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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

7 uses
  • "'...the Lord lift up his countenance upon him, and give him peace,' " Lewis Merrill said—while clods of earth fell upon the small, gray casket.
    p. 578.8
  • "But he's called Dan," my mother added, bringing a slight frown to my grandmother's countenance.
    p. 45.8
  • And Mr. Merrill, stuttering worse than usual, said, " 'The Lord make his face to shine upon her and be gracious unto her, the Lord lift up his countenance upon her and give her peace.
    p. 138.2
  • But Mr. Merrill's countenance was both stricken and uncomprehending.
    p. 185.8
  • Mr. Meany's granitic countenance was destroyed by fear, but his attention was riveted; and Mrs. Meany's lunatic gawking was characterized by a naked incomprehension.
    p. 223.7
  • The countenances of many a parishioner reflected shock and insult, as if the Lord Jesus had just spat in their faces—to deem them sacrilegious.
    p. 232.1
  • The impassive father seemed to me to be the most disagreeably affected by Owen's unnatural size; the man's doughy countenance wavered between brute stupidity and contempt.
    p. 599.3

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