Their joys are few; their sorrows are many.
The Order of the Annunziata, the highest order of knighthood of the Italian kingdom, was instituted in 1362 by Amadeus VI., count of Savoy, as the Order of the Collare or Collar, from the silver collar made up of love-knots and roses, which was its badge, in honour of the fifteen joys of the Virgin; hence the number of the knights was restricted to fifteen, the fifteen chaplains recited fifteen masses each day, and the clauses of the original statute of the order were fifteen (Amadeus VIII.
Stoddart's Angling Songs is a selection of 57 lyrical poems on the joys of fishing.
Countess Mary was jealous of this passion of her husband's and regretted that she could not share it; but she could not understand the joys and vexations he derived from that world, to her so remote and alien.
For the great festival of Tezcatlipoca, the handsomest and noblest of the captives of the year had been chosen as the incarnate representative of the god, and paraded the streets for public adoration dressed in an embroidered mantle with feathers and garlands on his head and a retinue like a king; for the last month they married him to four girls representing four goddesses; on the last day wives and pages escorted him to the little temple of Tlacochcalco, where he mounted the stairs, breaking an earthenware flute against each step; this was a symbolic farewell to the joys of the world, for as he reached the top he was seized by the priests, his heart torn out and held up to the sun, his head spitted on the tzompantli, and his body eaten as sacred food, the people drawing from his fate the moral lesson that riches and pleasure may turn into poverty and sorrow.
This will help you learn more about what her individual joys, feelings, and motivations are.
These printable intimate love coupons are just the beginning; you may be surprised at the places they can lead and the joys they may inspire.
One of the joys of pear shaped engagement rings is that there are a variety of styles and designs to choose from.
These brooches were often given to loved ones, and they frequently featured an engraved message: "Of earthly joys, thou art my choice."
The honeymoon period is long over, and in the years that followed, you and your spouse have probably weathered tough times and shared intense joys.
One of the best joys in a young child's life is being able to choose a brand new backpack that accurately represents their own special personality, and Dora's backpacks certainly fit that bill.
Scorpio has a tendency to overindulge in most of life's joys.
The Franciscan Crown rosary has seven decades, each of which evokes one of the seven joys of Mary.
A Franciscan rosary tattoo evokes the same meditation on these joys.
Other pieces paint in glowing colours the joys of heaven and the pains of hell.
If you can enjoy the kisses and snuggles and touches and joys for themselves, you will have learned how to make out like a master.
A great example is Music for Yoga and Other Joys.
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Started in England, the group has expanded into Europe and is enjoying success as parents discover the benefits and joys of baby yoga.
You will discover the joys and frustrations of raising a child with autism are parallel to those of raising a child with no disability.
Whether in person or online through venues like the Autism Society of America, sharing the knowledge, joys, and challenges with others can help everyone deal with the conditions.
Cat owners experience the joys of cat ownership but realize that taking a cat into the family is a big responsibility.
The name of Sin's chief sanctuary at Ur was E-gish-shir-gal, "house of the great light"; that at Harran was known as E-khul-khul, "house of joys."
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.
He was a man of peculiar strength of character, and esteemed the joys of life so low that he was deterred from an early suicide only by the influence of Crates.
The Pricke of Conscience is a long religious poem, in rhyming couplets, dealing with the beginning of man's life, the instability of the world, why death is to be dreaded, of doomsday, of the pains of hell, and the joys of heaven, the two latter subjects being treated with uncompromising realism.
Ramin (about the middle of the 11th century), can compete with Nizami in the wonderful delineation of character and the brilliant painting of human affections, especially of the joys and sorrows of a loving and beloved heart.
They are Love, Sorrow at the sorrows of others, Joy in the joys of others, and Equanimity as regards one's own joys and sorrows.'
in 1823; the Crown of Our Lord, attributed to Michael of Florence, a Camaldolese monk (c. 1516), and consisting of 33 Paters, 5 A y es and a Credo; St Bridget's, 7 Paters and 63 A y es, in honour of the joys and sorrows of the Blessed Virgin and the 63 years of her life.
If any one was ever awake to the joys of living it was the minnesinger, troubadour or goliard, and the world had to wait until Rousseau and Burns before its external beauty was discovered, or at least deeply appreciated, by any but a few Dutch artists.
Interest is confined to the actions, passions, sufferings and joys of human life, to its pathetic, tragic, humorous and sentimental incidents.
(3) Ebel Rabbathi (" ` great weeping "), or, euphemistically, Semahoth (" joys "), on mourning customs and rules.
She is personified as a widowed princess, bereaved and desolate, sitting amid the ruins of her former joys, and brooding over her calamities.
