
    By men who there frequent, or therein dwell.†   (source)
  • Whether those holy lords I spoke of were always promoted to that rank upon account of their knowledge in religious matters, and the sanctity of their lives; had never been compliers with the times, while they were common priests; or slavish prostitute chaplains to some nobleman, whose opinions they continued servilely to follow, after they were admitted into that assembly?†   (source)
  • A man pleased with a simple sanctity Needn't vaunt his name and his dignity, And the humility born of devotion Suffers beneath such blatant ambition.†   (source)
  • This youth that you see here I snatched one half out of the jaws of death, Relieved him with such sanctity of love,— And to his image, which methought did promise Most venerable worth, did I devotion.†   (source)
  • wheeled their course: Earth in her rich attire
    Consummate lovely smiled; air, water, earth,
    By fowl, fish, beast, was flown, was swum, was walked,
    Frequent; and of the sixth day yet remained:
    There wanted yet the master-work, the end
    Of all yet done; a creature, who, not prone
    And brute as other creatures, but endued
    With sanctity of reason, might erect
    His stature, and upright with front serene
    Govern the rest, self-knowing; and from thence
    Magnanimous to correspond with Heaven,
    But grateful to acknowledge whence his good
    Descends, thither with heart, and voice, and eyes
    Directed in devotion, to adore
    And worship God Supreme, who made him chief
    Of all hi†   (source)
  • of their owne countrey, to turn their faces (when they prayed) toward the Temple of Jerusalem; or for Moses to put off his Shoes when he was before the Flaming Bush, the ground appertaining to Mount Sinai; which place God had chosen to appear in, and to give his Laws to the People of Israel, and was therefore Holy ground, not by inhaerent sanctity, but by separation to Gods use; or for Christians to worship in the Churches, which are once solemnly dedicated to God for that purpose, by the Authority of the King, or other true Representant of the Church.†   (source)
  • For the first question, how a man can be assured of the Revelation of another, without a Revelation particularly to himselfe, it is evidently impossible: for though a man may be induced to believe such Revelation, from the Miracles they see him doe, or from seeing the Extraordinary sanctity of his life, or from seeing the Extraordinary wisedome, or Extraordinary felicity of his Actions, all which are marks of Gods extraordinary favour; yet they are not assured evidence of speciall Revelation.†   (source)
  • She disappeared, and left me dark; I waked
    To find her, or for ever to deplore
    Her loss, and other pleasures all abjure:
    When out of hope, behold her, not far off,
    Such as I saw her in my dream, adorned
    With what all Earth or Heaven could bestow
    To make her amiable: On she came,
    Led by her heavenly Maker, though unseen,
    And guided by his voice; nor uninformed
    Of nuptial sanctity, and marriage rites:
    Grace was in all her steps, Heaven in her eye,
    In every gesture dignity and love.†   (source)
  • Now had the Almighty 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 joy, unrivall'd love,
    I†   (source)
  • And though it be said of many, and of our Saviour himself, that he was full of the Holy Spirit; yet that Fulnesse is not to be understood for Infusion of the substance of God, but for accumulation of his gifts, such as are the gift of sanctity of life, of tongues, and the like, whether attained supernaturally, or by study and industry; for in all cases they are the gifts of God.†   (source)
  • Or who does not see, to whose profit redound the Fees of private Masses, and Vales of Purgatory; with other signes of private interest, enough to mortifie the most lively Faith, if (as I sayd) the civill Magistrate, and Custome did not more sustain it, than any opinion they have of the Sanctity, Wisdome, or Probity of their Teachers?†   (source)
  • It hath been also commonly taught, "That Faith and Sanctity, are not to be attained by Study and Reason, but by supernaturall Inspiration, or Infusion," which granted, I see not why any man should render a reason of his Faith; or why every Christian should not be also a Prophet; or why any man should take the Law of his Country, rather than his own Inspiration, for the rule of his action.†   (source)
  • The first that ever was canonized at Rome, was Romulus, and that upon the narration of Julius Proculus, that swore before the Senate, he spake with him after his death, and was assured by him, he dwelt in Heaven, and was there called Quirinius, and would be propitious to the State of their new City: And thereupon the Senate gave Publique Testimony of his Sanctity.†   (source)
  • Degrees of Sanctity   (source)
  • And these three opinions, pernicious to Peace and Government, have in this part of the world, proceeded chiefly from the tongues, and pens of unlearned Divines; who joyning the words of Holy Scripture together, otherwise than is agreeable to reason, do what they can, to make men think, that Sanctity and Naturall Reason, cannot stand together.†   (source)
  • And therefore his authority (notwithstanding the Covenant they made with God) depended yet merely upon the opinion they had of his Sanctity, and of the reality of his Conferences with God, and the verity of his Miracles; which opinion coming to change, they were no more obliged to take any thing for the law of God, which he propounded to them in Gods name.†   (source)
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