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  • The music started as Katie pulled the veil forward.

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  • The Bridal Veil Fall, goo ft.

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  • But he let them fall when Hajjaj lifted his veil and began to speak.

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  • The oldest Egyptian or Hindoo philosopher raised a corner of the veil from the statue of the divinity; and still the trembling robe remains raised, and I gaze upon as fresh a glory as he did, since it was I in him that was then so bold, and it is he in me that now reviews the vision.

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  • She barely had time to lift the veil before he took possession of her lips as well.

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  • She barely had time to lift the veil before he took possession of her lips as well.

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  • remains of an inner veil, that stretched from the stem to the edge of the cap and broke away from the cap as the latter expanded.

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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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  • Let us not seek to penetrate what mysteries they contain; for how can we, miserable sinners that we are, know the terrible and holy secrets of Providence while we remain in this flesh which forms an impenetrable veil between us and the Eternal?

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  • But in the mountainous provinces of the interior and in those along the western coast, deep snow covers the ground throughout the whole winter, and the sky is usually wrapped in a veil of clouds.

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  • This was the KaXinrTpa, or veil called Kpr t &Eµvov in Homer.

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  • A ladys veil is of white muslin, embroidered at the ends in gold and colors; that of a person of the lower class is simply dyed blue.

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  • Shell covered by mantle, or absent; anterior tentacles form a frontal veil; mantle contains spicules.

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  • Mantle-border projecting; frontal veil reduced, and often covered by the anterior border of the mantle.

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  • In her haste she dropped her veil, which the lion tore to pieces with jaws stained with the blood of an ox.

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  • veil; branchiae non-retractile.

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  • And Origen compares them to the sacred vessels, and would have them " guarded secretly behind the veil of the conscience and not lightly produced before the public."

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  • veil; branchiae non-retractile.

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  • Veil (1894).

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  • Anterior tentacles form a frontal veil; foot rather broad.

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  • Shell external and conical; anterior tentacles form a frontal veil; ctenidium extending only over right side; a distinct osphradium.

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  • According to Bede she took the veil in 614, when Oswio was king of Northumbria and Aidan bishop of Lindisfarne, and spent a year in East Anglia, where her sister Hereswith had married ZEthelhere, who was to succeed his brother Anna, the reigning king.

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  • Maria crushed Martha in her happy embrace, although what she'd perceived of the young girl's absence through the veil of her linguistic limitations was anyone's guess.

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  • The coronation took place on the 8th of June, on which occasion the king solemnly declared that he wished " a veil to be drawn over the past."

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  • Two of his daughters, Saethryth and ZEthelberg, took the veil; while another, Sexburg, was married to Earconberht, king of Kent; and a fourth, Æthelthryth, after two marriages, with Tondberht of the South Gyrwe and Ecgfrith of Northumbria, became abbess of Ely.

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  • His eleventh-hour conversion could not avert the conflict of interests which led to the war of 1904-5, from which Russia emerged defeated, but enabled him to veil a serious diplomatic error by relinquishing the odium of failure to his successor, Rosen.

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  • Each discovery in turn was, according to the prevailing custom, announced to the learned world under the veil of an anagram - removed, in the case of the first, by the publication, early in 1656, of the little tract De Saturni luna observatio nova; but retained, as regards the second, until 1659, when in the Systema Saturnium the varying appearances of the so-called "triple planet" were clearly explained as the phases of a ring inclined at an angle of 28° to the ecliptic. Huygens was also in 1656 the first effective observer of the Orion nebula; he delineated the bright region still known by his name, and detected the multiple character of its nuclear star.

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  • A veil is attached to the staff among the Greeks, Armenians and Copts.

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  • Before the first consulship of Julius Caesar (59 B.C.), minutes of the proceedings of the senate were written and occasionally published, but unofficially; Caesar, desiring to tear away the veil of mystery which gave an unreal importance to the senate's deliberations, first ordered them to be recorded and issued authoritatively.

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  • He is passionate in his denunciation of everything which, like mysticism, tries to veil reality.

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  • passion for equality he was content to veil his kingship for a while under a middle-class disguise.

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  • Anterior tentacles forming a scalloped frontal veil; dorsal appendages and tentacles similarly ramified.

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  • veil), was from the 14th century onward often suspended from the knob of the pastoral staff.

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  • It is difficult to believe that this doctrine was ever put forward sincerely; in the most of those who professed it, it was certainly no more than a veil by which they sought to cover their heterodoxy and evade its consequences.

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  • Laharpe, after a new visit to Paris, presented to the tsar his Reflexions on the True Nature of the Consulship for Life, which, as Alexander said, tore the veil from his eyes, and revealed Bonaparte " as not a true patriot," but only as " the most famous tyrant the world has produced."

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  • The "Turkish" women have in some districts abandoned the veil; but in others they even cover the eyes when they leave home.

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  • He married Hatburg, a daughter of Irwin, count of Merseburg, but as she had taken the veil on the death of a former husband this union was declared illegal by the church, and in 909 he married Matilda, daughter of a Saxon count named Thiederich, and a reputed descendant of the hero Widukind.

