Its old-fashioned garden was the paradise of my childhood.
At times my heart soars like an angel at the gates of paradise at the mere thought that a part of him is now a part of me.
It isn't all paradise, is it?
The birds of paradise, which are confined to the sub-region, give special celebrity to its fauna.
Its delicate blossoms shrank from the slightest earthly touch; it seemed as if a tree of paradise had been transplanted to earth.
We were cowboy and Indian kids, living in an imagination paradise of rocks and trees and dirt, with her leading the way.
Japan must indeed be a paradise for children to judge from the great number of playthings which are manufactured there.
But there is no complete parallel to the description of Paradise in Gen.
Clearly the Paradise story is not homogeneous.
After that I spent many happy hours in my tree of paradise, thinking fair thoughts and dreaming bright dreams.
The king bird of paradise (Cicinnurus regius) is one of the smallest and most brilliant of the group, and is specially distinguished by its two middle tail feathers, the ends of which alone are webbed, and coiled into a beautiful spiral disk of a lovely emerald green.
In 1813 he published at Bourges a translation of Milton's Paradise Lost.
The rout of Charlemagne in 77 8, which has been associated with Fontarabia, by Milton (Paradise Lost, i.
These, which are described in separate articles, helped to maintain the tradition of an earthly paradise which had become associated with the myth of Atlantis; and all except Avalon were marked in maps of the 14th and 15th centuries, and formed the object of voyages of discovery, in one case (St Brendan's island) until the 18th century.
One of their duties is to guide to paradise the heroes who fall in battle, whose wives they then become.
24 the cherubim are the guards of Paradise; Ezek.
Mexico is a paradise of lizards, which are noted for their diversity in form as well as for their remarkable colouration.
He derives his name Climax (or Climacus) from his work of the same name (KMµa 701i Ilapa5Eivov, ladder to Paradise), in thirty sections, corresponding to the thirty years of the life of Christ.
"Paradise Lost," she answered, and she read it on the train.
Islam promised rich booty for those who fought and won, paradise for those who fell.
The birds of paradise, the racquet-tailed kingfishers, Tanysiptera, the largest and smallest of parrots, Calyptorhynchus and Nasiterna, and the great crowned pigeons, Goura, are very characteristic; and so are the various Megapodes.
3) by the eating of which he learnt the will of God, just as primitive man conceived that the eating of the tree in Paradise imparted spiritual knowledge.
- Special mention may be made of `Ananisho` of Hedhaiyabh (middle of 7th century) well known as the author of a new recension of the Paradise of Palladius, and also the author of a volume on philosophical divisions and definitions; Romanus the physician 0-896), who wrote a medical compilation, a commentary on the Book of Hierotheus, a collection of Pytha - gorean maxims and other works; Moses bar Kepha, the voluminous writer above referred to; the famous physician Honain ibn Islhn See O.
in area and nearly triangular in form, composed of conical hills, culminating in Paradise Peak (1920 ft.).
Of the long-billed paradise birds the most remarkable is that known as the "twelve-wired" (Seleucides alba), its delicate yellow plumes, twelve of which are transformed into wire-like bristles.
39 sqq.), Expulsion of Adam from Paradise (op. cit.
The Queensland government assisted some of the disillusioned to escape from the paradise which proved a prison; some managed to get away on their own account; and those that have remained have split into as many settlements almost as there are settlers.
The conception bears a remarkable resemblance to that of Paradise Lost; and it is almost certain that Milton, whose sympathies with the Italian Reformation were so strong, must have been acquainted with it, and with some of his later works.
Among the most noteworthy works of Bared are the Uj mertekre vett kulomb versek (Kassa, 1777), comprising hexameter verses, Horatian odes, distichs, epistles and epigrams; the Paraszti Majorsag (Kassa, 1779-1780), an hexameter version of Vaniere's Praedium rusticum; and an abridged version of "Paradise Lost," contained in the Koltemenyes munkaji (Komarom, 1802).
On the walls of the chief council chambers are a magnificent series of oil-paintings by Tintoretto and other less able Venetians - among them Tintoretto's masterpiece, "Bacchus and Ariadne," and his enormous picture of Paradise, the largest oil-painting in the world.
He was taken to Paradise this morning, in a glorious manner, after a sickness of five days.
The scissor-tailed flycatcher, or Texas bird of paradise, is common on the prairies and in the lightly wooded districts.
In the beginning of the 8th century David of Beth Rabban, also a Nestorian monk, wrote, besides a geographical work, " a monastic history, called The Little Paradise, which is frequently cited by Thomas of Marga."
BIRDS OF PARADISE, a group of passerine birds inhabiting New Guinea and the adjacent islands, so named by the Dutch voyagers in allusion to the brilliancy of their plumage, and to the current belief that, possessing neither wings nor feet, they passed their lives in the air, sustained on their ample plumes, resting only at long intervals suspended from the branches of lofty trees by the wire-like feathers of the tail, and drawing their food "from the dews of heaven and the nectar of flowers."
The earth is conceived of as a round disk, slightly sloping towards the south, surrounded on three sides by the sea, but on the north by a high mountain of turquoises; behind this is the abode of the blest, a sort of inferior paradise, inhabited by the Egyptians who were saved from drowning with Pharaoh in the Red Sea, and whom the Mandaeans look upon as their ancestors, Pharaoh himself having been their first high priest and king.
" In Plutarch pleasure is so mixed and confounded with profit, that I esteem the reading of him as a paradise for a curious spirit to walk in at all time."
The Australian eucalyptus is now grown in many places, and there are groves of the paradise or paraiso tree (Melia azedarach) on the formerly treeless pampa.
In view of this, it is curious that Dante should place him in Paradise at the side of Aquinas and Isidore of Seville.
BIREN (or BtHREN), Ernst Johann (1690-1772), duke of Courland, was the grandson of a groom in the service of Duke Standard Wing Bird of Paradise (Semioptera wallacei).
A very old tradition suggests that the idea of such an earthly paradise was a reminiscence of some unrecorded voyage to Madeira and the Canaries, which are sometimes named Fortunatae Insulae by medieval map-makers.
As regards the saints, different degrees of blessedness were recognized; they were supposed to wait in Hades for the return of Christ, but gradually the belief gained ground, especially in regard to the martyrs, that their souls at once entered Paradise.
