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Conn.: see StoningtonStonington
, town (1990 pop. 16,919), New London co., extreme SE Conn., on a peninsula jutting into Long Island Sound; settled 1649 from Plymouth, inc. 1662. Fishing has declined, but the manufacture of precision tools, boats, and textiles remain leading industries.
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1 River, c.10 mi (16 km) long, rising in SE Conn. and flowing S past Old Mystic and Mystic villages to the Long Island Sound. Mystic Seaport, a maritime museum, is at its mouth. 2 River, c.7 mi (11 km) long, rising in Mystic Lakes, E Mass., and flowing SE, past Medford, into Boston Harbor at Charlestown. Medford was one of the important early settlements on its banks.


a person who achieves mystical experience or an apprehension of divine mysteries


An early system on the IBM 704, IBM 650, IBM 1103 and 1103A.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16, May 1959].
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And to all poets coming after, these two lovers have been types of romantic and mystic love between man and woman.
But some one, perhaps it was Robert, thought of a bath at that mystic hour and under that mystic moon.
He raises physical nature to the level of human thought, giving it thereby a mystic power and expression; he subdues man to the level of nature, but gives him therewith a certain breadth and vastness and solemnity.
Is there no leech here who can tell us the ingredients of this mystic unguent?
The first class set forth, that Rebecca was heard to mutter to herself in an unknown tongue that the songs she sung by fits were of a strangely sweet sound, which made the ears of the hearer tingle, and his heart throb that she spoke at times to herself, and seemed to look upward for a reply that her garments were of a strange and mystic form, unlike those of women of good repute that she had rings impressed with cabalistical devices, and that strange characters were broidered on her veil.
And still, whether it was dark or whether it was light, the figure of the child floated on before me in its changeless and mystic light.
Critique: Exceptionally well written by Orlando Sanchez, "A Dream of Ashes " is a consistently compelling read that involves mystics, magic, murder, a rogue Mystic, a ruthless killer, and a dark secret.
In the pages of "Walking The Path Of The Jewish Mystic: How to Expand Your Awareness And Transform Your Life", a thoughtful, 240 page handbook to the life of the Jewish mystics, renowned teacher and spiritual mentor Rabbi Yoel Glick (Director of Daat Elyon, an online center for spiritual training) uses the secret traditions of Judaism and other world religions to show seekers how to deepen their self-knowledge and live life with greater meaning and awareness.
A practicing Jungian analyst, Dourley shows that the mystics Jung cited most often in his work pursued mystical journeys that ended in an experience of nothingness beyond imagery, that is, mystics of the apophatic tradition.
Former socialite Aria Rose struggles to train as a rebel among the mystics hidden in the Depths.
With One Voice brings together a wide range of revered teachers and religious mystics from Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, Sufi, Muslim, Shamanistic, and other traditions, who all affirm the same experience: that in the realm beyond the ordinary world, we are one.
Mystics know that God's spirit animates all that exists and is the primary cause of change and diversity.