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  • So after Ascension Day I keep them recta* an extra hour every Wednesday.†   (source)
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  • The bells of Ascension ….†   (source)
  • Their ascension to grace was jumpstarted in 1982 when Pope John Paul II unexpectedly elevated them to a "personal prelature of the Pope," officially sanctioning all of their practices.†   (source)
  • Harold Crosby, delaying his ascension in the often-faulty angel-apparatus, had twice requested a "last" visit to the men's room.†   (source)
  • " Finnick goes back to Snow's political ascension, which I know nothing of, and works his way up to the present, pointing out case after case of the mysterious deaths of Snow's adversaries or, even worse, his allies who had the potential to become threats.†   (source)
  • Another inventor, J. B. McComber, representing the Chicago-Tower Spiral-Spring Ascension and Toboggan Transportation Company, proposed a tower with a height of 8,947 feet, nearly nine times the height of the Eiffel Tower, with a base one thousand feet in diameter sunk two thousand feet into the earth.†   (source)
  • Annie had congratulated her on her transparency, on her ascension, as Annie put it, but then had become very busy.†   (source)
  • The book of Acts flashed into my head, the scene of Jesus' ascension, when Jesus told the disciples that they would be his witnesses, that they would tell people all over the world about him.†   (source)
  • I explained why we needed to wake the sun god—the threat of Apophis's ascension, mass chaos and destruction, the world about to end at sunrise, et cetera.†   (source)
  • A few feet of ascension was possible if you kicked wildly, but no more.†   (source)
  • ASCENSION The Drums of Derva sounded, summoning the dwarves of Tronjheim to witness the coronation of their new king.†   (source)
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  • Ascension to a paradise that in one version was merely "a feeling," a sense of power, of unassailable superiority-sensations that in another version were transposed into "A red place.†   (source)
  • Ascension Transcends†   (source)
  • The leader of this coalition was a man named Laurent-Désiré Kabila, a former Marxist rebel who had been educated in France and was, until his rapid ascension to power, a relative unknown in Congo.†   (source)
  • Tia Concha became Aunt Conchshell, and Tia Asuncion, Aunt Ascension; Tio Mundo was Uncle World; Paloma, our model cousin, turned into Pigeon, and for spite we surnamed her, accurately, Toed.†   (source)
  • His ascension has been unlikely.†   (source)
  • She was not seen to cry during the ascension to heaven of Remedios the Beauty or over the extermination of the Aurelianos or the death of Colonel Aureliano Buendia, who was the person she loved most in this world, although she showed it only when they found his body under the chestnut tree.†   (source)
  • Planes arrived for Milo from airfields in Italy, North Africa and England, and from Air Transport Command stations in Liberia, Ascension Island, Cairo, and Karachi.†   (source)
  • Opposition to the war, as everyone knew, was stronger and more vociferous in London than anywhere in the country, yet here were crowds greater than any since his ascension to the throne.†   (source)
  • The nuns told her it was like a Holy Ascension except Papi was dressed to go dancing.†   (source)
  • The journey toward this particular truth was not an ascension toward a glorious light but a descent into darkness, chaos, the maelstrom.†   (source)
  • The first thing her father had done on his ascension was to expel his own father's grasping, lowborn mistress from Casterly Rock.†   (source)
  • But she has also enjoyed the birth of two healthy children, Caroline and John Jr., and the stunning ascension of her dashing young husband from a Massachusetts politician to president of the United States.†   (source)
  • Many attributed Judson's ascension through party ranks in part to his smooth political sagacity and in part to Prudence Crandall.†   (source)
  • Rubber Plant: The Ascension, it's called.†   (source)
  • They feared being so light that the only word that could describe what would happen to them was ascension.†   (source)
  • His arms were folded as he watched the ascension of his men.†   (source)
  • Presumably, the bells of the Church of the Ascension had been reclaimed by the Bolsheviks for the manufacture of artillery, thus returning them to the realm from whence they came.†   (source)
  • Back in the troika they would charge across the countryside, cutting through the village of Petrovskoye, where the Church of the Ascension stood not far from its monastery's walls.†   (source)
  • Though for all the Count knew, the cannons that had been salvaged from Napoleon's retreat to make the Ascension's bells had been forged by the French from the bells at La Rochelle; which in turn had been forged from British blunderbusses seized in the Thirty Years' War.†   (source)
  • But as they came to the bend in the road where the Count would normally give a snap of the reins to speed the horses home, Helena would place a hand on his arm to signal that he should slow the team—for midnight had just arrived, and a mile behind them the bells of Ascension had begun to swing, their chimes cascading over the frozen land in holy canticle.†   (source)
  • Ascension, in its world premiere at the Nelly Regina Theater, is the stunning debut by choreographer Petra Echevarri, recent graduate of juilliard and winner of the Princess Grace Award.†   (source)