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  • Her dress was of Spitalfields silk; her veil of Honiton lace; her ribbons came from Coventry; even her gloves had been made in London of English kid - a novel thing in days when the French had a monopoly in the finer kinds of gloves.

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  • The matter seemed involved in mystery, and no one attempted to raise the veil which hung over the subject of embryogeny.

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  • Several of the earlier events of his life, especially his marriage with the princess Louise of Orleans, and the duel that the comte d'Artois provoked by raising the veil of the princess at a masked ball, caused much scandal.

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  • The earth in the kitchen garden looked wet and black and glistened like poppy seed and at a short distance merged into the dull, moist veil of mist.

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  • Little is known of the personal part played by Philip in the events associated with his name, and later historians have been divided between the view which regards him as a handsome, lethargic nonentity and that which paints him as a master of statecraft who, under a veil of phlegmatic indifference and pious sentiment, masked an inflexible purpose, of which his ministers were but the spokesmen and executors.

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  • - The rupatta (also called dopatta), or veil, is of various colours and materials.

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  • The princess wrote Aventures de la tour de Perse, in which, under the veil of fictitious scenes and names, she tells the history of her own time.

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  • the benediction of abbots, of priests at their ordination, of virgins taking the veil, of churches, cemeteries, oratories, and of all articles for use in connexion with the altar (chalices, patens, vestments, &c.), of military colours, of soldiers and of their arms. The holy oil is also blessed by bishops in the Roman Catholic Church; in the Greek Church, on the other hand, the oil for the chrism at baptism is blessed by the priest.

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  • At the conclusion the priest, his shoulders wrapped in the humeral veil, takes the monstrance and with it makes the sign of the cross over the kneeling congregation, whence the name Benediction.

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  • II), and the same principle recurs in modern usage, where the tunic will be supplemented by a veil or shawl which (generally bound to the head by a band) frames the face and falls back to the waist.

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  • A large mantle could thus serve as a veil, and Rebekah covered her face with her square or oblong wrapper on meeting Isaac (Gen.

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  • The visions hardly veil the thought, and the mode of expression is usually simple, except in the Messianic passages, where the tortuousness and obscurity are perhaps intentional.

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  • The history of Cyrus and of the retreat of the Greeks is told by Xenophon in his Anabasis (where he tries to veil the actual participation of the Spartans).

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  • The veil that hides the negotiations which, during the closing months of the Franco-German War, were carried on between Bismarck and the pope, through the agency of Cardinal Bonnhose, has not yet been lifted, and perhaps never will be.

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  • On the final defeat of Mordred she retires to a nunnery, takes the veil, and is no more heard of.

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  • The fact is that Melanchthon sought, not to minimize differences, but to veil them under an intentional obscurity of expression.

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  • After this the aria "Et in spiritum sanctum," in which the next dogmatic clauses are enshrined like relics in a casket, furnishes a beautiful decorative design on which the listener can repose his mind; and then comes the voluminous ecclesiastical fugue, Confiteor unum baptisma, leading, as through the door and world-wide spaces of the Catholic Church, to that veil which is not all darkness to the eye of faith.

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  • Henry died at Westminster on the 16th of November 1272; his widow, Eleanor, took the veil in 1276 and died at Amesbury on the 25th of June 1291.

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  • Petrarch and Boccaccio, though they both held the medieval doctrine that literature should teach some abstruse truth beneath a veil of fiction, differed from Dante in this that their poetry and prose in the vernacular abandoned both allegory and symbol.

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  • Titania's Veil.

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  • She wore long woollen robes; a veil and a kerchief for the head, her hair being plaited up with a purple band in a conical form (tutulus); and shoes made of the leather of sacrificed animals; like her husband, she carried the sacrificial knife.

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  • Enveloped in a huge blue sheet, with a yard of linen as a veil perforated for two inches square with minute holes, the feet thrust into two huge bags of colored stuff, a wife is perfectly unrecognizable, even by her husband, when out of doors.

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  • Even then he compelled the heiresses to take the veil.

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  • One other cry He uttered, and the end came, and at that moment the veil of the Temple was rent from top to bottom - an omen of fearful import to those who had mocked Him, even on the cross, as the destroyer of the Temple, who in three days should build it anew.

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  • 694), at the moment when the people were assembled in the mosque for morning prayers, an unknown young man of insignificant appearance, with a veil over his face, ascended the pulpit.

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  • Jackson wore his unease like a veil.

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  • In spite of his iconoclastic sympathies, he endeavoured to conciliate the image-worshippers, but incurred the wrath of the monks by entering into a second marriage with Euphrosyne, daughter of Constantine VI., who had previously taken the veil.

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  • In the centre of the modern town rises the castle, built by Roger I.; in the chapel are frescoes representing his granddaughter, Adelasia, who founded the convent of St Lucia in 1157, taking the veil.

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  • In the first stages of growth, they are completely enveloped by an outer covering called the veil.

