How to use Soul in a sentence

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  • Love is at the soul of everything.

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  • Carmen had been his soul mate for a long time.

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  • With all his soul he had always sought one thing--to be perfectly good--so he could not be afraid of death.

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  • It was the scream of a soul dying.

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  • The Woman Soul leads us upward and on!

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  • Let me live like a man and think of my soul and of God.

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  • Consider that the welfare of his soul is at stake.

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  • Jule, whose soul had somehow lingered in her body when she'd touched him, and who had become the only man she'd ever felt safe around.

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  • Instead, she'd touched his soul, and it'd laughed and turned her magic away.

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  • If they were truly soul mates, she should be in his corner all the way.

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  • To her pure soul all evil is equally unlovely.

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  • I could yell my lungs raw and not a soul could hear.

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  • Bianca was the kind of woman who could heal his soul, if he had time to let her.

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  • There isn't a living soul in this part of the world to whom I can go for advice in this, or indeed, in any other educational difficulty.

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  • She'd touched his soul, and now she touched his body.

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  • Love always finds its way to an imprisoned soul, and leads it out into the world of freedom and intelligence!

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  • On this ground Joseph Alexeevich condemned my speech and my whole activity, and in the depth of my soul I agreed with him.

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  • And she not only saw no need of any other or better husband, but as all the powers of her soul were intent on serving that husband and family, she could not imagine and saw no interest in imagining how it would be if things were different.

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  • He could have told her he was the devil and that he now owned her soul, and she would have stayed there, wondering if he'd kiss her.

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  • That living word awakened my soul, gave it light, hope, joy, set it free!

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  • Such knowledge floods the soul unseen with a soundless tidal wave of deepening thought.

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  • In the country one sees only Nature's fair works, and one's soul is not saddened by the cruel struggle for mere existence that goes on in the crowded city.

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  • And in my dream I knew that these drawings represented the love adventures of the soul with its beloved.

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  • Countess Mary's soul always strove toward the infinite, the eternal, and the absolute, and could therefore never be at peace.

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  • It took a lot of soul searching to come to you.

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  • The "Iliad" tells of almost nothing but war, and one sometimes wearies of the clash of spears and the din of battle; but the "Odyssey" tells of nobler courage--the courage of a soul sore tried, but steadfast to the end.

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  • He was proud of her intelligence and goodness, recognized his own insignificance beside her in the spiritual world, and rejoiced all the more that she with such a soul not only belonged to him but was part of himself.

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  • No, it can't be, he told himself at every look, gesture, and word that filled his soul with joy.

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  • She was fully a part of him when they touched, as if he'd been missing more than a piece of his soul all these years and just now realized it.

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  • By the time she reached the cliff Jule indicated the next day, Yully's soul was humming like an electric wire.

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  • At last, she forced herself to lie down and tried not to think of the man named Jule, whose soul still lingered.

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  • His body took it this time, and his soul didn't laugh at her as it had when she tried to turn him into a rock.

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  • She still didn't quite trust he'd keep his word, but she prayed with every ounce of her soul that he did.

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  • I then asked her, "Can you think of your soul as separate from your body?"

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  • The greater part of what my neighbors call good I believe in my soul to be bad, and if I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.

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  • It uplifts the soul to see such men as the old count and his worthy son, said she.

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  • The soul is immortal--well then, if I shall always live I must have lived before, lived for a whole eternity.

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  • I experienced that feeling of love which is the very essence of the soul and does not require an object.

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  • Well, what do you, what do you feel in your soul, your whole soul--shall I live?

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  • She spoke, mingling most trifling details with the intimate secrets of her soul, and it seemed as if she could never finish.

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  • Now her face and body were often all that one saw, and her soul was not visible at all.

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  • You are the only innocent soul in Hell.

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  • Worldly conversation at a moment when his soul is already prepared...

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  • Whatever we may say about the soul going to the sky... we know there is no sky but only an atmosphere.

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  • It was as if all the powers of his soul were concentrated on passing the commander in the best possible manner, and feeling that he was doing it well he was happy.

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  • I try to be reserved because in the depth of my soul I feel too near to him already, but then he cannot know what I think of him and may imagine that I do not like him.

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  • Every time he chanced to meet Dolokhov's handsome insolent eyes, Pierre felt something terrible and monstrous rising in his soul and turned quickly away.

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  • Once, when he had touched on this topic with his mother, he discovered, to his surprise and somewhat to his satisfaction, that in the depth of her soul she too had doubts about this marriage.

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  • It seemed to Pierre that this comet fully responded to what was passing in his own softened and uplifted soul, now blossoming into a new life.

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  • Drawing himself up, he viewed the field of battle opening out before him from the hill, and with his whole soul followed the movement of the uhlans.

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  • She knew it was a proof that in the depth of his soul he was glad she was remaining at home and had not gone away.

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  • To Princess Mary it was strange that now, at a moment when such sorrow was filling her soul, there could be rich people and poor, and the rich could refrain from helping the poor.