  • Ascension!†   (source)
  • Beyond the gate was a steep ascension of spiral stairs.†   (source)
  • He reached out to Glaedr, and the old dragon fed him energy to sustain his ascension.†   (source)
  • So this terrifying ascension was most difficult for him, perched as he was on the neck of the giant.†   (source)
  • His would be a merciful ascension.†   (source)
  • There were arrows predicting elliptical orbits, geometric symbols indicating angles of ascension, and zodiacal creatures peering down at her.†   (source)
  • All the other degrees can be attained by successful completion of the previous degree, but ascension to the thirty-third degree is controlled.†   (source)
  • What else do we sing at an untimely death, what else but that catchy number that is categorized in The Pilgrim Hymnal as a favorite hymn of "ascension and reign"—the popular "Crown Him with Many Crowns," a real organ-breaker?†   (source)
  • We won't oppose her ascension.†   (source)
  • Baker would have known that if Lincoln were assassinated, ascension to the presidency could eventually fall to Stanton—the man who opposed Lincoln's candidacy in 1860.†   (source)
  • "One afternoon in September the Adams family, Jefferson, and "eight or ten thousand" others attended one of the celebrated Paris spectacles of the time, a balloon ascension from the Tuileries Gardens.†   (source)
  • It's like floating in the clear summer shallows of the Aegean, or the separation of the body from its sensations prior to the separation of the senses from the soul before the soul's ascension.†   (source)
  • She surveyed the waiting audience, then said, "The elves honor Ajihad tonight…… And on behalf of Queen Islanzadi, I recognize Nasuada's ascension and offer her the same support and friendship we extended to her father.†   (source)
  • It was not a hopeless fall, for as they shot downward they fought the air, and, ascending momentarily with great strain, they sailed off to left or right, and circled about on the plateau they had marked, before another dizzying drop, another spreading of wings, and another partial ascension.†   (source)
  • He was referring to the fresco of the "Ascension of St. John."†   (source)
  • "Have you been to the Church of the Ascension?" he suddenly asked him, with stern emphasis.†   (source)
  • On the Ascension Avenue there lived a barber of the name of Ivan Jakovlevitch.†   (source)
  • Mother Ascension, who is as strong as a man, will help you.†   (source)
  • There will be in the chapel only the four Mother Precentors, Mother Ascension and yourself.†   (source)
  • …sense escaped you; there was an Assumption of the Virgin; there was a Crucifixion in which the painter by some magic of feeling had been able to suggest that the flesh of Christ's dead body was not human flesh only but divine; and there was an Ascension in which the Saviour seemed to surge up towards the empyrean and yet to stand upon the air as steadily as though it were solid ground: the uplifted arms of the Apostles, the sweep of their draperies, their ecstatic gestures, gave an…†   (source)
  • She felt a little calmer then, and bought Fra Angelico's "Coronation," Giotto's "Ascension of St. John," some Della Robbia babies, and some Guido Reni Madonnas.†   (source)
  • London reached, the travellers alight, the old housekeeper in great tribulation and confusion, Mrs. Bagnet quite fresh and collected—as she would be if her next point, with no new equipage and outfit, were the Cape of Good Hope, the Island of Ascension, Hong Kong, or any other military station.†   (source)
  • The gaunt oak-cased clock, with the picture of the Ascension on the door-panel and the Miraculous Draught of Fishes on the base; his grandmother's corner cupboard with the glass door, through which the spotted china was visible; the dumb-waiter; the wooden tea-trays; the hanging fountain with the brass tap—whither would these venerable articles have to be banished?†   (source)
  • What Church of Ascension?†   (source)
  • Another singular thing is that the principal culprit in the matter is a scoundrel of a barber living in the Ascension Avenue, who is now safely locked up.†   (source)
  • An old apple-woman on the Ascension Bridge may carry on her business without one, but since I am on the look out for a post; besides in many houses I am acquainted with ladies of high position—Madame Tchektyriev, wife of a state-councillor, and many others.†   (source)
  • Mother Ascension will be there.†   (source)
  • High, steep, and rugged, it resisted ascension.†   (source)
  • Thus the difficulty of ascension, in the present case, lay more in semblance than in reality.†   (source)
  • The long agony of their love was terminating in an ascension.†   (source)
  • All of them, however unspiritual on other days, were transfigured by the Sabbath influence; so that their very garments—whether it were an old man's decent coat well brushed for the thousandth time, or a little boy's first sack and trousers finished yesterday by his mother's needle—had somewhat of the quality of ascension-robes.†   (source)
  • …weight of eleven stone and four pounds in avoirdupois measure, as certified by the graduated machine for periodical selfweighing in the premises of Francis Froedman, pharmaceutical chemist of 19 Frederick street, north, on the last feast of the Ascension, to wit, the twelfth day of May of the bissextile year one thousand nine hundred and four of the christian era (jewish era five thousand six hundred and sixtyfour, mohammadan era one thousand three hundred and twentytwo), golden number…†   (source)
