Praying sentence example

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  • The Jewish custom of praying three times a day, i.e.
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  • The night before, he'd left his dying mate, praying he was able to save her life.
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  • Exhausted, she reached them some time later, praying for a break or a snack or something!
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  • They waged a silent battle, and Bianca opened her eyes, praying with everything she was worth that the small woman-- whoever she was-- would win.
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  • She held her breath and stayed still, praying their interest was passing, and they'd move on.
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  • Sometimes it takes a long time and a lot of praying, but I'm living proof it can happen even after many years.
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  • She squeezed Damian harder, praying Darian did what he was resurrected to do.
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  • She closed her eyes, praying for strength and deliverance.
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  • She lay still, praying that the storm would go around them this time.
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  • How long does a Praying Mantis live, anyway?
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  • Jade rifled through his pockets, part of him praying he didn.t find the vial.
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  • I was praying he wasn't involved in Shipton's fall.
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  • She leaned back to see Brady's body, praying for a sign he was still alive.
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  • I'll do my praying and crying alone.
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  • I've been praying and praying, but I don't get an answer.
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  • She remained beside the grave for a while, silently praying.
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  • John Oxtoby, who evangelized Filey and became known as "Praying, Johnny," Viscount Goderich (afterwards Earl of Ripon) Duke of Wellington.
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  • Seeing that her mother was still praying she ran on tiptoe to the bed and, rapidly slipping one little foot against the other, pushed off her slippers and jumped onto the bed the countess had feared might become her grave.
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  • Unexpectedly, in the middle of the service, and not in the usual order Natasha knew so well, the deacon brought out a small stool, the one he knelt on when praying on Trinity Sunday, and placed it before the doors of the sanctuary screen.
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  • Just keep thinking that... and praying.
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  • She squeezed her eyes closed, praying.
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  • On the 31st of August he seemed to rally, and one who slept in his bedchamber and who heard him praying, declared, "a public spirit to God's cause did breathe in him to the very last."
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  • At Saragossa Peter Arbue, a canon and an ardent inquisitor, was slain in 1485 whilst praying in a church; and the threats against the hated Torquemada made him go in fear of his life, and he never went abroad without an escort of forty familiars of the Holy Office on horseback and two hundred more on foot.
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  • Petitions continued to flow in to the emperor's cabinet, praying for a national representation, from the zemstvos, from the nobles and from the professional classes, and their moral was enforced by general agitation, by partial strikes, and by outrages which culminated at Moscow in the murder of the Grand-duke Sergius (February 4th, 1 9 05).
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  • On the 20th of March 1413, whilst praying in Westminster Abbey he was seized with a fainting fit, and died that same evening in the Jerusalem Chamber.
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  • Sir Francis Weston in a letter to his family almost acknowledges his guilt in praying for pardon, especially for offences against his wife;' Anne's own conduct and character almost prepare us for some catastrophe.
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  • During this time, it is the judgment of the most recent Protestant writer on St Dominic that, though keeping on good terms with Simon de Montfort, the leader, and praying for the success of the crusaders' arms during the battle of Muret, "yet, so far as can be seen from the sources, Dominic took no part in the crusade, but endeavoured to carry his spiritual activity on the same lines as before.
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  • On the bank question he was at first at variance with the president; in January 1832 he presented in the Senate a memorial from the bank's president, Nicholas Biddle, and its managers, praying for a recharter, and subsequently he was chairman of a committee which reported a bill re-chartering the institution for a fifteen-year period.
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  • The historian Orlando Malavolti and other special envoys were sent to the emperor in 1550 with a petition signed by more than a thousand citizens praying him to spare them so terrible a danger; but their mission failed: they returned unheard.
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  • Natick is the Indian name, signifying " our land," or " hilly land," of the site (originally part of Dedham) granted in 1650 to John Eliot, for the praying " Indians.
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  • Gladstone declared that the state of the army in the Crimea was a " matter for weeping all day and praying all night."