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  • The one thing he now desired with his whole soul was to get away quickly from the terrible sensations amid which he had lived that day and return to ordinary conditions of life and sleep quietly in a room in his own bed.

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  • The hardest thing (Pierre went on thinking, or hearing, in his dream) is to be able in your soul to unite the meaning of all.

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  • It was plain that her whole soul was in her prayer.

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  • And all at once it grew light in his soul and the veil that had till then concealed the unknown was lifted from his spiritual vision.

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  • She did not know and would not have believed it, but beneath the layer of slime that covered her soul and seemed to her impenetrable, delicate young shoots of grass were already sprouting, which taking root would so cover with their living verdure the grief that weighed her down that it would soon no longer be seen or noticed.

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  • A joyous feeling of freedom--that complete inalienable freedom natural to man which he had first experienced at the first halt outside Moscow-- filled Pierre's soul during his convalescence.

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  • There was nothing in Pierre's soul now at all like what had troubled it during his courtship of Helene.

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  • A stern expression of the lofty, secret suffering of a soul burdened by the body appeared on her face.

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  • On to rural America where the pickings are as fertile as the country side and there's always a trusting little soul willing to help a stranger.

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  • Let's all agree to sit on this for a week and do some soul searching.

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  • Sofi's skill relied mostly on reading the future of a specific soul by touching them, and he'd not let her within miles of a vamp since taking over her guardianship.

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  • It was not just his magic, but his soul that flowed into her.

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  • Jule's brand on her soul was even more intense, enough so that she physically ached for him.

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  • The sense of peace descended upon her again, and she relaxed against him, content to her soul to be surrounded by his scent and heat.

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  • He wondered if the man was his soul, weeping for his brother.

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  • It was one thing to offer her body, but her heart, her soul … he would take all of her, consume her completely, irrevocably.

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  • If Gabriel had killed her while trying to save her, he'd kill the soul in her head, too, the one that damned Deidre to Hell.

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  • Take her soul and brain.

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  • Send someone to grab Gabriel's soul?

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  • He couldn't know that she was about to become the only thing standing between his soul and Darkyn.

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  • You will have to wait for my soul to come to her.

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  • Except your mate would get my soul, not you.

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  • You'll be stuck with your mess and no soul, he said.

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  • Fortunately, I'm not the one with my soul on the line.

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  • Perhaps when she lost her soul at the end of the week or maybe, if she could help him recover his underworld, she'd tell Gabriel then.

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  • Darkyn made a deal with Gabriel for your soul, Harmony.

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  • And find his soul, before it was crushed and he was sent to Hell.

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  • It was going to be hard, maybe even harder than finding his soul in the underworld, but the opportunity was theirs for the taking.

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  • For her, he was the perfect soul mate.

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  • When his hands found her waist and drew her close, passion came without warning, completely consuming her body and soul.

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  • He saw through her, pushed down the barriers of her soul and stepped back to examine it.

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  • It teaches compassion, because sitting on the bus, I know the person beside me is someday going to have to search his soul the same way I did, so I don't mind that he's spilling his coffee on my shoes.

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  • Gabe was beginning to feel like he'd be able to clean up the soul mess.

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  • She'd touched a soul.

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  • If you're here, come to me, he ordered the soul he sought.

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  • He snatched the soul and shoved off from the bottom of the lake, kicking upwards.

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  • He placed the soul on the ground beside him and drew his remaining knife.

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  • I do try to think that he is still near, very near; but sometimes the thought that he is not here, that I shall not see him when I go to Boston,--that he is gone,--rushes over my soul like a great wave of sorrow.

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  • Words are powerless to describe the desolation of that prison-house, or the joy of the soul that is delivered out of its captivity.

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  • Science and faith together led him to try to make his way into the soul which he believed was born in Laura Bridgman as in every other human being.

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  • The little fellow who whirls his "New York Flyer" round the nursery, making "horseshoe curves" undreamed of by less imaginative engineers, is concentrating his whole soul on his toy locomotive.

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  • I explained to her that the soul, too, is invisible, or in other words, that it is without apparent form.

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  • He has two neighbours, who live still farther north; one is King Winter, a cross and churlish old monarch, who is hard and cruel, and delights in making the poor suffer and weep; but the other neighbour is Santa Claus, a fine, good-natured, jolly old soul, who loves to do good, and who brings presents to the poor, and to nice little children at Christmas.

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  • That word startled my soul, and it awoke, full of the spirit of the morning, full of joyous, exultant song.

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  • This was Speranski's cold, mirrorlike look, which did not allow one to penetrate to his soul, and his delicate white hands, which Prince Andrew involuntarily watched as one does watch the hands of those who possess power.

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  • 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.

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  • But in the secret depths of her soul the question whether her engagement to Boris was a jest or an important, binding promise tormented her.

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  • Boris says his soul finds repose at your house.