Among the works produced for the first time or rehearsed with a view to the furtherance of musical art were Wagner's Tannhduser, Der fliegende Hollander, Das Liebesmahl der Apostel, and Eine Faust Overture, Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini, the Symphonie Fantastique, Harold en Italie, Romeo et Juliette, La Damnation de Faust, and L'Enfance du Christ - the last two conducted by the composer - Schumann's Genoveva, Paradise and the the music to Manfred and to Faust, Weber's Euryanthe, Schubert's Alfonso and Estrella, Raff's Kanig Alfred, Cornelius's Der Barbier von Baghdad and many more.
My assembled tank included discus, paradise fish, guppies, a Siamese fighter and a gang of tiger barbs.
gourmet's Paradise, with countless restaurants.
The Hightown wicket will never be considered as a batting paradise as its dry, crumbly surface makes strokeplay rather haphazard.
A late 19th century photograph of Paradise Cottage showing Mrs King, a former occupant, at the garden gate.
The cliffs are home to many species of rare birds, a bird watchers paradise.
With thousands of hiking and biking trails spread across national parks and forests, as well as state parks and wilderness area, the state may well be an outdoor recreational paradise.
California's largest state park is a nature-lover's paradise, featuring mile upon endless mile of hiking trails through vast, near untrammeled territory.
Everything okay in paradise?
in 1487, we find Leonardo devising all the mechanical and spectacular part of a masque of Paradise; and presently afterwards designing a bathing pavilion of unheard-of beauty and ingenuity for the young duchess.
gadget lover 's paradise?
Its most distinctive characteristic is the presence of the birds of paradise, which are almost peculiar to it; for, granting that the bower-birds, Chlamydodera and others, of Australia, belong to the same family, they are far less highly specialized than the beautiful and extraordinary forms which are found, within very restricted limits, in the various islands of the subregion.
Being presented to the seven poets who were then engaged on the projected epic, Abu 'I Kasim was admitted to their meetings, and on one occasion improvised a verse, at Mahmud's request, in praise of his favourite Ayaz, with such success that the sultan bestowed upon him the name of Firdousi, saying that he had converted his assemblies into paradise (Firdous).
Other features frequently met with are the Paradise in the Far East, miniatures of towns, plants, animals, human beings and monsters, and an indication of the twelve winds around the margin.
If he has a balance of good works in his favour, he passes forthwith into paradise (Garo demana) and the blessed life.
James remained in a fool's paradise till the last, and only awakened to his danger when William landed at Torbay (November 5, 1688) and swept all before him.
Unfortunately, the Hungarian constitution stood in the way of this political paradise, so Joseph resolved that the Hungarian constitution must be sacrificed.
The lesser bird of paradise (Paradisea minor), though smaller in size and somewhat less brilliant in plumage, in other respects closely resembles the preceding species.
Leitmeritz is situated in the midst of a very fertile country, called the "Bohemian Paradise," which produces great quantities of corn, fruit, hops and wines.
Pre-existence is also asserted of Moses and of sacred institutions such as the New Jerusalem, the Temple, Paradise, the Torah, &c. (Apocal.
The next night, however, having dreamt that he beheld Firdousi in paradise dressed in the sacred colour, green, and wearing an emerald crown, he reconsidered his determination; and the poet was henceforth held to be perfectly orthodox.
This idea finds its most magnificent literary expression in Milton's Paradise Lost.
The work derives its name from the picturesque story of the cave where Adam deposited the treasure of gold, myrrh and incense which he had brought away from paradise: the cave was used as a burying-place by him and his descendants until the deluge.
She squeezed her eyes shut and prayed that romantic thoughts would cease to invade her newfound paradise.
They promised an easy expiation for crimes to both living and dead on payment of a fee, undertook to punish the enemies of their clients, and held out to them the prospect of perpetual banqueting and drinking-bouts in Paradise.
of England, by his dying in the Jerusalem church of Rome - and that imaginative story of the statue with the legend "Strike here," which, after having found its way into the Gesta Romanorum, has of late been revived in the Earthly Paradise.
HOURI, the term for a beautiful virgin who awaits the devout Mahommedan in Paradise.
Both these books have been translated into English; Paradiesglirtlein with the title the Garden of Paradise.
de la Serre declared that if he had seen there an apple tree he would assuredly have taken it for an earthly Paradise."
from Sierra Leone eastward to Cape Palmas received its name from the export of the seeds of several plants of a peppery character, called variously grains of paradise, Guinea pepper and melegueta.
The Ningphoos were dismissed from Paradise and became mortal because one of them bathed in water which had been "tabooed" (Dalton, p. 13).
In later Judaism it was the purgatory of faithless Jews, who at last reached Paradise, but it.
Paradise was sometimes regarded as the division of Sheol to which the righteous passed after death, but at others it was conceived as the heavenly abode of Moses, Enoch and Elijah, to which other saints would pass after the last judgment.
"Above there is Paradise, below are Su and Hang," says a Chinese proverb.
Under the influence of the derivation from 130p as, the home of the Hyperboreans was placed in a region beyond the north wind, a paradise like the Elysian plains, inaccessible by land or sea, whither Apollo could remove those mortals who had lived a life of piety.
Apples, for the same reason, are " worked " on the " paradise " or "doucin " stocks, which from their influence on the scion are known as dwarfing stocks.
The French Paradise is the best dwarfing stock for apples, and the quince for pears.
The best-known fruits, besides dates and grapes, are figs, sycamore-figs and pomegranates, apricots and peaches, oranges and citrons, lemons and limes, bananas, which are believed to be of the fruits of Paradise (being always in season), different kinds of melons (including some of aromatic flavour, and the refreshing water-melon), mulberries, Indian figs or prickly pears, the fruit of the lotus and olives.
west and beyond the suburb, Heraclea, lay the paradise of Daphne, a park of woods and waters, in the midst of which rose a great temple to the Pythian Apollo, founded by Seleucus I.
In June 1867 he published The Life and Death of Jason, which was at once successful; and in April 1868 the first two parts of The Earthly Paradise.
The clash of arms breaks upon his pagan paradise with no uncertain sound; he is swift in narrative, breathless in escapade.
Of the Machachi basin, near Quito, which he calls a " zoologist's paradise," Mr Whymper writes (Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator): " Butterflies above, below and around; now here, now there, by many turns and twists displaying the brilliant tessellation of their under-sides...
7 "seraphim" stood where the Ethiopic and the Greek give "the serpents" or "the dragons"; Paradise, serpents and cherubim are here made subject to Gabriel.
According to the Mahabharata he is at last promoted to Paradise as the reward for his munificent charity.
"Lakes Chalco and Xochimilco are a paradise, situated about 10 ft.
