Other world Sentence Examples
Jenn dangled into the other world.
The woman before him had never known any other world but her own.
Considered as holy wars the Crusades must be interpreted by the ideas of an age which was dominated by the spirit of otherworldliness, and accordingly ruled by the clerical power which represented the other world.
One can readily understand the popularity of the Crusades, when one reflects that they permitted men to get to the other world by fighting hard on earth, and allowed them to gain the fruits of asceticism by the ways of hedonism.
Their function of snatching away mortals to the other world brings them into connexion with the Erinyes, with whom they are often confounded.Advertisement
He was the first mortal to die, and having discovered the way to the other world is the guide of the dead.
Nor was the lady of Gawain's love a mortal maiden, but the queen of the other-world.
The Chastel Merveilleus adventure, related at length by Chretien and Wolfram is undoubtedly such an "other-world" story.
The river speeding on its course to the sea, the sun and moon, if not the stars also, on their never-ceasing daily round, the lightning, fire, the wind, the sea, all are in motion and therefore animate; but the savage does not stop short here; mountains and lakes, stones and manufactured articles, are for him alike endowed with souls like his own; he deposits in the tomb weapons and food, clothes and implements, broken, it may be, in order to set free their souls; or he attains the same result by burning them, and thus sending them to the Other World for the use of the dead man.
With one consent Epicureanism preaches that the death of the body is the end of everything for man, and hence the other world has lost all its terrors as well as all its hopes.Advertisement
The story in these forms represents an other-world abduction.
The belief gradually grew up that every dead man would have to face a similar trial before he could be admitted to a life of bliss in the other world.
Herodotus, describing the funeral customs of the Scythians, states that, on the death of a chief, the body was placed upon a couch in a chamber sunk in the earth and covered with timber, in which were deposited all things needful for the comfort of the deceased in the other world.
As the facts, however, stand before us, it is impossible to dissociate the rejection of the other world as the sole reality, the joyous acceptance of this world as a place to live and act in, the conviction that "the proper study of mankind is man," from humanism.
He discovered some 20 bodies - complete with coins in their mouths to pay the ferryman for the journey to the other world.Advertisement
He broke over fifty other world records, and ran from John O'Groats to Land's End completing 100 press-ups every mile.
There were 58 entrants representing other world countries in the race and it was no small achievement to finish seventeenth in an Olympic marathon.
In Irish tradition the other-world is often represented as an island, inhabited by women only; and it is this "Isle of Maidens" that Gawain visits in Diu Crone; returning therefrom dowered with the gift of eternal youth.
It has been said that Daniel Defoe wrote his fiction of Mrs Veal (A True Relation of the Apparition of Mrs Veal), who came from the other world to recommend the perusal of Drelincourt on Death, for the express purpose of promoting the sale of an English translation of the Consolations; Defoe's contribution is added to the fourth edition of the translation (1706).
There is no other world that is more real than the one in which we live.Advertisement
Includes sutras, tantras, art of dying and transitions to the other world.
When you bump your budget up slightly from zero, a whole other world of opportunities becomes available.
However, it did pave the way for many other world phones and it represents a standard that is increasingly popular among business travelers.
Will all of the books have a Christian worldview or will you introduce other world views in your teaching?
His world lies between the real world and that dreamy other world where his mind resides.Advertisement
Fran was the first person, since his grandmother's passing, with whom Dr. Kevin shared his other world experiences.
These are only a few examples of the amazing witness accounts of a whole other world that exists on the other side of death.