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  • He did not know that Natasha's soul was overflowing with despair, shame, and humiliation, and that it was not her fault that her face happened to assume an expression of calm dignity and severity.

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  • Till then he had reproached her in his heart and tried to despise her, but he now felt so sorry for her that there was no room in his soul for reproach.

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  • Riding past the pond where there used always to be dozens of women chattering as they rinsed their linen or beat it with wooden beetles, Prince Andrew noticed that there was not a soul about and that the little washing wharf, torn from its place and half submerged, was floating on its side in the middle of the pond.

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  • The tales passing from mouth to mouth at different ends of the army did not even resemble what Kutuzov had said, but the sense of his words spread everywhere because what he said was not the outcome of cunning calculations, but of a feeling that lay in the commander-in-chief's soul as in that of every Russian.

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  • All the powers of his soul, as of every soldier there, were unconsciously bent on avoiding the contemplation of the horrors of their situation.

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  • It filled her whole soul, had become an integral part of herself, and she no longer struggled against it.

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  • All that he now witnessed scarcely made an impression on him--as if his soul, making ready for a hard struggle, refused to receive impressions that might weaken it.

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  • It seemed to him that he was thinking of nothing, but far down and deep within him his soul was occupied with something important and comforting.

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  • Maybe that tune will change when you lose your soul in four days.

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  • Losing a soul was always a possibility.

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  • He knew what souls the demons were after, and his death dealers were equipped with the soul compasses.

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  • One that would result in her capturing Gabriel's heart and keeping her own soul.

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  • Human-Deidre had no reason whatsoever not to give Darkyn the soul he snatched when the deal was up.

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  • It's like your soul is being torn in two.

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  • She recalled clearly the decision she'd forced him to make and kicking him out of her bed, the moment he resigned his soul to her to save his friend's life.

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  • Until you took my soul a few months ago, I was there because I loved you and for no other reason.

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  • The pain she was in or the situation where she might lose her soul in three days.

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  • In three days' time, she'd not only lose her soul, she'd lose Gabriel, too, this time for good.

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  • The only thing that was clear was that her soul was lost.

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  • Darkyn had demons searching the apartment last week for what Gabriel assumed was the soul contained in the tumor of the human-Deidre's head.

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  • Why he wanted the soul that he then let go was another mystery Gabriel wanted to resolve.

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  • If true, the rebellion forming in the underworld needed to be dealt with swiftly and his soul found.

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  • He tried hard not to think about his soul being kicked around in the underworld.

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  • He hadn't been sent to Hell yet, indicating no one had found his soul, but the thought lingered in the back of his mind.

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  • His only hope was that Deidre didn't share what he revealed to her with the Dark One, who would do whatever it took to beat Gabe to his soul.

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  • She may not, but Darkyn … what would he do to get the soul of past-Death?

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  • There might one day be a way to win her soul back.

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  • Maybe it was poetic justice that her soul was doomed.

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  • We are both culpable for sending the only innocent soul either of us has ever known to Hell.

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  • Just like every other soul collector Gabriel sent out the past week, Harmony had gone on a mission and returned empty-handed.

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  • But if this guy wasn't supposed to die tonight, where is the soul I came for?

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  • Death-dealers operated off a sense of soul radar that pulled them like magnets to the lives that were on Death's list to be ended.

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  • Grab this guy and take him downstairs in case his soul pops up later.

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  • Guessing the compass only worked in the mortal world, Gabe emplaced it around his neck before picking up the green emerald – the form a soul took after death – and peering at it.

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  • Whoever owned the soul, he or she was important to find their way to Death's jewelry box.

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  • He'd loved her once, and he would've bet his soul she loved him.

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  • When he did turn over his soul to her, she dumped him.

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  • Gabe dropped it and touched his forearm, willing the soul radar to guide him to the right place.

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  • If the radar was working, the soul would be within a few feet of him.

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  • Gabriel gave up his soul to help Rhyn and would do it again, especially seeing how strong their bond had become.

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  • On the smallest of chances she was alive, she would've had to find a loophole to surrender her duty without losing her soul.

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  • The soul radar takes me to you, if nowhere else.

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  • Wynn's soul was an official debt she incurred, and Death would do its duty and repay.

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  • The second soul bartered for in private was flat out missing.

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  • With a soul compass in one hand and his dinner in the other, Darkyn was satisfied for the first time in months.

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  • He'd find the missing soul.

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  • He held her gaze, and she had the sense that he was looking beyond her, to her soul, examining it as only Death could.

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  • Oh, and I picked up someone else's soul last night, she said.

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  • He crossed through anyway to the soul on the list to be claimed.

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  • Granted, Death's soul radar just kicked in.

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  • There was no telling how long this soul was waiting.

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  • I think the compass tells you what kind of soul it is.

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  • Deidre had knelt near here and unknowingly touched a soul.

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  • He dropped the body and retrieved the soul.

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  • Whose soul would that bitch put in Deidre's head?

