divine


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divine

1. of, relating to, or characterizing God or a deity
2. of, relating to, or associated with religion or worship
3. another term for God
4. a priest, esp one learned in theology
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Thee next they sang of all Creation first, Begotten Son, Divine Similitude, In whose conspicuous count'nance, without cloud Made visible, th' Almighty Father shines, Whom else no Creature can behold; on thee Impresst the effulgence of his Glorie abides, Transfus'd on thee his ample Spirit rests.
He wishes them to know that the divine sign never interrupted him in the course of his defence; the reason of which, as he conjectures, is that the death to which he is going is a good and not an evil.
Grant, “is the language used by our Divine Master himself, and it should be the golden rule with us, his humble followers.
The gods must seat themselves without seneschal in our Olympus, and as they can instal themselves by seniority divine.
It seems as though mankind has forgotten the laws of its divine Saviour, Who preached love and forgiveness of injuries- and that men attribute the greatest merit to skill in killing one another.
Five minutes before, the expanse of his life had been submerged in its evening sunshine which shone backward to its remembered morning: sin seemed to be a question of doctrine and inward penitence, humiliation an exercise of the closet, the bearing of his deeds a matter of private vision adjusted solely by spiritual relations and conceptions of the divine purposes.
Too late did the socialist movement of the early twentieth century divine the coming of the Oligarchy.
the daughters of Hecaterus) were born the divine mountain Nymphs and the tribe of worthless, helpless Satyrs, and the divine Curetes, sportive dancers.
This is the sort of instinct which is possessed by statesmen, who are not wise or knowing persons, but only inspired or divine.
Let us see whom she affects, and what society and converse she seeks in virtue of her near kindred with the immortal and eternal and divine; also how different she would become if wholly following this superior principle, and borne by a divine impulse out of the ocean in which she now is, and disengaged from the stones and shells and things of earth and rock which in wild variety spring up around her because she feeds upon earth, and is overgrown by the good things of this life as they are termed: then you would see her as she is, and know whether she has one shape only or many, or what her nature is.
It was his neighbor, a young Divine, who lived on the same floor.
The favourite phrase of the former, was the natural beauty of virtue; that of the latter, was the divine power of grace.