  • where St. Peter, to prove the Ascension of Christ, using the words of the Psalmist, (Psal.†   (source)
  • "Receive yee the Holy Spirit;" and after his Ascension (Acts 2.†   (source)
  • After our Saviours Ascension, the Christians of every City lived in Common, (Acts 4.†   (source)
  • For it was long after the Ascension, before any King, or Civill Soveraign embraced, and publiquely allowed the teaching of Christian Religion.†   (source)
  • Our Saviour therefore between his Resurrection, and Ascension, gave his Spirit to the Apostles; first, by "Breathing on them, and saying, (John 20.†   (source)
  • And then there is another place more difficult: For when the Apostles after our Saviours Resurrection, and immediately before his Ascension, asked our Saviour, saying, (Acts.†   (source)
  • From The Sermons Of The Apostles: My second Argument is taken from the Subject of the Sermons of the Apostles, both whilest our Saviour lived on earth, and after his Ascension.†   (source)
  • The men to whom St. Peter preached on the day of Pentecost, next after the Ascension of our Saviour, asked him, and the rest of the Apostles, saying, (Act.†   (source)
  • From The Name Of Regeneration: The time between the Ascension, and the generall Resurrection, is called, not a Reigning, but a Regeneration; that is, a Preparation of men for the second and glorious coming of Christ, at the day of Judgment; as appeareth by the words of our Saviour, Mat.†   (source)
  • Thus is the Lamb of God equivalent to both those Goates; sacrificed, in that he dyed; and escaping, in his Resurrection; being raised opportunely by his Father, and removed from the habitation of men in his Ascension.†   (source)
  • The New Testament The Writers of the New Testament lived all in lesse then an age after Christs Ascension, and had all of them seen our Saviour, or been his Disciples, except St. Paul, and St. Luke; and consequently whatsoever was written by them, is as ancient as the time of the Apostles.†   (source)
  • On the other side, I have not found any text that can probably be drawn, to prove any Ascension of the Saints into Heaven; that is to say, into any Coelum Empyreum, or other aetheriall Region; saving that it is called the Kingdome of Heaven; which name it may have, because God, that was King of the Jews, governed them by his commands, sent to Moses by Angels from Heaven, to reduce them to their obedience; and shall send him thence again, to rule both them, and all other faithfull men,…†   (source)
  • 11. where hee sayes, that Christ after his Ascension into heaven, "gave gifts to men, some Apostles, some Prophets, and some Evangelists, and some Pastors, and some Teachers:" And thence inferres, they have indeed their Jurisdiction in Gods Right; but will not grant they have it immediately from God, but derived through the Pope.†   (source)
  • Ascension Into Heaven That the place wherein men are to live Eternally, after the Resurrection, is the Heavens, meaning by Heaven, those parts of the world, which are the most remote from Earth, as where the stars are, or above the stars, in another Higher Heaven, called Caelum Empyreum, (whereof there is no mention in Scripture, nor ground in Reason) is not easily to be drawn from any text that I can find.†   (source)
  • To which it is easily answered, that our Saviour himself appeared to him in the way to Damascus, from Heaven, after his Ascension; "and chose him for a vessell to bear his name before the Gentiles, and Kings, and Children of Israel;" and consequently (having seen the Lord after his passion) was a competent Witnesse of his Resurrection: And as for Barnabas, he was a Disciple before the Passion.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER XLII OF POWER ECCLESIASTICALL For the understanding of POWER ECCLESIASTICALL, what, and in whom it is, we are to distinguish the time from the Ascension of our Saviour, into two parts; one before the Conversion of Kings, and men endued with Soveraign Civill Power; the other after their Conversion.†   (source)
  • That their Preaching also after his ascension was the same, is manifest out of Acts 17.†   (source)
  • So spake this oracle, then verified When Jesus, Son of Mary, second Eve, Saw Satan fall, like lightning, down from Heaven, Prince of the air; then, rising from his grave Spoiled Principalities and Powers, triumphed In open show; and, with ascension bright, Captivity led captive through the air, The realm itself of Satan, long usurped; Whom he shall tread at last under our feet; Even he, who now foretold his fatal bruise; And to the Woman thus his sentence turned.†   (source)
  • * *clock <4> By nature he knew each ascension Of th' equinoctial in thilke town; For when degrees fiftene were ascended, Then crew he, that it might not be amended.†   (source)
  • Sire, forget not this for Godde's love; Ye be full choleric of complexion; Ware that the sun, in his ascension, You finde not replete of humours hot; And if it do, I dare well lay a groat, That ye shall have a fever tertiane, Or else an ague, that may be your bane, A day or two ye shall have digestives Of wormes, ere ye take your laxatives, Of laurel, centaury, <9> and fumeterere, <10> Or else of elder-berry, that groweth there, Of catapuce, <11> or of the gaitre-berries, <12> Or herb…†   (source)
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