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jacinth

[′jas·ənth]
(mineralogy)

jacinth

guards against plague and wounds. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 81]

jacinth

endows owner with discretion. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 82]
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And in contrast to the other fifteenth-century English fabulist, William Caxton, who imbues the jacinth with both moral and, ultimately, pecuniary value, asserting that it symbolizes wisdom and, concomitantly, his book of fables that he is publishing, for Lydgate the jewel has no value whatsoever, material or moral.
At her class at Sacramento City College, Jacinth Thomas-Val begins each day by providing her students with an inspirational quote, one of which reads: "The will to persevere is often the difference between success and failure." Let's practice what we preach.
Samuels, Jacinth. "Dangerous Liaisons: Queer Subjectivity, Liberalism and Race." Cultural Studies vol.
To be precise it is spelt isatis tinctoria, but in early printing the letters I, H, J and Y were often applied phonetically, for instance hyacinths were often called jacinth.
"We are committed to keeping a Catholic presence in the inner-city in terms of education," said Jacinth Mergler, the program's coordinator for teacher activity.
CHAMPION two-year-old Jacinth (J Gorton), runner-up when odds- on for the 1,000 Guineas, redeems her reputation when blazing home in the Goodwood Mile for trainer Bruce Hobbs.
Flowery descriptions such as amethyst, ruby, cinnerous (ashy), jacinth (pellucid orange), and smalt (deep blue) cropped up frequently.
Kennedy Simmonds' Peoples Action Movement (PAM) lost the only seat it held in the 1995 election - Sandy Point - newcomer Jacinth Henry-Martin of the Labor Party polled 869 votes to defeat Opposition Leader Hugh Heyliger (769 votes).
Sky's attempts to interview WBO supervisor Jacinth Bryan from the Dutch Antilles about Lewis' right to a top ten rating came to nothing.
Lydgate's spelling of the word jacinth was apparently very similar to the Donnei's and identical to that in the Savoirs (so far as can be told from MacCracken's edition).
Umare Aslam, 20, of Coniston Avenue, Dalton, got six-and-a-half years for robbery, Rehman Afzal, 18, of Jacinth Court, Fartown, got five years and four months for robbery and Shoaib Khan, 18, of Calton Street, Hillhouse served eight months for assisting an offender.
Aslam of Coniston Avenue, Dalton, Huddersfield; Khalid of Blackmoorfoot Road, Huddersfield; Khan of Calton Street, Huddersfield; Shafi of Park Hill, Huddersfield; and Afzal of Jacinth Court, Huddersfield, all denied murder.