But I do not scorn to descend thence to the Piraeus, where Socrates sketched the plan of his republic. I shall mount to the double summitlof Parnassus; I shall revel in the joys of Tempe."
we have two genuine Theocritean fragments, 11.7-13 and 15-20, describing the joys of summer and winter respectively, which have been provided with a clumsy preface, 11.1-6, while an early editor of a bucolic collection has appended an epilogue in which he takes leave of the Bucolic Muses.
there is some delicate fancy in the description of his poems as " Graces " (XiLp1TES), and a passage at the end, where he foretells the joys of peace after the enemy have been driven out of Sicily, has the true bucolic ring.
Balancing these mystic joys is the stern tone of his Resolutions, in which he is almost ascetic in his eagerness to live earnestly and soberly, to waste no time, to maintain the strictest temperance in eating and drinking.
A thoroughly healthy, well-balanced, harmonious nature, accepting life as it came, with all its joys and sorrows, and living it beautifully and hopefully, without canker and without uncharity.
Livingstone was no hurried traveller; he did his journeying leisurely, carefully observing and recording all that was worthy of note, with rare geographical instinct and the eye of a trained scientific observer, studying the ways of the people, eating their food, living in their huts, and sympathizing with their joys and sorrows.
The nation, worn out by the long disorders consequent on the captivity of King John and the insanity of Charles VI., abandoned itself to the joys of peace.
All ignorant we dared to own The joys we now dissemble; The greenfinch on the apple bough Could make my enemies tremble.
He agreed and two weeks ago discovered the joys of speeding humps, raised slabs, potholes and overgrown bushes.
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HENGIST The consumer has been here; she's gone, she's lost, In glowing cinders now lie all my joys!
It remarked upon Clarke's " Damascene conversion to the joys of sterling " .
Ron also fulfilled another long-standing engagement, to address a meeting devoted to the joys of nature.
Sounds like another great reason for us mommies to partake in the joys of a hearty guffaw!
My Chinese boyfriend made me eat jellyfish Oh the joys of going for Dim Sum!
joys of motherhood.
joys of the supreme heaven became boring.
Another, the moving symphonic poem, " Heartbeat of Baghdad, " celebrates the joys and sorrows of this ancient city.
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kaleidoscope of cultures but also the common joys of childhood.
The reader can become obsessive too, equally absorbed by Sylvia'a account of the joys of nose-picking as by her emotional neediness.
Some of the joys of ascorbic acid are that it produces a range of color from delicate pastels to vivid colors of striking intensity.
In his later prose memoirs, he records in hypnotic and possibly obsessive detail the joys of nature and countryside pursuits.
Share the joys of the puzzles of the puzzle with somebody.
Amy shows Lance the joys of whipped cream, a rather steamy situation.
totality of life, all joys of life.
vocal talents, his rich voice adding depths to a song about the joys of a past love.
wedding vows are meant to express the joys of being together.
And joy of all joys, I'm playing waitress for the evening, which includes making the starter.
Voltaire never wrote anything equal to Omars fascinating rhapsodies in praise of wine, love and all earthly joys, and his passionate denunciations of a malevolent and inexorable fate which dooms to slow decay or sudden death and to eternal oblivion all that is great, good and beautiful in this world.
He believed that Christianity had existed from all eternity, and that the Greeks and Romans, sharing in God's truth, would share also in the celestial joys.
In the plan of the buildings and their decoration everything still remained subordinate to the high altar; but though on this and its surroundings ornament was most lavishly expended, the churches - wherever wealth permitted - were covered within and without with sculpture or painting: scenes from the Old and New Testaments, from the lives of saints, even from every-day life; figures of the Almighty, of Christ, of the Virgin Mother, of apostles, saints, confessors; pictures of the joys of heaven and the torments of hell; and outside, grimacing from every angle, demons and goblins, amusing enough to us but terrible to the age that set them there, visible embodiments of the evil spirits driven from within the sacred building by the efficacy of the holy rites.
The joys of heaven and the pains of hell are depicted in vivid sensuous imagery, as is also the terror of the whole creation at the advent of the last day and the judgment of the world.
Of the six parts into which it is divided, the first translates into manysided music the joys and sorrows, the thoughts and fancies, the studies and ardours and speculations of youth; the second, as full of light and colour, grows gradually deeper in tone of thought and music; the third is yet riper and more various in form of melody and in fervour of meditation; the fourth is the noblest of all tributes ever paid by song to sorrow - a series of poems consecrated to the memory of the poet's eldest daughter, who was drowned, together with her husband, by the upsetting of a boat off the coast of Normandy, a few months after their wedding-day, in 1843; the fifth and the sixth books, written during his first four years of exile (all but one noble poem which bears date nine years earlier than its epilogue or postscript), contain more than a few poems unsurpassed and unsurpassable for depth and clarity and trenchancy of thought, for sublimity of inspiration, for intensity of faith, for loyalty in translation from nature, and for tenderness in devotion to truth; crowned and glorified and completed by their matchless dedication to the dead.