The constant abundance of food, stable amount of water, innumerable hidingplaces in the mud, under the banks, amongst the reeds and roots of the floating islands which are scattered all over them, - all these points are inducements or attractions so great that the creatures remain in their paradise and consequently retain all those larval features which are not directly connected with sexual maturity.
There is no trace, however, of any Syriac god of such a name, and the common identification of the name with a god of covetousness or avarice is chiefly due to Milton (Paradise Lost, i.
Paradise and the Fall have no local or temporal being.
After life is extinct a funeral sermon is delivered by the priest, in which the deceased is made the subject of an exhortation to his relatives and friends to live pure, holy and righteous lives, so that they may hope to meet again in paradise.
The name " California " was taken from Ordonez de Montalvo's romance of chivalry Las Sergas de Esplandian (Madrid, 15 ro), in which is told of black Amazons ruling an island of this name " to the right of the Indies, very near the quarter of the terrestrial paradise."
In the belief of Moslems every one of their number slain in a jihad is taken straight to paradise.
In Mexico the half-serpent Ahuizotl dragged into its pool hapless passers-by; however, their souls were supposed to go to the terrestrial paradise - see on this idea, Rohde, ii.
Certain similarities between passages in Paradise Lost and parts of the translation from Old Saxon interpolated in the Old English Genesis have given occasion to the suggestion that some scholar may have talked to Milton about the poetry published by Junius in 1655, and that the poet may thus have gained some hints which he used in his great work.
Conti Rossini's Scriptores Aethiopici, vitae sanctorum (Paris, 1904 seq.); and for Georgian, Sabinin's Paradise of the Georgian Church (St Petersburg, 1882).
Thus the Roman edition contains (of metrical works) exegetical discourses, hymns on the Nativity of Christ, 65 hymns against heretics, 85 on the Faith against sceptics, a discourse against the Jews, 85 funeral hymns, 4 on free-will, 76 exhortations to repentance, 12 hymns on paradise, and 12 on miscellaneous subjects.
AVALON (also written Avallon, Avollon, Avilion and Avelion), in Welsh mythology the kingdom of the dead, afterwards an earthly paradise in the western seas, and finally, in the Arthurian romances, the abode of heroes to which King Arthur was conveyed after his last battle.
A similar idea also occurs in legends of world-wide currency, the best known of these being the Greek, and the medieval Norse, Celtic and Arab legends which describe an earthly Paradise in the Western or Atlantic Ocean (see Atlantis).
He translated Paradise Lost.
Late successes in the novel has been those of Hilma, Angered-Strandberg (On the Prairie, 1898) and Gustaf Janson (Paradise, 1900).
This is to enable the prophet Mahomet to draw up the believer into paradise.
And as his deeds are, so shall be his fate and his future lot on the Day of Judgment; when he must cross the Bridge Cinvat, which, according to his works, will either guide him to the Paradise of Ahuramazda or precipitate him to the Hell of Ahriman.
There are also found the black pepper plant (Piper Clusii), a climbing plant abundant in the mountain districts; the grains of paradise or melegueta pepper plant (Amomum Melegueta) and other Amomums whose fruits are prized.
The Bandanese pay occasional visits to shoot bears and deer; there are numbers of wild goats and cattle; and among birds are mentioned cassowaries, cockatoos, birds of paradise, and the swallows that furnish edible nests.
Papias was also a pioneer in the habit, later so general, of taking the work of the Six Days (Hexaemeron) and the account of Paradise as referring mystically to Christ and His Church (so says Anastasius of Sinai).
Over S o% of the whole area is under cultivation and the soil is in many parts very fertile, the best-known regions being the " Golden Road " round K6niggratz, the " Paradise " round Teplitz, and the " Garden of Bohemia " round Leitmeritz.
Hale) being derived from a popular Spanish romance of that time, entitled Sergas de Esplandian, in which an island named California was mentioned and situated "on the right hand of the Indies, very near the terrestrial paradise."
The name must have been given derisively, as the barren coasts of Lower California could not have suggested the proximity of a "terrestrial paradise."
While an undergraduate he published two dissertations, On the Tree of Life in Paradise, with some Observations on the Fall of Man, and On the Oblations of Cain and Abel (2nd ed., 1747), which procured him the honour of a bachelor's degree before the statutory time.
It is in this hall that the famous inscription "If a paradise be on the face of the earth, it is this, it is this, it is this," still exists.
The third heaven: Paradise and place of punishment.
Printed in tens of thousands of copies are certain apocalyptic legends dealing with eschatological problems. The ancient Apocalypse of Peter appears here under the name of Paul, then there is an Apocalypse of the Virgin Mary, who, like Peter, is carried by the Archangel through the torments of Hell and the bliss of Paradise, and through whose intervention sufferers are granted pardon on certain days of the year.
At length the day dawned which, according to the prophecies, was to usher in the terrestrial paradise.
Opening with a vision of Eve in Paradise which eclipses Milton's in beauty no less than in sublimity - a dream of the mother of mankind at the hour when she knew the first sense of dawning motherhood, it closes with a vision of the trumpet to be sounded on the day of judgment which transcends the imagination of Dante by right of a realized idea which was utterly impossible of conception to a believer in Dante's creed: the idea of real and final equity; the concept of absolute and abstract righteousness.
4 During the middle ages the prevalent notion was that it had its origin in paradise.
This day, called the " Yom Ashoora," is held sacred on many accounts: - " because it is believed to be the day on which the first meeting of Adam and Eve took place after they were cast out of paradise; and that on which Noah went out from the ark; also because several other great events are said to have happened on this day; and because the ancient Arabs, before the time of the prophet, observed it by fasting.
In Paradise Lost, Book ii., Beelzebub appears as second only to Satan himself.
Nyegosh composed his first important poem, Lucha Microcosma or " The Light of the Microcosm (Belgrade, 1847), under the influence of Paradise Lost.
The Papuan loves personal adornment and loses no chance of dressing himself up. His chief home-made ornaments are necklaces, armlets and ear-rings of shells, teeth or fibre, and cassowary, cockatoo, or bird of paradise feathers - the last two, or a flower, are worn through the septum of the nose.
crucify wasted, crucified between the thieves, Ere night-fall ye might sup in paradise!
wandering disconsolate in the garden where she is buried, he has a vision of a river beyond which lies Paradise.
diver's Paradise ' .
The First Adam couldn't even glorify God in a paradise.
idyllic, tropical Paradise.
island Paradise for a brain mushing into jelly, but luckily I couldn't have been in better hands.