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  • What visions beyond there may be, what larger hopes,what ultimate harmonies, if such there are in store, will come in God's good time; it is not for us to anticipate them, or lift the veil where God has left it down" (The Christian View of God and the World, 18 93, p. 397).

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  • The rescue of Catania from fire during an eruption of Mount Etna was later attributed to St Agatha's veil.

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  • Over the head is worn the orhna or veil.

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  • The young couple are seated in two chairs opposite each other, their right hands tied together by a silken cord, which is gradually wound around them as the ceremony progresses, the bride in the meantime being concealed with a veil of silk or muslin.

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  • The naturalism of which we have been speaking found free utterance now in the fabliaux of jongleurs, lyrics of minnesingers, tales of trouveres, romances of Arthur and his knights - compositions varied in type and tone, but in all of which sincere passion and real enjoyment of life pierce through the thin veil of chivalrous mysticism or of allegory with which they were sometimes conventionally draped.

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  • Between them and the text of poet or historian hung a veil of mysticism, a vapour of misapprehension.

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  • Several features confirm this view: (I) the blood of the sin-offering of the " anointed priest " and of the whole congregation is brought within the veil and sprinkled on the altar of incense, (2) the sin-offering of the congregation is a bullock, and not, as elsewhere, a goat (ix.

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  • 23, 24 also form part of this section), regulations to be observed by Aaron whenever he might enter " the holy place within the veil."

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  • 6 - according to the latter the purification of Aaron is a preliminary condition of his entrance within the veil - and (b) the elaborate ceremonial in connexion with the sprinkling of the blood.

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  • 10, 12) and the Veil (xxi.

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  • She cannot ordain, confer the veil, nor excommunicate.

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  • At the Shoshone Falls the river makes a sudden plunge of nearly 200 ft., and the Falls have been compared with the Niagara and Zambezi; a short distance back of the main fall is a cataract of 125 ft., the Bridal Veil.

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  • Heloise, not yet twenty, consummated her work of self-sacrifice at the call of his jealous love, and took the veil.

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  • - xii.), it will be quite evident that the author is here giving a detailed account of historical events which may easily be recognized through the thin veil of prophetic mystery thrown lightly around them.

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  • BLACK VEIL, in the Roman Catholic Church, the symbol of the most complete renunciation of the world and adoption of a nun's life.

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  • She is dressed in bridal white with wreath and veil, and receives a wedding-ring, as spouse of the Church.

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  • She thus bids adieu to all her friends, and having previously taken the white veil, the betrothal, she now assumes the black, and for ever forswears the world and its pleasures.

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  • In Mahomet's time the outer walls were covered by a veil (or kiswa) of striped Yemen cloth.

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  • "There is a sacred veil to be drawn over the beginnings of all government," he said.

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  • The women assemble in the khalwas at the same time as the men, a part of the space being fenced off for them by a semi-transparent black veil.

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  • The latter no longer carry the head-horn which used to support the veil dropped over the face out of doors.

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  • But their dress is still black with the exception of red slippers, and the veil is never abandoned, not even, it is said, during sleep. An English lady, who has been much among them, states that the Druse women of the Hauran never unveiled before her.

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  • This boundless region affords at the best probabilities, ultimately grounded on moral faith, all beyond lies within the veil.

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  • 1, 20; Veil.

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  • During a prolonged audience he had received from the pope assurances of private esteem and personal protection; and he trusted to his dialectical ingenuity to find the means of presenting his scientific convictions under the transparent veil of an hypothesis.

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  • Galileo was never married; but by a Venetian woman named Marina Gamba he had three children - a son who married and left descendants, and two daughters who took the veil at an early age.

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  • Spain found herself tied hand and foot to the French republic. Godoy had to satisfy his allies by the encouragement of reforms which both he and his mistress loathed, and in 1796 the veil was removed by the conclusion of the treaty of San Ildefonso.

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  • Portuguese and Galician even now are practically one language, and still more was this the case formerly: the identity of the two idioms would become still more obvious if the orthography employed by the Galicians were more strictly phonetic, and if certain transcriptions of sounds borrowed from the grammar of the official language (Castilian) did not veil the true pronunciation of the dialect.

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  • No other protection is needed beyond a bee-veil of fine black net, which slipped over a wide-brimmed straw hat protects the face from stings when working among bees; as experience is gained the veil is not always used.

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  • These islands increase in number as the river, without quickening its current, approaches the falls, whose nearness is indicated only by a veil of spray.

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  • Maria crushed Martha in her happy embrace, although what she'd perceived of the young girl's absence through the veil of her linguistic limitations was anyone's guess.

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  • Jackson wore his unease like a veil.

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  • The music started as Katie pulled the veil forward.

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  • R seemed to be more distant but no less attentive, and perhaps under his veil of discretion, is even more technically adroit.

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  • Delusive dreams veil off thy face from me.

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  • apparition of an old woman wearing a pale blue dress and what appeared to be a head veil.

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  • Verse 3. " And thou shalt put therein the ark of the testimony, and cover the ark of the testimony, and cover the ark with the veil.

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  • I am looking to get some decent bettas from a good breeder (opposed to the usual pet shop veil tails) Thanks 108.