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  • Meaning the soul of the deity we know is likely somewhere else.

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  • Gabriel sliced his palm and squeezed blood out over the soul.

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  • He willed the magic out of his body and channeled it into the blood-covered soul, visualizing what it was he tried to do.

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  • And hoping it wasn't like Wynn, who was reincarnated without even Darkyn realizing the soul was revived.

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  • The soul sank into the ground.

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  • Kill her, remove the soul and revive her?

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  • Had Wynn unknowingly protected Deidre by linking her life to that of the soul in her head?

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  • Soul power rippled through him and with it, the sensation of the invisible shackles he'd worn his entire adult life melting away.

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  • Gabe handed him the soul compass he'd found on the demon's body.

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  • I want to hear the woman who lives by the motto of no apologies, no regrets, who told me once that her own soul searching taught her to live, doesn't want my help turning that three months into eternity.

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  • So you're a lost soul, too, like the rest of the lake and me.

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  • She shivered at the memory of her interaction with a single soul.

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  • The alternative was that they killed her when they retrieved the soul in her head.

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  • He wasn't about to murder this Deidre to fetch the soul of past-Deidre.

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  • If Tamer didn't find the tidbit of history from the time-before-time about forced soul extraction, the plan was never going to have more than a five percent chance of working, even with Wynn.

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  • To have someone else's soul in your head?

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  • He just needed to find the right combination of factors that would allow him to withdraw the soul from her head without killing her.

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  • There was a soul in her tumor.

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  • He wanted the soul in her head badly.

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  • Female humans in Hell with a soul unblemished by evil?

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  • Better. I have a preferred outcome, one that involves you surviving and the soul embedded in your head not.

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  • Darkyn wanted the soul alive while Fate wanted the opposite.

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  • I created you long before I ceased to exist by morphing a part of my soul with yours.

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  • You sacrificed your immortal soul for him.

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  • Three weeks ago, he.d bargained his soul in exchange for her taking Rhyn off her list of those to be made dead-dead.

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  • He.d expected things to change once he pledged his soul to Death, but he hadn.t expected anything so drastic, so soon.

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  • Before he gave his Immortal soul to death, he.d never noticed how sweet the air was or how the grass sang as the wind whipped through it.

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  • I gave Death my Immortal soul.

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  • Demons. They.ll take more than your soul.

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  • He sold his Immortal soul to Death so she wouldn.t kill Rhyn.

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  • Her soul felt empty, and tears rose.

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  • The earth would drop from beneath his feet and the sun pierce his soul.

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  • I'll think it's Belfair's space car and wake up at once and not disturb a soul!

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  • Aunt Annie was here! she announced like a saved soul at a revival.

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  • Though countless have paid for me, never has a man risked paying so dearly for my body; his honor, his reputation, his family and even his soul.

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  • She has done this deed for so many others, but I can't bear to heap more sin on my blackened soul and kill unborn this result of my Joshua's love.

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  • One hearty soul was clothed in shorts, as if trying to wow his neighbors with an out of season, near full body tan.

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  • She is a kind, gentle soul and would never hurt you.

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  • I have to drink a real lot to get a hangover, so, with no downsides and a whole lot of up, why wouldn't I drink to my heart's content, plus it tastes awesome and warms my soul.

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  • It seemed as if she could see his soul.

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  • He enjoyed listening, though music did not feed his soul as it did the other three.

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  • Lana was a gentle soul; the secret must have been great if she left behind that many people to die!

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  • He said nothing, aware the creature before him wasn't capable of communicating a truth in a way most others could understand.  Death was from a time before time.  He would never understand what she saw when she looked out over humanity and saw its Past, Present, Future, and the soul of each human that ever lived.  The size of her vision rendered her unique interpretations puzzling, even to him.

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  • She can't take a soul whose time has not yet come, and she was in the mortal world.  She offered me a job instead, to work for her.

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  • I was her only voluntary assassin.  I traded her my soul for the life of a friend.

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  • You saw in him what I've always seen and no one else has.  He would do for me what I did for him.  Trading my soul to Death was not an easy decision, but I never would've done it for anyone else.

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  • I'm not sure I can save you.  We'll deal with one soul at a time.

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  • You'll be made dead-dead first and then she'll take your soul.

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  • Katie stared at the necklace, horrified by the idea of looking at a soul and fascinated by the fact they looked like emeralds.  Gabe turned away and started through the forest again.

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  • Though I guess if Death doesn't find their soul like she can't find yours, they can just … linger.

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  • Only Death knows where Katie's soul is.

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  • Will you take my soul in exchange for Katie's?

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  • He looked at it hard, not sure what to think about holding Kris's soul in his palm.

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  • She'll be the first soul I hunt down.

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  • I did tell you I can legally claim your soul if you come here, didn't I?

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  • Monica was a sweetheart who never said an unkind word about a soul.

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  • There wasn't a soul up there who'd believe me.

