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benediction
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

3 uses
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Definition
the closing prayer for God's blessing of the congregation offered by a clergyman at the end of a worship service
  • The name of a woman should be agreeable, sweet, fanciful; it should end in long vowels, and resemble words of benediction.'
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (47% in)
  • The poor of her day had made her a fine funeral, with tears and benedictions; but, to their great regret, the pious maid had not been canonized, for lack of influence.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (39% in)
  • The edifice had also sounds fraught with such benediction and such majesty, that they soothed this ailing soul.
    2.9.4 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 4 — Earthenware and Crystal (14% in)

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