One week the flotilla sails north around the islands of the Kornati National Park, a nautical paradise with over 100 uninhabited islets.
The Maldives is an enchanted paradise on the equator a necklace of tiny palm studded coral islands, surrounded by sparkling lagoons.
libretto based on Milton's " Paradise Lost " .
On his final return to Austria in 1795, he took with him an English libretto based on Milton's " Paradise Lost " .
lotus pond in paradise.
lover's Paradise, the only problem Newquay provides is choosing which of its fine eleven beaches to go to.
magical rite invoking paradise on earth.
millionaire's garden playground, an economist's paradise, and Nirvana.
Soap Cove, unnamed on the maps, is a geologists ' paradise containing a wild multiplicity of rock types.
naturalist's Paradise here in East Devon.
There is also an extensive network of footpaths around St Agnes, making this a walkers ' paradise.
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HIDDEN WORLDS: INDIA'S otter PARADISE Corbett National Park sits in the foothills of the Himalayas, providing a haven for Indian smooth-coated otters.
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The location is gorgeous - a typical tropical island Paradise.
In the serene atmosphere of my earthly Paradise I would be safe from all evil.
A sub-tropical Paradise just 28 miles southwest of Lands End - this has to be the ' perfect holiday ' destination.
Conversely poorer weeks can be transformed by a sudden downpour a couple of days earlier upstream, into a veritable Paradise.
It truly is a shopperÃ¢s Paradise, where bargaining is a way of life!
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Paradise flycatcher, the Indian pitta and parakeets.
It's a birdwatchers Paradise, with over a dozen bird hides, many of which are wheelchair accessible.
These are set against the ever-changing backdrop of mountain, sea and sky - truly a golfers Paradise.
There are wonderful, peaceful walks along the coastal path passing the unique Loe Bar, which is a bird watchers Paradise.
To the south of Nautical Inn lies Monkey River, a birdwatcher's Paradise up a tropical river.
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A true surfers ' Paradise where you can revel in the excitement of its thunderous surf or simply relax under clear blue skies.
The most northerly point in Russia, this archipelago of 191 islands is a naturalist's Paradise.
I believe we are living at present in a fool's Paradise.
Paradise for birdwatchers!
Paradise for hikers.
Paradise for walkers, with many kilometers of paths.
penultimate in the season, is at Surfers Paradise on 22nd October.
The little kingdom is an Erewhon - a combination of a millionaire's garden playground, an economist's paradise, and Nirvana.
First having to undergo six months quarantine at Paradise Wildlife Park.
Human nature is thus revitalized, and paradise made truly personal.
God then ordered the angels to bring from the highest Paradise a stone of red ruby.
Daryl O'Brien's piece of paradise on Brisbane's western outskirts holds sacrosanct the notion of scaling back rather than supersizing.
feeling saintly, I dropped the coins in the cup, pushing my tainted soul just a little bit closer to Paradise.
serene atmosphere of my earthly paradise I would be safe from all evil.
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One more singleton has left paradise - and some more new playmates have arrived.
In winter the area is a paradise for cross-country skiers.
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The markets create a Yuletide Paradise, with wonderfully decorated stalls selling all manner of festive fayre.
Paradise Garden is a great steakhouse and barbecue restaurant and is situated on the beachfront.
Further on we found more sunbirds, several Common Newtonia's and a couple of Madagscar Paradise Flycatchers.
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The Apollo is already teeming with people as I get in, about 20 minutes before Paradise Lost are due to start their set.
Bolivia's unforgiving terrain is a nature lover's paradise.
There's the bus driver, for one, who finds an almost timeless paradise in the old bus depot in Waldorf Street.
Out and About From mid summer, the flora and fauna comes alive with the landscape transformed into a lush green paradise.
transformed into a lush green Paradise.
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But the tranquility of this island paradise was shattered on December 26, 2004, when the giant tsunami swept across the Indian Ocean.
Meanwhile, the signs of the tide turning are quite evident in this tiny corner of paradise.
walkers Paradise with numerous munros within a 1 hour drive.
It also makes Fuerteventura a water sport paradise windsurfing, surfing and kite surfing take place all over the island.
wreck divers paradise.
Paradise Wildlife Park At Paradise Wildlife Park you can touch and feed our paddock animals, including zebras and camels.
He was practically governor of Rome; and Pius was so much under his control that "Pasquin" said the pope would have to wait at the gates of paradise till the cardinal came from purgatory with the keys.
The country in general is a fern paradise, and the iridescent creeping Selaginella (akin to Lycopodium) festoons the undergrowth by the wayside.
In this enviable retreat, it is no wonder that a year should have been suffered to roll round before he vigorously resumed his great work - and with many men it would never have been resumed in such a paradise.
10 The extremely fantastic delineation of the world of light by which Hayye Kadmaye is surrounded (see for example the beginning of Sidra rabba) corresponds very closely with the Manichaean description of the abode of the "king of the paradise of light."
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Among his poems, which are modelled on Pope and Akenside and rather commonplace, may be mentioned: Paradise of Coquettes (1814); Wanderer in Norway (1815); Warfiend (1816); Bower of Spring (1817); Agnes (1818); Emily (1819); a collected edition in 4 vols.
Dante held Joachim in great reverence, and has placed him in Paradise (Par., xii.
Religious faith, love of adventure, the hope of making advantageous conquests, anticipations of a promised paradise all combined to force this advance upon the Orient, which though failing to rescue the sepulchre of Christ, the ephemeral kingdoms of Jerusalem and Cyprus, the dukedom of Athens, or the Latin empire of Constantinople, yet gained for France that prestige for military glory and religious piety which for centuries constituted her strength in the Levant (see CRUSADES).
Faceless government in a distant land is no one's idea of paradise.
It was the Iliad that made Greece my paradise.
The harbour was our joy, our paradise.
The little house is a genuine bit of paradise.
The fault-finder will find faults even in paradise.
The park is complemented by an 80 acre farm, which lends itself as a rambler 's paradise.
Daryl O'Brien 's piece of paradise on Brisbane 's western outskirts holds sacrosanct the notion of scaling back rather than supersizing.
Feeling saintly, I dropped the coins in the cup, pushing my tainted soul just a little bit closer to Paradise.
Then explore Bicester Village - a shoppers paradise with over 90 outlet brands at discounted prices.
A sportsmen 's paradise combine to make in the united are expecting more.
But there you go, we live in a subtropical paradise.
Further on we found more Sunbirds, several Common Newtonia 's and a couple of Madagscar Paradise Flycatchers.