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  • His groan brought an echo from the depths of her soul and she pressed closer.

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  • The contentment that consumed her body and soul wasn't merely the satisfaction of lovemaking.

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  • Something as small as a piece of hair or a tooth—anything that the soul of the dead immortal might still cling to.

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  • The guardsman hesitated, not sensing the soul of the dead immortal despite the blood.

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  • I'm not the lost soul I was, in need of others to make decisions for me.

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  • Damian had killed her for her betrayal, left her soul in her body and burned her.

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  • I met him when he was a broken soul.

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  • She'd lost a family and a world, only to discover the other half of her soul in the man before her.

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  • I know more of her soul than her father.

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  • Eureka belonged to Random and Jonathan, equally – heart and soul.

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  • That was when some inconsiderate soul decided to knock on their door.

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  • Yes. God rest her soul, she was a wonderful wife.

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  • Final causes, vital and mental forces, the soul itself can, if they act at all, only act through the inexorable mechanism of natural laws.

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  • Vico has been generally described as a solitary soul, out of harmony with the spirit of his time and often directly opposed to it.

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  • The patent for it, dated 10th of May 1438, is for a warden and 20 scholars, to be called " the Warden and College of the souls of all the faithful departed," to study and pray " for the soul of King Henry VI.

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  • If I could have foreseen what a stir my writings would make, I think I should have jealously guarded the privacy of this sanctuary where, till then, I perhaps was the only soul who had fed the artist's visions and the poet's dreams. But I had no such anticipation; I never gave it a thought.

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  • At first it was a veritable honeymoon; conversation never flagged and either found in the other his soul's complement.

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  • The most significant was the liberation, at the moment of kindling the funeral pyre, of an eagle which was supposed to bear the emperor's soul to heaven.

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  • The consecrated wafer shared by Lohengrin and the swan on their voyage is one of the more obvious means taken by the poet to give the tale the character of an allegory of the .relations between Christ, the Church and the human soul.

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  • But all the while he was engaged with reflections on the nature of man, of the soul and of God, and for a while he remained invisible even to his most familiar friends.

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  • Reason and thought, the essential quality of the soul, do not belong to the brutes; there is an impassable gulf fixed between man and the lower animals.

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  • You cannot in the actual man cut soul and body asunder; they interpenetrate in every member.

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  • The mind can act only upon itself; beyond that limit, the power of God must intervene to make any seeming interaction possible between body and soul.

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  • He maintains the unity and freedom of the soul, and the absolute obligation of the moral law.

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  • He gave its Church a trained ministry, its homes an educated people who could give a reason for their faith, and the whole city an heroic soul which enabled the little town to stand forth as the citadel and city of refuge for the oppressed Protestants of Europe."

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  • The untiring energy and zeal of Leandro Alem fitted him for being the chief organizer of a movement into which he threw himself heart and soul.

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  • He was for nearly eighteen years the soul of the republican conspiracies, the prompter of revolutionary propaganda, the chief inspirer of intrigues concerted by discontented military men of all ranks.

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  • This article is confined to summarizing the philosophical or scientific arguments for, and objections to, the doctrine of the persistence of the human soul after death.

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  • In the Orphic mysteries " the soul was regarded as a part of the divine, a particula aurae divinae, for which the body in its limited and perishable condition was no fit organ, but a grave or prison(ro a4 pa).

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  • The existence of the soul in the body was its punishment for sins in a previous condition; and the doom of its sins in the body was its descent into other bodies, and the postponement of its deliverance " (Salmond's Christian Doctrine of Immortality, p. 109).

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  • In the Phaedo the main argument up to which all the others lead is that the soul participates in the idea of life.

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  • In the tenth book of the Republic we find the curious argument that the soul does not perish like the body, because its characteristic evil, sin or wickedness does not kill it as the diseases of the body wear out the bodily life.

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  • The Aristotelian school in Islam did not speak with one voice upon the question; Avicenna declared the soul immortal, but Averroes assumes only the eternity of the universal intellect.

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  • Albertus Magnus argued that the soul is immortal, as ex se ipsa causa, and as independent of the body; Pietro Pomponazzi maintained that the soul's immortality could be neither proved nor disproved by any natural reasons.

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  • For the soul, by its nature as a single monad indestructible and, therefore, immortal, death meant only the loss of the monads constituting the body and its return to the pre-existent state.

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  • If the human soul is a force in the narrower sense, a substance, and not a combination of substances, then, as in the nature of things there is no transition from existence to non-existence, we cannot naturally conceive the end of its existence, any more than we can anticipate a gradual annihilation of its existence."

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  • He adds a reason that recalls one of Plato's, " As manifestly as the human soul is by means of the senses linked to the present life, so manifestly it attaches itself by reason, and the conceptions, conclusions, anticipations and efforts to which reason leads it, to God and eternity."

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  • Holiness, " the perfect accordance of the will with the moral law," demands an endless progress; and " this endless progress is only possible on the supposition of an endless duration of the existence and personality of the same rational being (which is called the immortality of the soul)."

