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beatitude
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
a state of supreme happiness

or:

one of the nine sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount — each of which begin with the word "blessed" ("beatus" in Latin)
  • In a large bedroom upstairs, the window of which was thickly curtained with a great woollen shawl lately discarded by the landlady, Mrs Rolliver, were gathered on this evening nearly a dozen persons, all seeking beatitude; all old inhabitants of the nearer end of Marlott, and frequenters of this retreat.
    1 — The Maiden (26% in)

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