Food & Wine Cyprus is a food lover's paradise, where tempting Greek dishes are fused with exotic Middle Eastern recipes.
Bolivia 's unforgiving terrain is a nature lover 's paradise.
There 's the bus driver, for one, who finds an almost timeless paradise in the old bus depot in Waldorf Street.
Edinburgh is a walker 's paradise, with the impressive castle towering above the city atop an extinct volcano.
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Hadrian 's Wall Country is a walker 's paradise.
The area is a hill walkers paradise with numerous munros within a 1 hour drive.
To many, it is simply a bird watcher 's paradise.
Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands Scapa is a wreck divers paradise.
Pearl Paradise is the place to go if you are looking for eco-friendly, Fair Trade pearls.
A ski supplies paradise awaits those who decide to do their ski shopping online.
Follow the tips below for selecting and hiring a gardening service company, and you'll have the lush bit of backyard paradise you've always wanted.
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Wicker Paradise has been in operation since 1982 and today has a 3,000 square-foot showroom and a large network of warehouses.
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The colors used in tropical theme daybed covers should be bright and bold, like the brilliant colors you would see in your favorite island paradise.
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If you are are a beginner or an intermediate skier or snowboarder, or if you simply enjoy cruising, you will have lots of fun on Burma Road, Lazy Mile or Paradise.
Boasting a base elevation of 8,045 and a summit of 11,675 feet, Aspen Highlands is a high-alpine paradise for mogul skiers.
Take a moment to close your eyes and think of a place you feel at peace; this can be a vacation you took or a made up paradise.
You can make the background look like a tropical paradise or the deserts of Egypt.
If your budget is tight, but you have your heart set on exchanging vows in paradise, consider modifying your guest list in order to get hitched without breaking the bank.
Length of Stay: Consider other obligations and engagements bear the time if your honeymoon to help accurately gauge just how long you and your sweetheart can stay in paradise.
If you are searching for paradise, then Hawaii may be the perfect choice for you.
This is truly paradise, and you should expect to pay extra at the two world-renowned luxury resorts.
Its tropical gardens and famous white sand beaches make it a true honeymooners' paradise.
Beginning your new life in paradise sounds good, right?
If you'll be married during the off season, the months between November and March, you might still be able to vacation in a romantic tropical paradise.
Caribbean beach weddings are one of the hottest trends in destination weddings, but before jetting off to a tropical paradise to exchange I do's, couples should understand both the benefits and the limitations of these island venues.
Jamaica: Mountains, waterfalls, and lush jungles are all available in this diverse paradise.
For example, you could use pineapples, orchids, and palm trees to create a tropical paradise if you're planning a honeymoon to Hawaii.
Alfred Sung Paradise Collection - from lace covered to frothy confections, you'll find the right tea length dress in this collection.
The grounds are immaculately manicured, so guests have the option of recreating the perfect tropical paradise wedding without actually having to travel far.
Choose bird of paradise for a tropical flair.
Two of the most popular locations in the Bahamas are Nassau and Paradise Island.
Pair your simple, modern summer wedding dress with sleek flowers like calla lilies and birds of paradise, or carry more traditional and complex flowers, such as roses and hydrangeas, if your gown is full and beaded.
No matter which bedroom in the house you're decorating, choosing a tropical theme can turn it into your own little piece of paradise.
This tropical paradise comforter and sham set at Overstock.com got good reviews, and would fit well in a beach themed room, as well as tropical themed ones.
Others, though, are more ebullient, taking strong inspiration from veritable paradise settings.
Happiness lasted until Christmas of that year, when rumors surfaced of trouble in paradise.
Blanchett also starred in the film Paradise Road and Thank God He Met Lizzie during her television career.
Before she introduced herself to Hollywood, Fisher appeared in several Australian television programs, including Bay Cove, Paradise Beach and Home and Away.
Her first major role was in 1982's Paradise, where she bared all for the cameras, a decision she reportedly regrets today.
HauteLook is a one-stop shopping paradise.
Paradise Valley Community College, located in Phoenix, Arizona, serves close to 10,000 students enrolled in degree programs, alongside more than 4,500 residents taking advantage of continuing education opportunities.
Paradise Valley Community College also offers 21 Associate in Applied Science degrees that are considered occupational degrees.
Paradise Valley is part of the Maricopa County Community College District.
The Paradise Valley Community College website provides more information for current and prospective students.
An elevator ride is available for a nominal fee to ascend the tower, which offers breathtaking views of the entire island as well as neighboring Paradise Island.
The nation's capital, Nassau, is one of the most frequently visited cruise ports and is home to the world-renowned Atlantis Resort on nearby Paradise Island.
With names like Holiday, Celebration, Fantasy, Fascination, Paradise, and Elation, it's obvious that these cruise ships are designed for a good time.
Choosing to go on a cruise vacation is a great way to sample all the natural splendors that this tropical paradise has to offer.
Forget three meals a day; this is a two-night cruise vacation to paradise so expect to be offered seven delicious meals every day, including the midnight buffet.
What many consider the ultimate highlight of this two-night cruise is the day spent in Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
This Carnival cruise review is based on the Carnival Paradise four night sailing to Catalina and Ensenada on April 14, 2008.
Three Stars: Embarkation from the Long Beach cruise port is mildly tedious, particularly for a mid-size ship such as the Carnival Paradise.
Four Stars: Cruise ship dining is one of the main attractions of these unforgettable vacations, and the menu options on board the Carnival Paradise are themselves unforgettable.
Four Stars: Shopping on board the Carnival Paradise is remarkable for such a small Galleria area.
Five Stars: The Carnival Paradise crew represents more than 50 nations around the world, and their attentive hospitality made the cruise a wonderful experience.
The Carnival Paradise is a remarkable ship with a remarkable crew that delivers outstanding vacation value for all passengers.
From first coming aboard to exploring the ship to partaking in different activities and sampling delicious meals, this ship truly is a paradise for cruise lovers.
Carnival Mexico Cruises are offered aboard some of the most popular Carnival cruise ships, including the regal Carnival Paradise, Carnival Elation, Carnival Pride, and Carnival Spirit.
Carnival Paradise offers three and four-night cruises to Baja California departing from Los Angeles.
Carnival Paradise sprawls an impressive 855 feet in length and has 10 public decks for passengers to enjoy.
Similar in size and layout to the Carnival Paradise, the Carnival Elation offers four and five-night sailings to Baja California, including visits to Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas.
Carnival offers three day cruises from California to Baja, Mexico aboard its Carnival Paradise cruise ship.