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  • We recommend that you keep accurate corporate records to protect your corporate veil, and make sure you have adequate capitalization as well.

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  • She took the veil without any reason, physical or moral; it was a mere caprice.

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  • The Veil Originally worn by brides in Roman times, it was later adopted in Britain as it was thought to signify chastity.

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  • coerce a young child under a veil.

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  • The right hand veil stood a million cubits high and the left one also.

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  • delirium Of joy, could she burst through the veil that hides her doom!

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  • diaphanous veil of clouds is clearly responsible for people being able to look upon the sun with the naked eye.

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  • discreet veil should be drawn over the last third o. .

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  • Nicole looked ethereal with her veil floating, like a vision in white.

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  • My girl already has the new dress, the borrowed veil and the blue garter.

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  • A woman wearing a veil visits the hermitage with a baby.

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  • hideile hiding behind a veil of inanity, Friedman managed to push forward a more subtle agenda.

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  • They damage goods and property and carry disease including leptospirosis, otherwise called Weil's Disease (pronounced Veil's ).

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  • No more will you be called tender or delicate. { 2 } take millstones and grind flour; take off your veil.

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  • myrtle wreath, From whence her veil reached to the ground beneath.

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  • pierce, Nevada has a certain attitude about piercing the corporate veil, which is why major corporations domicile in Nevada.

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  • plane of existence merge with the world beyond the veil?

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  • Unusually satirical today, he plies the unwilling veil across, now prostrate in humility.

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  • rend the veil.

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  • rending of the veil we are invited to draw near.

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  • scribal culture can only be observed through a veil of print.

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  • A German sniper in his distinctive camouflage smock with built-in face veil is taking aim from an electricity pole.

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  • Remember there's no veil in this millennial temple, why?

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  • thyself art thy own veil Rise from this between.

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  • thou thyself art thy own veil Rise from this between.

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  • His latest novel is The Myth Hunters, part one of a dark fantasy trilogy for Bantam Books entitled The Veil.

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  • On her head, Princess Elizabeth wore a veil of diaphanous white silk tulle held by the King George III diamond fringe tiara.

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  • Also, Nevada has a certain attitude about piercing the corporate veil, which is why major corporations domicile in Nevada.

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  • Trying to lift the veil behind London Fashion Week isn't easy.

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  • She was then made to wear the veil or else she would get acid in her face.

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  • I am sorry I am obliged to draw a veil over the most exciting details.

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  • A couple of party members penetrate the veil only to be paralyzed by some ghouls.

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  • The bride's dress was of white figured silk, her bridal veil was caught up with a wreath of orange blossom.

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  • In mosses, the thin veil or hood covering the mouth of the capsule.

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  • It is not their choice and indeed speaking of the choice of the Islamic veil by the child herself is a ridiculous joke.

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  • In fact, the corporate veil has only been pierced two times in Nevada in the last 23 years!

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  • A great hen night option with your hen night veil, they'll see you coming in this one.

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  • veil of secrecy to cover up environmental crimes.

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  • veil of ignorance " .

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  • veil of softness in harmony of your perfume Offer yourself a moment of serenity.

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  • veil of illusion.

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  • As minister of foreign affairs he was useful to Ismail, who used Sherif's bluff bonhomie to veil many of his most insidious proposals.

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  • In spite of his iconoclastic sympathies, he endeavoured to conciliate the image-worshippers, but incurred the wrath of the monks by entering into a second marriage with Euphrosyne, daughter of Constantine VI., who had previously taken the veil.

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  • According to Bede she took the veil in 614, when Oswio was king of Northumbria and Aidan bishop of Lindisfarne, and spent a year in East Anglia, where her sister Hereswith had married ZEthelhere, who was to succeed his brother Anna, the reigning king.

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  • Two of his daughters, Saethryth and ZEthelberg, took the veil; while another, Sexburg, was married to Earconberht, king of Kent; and a fourth, Æthelthryth, after two marriages, with Tondberht of the South Gyrwe and Ecgfrith of Northumbria, became abbess of Ely.

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  • In the Harleian catalogue the book is entered as V edderburn' s Complainte of Scotlande, wyth ane Exortatione to the thre Estaits to be vigilante in the Deffens of their Public Veil (1549) (Catalogue Bibliothecae Harleianae, vol.

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  • Before the first consulship of Julius Caesar (59 B.C.), minutes of the proceedings of the senate were written and occasionally published, but unofficially; Caesar, desiring to tear away the veil of mystery which gave an unreal importance to the senate's deliberations, first ordered them to be recorded and issued authoritatively.

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  • The history of Cyrus and of the retreat of the Greeks is told by Xenophon in his Anabasis (where he tries to veil the actual participation of the Spartans).

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  • Shell external and conical; anterior tentacles form a frontal veil; ctenidium extending only over right side; a distinct osphradium.

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  • Shell covered by mantle, or absent; anterior tentacles form a frontal veil; mantle contains spicules.

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  • Anterior tentacles form a frontal veil; foot rather broad.

