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  • They prayed, as they always do, for peace from on high and for salvation, for the Holy Synod, and for the Tsar; they prayed, too, for the servants of God, Konstantin and Ekaterina, now plighting their troth.†   (source)
  • When they prayed for the Imperial family and the Synod, she bowed very low and made the sign of the cross, saying to herself that even if she did not understand, still she could not doubt, and at any rate loved the governing Synod and prayed for it.†   (source)
  • The arrest of the Pope took place, as every one knows, on the night of the 5th to the 6th of July, 1809; on this occasion, M. Myriel was summoned by Napoleon to the synod of the bishops of France and Italy convened at Paris.†   (source)
  • This detection gave many of our party disgust, who accordingly abandoned his cause, and occasion'd our more speedy discomfiture in the synod.†   (source)
  • Those, however, of our congregation, who considered themselves as orthodox Presbyterians, disapprov'd his doctrine, and were join'd by most of the old clergy, who arraign'd him of heterodoxy before the synod, in order to have him silenc'd.†   (source)
  • Gods and goddesses, All the whole synod of them!†   (source)
  • For, since the mortal and intestine jars 'Twixt thy seditious countrymen and us, It hath in solemn synods been decreed, Both by the Syracusians and ourselves, To admit no traffic to our adverse towns; Nay, more, If any born at Ephesus be seen At any Syracusian marts and fairs;— Again, if any Syracusian born Come to the bay of Ephesus, he dies, His goods confiscate to the Duke's dispose; Unless a thousand marks be levied, To quit the penalty and to ransom him.†   (source)
  • Thus Rosalind of many parts By heavenly synod was devis'd, Of many faces, eyes, and hearts, To have the touches dearest priz'd.†   (source)
  • But let us call to synod all the Blest,
    Through Heaven's wide bounds: from them I will not hide
    My judgements; how with mankind I proceed,
    As how with peccant Angels late they saw,
    And in their state, though firm, stood more confirmed.†   (source)
  • That which may seem to give the New Testament, in respect of those that have embraced Christian Doctrine, the force of Laws, in the times, and places of persecution, is the decrees they made amongst themselves in their Synods.†   (source)
  • All you gods, In general synod, take away her power; Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel, And bowl the round nave down the hill of heaven, As low as to the fiends!†   (source)
  • to receive
    Thy merited reward, the first assay
    Of this right hand provoked, since first that tongue,
    Inspired with contradiction, durst oppose
    A third part of the Gods, in synod met
    Their deities to assert; who, while they feel
    Vigour divine within them, can allow
    Omnipotence to none.†   (source)
  • To the blanc moon
    Her office they prescribed; to the other five
    Their planetary motions, and aspects,
    In sextile, square, and trine, and opposite,
    Of noxious efficacy, and when to join
    In synod unbenign; and taught the fixed
    Their influence malignant when to shower,
    Which of them rising with the sun, or falling,
    Should prove tempestuous: To the winds they set
    Their corners, when with bluster to confound
    Sea, air, and shore; the thunder when to roll
    With terrour through the dark aereal hall.†   (source)
  • The bold design
    Pleased highly those infernal States, and joy
    Sparkled in all their eyes: with full assent
    They vote: whereat his speech he thus renews:—
    "Well have ye judged, well ended long debate,
    Synod of Gods, and, like to what ye are,
    Great things resolved, which from the lowest deep
    Will once more lift us up, in spite of fate,
    Nearer our ancient seat—perhaps in view
    Of those bright confines, whence, with neighbouring arms,
    And opportune excursion, we may chance
    Re-enter Heaven; or else in some mild zone
    Dwell, not unvisited o†   (source)
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