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  • The intrinsic improbabilities of the narrative, if taken as direct history, are also great: Jesus' deliberate delay of two days to secure His friend's dying, and His rejoicing at the death, since thus He can revivify His friend and bring His disciples to believe in Himself as the Life; His deliberate weeping over the death which He has thus let happen, yet His anger at the similar tears of Lazarus's other friends; and His praying, as He tells the Father in the prayer itself, simply to edify the bystanders: all point to a doctrinal allegory.
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  • On the 25th of November Sidney presented a petition to the king, praying for an audience, which, however, under the influence of James and Jeffreys, Charles refused.
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  • By the king's desire he undertook the vindication of the practices of confirmation, absolution, private baptism and lay excommunication; he urged, but in vain, the reinforcement of an ancient canon, "that schismatics are not to be heard against bishops"; and in opposition to the Puritans' demand for certain alterations in doctrine and discipline, he besought the king that care might be taken for a praying clergy; and that, till men of learning and sufficiency could be found, godly homilies might be read and their number increased.
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  • The local assembly, in which 36 out of 38 members were committed to repeal, passed an address to Her Majesty praying her not to " reduce this free, happy and hitherto self-governed province to the degraded condition of a servile dependency of Canada," and sent Howe with a delegation to London to lay the petition at the foot of the throne.
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  • Within a month of the meeting of the first parliament of the Dominion a question of vast importance to the future of the 's country was brought forward by the Hon.W.McDougall in a series of resolutions which were adopted, and on y which was based an address to the queen praying that teases.
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  • Taking advantage of a petition presented by the Polish landed proprietors of the Lithuanian provinces, praying that their relations with the serfs might be regulated in a more satisfactory way - meaning in a way more satisfactory for the proprietors - he authorized the formation of committees "for ameliorating the condition of the peasants," and laid down the principles on which the amelioration was to be effected.
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  • To this place the emperor Akbar, with his empress, performed a pilgrimage on foot from Agra in accordance with the terms of a vow he had made when praying for a son.
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  • The Mantidae or " praying insects " have the prothorax elongate and the forelegs powerful and raptorial, while the large, broad head is prominent.
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  • On the 19th he wrote to Elizabeth praying for mercy, and the same day offered £1000 for procuring his pardon; and on the loth, having disclosed the cipher used in the correspondence between himself and Mary, he was executed 1 Cata.
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  • He induced the ulemg to sign a letter, praying the sultan to revoke the command for reinstating the beys, persuaded the chiefs of the Albanian troops to swear allegiance to him, and sent 2000 purses contributed by them to Constantinople.
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  • John Eliot, the "apostle to the Indians," visited it soon after 1651, and organized the third of his bands of "praying Indians" there; in 1671 he established a church for them, the second of the kind in New England, and also a school.
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  • Khatzidakis found there three large houses, each with some twenty rooms and upper storeys, and a unique collection of bronzes, an ingot, some enormous cauldrons, and a statu ette of a praying man.
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  • He went forward, and fell on the ground, praying that " the cup might be taken away " from Him, but resigning Himself to His Father's will.
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  • This, after praying to Yahweh, they actually do; at once the sea becomes calm and they sacrifice to Yahweh.
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  • Early in 1881 the British North Borneo Provisional Association, Limited, was formed to take over the concession which had been obtained from the sultan of Sulu, and in November of that year a petition was addressed to Queen Victoria praying for a royal charter.
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  • His last appearance in the House of Lords was on the 7th of April 1778, on the occasion of the duke of Richmond's motion for an address praying the king to conclude peace with America on any terms. In view of the hostile demonstrations of France the various parties had come generally to see the necessity of such a measure.
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  • The Commons presented an address to the king praying that the deceased statesman might be buried with the honours of a public funeral, and voted a sum for a public monument which was erected over his grave in Westminster Abbey.
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  • Moreover, the inhabitants sent petitions to England, praying that they might be placed under the direct control of the crown.