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  • Anterior tentacles forming a scalloped frontal veil; dorsal appendages and tentacles similarly ramified.

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  • Mantle-border projecting; frontal veil reduced, and often covered by the anterior border of the mantle.

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  • Veil (1894).

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  • The "Turkish" women have in some districts abandoned the veil; but in others they even cover the eyes when they leave home.

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  • veil), was from the 14th century onward often suspended from the knob of the pastoral staff.

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  • A veil is attached to the staff among the Greeks, Armenians and Copts.

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  • the benediction of abbots, of priests at their ordination, of virgins taking the veil, of churches, cemeteries, oratories, and of all articles for use in connexion with the altar (chalices, patens, vestments, &c.), of military colours, of soldiers and of their arms. The holy oil is also blessed by bishops in the Roman Catholic Church; in the Greek Church, on the other hand, the oil for the chrism at baptism is blessed by the priest.

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  • At the conclusion the priest, his shoulders wrapped in the humeral veil, takes the monstrance and with it makes the sign of the cross over the kneeling congregation, whence the name Benediction.

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  • On less solemn occasions bishops wear the mandyas (A avHuas), a cope-like garment fastened at the lower corners as well as at the neck, and the kalimaukion (KaXamtainc ov), a tall, brimless hat, with a veil hanging down behind, and, in place of the S &aKOP they carry a short staff with an ivory cross-piece.

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  • Each discovery in turn was, according to the prevailing custom, announced to the learned world under the veil of an anagram - removed, in the case of the first, by the publication, early in 1656, of the little tract De Saturni luna observatio nova; but retained, as regards the second, until 1659, when in the Systema Saturnium the varying appearances of the so-called "triple planet" were clearly explained as the phases of a ring inclined at an angle of 28° to the ecliptic. Huygens was also in 1656 the first effective observer of the Orion nebula; he delineated the bright region still known by his name, and detected the multiple character of its nuclear star.

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  • cvii.) and inscriptions preserve the knowledge that the mystic, sacratus, passed through seven degrees, which probably corresponded to the seven planetary spheres traversed by the soul in its progress to wisdom, perfect purity, and the abode of the blest: Corax, Raven, so named because the raven in Mithraic mythology was the servant of the Sun; Cryphius, Occult, a degree in the taking of which the mystic was perhaps hidden from others in the sanctuary by a veil, the removal of which was a solemn ceremonial; Miles, Soldier, signifying the holy warfare against evil in the service of the god; Leo, Lion, symbolic of the element of fire; Perses, Persian, clad in Asiatic costume, a reminiscence of the ancient origin of the religion; Heliodromus, Courier of the Sun, with whom Mithras was identified; Pater, Father, a degree bringing the mystic among those who had the general direction of the cult for the rest of their lives.

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  • The coronation took place on the 8th of June, on which occasion the king solemnly declared that he wished " a veil to be drawn over the past."

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  • Voting was to be public, as before, on the ground, according to the Preamble, that " the secret ballot protects electors in dependent positions only in so far as they break their promises under the veil of secrecy."

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  • In the centre of the modern town rises the castle, built by Roger I.; in the chapel are frescoes representing his granddaughter, Adelasia, who founded the convent of St Lucia in 1157, taking the veil.

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  • II), and the same principle recurs in modern usage, where the tunic will be supplemented by a veil or shawl which (generally bound to the head by a band) frames the face and falls back to the waist.

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  • A large mantle could thus serve as a veil, and Rebekah covered her face with her square or oblong wrapper on meeting Isaac (Gen.

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  • This was the KaXinrTpa, or veil called Kpr t &Eµvov in Homer.

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  • In the first stages of growth, they are completely enveloped by an outer covering called the veil.

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  • As the plant develops the veil is ruptured; the lower portion forms a sheath or volva round the base of the stem, while the upper portion persists as white patches or scales or warts on the surface of the cap. The stem usually bears an upper ring of tissue, the B C Amanita muscaria.

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  • remains of an inner veil, that stretched from the stem to the edge of the cap and broke away from the cap as the latter expanded.

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  • The visions hardly veil the thought, and the mode of expression is usually simple, except in the Messianic passages, where the tortuousness and obscurity are perhaps intentional.

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  • His eleventh-hour conversion could not avert the conflict of interests which led to the war of 1904-5, from which Russia emerged defeated, but enabled him to veil a serious diplomatic error by relinquishing the odium of failure to his successor, Rosen.

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  • But in the mountainous provinces of the interior and in those along the western coast, deep snow covers the ground throughout the whole winter, and the sky is usually wrapped in a veil of clouds.

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  • Edward discreetly drew a veil over his mother's relations with Mortimer, and treated her with every respect.

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  • He married Hatburg, a daughter of Irwin, count of Merseburg, but as she had taken the veil on the death of a former husband this union was declared illegal by the church, and in 909 he married Matilda, daughter of a Saxon count named Thiederich, and a reputed descendant of the hero Widukind.

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  • And Origen compares them to the sacred vessels, and would have them " guarded secretly behind the veil of the conscience and not lightly produced before the public."