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  • In stating constructively the doctrine of immortality we must assign altogether secondary importance to the metaphysical arguments from the nature of the soul.

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  • Such arguments as the indivisibility of the soul and its persistence can at most indicate the possibility of immortality.

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  • The desire is reasonable, moral, social, religious; it has the same worth as the loftiest ideals, and worthiest aspirations of the soul of man.

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  • The liver being regarded as the seat of the blood, it was a natural and short step to identify the liver with the soul as well as with the seat of life, and therefore as the centre of all manifestations of vitality and activity.

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  • The question, however, still remains to be answered how people came to the belief or to the assumption that through the soul, or the seat of life of the sacrificial animal, the intention of the gods could be divined.

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  • The one is that the animal sacrificed was looked upon as a deity, and that, therefore, the liver represented the soul of the god; the other theory is that the deity in accepting the sacrifice identified himself with the animal, and that, therefore, the liver as the soul of the animal was the counterpart of the soul of the god.

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  • The two souls acted in accord, the soul of the animal becoming a reflection, as it were, of the soul of the god.

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  • It but remains to call attention to the fact that the earlier view of the liver as the seat of the soul gave way among many ancient nations to the theory which, reflecting the growth of anatomical knowledge, assigned that function to the heart, while, with the further change which led to placing the seat of soul-life in the brain, an attempt was made to partition the various functions of manifestations of personality among the three organs, brain, heart and liver, the intellectual activity being assigned to the first-named; the higher emotions, as love and courage, to the second; while the liver, once the master of the entire domain of soul-life as understood in antiquity, was degraded to serve as the seat of the lower emotions, such as jealousy, anger and the like.

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  • A larger soul I think hath seldom dwelt in a house of clay than his was.

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  • Tetzel's efforts irretrievably damaged the complicated and abstruse Catholic doctrine on the subject of indulgences; as soon as the coin clinks in the chest, he cried, the soul is freed from purgatory.

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  • Brahma (n.) is the designation generally applied to the Supreme Soul (paramatman), or impersonal, all-embracing divine essence, the original source and ultimate goal of all that exists; Brahma (m.), on the other hand, is only one of the three hypostases of that divinity whose creative activity he represents, as distinguished from its preservative and destructive aspects, ever apparent in life and nature, and represented by the gods Vishnu and Siva respectively.

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  • The Scottish philosophy of Thomas Reid and his successors believed that David Hume's scepticism was no more than the genuine outcome of Locke's sensationalist appeal to experience when ripened or forced on by the immaterialism of Bishop Berkeley - God and the soul alone; not God, world and soul.

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  • If we try to know the soul, we grasp at a phantom.

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  • The body is the soul's prison.

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  • God is the soul of the world, although the gods of popular belief are (at least by the later Stoics) respectfully if exoterically acknowledged.

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  • Pre-established harmony drops out - except that it is used to explain the union of soul and body.

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  • The Rational Psychology formulates immortality on the ground that the immaterial soul has no parts to suffer decay - the argument which Kant's Critique of Pure Reason " refutes" with special reference to the statement of it by Moses Mendelssohn.

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  • Butler on the soul may be studied in chap. i.

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  • From the first, Brissot threw himself heart and soul into the Revolution.

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  • Its first emanation as plastic nature contains the original soul or deity out of which all individual souls issue.

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  • The whole world is represented by the figure of a tree, of which the seeds and roots are the first indeterminate matter, the leaves the accidents, the twigs and branches corruptible creatures, the blossoms the rational soul, and the fruit pure spirits or angels.

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  • In August 1498, Cesare in the consistory asked for the permission of the cardinals and the pope to renounce the priesthood, and the latter granted it "for the good of his soul."

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  • Hence came the ' jurisdiction of the ordinary in intestacy, for the peace of the soul of the departed.

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  • There can be no doubt that Aurelius believed in a deity, although Schultz is probably right in maintaining that all his theology amounts to this - the soul of man is most intimately united to his body, and together they make one animal which we call man; and so the deity is most intimately united to the world or the material universe, and together they form one whole.

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  • The belief was taught in the homogeneity of all living things, in the doctrine of original sin, in the transmigration of souls, in the view that the soul is entombed in the body (v13µa ojia), and that it may gradually attain perfection during connexion with a series of bodies.

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  • At Rome too he obtained a canonry attached to Cracow cathedral, and on his return to Poland in 1755 threw himself heart and soul into the question of educational reform.

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  • Wealth, popularity and power tend to dethrone the authority of reason and to pervert the soul from the natural to the artificial.

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  • There was a belief in the soul, which was supposed to dwell in the left eye.

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  • Naturally he selects fire, according to him the most complete embodiment of the process of Becoming, as the principle of empirical existence, out of which all things, including even the soul, grow by way of a quasi condensation, and into which all things must in course of time be again resolved.