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  • As many as are persuaded and believe that what we teach and say is true, and undertake to be able to live accordingly, are instructed to pray and entreat God with fasting, for the remission of their sins that are past, we praying and fasting with them.
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  • And we are touched to think of the simple-minded guest secretly praying, in the solitude of his room in the fine house at Beaconsfield, that the way of his anxious and overburdened host might be guided by a divine hand.
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  • When he r: ached his lodgings at night after a day in the city or a skirmish in the House of Commons, Burke used to find a note from the d ke of Richmond or the marquess of Rockingham, praying him t draw a protest to be entered on the Journals of the Lords, and n fact he drew all the principal protests of his party between 17 7 and 1782.
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  • Wycliffe was a metaphysician and a theologian, and had to invent a metaphysical theory - the theory of Dominium - to enable him to transfer, in a way satisfactory to himself, the powers and privileges of the church to his company of poor Christians; but his followers were content to allege that a church which held large landed possessions, collected tithes greedily and took money from starving peasants for baptizing, burying and praying, could not be the church of Christ and his apostles.
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  • Many miracles were attributed to him alive and dead, and it is said that when his body was dissected it was found that two of his ribs had been broken, an event attributed to the expansion of his heart while fervently praying in the catacombs about the year 1545.
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  • Siegfried, to be sure, is buried with all the pomp of medieval Catholic rites; but Kriemhild, while praying for his soul like a good Christian, plots horrible vengeance like her pagan prototype.
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  • Disbelief surged through her, and she clenched her eyes closed, praying they thought her dead enough not to shoot her as they did the others.
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  • She hurried to follow Czerno, silently praying Jake ratted her out to Damian.
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  • She stood in the middle of the chamber, quaking and praying he wasn.t the sadistic bastard Sasha was.
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  • The phantom stayed with Katie throughout the night and into the first light of morning.  Katie didn't sleep, not with the creepy phantom and no sign of Gabriel.  She huddled in the hollow of the tree by the lake, praying for Gabe to reappear.
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  • As a practicing Catholic, Blakely then slightly boggles DS Winters by praying over Wells.
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  • Two winged cherubs stand praying back-to-back with their wings and heads supporting the bowl.
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  • Anna never left the temple courtyard but worshiped day and night by fasting and praying.
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  • We'll be watching films, making stuff, playing games, worshipping, praying and reading the Bible in our action-packed extravaganza.
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  • Or it may just be that, like all of us, your praying is just flagging a little.
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  • Whilst you are leading the intercessions, you are leading God's people in prayer, rather than praying on their behalf.
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  • Instead, praying has become a mantra for survival... .
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  • And the whole multitude of the people were praying without at the time of incense.
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  • No doubt Fergie is praying that the next Derby game with us ends up indefinitely postponed.
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  • Perhaps psalm praying means praying the psalms in short, and praying long prayers like the prayers at the root of the psalms.
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  • There is a sense of hubbub, with the onlookers of both sexes praying and reaching toward the unlit pyre.
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  • Sudhir took them to hospital in his motorized rickshaw, praying " Please, Jesus, give them back to me.
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  • Try using the rosary; begin by praying the Psalms.
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  • We have several 24-7 prayer weeks, which were really exciting times, where people committed to praying in a specific prayer room.
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  • Third Worldood praying for people dying in a third-world country - there's no God to help them, only people.
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  • Each new praying person is helping reclaim the wasteland.
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  • A woman's voice whispering, pleading, praying to be kept safe from harm.
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  • And the runaway wife writes to her lover: - " O my dear Octave, we shall never pass a night together without first kneeling down and praying for Jacques."
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  • Continuing the line of conduct which in most other men would be called hypocrisy, he forwarded a petition to Pitt praying that he might be reimbursed his costs from the public funds.
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  • A sense of failure appears in Dominic's last sermon in Languedoc: "For many years I have exhorted you in vain, with gentleness, preaching, praying and weeping.