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  • In her haste she dropped her veil, which the lion tore to pieces with jaws stained with the blood of an ox.

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  • He is passionate in his denunciation of everything which, like mysticism, tries to veil reality.

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  • Her dress was of Spitalfields silk; her veil of Honiton lace; her ribbons came from Coventry; even her gloves had been made in London of English kid - a novel thing in days when the French had a monopoly in the finer kinds of gloves.

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  • The matter seemed involved in mystery, and no one attempted to raise the veil which hung over the subject of embryogeny.

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  • Several of the earlier events of his life, especially his marriage with the princess Louise of Orleans, and the duel that the comte d'Artois provoked by raising the veil of the princess at a masked ball, caused much scandal.

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  • It is difficult to believe that this doctrine was ever put forward sincerely; in the most of those who professed it, it was certainly no more than a veil by which they sought to cover their heterodoxy and evade its consequences.

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  • The veil that hides the negotiations which, during the closing months of the Franco-German War, were carried on between Bismarck and the pope, through the agency of Cardinal Bonnhose, has not yet been lifted, and perhaps never will be.

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  • The Bridal Veil Fall, goo ft.

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  • Henry died at Westminster on the 16th of November 1272; his widow, Eleanor, took the veil in 1276 and died at Amesbury on the 25th of June 1291.

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  • What visions beyond there may be, what larger hopes,what ultimate harmonies, if such there are in store, will come in God's good time; it is not for us to anticipate them, or lift the veil where God has left it down" (The Christian View of God and the World, 18 93, p. 397).

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  • Little is known of the personal part played by Philip in the events associated with his name, and later historians have been divided between the view which regards him as a handsome, lethargic nonentity and that which paints him as a master of statecraft who, under a veil of phlegmatic indifference and pious sentiment, masked an inflexible purpose, of which his ministers were but the spokesmen and executors.

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  • passion for equality he was content to veil his kingship for a while under a middle-class disguise.

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  • On the final defeat of Mordred she retires to a nunnery, takes the veil, and is no more heard of.

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  • The princess wrote Aventures de la tour de Perse, in which, under the veil of fictitious scenes and names, she tells the history of her own time.

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  • The image was called Daedale, and the ritual was explained by a myth: Hera had left Zeus in her anger; in order to win her back, Zeus announced that he was about to marry, and dressed up a puppet to imitate a bride; Hera met the procession, tore the veil from the false bride, and, on discovering the ruse, became reconciled to her husband.

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  • A ladys veil is of white muslin, embroidered at the ends in gold and colors; that of a person of the lower class is simply dyed blue.

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  • Laharpe, after a new visit to Paris, presented to the tsar his Reflexions on the True Nature of the Consulship for Life, which, as Alexander said, tore the veil from his eyes, and revealed Bonaparte " as not a true patriot," but only as " the most famous tyrant the world has produced."

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  • The fact is that Melanchthon sought, not to minimize differences, but to veil them under an intentional obscurity of expression.

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  • One other cry He uttered, and the end came, and at that moment the veil of the Temple was rent from top to bottom - an omen of fearful import to those who had mocked Him, even on the cross, as the destroyer of the Temple, who in three days should build it anew.

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  • After this the aria "Et in spiritum sanctum," in which the next dogmatic clauses are enshrined like relics in a casket, furnishes a beautiful decorative design on which the listener can repose his mind; and then comes the voluminous ecclesiastical fugue, Confiteor unum baptisma, leading, as through the door and world-wide spaces of the Catholic Church, to that veil which is not all darkness to the eye of faith.

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  • The rescue of Catania from fire during an eruption of Mount Etna was later attributed to St Agatha's veil.

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  • The history of India during the remainder of the 3rd century is all but a blank, a confused record of meaningless names and disconnected events; and it is not until the opening of the 4th century that the veil is lifted, with the rise to supreme power in Magadha (A.D.

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  • - The rupatta (also called dopatta), or veil, is of various colours and materials.

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  • Over the head is worn the orhna or veil.

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  • 694), at the moment when the people were assembled in the mosque for morning prayers, an unknown young man of insignificant appearance, with a veil over his face, ascended the pulpit.

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  • But he let them fall when Hajjaj lifted his veil and began to speak.

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  • The young couple are seated in two chairs opposite each other, their right hands tied together by a silken cord, which is gradually wound around them as the ceremony progresses, the bride in the meantime being concealed with a veil of silk or muslin.

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  • The naturalism of which we have been speaking found free utterance now in the fabliaux of jongleurs, lyrics of minnesingers, tales of trouveres, romances of Arthur and his knights - compositions varied in type and tone, but in all of which sincere passion and real enjoyment of life pierce through the thin veil of chivalrous mysticism or of allegory with which they were sometimes conventionally draped.

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  • Between them and the text of poet or historian hung a veil of mysticism, a vapour of misapprehension.

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  • Petrarch and Boccaccio, though they both held the medieval doctrine that literature should teach some abstruse truth beneath a veil of fiction, differed from Dante in this that their poetry and prose in the vernacular abandoned both allegory and symbol.