The Carnival Paradise is a mid-size yet impressive cruise ship that sprawls a spectacular 855 feet in length, with 10 public decks for passengers to enjoy.
All Fantasy-class Carnival cruise ships are full of fun and built for pleasure, and Carnival Paradise is certainly no exception.
Carnival Paradise provides an entertaining three day cruise to Mexico at an outstanding rate, and it is a wonderful way to enjoy an extended weekend aboard an exceptional vessel designed for enjoyment and excitement.
Puerto Vallarta: Puerto Vallarta is a perpetual paradise with exceptional scenery.
There are many day cruises in Florida to choose from, but the Bahamas cruise is a great decision for those who want to visit this enchanting Caribbean paradise.
If you have always dreamed of visiting the culturally rich tropical locale, but could never afford to pay for the trip, then acquiring employment on Caribbean cruise ships could be your ticket to paradise.
Low price: Taking a cruise to nowhere from Baltimore will cost you much less than taking a trip to the Caribbean or other island paradise.
Setting sail on the best sunset cruise in Hawaii is the perfect way to end a day in paradise.
There's no better way to cap off a day relaxing by the pool or hitting the links than enjoying a tropical sunset cruise in paradise.
The Bud Light Port Paradise Cruise is different from most sailings in two ways.
Not everyone is eligible to win a spot on the Bud Light Port Paradise Cruise.
If you're fortunate enough to win a spot on the 2010 Bud Light Port Paradise Cruise, carefully consider who you might want to take with you.
If you win tickets to the 2010 Bud Light Port Paradise Cruise, you get round-trip airfare and a standard cabin, plus all meals and drinks for two for just $380.
However, if you have always dreamed of traveling on a floating city of sorts, then Princess is your ticket to paradise.
Yet another option is to leave from Tampa, Florida, onboard the Carnival Paradise.
There is a beautiful flowering variety of the Crab Apple called the Paradise Apple, having large handsome flowers, but it is seldom planted for effect, although in common use as a stock for grafting.
Conversely, although full sun throughout the yard sounds like paradise, other gardeners may want to add raised beds in shady areas to grow ferns, astilbe, impatiens and other flowers that love shade.
A honeysuckle vine can turn an ordinary garden into a perfumed paradise.
This site offers a long list of all your GNR favorites including Welcome to the Jungle, Rocket Queen, Paradise City and more.
While there were no other radio hits, Sweet Oblivion is a classic record from top to bottom, and it features classic songs like Dollar Bill, Shadow of the Season, and Julie Paradise.
Paradise Collection offers many lovely Hawaiian bracelets.
One popular type of earring tree is the tropical earring tree and this can help create a little piece of tropical paradise in your own home!
Paradise Collection may require a second look when you go there with a sand dollar and pearl earring set in mind.
They're a beautiful combination of paradise and religion and perfect for warm days and nights when the attire is meant to be casual.
The featured flowers are hibiscus, birds of paradise, and vanda orchids.
Just My Size: This online store is a fashionista's paradise with their on-trend summer fashions like this figure flattering surplice dress or plaid camp shirt.
Rebel Maternity clothing is offered at Bambino Paradise.
It's known as "America's Favorite Playground," but what many probably don't know is that there are several plus sized lingerie stores in Atlantic City, New Jersey - making it a shopper's paradise, too!
With mile after mile of hiking and biking trails, along with numerous rivers for fishing, Boulder is an outdoorsman's paradise.
Aruba: An island located in the Caribbean with beautiful pristine beaches, Aruba can be a touch of paradise for retirees who have the funds to move there.
This international retirement option has both benefits and drawbacks, but the most important thing to know is that there are a lot of American retirees in the Philippines who experience their retirement as life in paradise.
Philippine Retirement includes real estate properties and vacation rentals in paradise.
Paradise Lagoon is another popular wet attraction - visitors can challenge quick zip lines, splish splash walking platforms, and ride short slides all in a fun lagoon.
A fifth dive machine roller coaster is under construction in China at the Chimelong Paradise park and is scheduled to open in 2008.
Caribbean Beach Resort - Designed to resemble a tropical island paradise, this 200 acre resort provides guests an opportunity to stay in one of five island villages, surrounded by numerous outdoor activities and amenities.
In California, Disneyland features a shooting gallery in Frontierland and an arcade in Tomorrowland , while California Adventure has boardwalk-style carnival games in Paradise Pier.
Constructed in the park's Paradise Bay area, the show will feature musical segments, film footage and scenes from the Disney history books.
A large fiberglass platform is constructed underwater in the Paradise Bay lagoon and holds all of the mechanisms.
The Sun Wheel on Paradise Pier has been changed to Mickey's Fun Wheel.
The maps are also used to help locate some of the resort's most beautiful hotels like the Grand Californian and Paradise Pier.
Follow the map onward to Paradise Pier, where California Screamin', the resort's most thrilling rollercoaster resides by the water.
The Chicken in Paradise Party is similar to the Bonanza and Blowout parties, except you receive 20 chicken tenders, chips and soft drinks instead of pizza or hot dogs.
Games from Bemani included Beatmania, Guitar Freaks, Dance Dance Revolution, Drum Mania, and Para Para Paradise.
Emu Paradise has just what you are looking for in free downloadable PlayStation ROMs.
You also get a wireless game control recharger and the games Burnout Paradise and ''Ratchet and Clank: Tool of Destruction".
Near the end of Chapter 3, pick up the Paradise Plume.
On top of that, he stole the Shine Sprites, the artifacts that make Isle Delfino a paradise, and even kidnapped Princess Peach!
It is at this sun-filled paradise that you will be able to explore all the different activities that the resort has to offer.
The ring, called the Bird of Paradise Glace Ring, opened to reveal solid perfume inside.
It is said that Eve took a four leaf clover from the Garden of Eden as a remembrance of her time in Paradise.
Conquest of Paradise (be sure to preview this one) - Columbus, the perspective is not traditional.
Carefully unfold each layer of the triangle to create a napkin bird of paradise.
Thrift stores are a bargain shopper's paradise.
I use Paradise made by Mehron in New York and Kryolan made in Germany.
Wear one of their cotton pareos, and you may feel like you're in an island paradise no matter where you live.
Just when winter seems like it will never end, SI takes you to exotic locations full of sand and surf, and for a while you are transported to paradise.
Paradise Horses: These plastic horse and rider sets are often found at stores such as Target and are pretty reasonable in price.
Solitaire Paradise offers some of the most unique versions of the game, along with the traditional options.