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  • Returning home he tore up the draughts of some thousands of verses which he had composed and threw them in the fire, and repairing to the grand mosque of Ghazni he wrote upon the walls, at the place where the sultan was in the habit of praying, the following lines: "The auspicious court of Mahmud, king of Zabulistan, is like a sea.
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  • On the r5th of February 1677, in the debate on the fifteen months' prorogation, he moved the dissolution of parliament; and in March 1678 he seconded the address praying the king to declare war against France.
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  • After long and violent debates, the diet, on the 8th of August, unanimously adopted an address to the crown, drawn up by Deak, praying for the restoration of the political and territorial integrity of Hungary, for the public coronation of the king with all its accompaniments, and the full restitution of the fundamental laws.
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  • When in August 1895 they forwarded one of their many petitions praying for redress of their grievances and an extension of the franchise, their petition, with over 35, 000 signatures, was rejected with jeers and insult.
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  • He held that the wearing of religious garb, praying and practising penance to be seen of men, only produced hypocrisy, and that those who went on pilgrimages to sacred streams, though they might cleanse their bodies, only increased their mental impurity.
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  • The queen's conduct towards Lady Flora was kind and sisterly from the beginning to the end of this painful business; but the scandal was made public through some indignant letters which the marchioness of Hastings addressed to Lord Melbourne praying for the punishment of her daughter's traducers, and the general opinion was that Lady Flora had been grossly treated at the instigation of some private court enemies.
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  • His principal treatises on this subject were the Measures of Submission to the Civil Magistrate and The Origin and Institution of Civil Government discussed; and his part in the discussion was so much appreciated by the Commons that in 1709 they presented an address to the queen praying her to "bestow some dignity in the church on Mr Hoadly for his eminent services both to church and state."
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  • Quiet contemplation, which could be seen as prayer, or actively praying, may allow for this.
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  • Remember that Jesus Christ is alive, ascended and reigning in glory and is praying for you and me - even now.
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  • Sudhir took them to hospital in his motorized rickshaw, praying Please, Jesus, give them back to me.
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  • Here 's praying for season 2 or a sequel film.
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  • It 's no good praying for people dying in a third-world country - there 's no God to help them, only people.
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  • Christians get their reward post mortem, and meanwhile must endure the tribulations of life as best they can by praying and singing hymns.
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  • A woman 's voice whispering, pleading, praying to be kept safe from harm.
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  • Praying, meditating, or other quiet time will strengthen you for all the challenges of single parenthood.
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  • Praying is a popular form of meditation.
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  • Attract and protect aphid predators such as ladybugs, lacewings, assassin bugs, praying mantis, adult wasps, spiders and chickadees.
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  • Religious symbols: Religious symbols such as Christian crosses, Buddha figures and praying hands are examples of available pendants.
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  • Praying together is one of the best ways to reinforce the importance of prayer.
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  • Take a walk on the beach in one of the fun colors such as Tangerine, Miami or Praying Mantis or stick to a basic color such as white.
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  • Lady beetles and praying mantis are both beneficial to your organic garden.
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  • Breeders sell ladybugs and praying mantis as natural bug predators.
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  • The most well-known story tells of a destitute man praying for money and finding a plant in front of him.
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  • After I was fired I remember praying and asking God to guide me.
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  • They are also used in praying to the gods of fortune and for soothing the departed soul at funerals.
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  • In addition to his success on television, John Edward is also a published author with a number of titles in print, including Crossing Over, Final Beginnings and Practical Praying.
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  • Rimes believed as many purists do that if fans weren't wondering, hoping, dreaming, praying and crossing their fingers about what was going to happen, that they might not tune in or worse, the impact of the drama would be lessened.
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  • Praying hands tattoos are a great way to show off your faith or remember a loved one.
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  • One of the most popular praying hands tattoos also has a cross present.
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  • The first drawing of the traditional praying hands was done in Germany in 1508 by an artist by the name of Albrecht Dürer.