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  • Titania's Veil.

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  • She wore long woollen robes; a veil and a kerchief for the head, her hair being plaited up with a purple band in a conical form (tutulus); and shoes made of the leather of sacrificed animals; like her husband, she carried the sacrificial knife.

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  • Enveloped in a huge blue sheet, with a yard of linen as a veil perforated for two inches square with minute holes, the feet thrust into two huge bags of colored stuff, a wife is perfectly unrecognizable, even by her husband, when out of doors.

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  • Even then he compelled the heiresses to take the veil.

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  • Several features confirm this view: (I) the blood of the sin-offering of the " anointed priest " and of the whole congregation is brought within the veil and sprinkled on the altar of incense, (2) the sin-offering of the congregation is a bullock, and not, as elsewhere, a goat (ix.

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  • 23, 24 also form part of this section), regulations to be observed by Aaron whenever he might enter " the holy place within the veil."

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  • 6 - according to the latter the purification of Aaron is a preliminary condition of his entrance within the veil - and (b) the elaborate ceremonial in connexion with the sprinkling of the blood.

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  • She cannot ordain, confer the veil, nor excommunicate.

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  • At the Shoshone Falls the river makes a sudden plunge of nearly 200 ft., and the Falls have been compared with the Niagara and Zambezi; a short distance back of the main fall is a cataract of 125 ft., the Bridal Veil.

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  • Heloise, not yet twenty, consummated her work of self-sacrifice at the call of his jealous love, and took the veil.

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  • - xii.), it will be quite evident that the author is here giving a detailed account of historical events which may easily be recognized through the thin veil of prophetic mystery thrown lightly around them.

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  • BLACK VEIL, in the Roman Catholic Church, the symbol of the most complete renunciation of the world and adoption of a nun's life.

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  • She is dressed in bridal white with wreath and veil, and receives a wedding-ring, as spouse of the Church.

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  • She thus bids adieu to all her friends, and having previously taken the white veil, the betrothal, she now assumes the black, and for ever forswears the world and its pleasures.

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  • In Mahomet's time the outer walls were covered by a veil (or kiswa) of striped Yemen cloth.

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  • "There is a sacred veil to be drawn over the beginnings of all government," he said.

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  • The women assemble in the khalwas at the same time as the men, a part of the space being fenced off for them by a semi-transparent black veil.

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  • The latter no longer carry the head-horn which used to support the veil dropped over the face out of doors.

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  • But their dress is still black with the exception of red slippers, and the veil is never abandoned, not even, it is said, during sleep. An English lady, who has been much among them, states that the Druse women of the Hauran never unveiled before her.

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  • This boundless region affords at the best probabilities, ultimately grounded on moral faith, all beyond lies within the veil.

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  • 2 For since the natura seminalis from which all men were to arise already existed in Adam, in his voluntary preference of self to God, humanity chose evil once for all; for which ante-natal guilt all men are justly condemned to perpetual absolute sinful ' To show the crudity of the notion of redemption in early Christianity, it is sufficient to mention that many fathers represent Christ's ransom as having been paid to the devil; sometimes adding that by the concealment of Christ's divinity under the veil of humanity a certain deceit was (fairly) practised on the great deceiver.

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  • During a prolonged audience he had received from the pope assurances of private esteem and personal protection; and he trusted to his dialectical ingenuity to find the means of presenting his scientific convictions under the transparent veil of an hypothesis.

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  • Galileo was never married; but by a Venetian woman named Marina Gamba he had three children - a son who married and left descendants, and two daughters who took the veil at an early age.

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  • Spain found herself tied hand and foot to the French republic. Godoy had to satisfy his allies by the encouragement of reforms which both he and his mistress loathed, and in 1796 the veil was removed by the conclusion of the treaty of San Ildefonso.

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  • Portuguese and Galician even now are practically one language, and still more was this the case formerly: the identity of the two idioms would become still more obvious if the orthography employed by the Galicians were more strictly phonetic, and if certain transcriptions of sounds borrowed from the grammar of the official language (Castilian) did not veil the true pronunciation of the dialect.

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  • No other protection is needed beyond a bee-veil of fine black net, which slipped over a wide-brimmed straw hat protects the face from stings when working among bees; as experience is gained the veil is not always used.

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  • These islands increase in number as the river, without quickening its current, approaches the falls, whose nearness is indicated only by a veil of spray.

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  • Now at the rending of the veil we are invited to draw near.

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  • Let us beware of tinkering with our inner life in hope ourselves to rend the veil.

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  • You remember we looked that there is no veil, for the veil has been rent in twain.

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  • Yet the conditions of scribal culture can only be observed through a veil of print.

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  • A German sniper in his distinctive camouflage smock with built-in face veil is taking aim from an electricity pole.

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  • Remember there 's no veil in this millennial temple, why?

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  • Thou thyself art thy own veil Rise from this between.

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  • His latest novel is The Myth Hunters, part one of a dark fantasy trilogy for Bantam Books entitled The Veil.

