He died soon afterwards (48) of fatigue and mortification (Caesar, Bell.
Whatever the European sovereigns and commanders may do to countenance Bonaparte, and to cause me, and us in general, annoyance and mortification, our opinion of Bonaparte cannot alter.
It was a bitter mortification to Alexander, before whose imagination new vistas had just opened out eastwards, where there beckoned the unknown world of the Ganges and its splendid kings.
But while he insists on repentance and mortification, he says nothing about public confession or discipline.
If the flow of arterial blood only is arrested, the part depending upon it for nutrition becomes numb, cold and shrivelled, and the form of mortification known as dry gangrene occurs.
I am so stupid and confounded that I cannot express the mortification I am under both of body and mind.
This defeat proved a great mortification to Lord Chatham, and in his irritation against Townshend for this blow, as well as for some acts of insubordination, he meditated the removal of his showy colleague.
Lord Auckland had the double mortification of seeing his policy a complete failure and of being superseded before his errors could be rectified.
The rule of treatment in all cases of threatened mortification is to keep the part warm by flannel or cotton-wool, but to avoid all methods which unduly hurry the returning circulation.
The humanistic influence was sufficiently strong to save him from wrecking his life in monkish mortification, and even to keep him for a time on the side of the party of progress.
After quarrelling with the French king, Philip le Bel, he fell into the hands of the Colonna family at Anagni, and died, either of the violence he there received or of mortification, in October 1303.
The acquittal of Hastings in April 1795 disappointed Francis of the governor-generalship, and in 1798 he had to submit to the additional mortification of a defeat in the general election.
In 1176 Strongbow, earl of Pembroke, and chief leader of the Anglo-Norman forces, died in Dublin of a mortification in one of his feet, and was buried in Christ Church Cathedral, where his monument remains well preserved.
If mortification follows, the parts.
It should be observed that Plotinus himself is still too Platonic to hold that the absolute mortification of natural bodily appetites is required for purifying the soul; but this ascetic inference was drawn to the fullest extent by his disciple Porphyry.
The national spirit, vaporized into a cosmopolitan mist, was fast condensing again under mortification and insult from abroad uncompensated by any appreciable percentage of cash profit.
But proportionate to his exultation in this first recognition of his merit was the depth of his mortification and the height of his indignation at the result of the second competition.
It certainly embittered the few remaining months of his life, and it is not improbable that the mortification which he suffered may have shortened his days.
His mortification was little likely to temper the habitual virulence of his pen, which rarely produced anything more acrimonious than the attacks he at this period directed against Burnet and his former friend Steele.
To his great mortification, however, he found out, as he thought, that Hutcheson and Leechman, with whom he had been on terms of friendly correspondence, were giving the weight of their opinion against his election.
But to the general surprise and Lord Rosebery's own very evident mortification Sir Henry went a long way in his Stirling speech to nail the Home Rule colour to the mast; he did not indeed propose to introduce a Home Rule Bill, but he declared his determination to proceed in Irish legislation on lines which would lead up to the same result.
From faith proceeds repentance, which is the turning of our life to God, proceeding from a sincere and earnest fear of God, and consisting in the mortification of the flesh and the old man within us and a vivification of the Spirit.
The mismanagement of the war broke down the Aberdeen government in 1855, and then Disraeli had the mortification of seeing a fortunate chance of return to office lost by the timidity and distrust of his chief, Lord Derby - the distrust too clearly including the under-valuation of Disraeli himself.
' But his wife adopted the reformed faith, and in 1528 fled for safety to Saxony; and he had the mortification of seeing these doctrines also favoured by other members of his family.
Through the mortification of the mind rather than of the flesh one may achieve gnosis.
Catherine, in deep mortification, proceeded on her way.
He spent himself in apostolic works and practiced austere mortification.
He shows that the color gold represents purity of mind; the pale color of gold signifies mortification of the flesh.
Is The Da Vinci Code's portayal of corporal mortification accurate?
If you begin it, He will lead you into such deep mortification that will make you despise yourself and all your good works.
March - For the subtle approach of Death: to ease the fear and calm the Soul's gentle mortification 37.
It is that which will take us as much mortification as any other sin.
Those who are desirous of honors follow the court, and from their ambitious pursuits meet with more mortification than satisfaction.
Anyway, all this self mortification has brought the sugar level down to an acceptable level.
If I had done so, I should not perhaps have felt the mortification I then experienced quite so pungent.
MORTIFICATION, a term used in pathology and surgery, signifying a local death (Lat.
The faithful were simply enjoined to submit themselves to church authority on the subject; and the clergy were exhorted to urge their flocks to the observance of frequent jejunia, as conducive to the mortification of the flesh, and as assuredly securing the divine favour.
Popular bands that do this kind of music include Stryper, Whitecross, Neon Cross, and Mortification.
but which, in consequence of imperfect nutrition, may end in mortification.
And this inflammation of the damaged tissues is very likely to cause mortification.
corporal mortification accurate?
mortification of the flesh.
mortification of every lust?
mortification of the body and withdrawal from the world.
In half an hour, however, they had the mortification to see these two men return alone.
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