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  • It was titled "Hands in Prayer" and later changed a bit to become a part of a praying apostle in a later work.
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  • While many may consider the praying hands as strictly a Christian tattoo, other religions embrace it, too.
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  • In addition, each Christian may not want the same additions to their tattoo of praying hands.
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  • Praying hands can serve as a symbol of your love for a deceased family member or friend.
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  • Perhaps you could get the praying hands with their name underneath.
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  • No matter what most people pair with their tattoo of praying hands, remember that this tattoo is yours.
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  • Praying hands tend to be placed on the back or shoulders, but they can be anywhere you'd like, of course.
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  • If you look through galleries, you will see several praying hands on calves, forearms, even chests.
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  • If you know you want a praying hands tattoo but you're not sure exactly what style you want, why not check out some galleries for inspiration?
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  • Tattoo Johnny has a few tattoos that feature praying hands.
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  • Since his work kept him away from people, he spent a lot of time praying.
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  • In one of the early interviews for the show, she calls herself a "praying mantis" when referring to her male relationships.
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  • Other monsters in this film include a huge spider named Spiga and a host of giant praying mantises.
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  • Description: He looked like a giant praying mantis that developed because of nuclear fallout.
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  • Dazzle Junction: Although it doesn't contain full layouts, this site does offer seven pages of backgrounds that feature images of Jesus, Christmas items, angel wings, praying cartoons, crosses and religious phrases.
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  • She sent the text then tucked the phone in her pocket, praying they could track her with the tag Toni placed there.
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  • Praying she hadn't missed some term of the deal, she waited for his reaction.
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  • Deidre sucked in a deep breath, praying the demon lord answered the summons.
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  • She sucked in a steadying breath, praying any sign of the violence from her last visit was gone.
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  • She followed him, praying he knew the town better than her, until they ran into a dead end.
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  • They'd been praying that the last three women would yield his nishani.
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  • She leaned against the wall and drew a deep breath, praying A'Ran trusted this Council member for a reason.
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  • She wasn't sure whether to trust him or not but nodded, praying he was telling the truth.
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  • When they get infested with aphids, do we think about their enemy, the praying mantis?
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  • All right, suppose we bought a jar of live Praying Mantises at our neighborhood pest control store.
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  • He drifted into restless sleep, praying his unusual visitor was wrong.
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  • Jessi carefully placed Ashley's project in a corner of the box, praying her cousin was alive to finish it one day.
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  • Praying he didn't take it out on Ashley, Jessi cursed the teen silently for taking her phone.
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  • With nine other peers he presented a petition to the king in November, praying for the meeting of parliament, of which Charles took no notice.
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  • A small point in tie history of prayer, but one that has an interesting bearing on the subject of its relation to magic, is concerned with the custom of praying silently.
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  • When the struggle between the colonies and the mother country began, although he felt much sympathy for the former, his opposition to any form of obstruction to the Stamp Act and other measures, and his denunciation of a resort to force created a breach between him and his parish, and in a fiery farewell discourse preached after the opening of hostilities he declared that no power on earth should prevent him from praying and shouting "God save the King."
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  • In vain Savonarola besought them to lay down their arms. When the church was finally stormed Savonarola was seen praying at the altar, and Fra Domenico, armed with an enormous candlestick, guarding him from the blows of the mob.
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  • "Whenever he woke in the night," says his wife, "he was always praying."
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  • The next step was taken by Cranmer, who wrote a letter to the king, praying to be allowed to remove the anxiety of loyal subjects as to a possible case of disputed succession, by finally determining the validity of the marriage in his archiepiscopal court.
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  • First she heard her mother praying and sighing and the creaking of her bed under her, then Madame Schoss' familiar whistling snore and Sonya's gentle breathing.
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  • Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understand Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.
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  • The real beginning of English equity is to be found in the custom of handing over to that officer, for adjudication, the complaints which were addressed to the king, praying for remedies beyond the reach of the common law.
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