At the same time it is probable that the serene joys of virtue and the grieflessness which the sage was conceived to maintain amid the worst tortures, formed the main attractions of Stoicism for ordinary minds.
I was delighted, for my mind was full of the prospective joys and of the wonderful stories I had heard about the sea.
To be able to read for one's self what is being willed, thought and done in the world--the world in whose joys and sorrows, failures and successes one feels the keenest interest--that would indeed be a happiness too deep for words.
Beside the tomb sits a weary soul, rejoicing neither in the joys of the past nor in the possibilities of the future, but seeking consolation in forgetfulness.
Sitting on the sofa with the little cushions on its arms, in what used to be his old schoolroom, and looking into Natasha's wildly bright eyes, Rostov re-entered that world of home and childhood which had no meaning for anyone else, but gave him some of the best joys of his life; and the burning of an arm with a ruler as a proof of love did not seem to him senseless, he understood and was not surprised at it.
It was as if joy--a supreme joy apart from the joys and sorrows of this world--overflowed the great grief within her.
But a complex and difficult process of internal development was taking place all this time in Pierre's soul, revealing much to him and causing him many spiritual doubts and joys.
"Why do I strive, why do I toil in this narrow, confined frame, when life, all life with all its joys, is open to me?" said he to himself.
Princess Mary had two passions and consequently two joys--her nephew, little Nicholas, and religion--and these were the favorite subjects of the prince's attacks and ridicule.
In the midst of the conversation she noticed "Granddad" give Bennigsen a quick, subtle glance, and then to her joys she saw that "Granddad" said something to "Long-coat" which settled him.
She did not think of applying submission and self-abnegation to her own life, for she was accustomed to seek other joys, but she understood and loved in another those previously incomprehensible virtues.
We see people around us go through the joys and sorrows of life and we watch and note how they handle life.
The joys and tragedy of his own life find their way onto the page in a moving, witty and spellbinding tale.
So enjoy totality of life, all joys of life.
His second track fully exploited his vocal talents, his rich voice adding depths to a song about the joys of a past love.
Wedding vows are meant to express the joys of being together.
And joy of all joys, I 'm playing waitress for the evening, which includes making the starter.
Councilors were told of the joys of 24 hour cities and not warned of the risks.
One of the joys of parenthood is watching a baby and siblings form a bond that will last throughout their lifetime.
The child becomes "your child" along with all the joys and responsibilities including the fact that you will be financially responsible and liable for his or her actions in legal disputes.
Now that you know how to buy a motorhome, and once you've made your purchase, it will be time to discover all the joys of RV life.
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Luckily, vegans don't have to miss out on the joys of a good grilled cheese sandwich.
One of the joys of being a vegetarian or vegan is that many of the rich variety of foods that are available have their roots in cultures and traditions from all over the world.
For many people, this is one of the joys of the product and reinforces the natural nature of miso when compared with synthetic flavorings.
Wedding photographers aim to capture the joys shared on your special day.
I want nothing more than to share my future with you - my triumphs and my challenges, my joys and my sorrows.
You have shared in our joys and triumphs, so we, Meredith Anne Jones and Jonathon Francis Wade, ask you to share in our love.
With dedicated events and like-minded individuals, not only will cruisers discover the joys of an oceangoing vacation, but they may make new friends or find that special someone sailing into the sunset with them.
One of the greatest joys in playing music is sharing it with other people.
In addition to the wide variety of design options available, one of the joys of pearl jewelry is that there are items for all budgets.
One of the joys of beaded jewelry is the wide selection of colors that are used.
Things such as gift baskets, flowers, cards, books, and reminders of the joys of retirement are a few good options.
Other than that, cosmetic flaws like the less-than-stellar voice acting (with the exception of Patrick Stewart and Lou Diamond Phillips) are hardly intrusive to the joys of linear gameplay.
Antique wooden toy boats are a fun collectible that brings back some of the joys of childhood to collectors.
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While some begin dancing as children, many more discover the joys of dance and movement as teens and adults.
Urban ballroom dance is one of the newer incarnations of the pastime, with organizations such as the Gentlemen of Ballroom spreading the joys and benefits of social dance to a wider and under-served inner-city population.
One of the joys of creating your own special handmade candles is using special fragrances to make the candles that little bit different to commercially produced candles.
People are fascinated by the struggles and joys experienced by the parents of these instantly huge families.
Although there was little or no stress laid on either the joys or the terrors of a future life, the movement was not infrequently accompanied by most of those physical symptoms which usually go with vehement appeals to the conscience and emotions of a rude multitude.
Wrentham, Massachusetts, is associated with nearly all of my joys and sorrows.
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