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  • For Heraclitus the soul approaches most nearly to perfection when it is most akin to the fiery vapour out of which it was originally created, and as this is most so in death, "while we live our souls are dead in us, but when we die our souls are restored to life."

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  • They are dualists, like the Bogomils, ascribing the body to a fall from a state when the soul was on the same plane as God.

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  • There the tablets of "the soul of the most holy ancestral teacher, Confucius," and of his ten principal disciples stand as objects of worship for their countless followers.

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  • This man, then, having been a guest in many homes and having come down gradually from the highlands to the sea-coast, was Hellenic not only in speech but also in soul.

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  • Mendelssohn's Phaedo, on the immortality of the soul, brought the author into immediate fame, and the simple home of the " Jewish Plato " was sought by many of the leaders of Gentile society in Berlin.

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  • These are unequivocally pantheistic in tone, and the desire of the soul to escape and rest with God is expressed with all the fervour of Eastern poetry.

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  • The soul is in turn the image or product of the vas, and the soul by its motion begets corporeal matter..

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  • The soul thus faces two ways - towards the vas, from which it springs, and towards the material life, which is its own product.

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  • In psychology, his view of the intimate union of soul and body is remarkable.

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  • The body he regards as forming part of the substance of the soul, which through this union is more perfect and complete.

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  • He professed the most open materialism, denied immortality in all forms and taught that the soul of man is homogeneous with the soul of animals and plants, material in origin and incapable of separate existence.

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  • He made careful provision for his funeral, his tomb, and masses for his soul.

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  • God, the soul of the universe, must be conceived as having an existence analogous to men.

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  • The actual sinfulness of all men Origen was able to explain by the theological hypothesis of pre-existence and the premundane fall of each individual soul.

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  • Liber magnus, vulgo "Liber Adami" appellatus, opus Mandaeorum summi ponderis (2 vols., Berlin and Leipzig, 1867), is an excellent metallographic reproduction of the Paris MS. A German soul, permeates the whole aether, the domain of Ayar.

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  • Thus the Mintra of the Malay Peninsula have a demon corresponding to every kind of disease known to them; the Tasmanian ascribed a gnawing pain to the presence within him of the soul of a dead man, whom he had unwittingly summoned by mentioning his name and who was `devouring his liver; the Samoan held that the violation of a food tabu would result in the animal being formed within the body of the offender and cause his death.

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  • His theory of the connexion between the soul and the body is in some respects analogous to that of Malebranche; but he is not therefore to be regarded as a true forerunner of Occasionalism,.

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  • Who can say how far the influences of one soul on another soul and of the soul on the body reach?

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  • They taught that the soul was immortal.

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  • They are said to have had a firm belief in the immortality of the soul and in metempsychosis, a fact which led several ancient writers to conclude that they had been influenced by the teaching of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras.

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  • Nothing marks the secular attitude of the Italians at an epoch which decided the future course of both Renaissance and Reformation more strongly than the mundane proclivities of this apostolic secretary, heart and soul devoted to the resuscitation of classical studies amid conflicts of popes and antipopes, cardinals and councils, in all of which he bore an official part.

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  • There can thus be no social contact between man and God, no communion of soul, no enthusiasm of service.

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  • But first came "the feast of reason and the flow of soul."

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  • The prima materia was early identified with mercury, not ordinary mercury, but the " mercury of the philosophers," which was the essence or soul of mercury, freed from the four Aristotelian elements - earth, air, fire and water - or rather from the qualities which they represent.

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  • During the struggle that went on in his soul, he began to take note of his psychological state; and this was the first time that he exercised his reason on spiritual things; the experience thus painfully gained he found of great use afterwards in directing others.

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  • In a certain church, a few miles before Rome, whilst in prayer he was aware of a stirring and a change in his soul; and so openly did he see God the Father placing him with Christ, that he could not dare to doubt that God the Father had so placed him.

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  • In its strict conception it is only an application of the Gospel precepts to the individual soul.

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  • The Benedictine work follows the old monastic tradition of the direct intercourse of the soul with God.

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  • These additions are skilfully worked into the series of meditations; so that when the exercitant by meditation has moved his soul to act, here are practical directions at hand.

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  • Having purified the soul from sin and obtained a detestation thereof, the second week treats of the kingdom of Christ, and is meant to lead the soul to make an election of the service of God.

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  • In remembrance of these victims of popular wrath Jalal-uddin founded the order of the Maulawi (in Turkish Mevlevi) dervishes, famous for their piety as well as for their peculiar garb of mourning, their music and their mystic dance (sama), which is the outward representation of the circling movement of the spheres, and the inward symbol of the circling movement of the soul caused by the vibrations of a Sufi's fervent love to God.

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  • In the circumstances it is not surprising that he was the life and soul of the malcontents of the place.

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  • This union, when accomplished by the individual soul, must enhance its susceptibilities and powers, and so the yogis claim a far-reaching knowledge of the secrets of nature and extensive sway over men and natural phenomena.

