The Perfect were adored, and the kiss of peace was passed round.
This deified monarch needed a new temple, and Versailles, where everything was his creation, both men and things, adored its maker.
Mithras was born of a rock, the marvel being seen only by certain shepherds, who brought gifts and adored him.
"Adored friend of my soul!" he wrote.
I have an adored, a priceless mother, and two or three friends--you among them--and as for the rest I only care about them in so far as they are harmful or useful.
The saying of the Johannine Gospel - that God is to be adored neither in Jerusalem nor on Gerizim, but that His true worshipper must worship Him in spirit and in truth - is in complete harmony with the old Christian piety.
She would have thought Dulce adored her father, but obviously not.
That was a double-edged hurt, though, because Alex adored his adoptive father.
But then, they had never been that fond of Lori, and they all adored Carmen.
She, too, adored Bianca.
Dressed with care in white uniform and mounted on a white horse, and always in the thickest of the fray, he was known and adored by his soldiers as the "White General."
Thus the Greek and Roman emperors were adored by bowing or kneeling, laying hold of the imperial robe, and presently withdrawing the hand and pressing it to the lips, or by putting the royal robe itself to the lips.
In modern Russia also survives a sect of Bogomils called Christowschtschina,' because one member of it is adored by the rest as Christ.
In the Greek Church also the Good Friday fast is excessively strict; as in the Roman Church, the Passion history is read and the cross adored; towards evening a dramatic representation of the entombment takes place, amid open demonstrations of contempt for Judas and the Jews.
" carrying to one's mouth"), primarily an act of homage or worship, which, among the Romans, was performed by raising the hand to the mouth, kissing it and then waving it in the direction of the adored object.
Sometimes he kissed the feet or knees of the images of the gods themselves, and Saturn and Hercules were adored with the head bare.
Because they regarded their Perfect or Elect ones as Christs and anointed with the Spirit, the medieval Cathars regularly adored them.
36) that "pictures ought not to be in a church, lest that which is worshipped and adored be painted on walls."' This canon is proof that the use of sacred pictures in public worship was not at the beginning of the 4th century a thing unknown within the church in Spain; and the presumption is that in other places, about the same period, the custom was looked upon with a more tolerant eye.
The rider, whose figure seemed familiar to Rostov and involuntarily riveted his attention, made a gesture of refusal with his head and hand and by that gesture Rostov instantly recognized his lamented and adored monarch.
Forgetting the danger of being recognized, Rostov went close to the porch, together with some inquisitive civilians, and again, after two years, saw those features he adored: that same face and same look and step, and the same union of majesty and mildness....
My mother, my angel, my adored angel mother, and Dolokhov pressed Rostov's hand and burst into tears.
He ordered the portrait to be carried outside his tent, that the Old Guard, stationed round it, might not be deprived of the pleasure of seeing the King of Rome, the son and heir of their adored monarch.
He adored Sofia, that much was obvious, even if he wasn't really sure where—or who—he was most of the time.
He knelt in front of her, gazing into amethyst eyes that openly adored him.
Indeed there is hardly a village in India which cannot boast of a shrine dedicated to Siva, and containing the emblem of his reproductive power; for almost the only form in which the" Great God "is adored is the Linga, consisting usually of an upright cylindrical block of marble or other stone, mostly resting on a circular perforated slab.
Wissensch., 1895); in Cappadocia, North Syria and the west of Asia Minor, the Persian gods were everywhere adored side by side with the native deities.
He adored Sofia, that much was obvious, even if he wasn't really sure whereâ€”or whoâ€”he was most of the time.
adored son, brother, nephew, cousin and loyal friend.
adored by millions in her home country.
adored by everyone in the village.
adored by children throughout the world.
Eichmann obviously adored the boy, who was about the same age as Malkin's nephew who died at Auschwitz.
adored by all football fans.
baronet's best friend for years; and his daughter undoubtedly adored him.
I chose to set up my own business doing calligraphy which I absolutely adored.
I've always adored how the small lights of the antique crystal chandelier illume the rich, peach chintz.
The invited congregation simply adored Mr Blair, whooping, cheering and laughing heartily at his jokes.
As a child I adored this delicious caramel filling topped with chocolate on its ' melt in the mouth ' shortbread base.
focal point of all attention, and he adored it.
Was He received on a silken pillow and adored by a royal household?
inexorable slide into madness of his adored daughter Lucia.
We have always adored the Dutch and Flemish master painters who pictured still life food so beautifully and so realistically.
He was at once the son and bridegroom of Cybele (q.v.) or Cybebe, the mother of the gods, whose image carved by Broteas, son of Tantalus, was adored on the cliffs of Sipylus (Paus.
At Ephesus, where she was adored under the form of a meteoric stone, she was identified with the Greek Artemis (see also Great Mother Of The Gods).
Pierre, however, he adored.
Once baby is here, however, pets can quickly take a backseat to an adored newborn.
Time will heal much of what you are feeling, and before too long, you'll wonder how you could have ever not simply adored your baby.
"My 20 mos. old son has adored Baby Mozart, Baby Bach, Baby Newton, and Baby Van Gogh for 5 months now.
During the next few decades the Siamese cat was adored and was a regular favorite at cat shows around the United States.
Backstage makeup artists adored the unique products, and soon cult status was born.
She absolutely adored him, spent all day long talking about him... he never looked at her twice.
Beachside guests adored their little bit of sand in miniature bottles.
By far the saddest part of my story is I lost my relationship with my two children whom I loved and adored.