Your rooms can smell like a "Pineapple Paradise" or capture the zest of "Tangerine Tango".
This historic stagecoach stop is now a shopper's paradise.
The year 1857 saw the debut of the Mistick Krewe of Comus, dressed in highly theatrical costume that was a representation of "The Demon Actors in Milton's Paradise Lost."
You can search for events in Ahwatukee, Avondale, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Phoenix, and Tempe.
Cards with stylized couples (on a beach, for example), flowers, romantic settings (a waterfall, sunset, tropical paradise, etc.), monograms, or wedding fixtures (cake, dress, etc.) are suitable for an engagement note.
Pearl Paradise: Offering more of a bargain than the previously listed retailers, the discount black pearls here are still quite impressive and would make a lovely engagement ring.
The Chicken Paradise Bed and Breakfast has a totally gluten-free kitchen, as the chef is a celiac disease patient.
Paradise Collection: Ranges in price from $38-$118 for bags such as cross body, satchel and clutches.
You'll need the extra time because it's easy to get sucked into this virtual paradise of handmade goods.
However, there might be trouble in paradise if these signs have too much on their plate.
Whether you are upgrading from a baby room to a toddler's paradise, or your big kid just needs a room makeover, you're sure to find something you like at Olive Kids.
Macy's stores around the country are often a shopper's paradise, and plenty of deals are available using Macy's coupon codes online if you do not have quick access to this large department store.
Janet's Closet: This store, advertised as a "cross-dresser's paradise," offers a number of name-brand sexy high heels.
If you want to save money on footwear while staying on top of trends, a Skechers outlet is a shoe addict's paradise!
This reputable Web site is loaded with information and may well be a soap opera fan's Internet paradise when it comes to learning the inside scoop.
Soap.coms - Soaps.com is a soap lover's paradise packed with daily updates, news, interviews, spoilers and more.
Bird of paradise: Few things in nature look quite as dramatic as this unusual tropical flower.
Bird of Paradise: For the true tropical flower enthusiast, a Bird of Paradise tattoo makes a great tattoo choice.
Representing joy, the Bird of Paradise Hawaiian tattoo is colorful, bold and can easily be incorporated into a larger back piece on anyone hoping to make a colorful statement.
It's an outdoor paradise in all but the most severe weather, and is noted for its world-class skiing, climbing, hiking, and historic mining and lumbering towns.
The area is alternately called Groom Lake, Dreamland, Watertown Strip, and Paradise Ranch.
If the west coast is calling your name, look up and down the coast of California for paradise.
If a beautiful beach in paradise is what you crave, Apple Vacations offers a variety of vacation packages to some of the most beautiful beach resorts in the world.
Las Palmas is an exquisite oceanfront restaurant with an open window into the heart of paradise, exposing the greatest vision on the planet.
If you are looking to get away from the chaos of everyday life, then head to a posh paradise on the Lesser Antilles island of Anguilla.
Careful preparation for a vacation to paradise also allows you to soak up the sun, sand and surf without sacrificing your sanity should unexpected situations arise.
Atlantis, located on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, is a wonderland for all ages.
Traveling to the island paradise is a priceless adventure, though to get the most bang for your buck, it's important to research available vacation options, so you can tailor your trip to meet your family's specific needs and wants.
If you are vacationing with multiple family members, package deals are the most cost effective means to explore the tropical paradise.
The island paradise boasts a number of ways to save while vacationing with multiple generations.
In Hawaii "ohana" means family, and that's exactly how you are treated when you visit the Pacific paradise.
What's more, since it is part of the United States you don't have to worry about passports or tightened foreign security when traveling to paradise.
Yoga Kingdom Sanctuary is a Hatha yoga practitioner's paradise.
Wolf Paradise has a variety of wolf apparel, including soft tee shirts, both short and long sleeved, to definitely appeal to the wolf lovers.
While the large database of music available on Yahoo Music is certainly a boon to any music fan, there is trouble in paradise.
Bad Hair Day is perhaps best known for Weird Al's version of Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise", "Amish Paradise".
It will complete your tropical paradise party, along with your food, great music, island decorations and party favors.
Your tropical themed paradise event is perfect for active outdoor activities.
You can arrange the flowers with Ti leaves and a Bird of Paradise or two would to set the theme of your party.
Since you are trying to set the mood for a tropical paradise party you cannot have too many flowers.
Tropical Paradise: A general tropical theme is perfect for any pool party, but for wild fun consider a more specialized paradise such as Jamaica, Aruba, or the Bahamas.
Tropical parties can be fun to plan, decorate, and attend, and the right tropical decorations can turn any celebration into a party in paradise.
Use a beach party theme and let your guests experience a bit of paradise right at home.
As gossip starting surfacing that there was trouble in paradise at the mansion, Kendra was the first of the girlfriends to publicly split with Hef and openly have a new relationship.
She met Bill later that year on a popular dating website, and three years later they planned a dream wedding complete with a custom designer wedding gown for Jen and a honeymoon in paradise.
Even from the start, however, there was trouble in paradise in the form of Tamra's son from her previous marriage, Ryan.
It is one of those rare times where you see Spock with actual emotion (the other one was "This Side of Paradise").
Woven throughout Wonder Woman's story were the threads of her background going back to her days on Paradise Island, as the daughter of the immortal Amazon Queen Hippolyta.
After drinking from the fountain of youth on Paradise Island, Diana's future appeared etched in stone, until she met Lt. Steve Trevor who crashed in the water near Paradise Island.
Beyond this ocean lies another world, which was occupied by man before the Deluge, and within which Cosmas placed the Terrestrial Paradise.
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Outside the walls, over the sterile sand plateau, stretch great fields of tombs and graves, for Nejef is so holy that he who is buried here will surely enter paradise.
The oil-tree should doubtless be grouped with the river of oil in later writings (see Paradise).
If such a one says ` I am an Athravan ' he lies, call him not Athravan, noble Zarathustra, said Ahura Mazda, but thou shouldst call him priest, noble Zarathustra, who sits awake the whole night through and yearns for holy wisdom that enables man to stand on death's bridge fearless and with happy heart, the wisdom whereby he attains the holy and glorious world of paradise."
Valhalla, the paradise whither the heroes who fell in battle were escorted, was situated there.
Chappe d'Auteroche had discovered that Siberia was not a paradise, and had observed that the Russians were dirty in their habits, and that masters whipped their servants, male and female.
The city was distinguished by its cosmopolitan character; the satrap resided there when he came to Phoenicia, and the Persian monarch had his paradise outside the walls.