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  • Even rood years after this period, the dog was highly esteemed in Egypt for its sagacity and other excellent qualities; for when Pythagoras, after his return from Egypt, founded a new sect in Greece, and at Croton in southern Italy, he taught, with the Egyptian philosophers, that at the death of the body the soul entered into that of various animals.

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  • It is the soul of the righteous that is here spoken of, and a rightly says that the angel of peace " leads him into eternal life."

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  • His writings, said to have numbered four hundred and fifty-three, were in the style of Aristotle, and dealt with philosophy, ethics and music. The empirical tendency of his thought is shown in his theory that the soul is related to the body as harmony to the parts of a musical.

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  • Looking back on these days in 1777, Wesley felt "the Methodists at Oxford were all one body, and, as it were, one soul; zealous for the religion of the Bible, of the Primitive Church, and, in consequence, of the Church of England; as they believed it to come nearer the scriptural and primitive plan than any other national church upon earth."

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  • Cosimo he called his second father, saying that Ficino had given him life, but Cosimo new birth, - the one had devoted him to Galen, the other to the divine Plato, - the one was physician of the body, the other of the soul.

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  • By a true confession of faith, by every good deed, word and thought, by continually keeping pure his body and his soul, he impairs the power of Satan and strengthens the might of goodness, and establishes a claim for reward upon Ormazd; by a false confession, by every evil deed, word and thought and defilement, he increases the evil and renders service to Satan.

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  • After death the soul arrives at the cinvato peretu, or accountant's bridge, over which lies the way to heaven.

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  • Should the evil and the good be equally balanced, the soul passes into an intermediary stage of existence (the Hamestakans of the Pahlavi books) and its final lot is not decided until the last judgment.

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  • Among the former those most inculcated are renunciation of Satan, adoration of Ormazd, purity of soul and body, and care of the cow.

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  • On the basis of the new teaching arose a widely spread priesthood (athravano) who systematized its doctrines, organized and carried on its worship, and laid down the minutely elaborated laws for the purifying and keeping clean of soul and body, which are met with in the Vendidad.

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  • Like the Sephiroth from which it emanates, every soul has ten potencies, consisting of a trinity of triads.

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  • Each soul prior to its entering into this world consists of male and female united into one being.

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  • The soul's destiny upon earth is to develop those perfections the germs of which are eternally implanted in it, and it ultimately must return to the infinite source from which it emanated.

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  • When the whole pleroma of preexistent souls in the world of the Sephiroth shall have descended and occupied human bodies and have passed their period of probation and have returned purified to the bosom of the infinite Source, then the soul of Messiah will descend from the region of souls; then the great Jubilee will commence.

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  • Salvation is attained not by believing but by the perception of what is right; wisdom is resident in the soul and identical with the thought of man.

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  • Severus laid such stress on the human infirmities of Christ as proving that His body was like ours, created and corruptible (09ap-rov) that his opponents dubbed him and his followers Phthartolatrae - worshippers of the corruptible.2 The school of Themistius of Alexandria extended the argument to Christ's human soul, which they said was, like ours, limited in knowledge.

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  • After pointing out the immense difficulties which he had had to encounter owing to the absence of any regular accounts, and above all of any of " those statistics which constitute the soul, indeed the very life of a public administration," and that it was therefore impossible for him to pretend that he had been able to free himself altogether from the effects of the past, the minister continues, " every time we have endeavoured to have recourse to the previous elements of appreciation, we found ourselves faced by the chaos which characterized former years.

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  • Besides the treatises mentioned by Eusebius, fragments of treatises on Providence and the Soul have been preserved.

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  • He has to resist the temptations of the body, keeping it under strict control, and with the eye of the soul undimmed by corporeal wants and impulses, contemplate God the supreme good, and live a life according to reason.

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  • But the movements of the body are not analogous to the movements of matter; they are caused by a special immaterial force, the soul.

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  • The soul, as being immaterial, is immortal, and its consciousness does not depend upon its connexion with the body.

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  • The doctrinal standpoint was the same - an admission of a spiritual presence of Christ which the devout soul can receive and enjoy, but a total rejection of any physical or corporeal presence.

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  • Soul is, therefore, a practical reality which Paulsen, with Schopenhauer, regards as known by the act of "will."

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  • Their scholastic doctors gravely discuss whether - since water is the "matter" of baptism - a soul can be made regenerate by milk, or rose-water or wine.

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  • Catholicism increasingly took for granted that a man imperilled his soul by thinking for himself; Protestantism replied that he could certainly lose it, if he left his thinking to another.

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  • Casuistry might insist that it only proposed to fix the minimum of a minimum, and beg them for their soul's sake to aim a little higher.

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  • Thus the entelechy of the body is the soul.

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  • Berlin (1896), pp. 839 sqq., this gospel gives disclosures on the nature of matter (An) and the progress of the Gnostic soul through the seven planets.

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