The kasida and the ghazel are both monorhythmic; the first as a rule celebtates the praises of some great man, while the second discourses of the joys and woes of love.
4); (2) a series of five woes pronounced on wickedness (ii.
On this view, the Chaldaeans are the divine instrument for punishing the tyranny of the Assyrians, to whom the following woes will therefore refer.
5-10, 14 f., belonging to the year 605, and representing the emergent power of the Chaldaeans as a divine scourge of the faithless people; (b) Woes against the Chaldaeans, presupposing not only tyrannous rule over many peoples, but the beginning of their decline and fall, and therefore of date about J40 B.C. (ii.
Evidence is accumulating which may end in the explanation and perhaps in the prevention of the direst of human woes - cancer itself, though at present inquiry is being directed rather to intrinsic than to extrinsic causes.
3, 6, poverty of spirit and spiritual hunger, while woes are denounced against the rich and the full (vi.
The book treats of the Messiah and the Messianic kingdom, the woes of Israel in the past and the destruction of Jerusalem in the present, as well as of theological questions relating to original sin, free will, works, &c. The views expressed on several of these subjects are often conflicting.
Consisting of verses 7, 8, enumerating the woes heralding the parusia, Act ii.
The choice of three series of seven seals, seven trumpets and seven bowls, to form the framework in which the history of the last woes is to be given, shows the same hand that addressed the churches as seven.
The country was beautiful; but his old terrors revived, and his woes were complicated by the alleged inclination of Therese for one of M.
The financial woes of the next period, which is one of decline, were largely the legacy of this age of glory.
The tale of these glories, with their attendant woes, does not exhaust the history of the papacy.
In a preface eloquently and earnestly comparing the miseries of warfare and the woes of Italy with the sublime and tranquil objects of the student's life.
It may here be noticed that though Guicciardini served three popes through a period of twenty years, or perhaps because of this, he hated the papacy with a deep and frozen bitterness, attributing the woes of Italy to the ambition of the church, and declaring he had seen enough of sacerdotal abominations to make him a Lutheran (see Op. ined.
It is certainly true that the same emotional temperament, dissolving in tears at the spectacle of the country's woes, and expressing itself to a great extent in the same or similar language, is noticeable in the author(s) of Lamentations i.-iv.
And both refer these woes to the same cause, viz.
It was in the abbey of St Denis that Abelard, now aged forty, sought to bury himself with his woes out of sight.
A convenient belief in the doctrine of the transmigration of souls satisfied the unfortunate that their woes were the natural result of their own deeds in a former birth, and, though unavoidable now, might be escaped in a future state of existence by present good conduct.
But he finally passed on the wretched fiction as a heritage of his descendants, to cause untold woes in the 15th century.
For although these five woes have long plagued humanity, I am confident their days are numbered.