The term Paradise (Luke xxiii.
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He is the Yama of an Aht paradise, or home of the dead, where " everything is beautiful and abundant."
The Ningphoos were dismissed from Paradise and became mortal, because one of them bathed in water which had been tabooed (Dalton, p. 13).
He repudiated the ideas of a bodily resurrection and a material paradise, and on the ground of 2 Tim.
Gloucester life has been celebrated in many books; among others in Elizabeth Stuart Phelps-Ward's Singular Life and Old Maid's Paradise, in Rudyard Kipling's Captains Courageous, and in James B.
Winchester A paradise for shopping connoisseurs, Winchester boasts a tempting array of independent shops, boutiques and art galleries in scenic settings.
Beverages To walk into a german bakery is to walk into a food lovers ' paradise.
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These medium-sized mill towns breed a sordid viciousness which makes gangsters seem as benign as Robin Hood and the East Side a cultural paradise.
bird watchers will find paradise in the award winning Tern Public Art Project.
No fewer than eight birds of Paradise were seen making this a day which figured high among everyone's best birds of Paradise were seen making this a day which figured high among everyone's best birding day ever.
The island sounds bleak, windy and unattractive, but after months on Gallipoli it must have seemed like paradise.
Pure essential oils and organic botanicals are added to create just a little bit of " paradise " .
botanist's Paradise for both cultivated and endemic species, also good for walkers.
It's a foodies paradise with an award-winning butcher and wonderful selection of goodies for your festive table.
cauldronling caldron which, in theory, should have produced the finest Paradise Lost album to date.
condo rentals for rent by owner on the island paradise of Siesta Key near Sarasota, Florida.
Luxury vacation condo rentals for rent by owner on the island paradise of Siesta Key near Sarasota, Florida.
Courchevel itself is a true winter paradise with something for everyone - from wide open groomed pistes to narrow couloirs.
crook's Paradise a key sales stage in of driving teens.
cyclist's Paradise in this department.
denizens of hell, they have hope; they are working up toward paradise.
donkey trails make this a walkers ' paradise.
earthly Paradise I would be safe from all evil.
Step into the Gardens ' towering glass rotunda and you're immediately enveloped in the steamy heat of a tropical paradise.
escapist Paradise, set in quiet glens, beside glorious coastlines, on romantic islands.
From there we sail through Paradise Bay with its myriad icebergs and deep cut fjords, while having chances of seeing large whales.
flotilla sails north around the islands of the Kornati National Park, a nautical paradise with over 100 uninhabited islets.
In the summer the forest is alive with nesting migrants such as the fabulous Paradise flycatcher, the Indian pitta and parakeets.
Over the last twenty years the fishery has been developed as a paradise for the discerning fly fisherman.
View Sample Route Map 55: Paradise 6 ¼ miles Paradise is a tiny valley set amid the Park's wooded western foothills.
The calm waters of Paradise Harbor host many sculptured icebergs, calved from a backdrop of shimmering glaciers.
4 (" let there be light ") and includes eleven dissertations: (I) " Additions and Supplements "; (2) " The Mansions and Abodes," describing the structure of paradise and hell; (3) "The Mysteries of the Pentateuch," describing the evolution of the Sephiroth, &c.; (4) " The Hidden Interpretation," deducing esoteric doctrine from the narratives in the Pentateuch; (5) " The Faithful Shepherd," recording discussions between Moses the faithful shepherd, the prophet Elijah and R.
In literature frequent allusion is made to the legend, perhaps the best-known references being those in Milton's Paradise Lost (vi.
Heaven, as in the Hebrew shamayim, the Greek oipavos, the Latin caelum, is the abode of God, and as such in Christian eschatology is the place of the blessed in the next world (see Eschatology and Paradise).
It has, however, been interwoven with an account of the Garden of Eden from some other source (see Eden; Paradise), and perhaps in order to concentrate the attention of the reader, the description of the origin of " earth and heaven " as well as of the plants and of the rain, appears to have been omitted.
- Manifold are the problems suggested by the Eden-story (see Eden; Paradise).
(See Paradise.) The later Jews, however, supposed that before the Fall the animals could speak, and that they had all one language (Jubilees, iii.
i we are told that the river of Paradise was a" river of water of life "(see Paradise).
Then Sophia or Prunikos sent the serpent (as a benefactor) to persuade Adam and Eve to eat the tree of knowledge and so break the commandment of Ialdabaoth, who banished them from paradise to earth.
Among the more usual cultivated flowers are the rose (which has ever been a favorite among the Arabs), the jasmine, narcissus, lily, oleander, chrysanthemum, convolvulus, geranium, dahlia, basil, the henna plant (Lawsonia alba, or Egyptian privet, which is said to be a flower of Paradise), the helianthus and~the violet.
From 1707 to 1709 the war on his part was purely defensive; Charles would not hear of peace till full restitution had been made and a war indemnity paid, while Peter was fully resolved to perish rather than surrender his "paradise," Petersburg.
He contented himself therefore with establishing in his paradise (vara) a heavenly kingdom in miniature, to serve at the same time as a pattern for the heavenly kingdom that was to come.
Yobai (the second century A.D.) of doctrines which God communicated to Adam in Paradise, and which have been received uninterruptedly from the mouths of the patriarchs and prophets.
Because light is accompanied by heat, he was the god of vegetation and increase; he sent prosperity to the good, and annihilated the bad; he was the god of armies and the champion of heroes; as the enemy of darkness and of all evil spirits, he protected souls, accompanying them on the way to paradise, and was thus a redeemer.
In the red bird of paradise (Paradisea rubra) the same feathers are greatly elongated and destitute of webs, but differ from those in the other species, in being flattened out like ribbons.
The guardian angels of the nations in Daniel probably represent the gods of the heathen, and we have there the first step of the process by which these gods became evil angels, an idea expanded by Milton in Paradise Lost.
He laid out a fine park or Paradise, for pleasure and the chase, to the east of his palaces, and built up a magnificent "triumphal way" sixty-two cubits broad and forbade any householder to encroach upon the street.
That to the west is surrounded by a semicircular colonnade, leaving an open "paradise" (E) between it and the wall of the church.
In Hindu (the Puranas), Parsi and Arab tradition, Mer y is looked upon as the ancient Paradise, the cradle of the Aryan families of mankind, and so of the human race.
1318) the author of a theological treatise Marganitha (" the Pearl"), 1298, and the Paradise of Eden, a collection of 50 theological poems.
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