As a teenager, Damon attended the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School where he was adored by girls for his smile and praised by his high school drama teacher for having more than a knack for acting.
The movie, which was panned by critics but adored by fans, brought him instant stardom and launched him into the sort of popularity that most actors only dream of.
Little girls have adored bright rain clothes for decades - you only need to read the classic Ramona the Pest to confirm it.
Crosses can be made of white and yellow gold or sterling silver and adored with any number of gemstones and diamonds.
They are one of the most popular brands around the world and are adored by many.
Antinous, the favourite of Hadrian, was adored in Egypt a century after his death (Origen, Contra Celsum, iii.
The Burmese children are adored by their parents, and are said to be the happiest and merriest children in the world.
Saints and angels are highly revered, if not adored, but graven images are forbidden.
The tribes of Peru are said to have adored great snakes in the pre-Inca days; and in Chile the Araucanians made a serpent figure in their deluge myth.
At the same time he admits that " no one eats Christ's flesh, unless he has first adored " (nisi prius adoraverit).
The Perfect formed the ordained priesthood, were women no less than men, and controlled the church; they received from the Believers unquestioning obedience, and as vessels of election in whom the Holy Spirit already dwelt, they were adored by the faithful, who were taught to prostrate themselves before them whenever they asked for their prayers.
Whether we regard him as a priest who published poem after poem in praise of an adored mistress, as a plebeian man of letters who conversed on equal terms with kings and princes, as a solitary dedicated to the love of nature, as an amateur diplomatist treating affairs of state with pompous eloquence in missives sent to popes and emperors, or again as a traveller eager for change of scene, ready to climb mountains for the enjoyment of broad prospects over spreading champaigns; in all these divers manifestations of his peculiar genius we trace some contrast with the manners of the, 4th century, some emphatic anticipation of the 16th.
To-day Vishnu is adored by the Vishnavite sects as the equal or even the superior of Brahma, and is styled the Preserver.
In short, " their Red Dawn," if red dawn he be, is a person, and a savage person, adored exactly as the actual fathers and grandfathers of the Hottentots are adored.
Flattered and adored at the outset, she very soon furnished a sinister illustration to Beaumarchais Basile; for evil tongues began to calumniate the queen: those of her brothers-in-law, the duc dAiguillon (protector of Madame du Barry and dismissed from the ministry), and the Cardinal de Rohan, recalled from his embassy in Vienna.
This is a bombastic and vainglorious epic in honour of Charles XI., whom Eurelius adored; it is not, however, without great merits, richness of language, flowing metre, and the breadth of a genuine poetic enthusiasm.
It seemed to him that he was surrounded by men who adored him: and he felt convinced that, after his dinner, Balashev too was his friend and worshiper.
Ilyin tried to imitate Rostov in everything and adored him as a girl might have done.
For the Sacramental Bread and Wine remain still in their very natural substances, and therefore may not be adored (for that were idolatry, to be abhorred of all faithful Christians); and the natural Body and Blood of our Saviour Christ are in Heaven, and not here; it being against the truth of Christ's natural Body to be at one time in more places than one."
I have faith only in God and the lofty destiny of our adored monarch.
Animal victims are sacrificed before it, as in old days before the sacred pole or pillar, and it is worshipped and adored.
Edward was king in all but name for some years before the death of his father, by whom he was alternately suspected and adored.
Their use was declared to be this, that they taught the ignorant through the eye what they should adore with the mind; they are not themselves to be adored.
Frogskins quickly became popular and still remain a widely adored style by those who want a hip and stylish pair of shades that give them the look and feel of the 80's.
You'll eventually gain a reputation amongst the land, but whether you're adored or feared is entirely up to you.
The breathtaking battle scenes (with classic battle music) are just one of the reasons Final Fantasy 7 is adored even to this day.
Depending on the height of the leg cut, this style is appropriate to and adored by all ages.
Adored by millions of fans, her movies and music albums flew off store shelves.
It's perpetually adored by its devoted fans whose imaginations are fueled by the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.
Corset styling could also be seen on girls' clothing going into the 1970s, as it had a fairy book quality that girls adored.
While percolators are one of the least popular methods of making coffee, they are still adored by many for their room-filling aroma and old fashioned, strong tasting coffee.
Its intense blue color nuances are adored by women and complement most complexions and eye colors.
Born in poverty, Coco adored luxury and wealth.
Dolce & Gabbana designs appear regularly on the red carpet and are often adored by high profile celebrities such as Gisele Bundchen, Nicole Kidman, and Madonna.
He was often interchanged with a stuffed doll as all the other characters on the show just saw the doll, but he truly adored Tabitha and their story was beloved by fans.
While your child may not appreciate a clock that you adored as a child, rest assured that somewhere waits a clock she will discover and love.
Garden Wreath: A handmade wreath adored with small garden tools sets a causal and relaxed tone for your Thanksgiving celebration.
La Perla pieces have been worn and adored by celebrities and many of their items have become collectibles.
Agent Provocateur- A very upscale lingerie designer label adored by its celebrity clientele.
Containing such beauties as 'I Wanna Be Adored', 'She Bangs The Drums' and 'Waterfall', it has become one of the most celebrated albums ever to come out of Britain.
No matter how it is described, this glittery coat is adored by all who try it.
College football medical scrubs are unique and a gift that will be adored every time they are worn.
After further travels on the continent he returned to London, where he posed as the founder of a new system of freemasonry, and was well received in the best society, being adored by the ladies.
His comrades adored him for his liberality, and the frequent visits of Icelandic skalder to his court testify to a love of poetry on his part, indeed one of his own strophes has come down to us.
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