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  • On her head, Princess Elizabeth wore a veil of diaphanous white silk tulle held by the King George III diamond fringe tiara.

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  • Trying to lift the veil behind London Fashion Week is n't easy.

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  • She was then made to wear the veil or else she would get acid in her face.

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  • I am sorry I am obliged to draw a veil over the most exciting details.

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  • A couple of party members penetrate the veil only to be paralyzed by some ghouls.

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  • It seems that a discreet veil had been drawn over John Amery, just as it has over his father Leo 's Jewish origins.

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  • The bride 's dress was of white figured silk, her bridal veil was caught up with a wreath of orange blossom.

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  • In mosses, the thin veil or hood covering the mouth of the capsule.

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  • It is not their choice and indeed speaking of the choice of the Islamic veil by the child herself is a ridiculous joke.

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  • In fact, the corporate veil has only been pierced two times in Nevada in the last 23 years !

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  • A great hen night option with your hen night veil, they'll see you coming in this one.

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  • Two lawsuits filed by former workers at the facility allege that the Air Force used the veil of secrecy to cover up environmental crimes.

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  • The late John Rawls, the Harvard philosopher used a tool called " the veil of ignorance ".

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  • A veil of softness in harmony of your perfume Offer yourself a moment of serenity.

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  • In the things of the world have they rested their trust; they seek Truth in the veil of illusion.

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  • The company's Finishing Powder, known as the Mineral Veil, is another one of the company's core products.

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  • The mineral veil should be applied before the foundation and after, for a long lasting shine-free look.

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  • The Mineral Veil comes in powder and compact form.

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  • Vera Wang Sheer Veil for Women - A clean and light floral scent that includes roses, gardenias, and lilies, yet is never overpowering.

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  • Use a brush and lightly dust a veil all over your face and neck.

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  • Formal wear stores also carry camouflage bridal gowns, complete with a Mossy Oak lace veil.

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  • Some may allow you to include a shawl, gloves or veil with the dress, while others charge an additional fee for these items.

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  • Learn how to make a wedding veil together.

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  • Flower girl head pieces: Like her "big girl" counterpart, she'll need a veil or head piece.

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  • Those who go with a long flowing cape, may choose to wear a hood instead of a traditional veil or headpiece.

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  • Don't forget to plan for a few extras such as your veil, slip, bra, shoes and alterations.

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  • Yes, the minister forgot the candle lighting ceremony and my veil and headpiece fell off when we kissed, but all in all, it went smoothly.

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  • With a casual gown you can wear your hair uncovered or adorn it with a short and simple veil.

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  • You can choose to wear a beautiful headdress or veil, or you can go bareheaded.

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  • You can go straight or curly, add accessories and/or a veil, wear it up or down, or do the half and half.

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  • Look at the wedding dress, bridesmaid's dresses, table linens, and even the wedding veil for more inspiration.

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  • Can it be considered a "one stop shopping" emporium, or will you have to visit different locations to purchase a veil, shoes, accessories, and dresses for the attendants and mothers of the bride and groom?

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  • You can also coordinate your bridal jewelry and veil with your hair accessory.

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  • Veils: The wedding veil is an essential part of a bride's attire, but a smaller, lighter veil may be more comfortable during the summer.

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  • You can always put on a tiara or even a veil to make yourself stand out in the crowd as the bride (as if your radiant glow wouldn't give it away!).

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  • If you want a tiara and a beaded veil, wear it!

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  • You may want to opt for a shorter veil rather than a floor-length one so you won't overpower your dress.

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  • The head lei is a good substitute for the traditional wedding veil.

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  • You could frame your flowers with a veil of their own, made up of foliage in shades of red, orange, yellow, and sometimes even brown.

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  • Visit the hair stylist: Work with the stylist on selecting a style for the hair in the veil.

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  • After all, it takes more than just a wedding veil and the groom to create a picture perfect wedding.

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  • They then take turns "dressing" the bride with these items, designing her a wedding dress or wedding veil.

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  • Players choose a card and then have to draw things that will help others guess what they represent- such as bride, groom, veil, and flower girl.

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  • Bridal attire sometimes includes a head veil that does not cover the face but is simply worn over the head.

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  • This type of head veil may have adorned edges and be made of thinner, sheer fabric.

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  • Use royal icing to draw a small bowtie on the "groom" ghost and a small veil on the "bride" ghost.

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  • Second wedding dresses are a great option for brides, though generally a bride will not wear a veil for a vow renewal.

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  • People magazine reports, "Nicole cried all the way to the church in the car and then she cried all during the ceremony and had to wipe her eyes under the veil."

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  • Her silk tulle veil cascaded to the floor and was complemented by pearl drop earrings and shoes designed by Christian Louboutin.

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  • They appeared together in the 2006 film The Painted Veil.

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  • The dress, in solid white, featured an elegant lace overlay and full skirt, complete with a long white veil.

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  • Wedding gown: This Victorian-style white gown comes with a matching veil.

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  • Wearing a sheer veil is a wonderful way to cover your tummy while creating mystery and allure.

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  • It should be noted that the one fashion rule about a second wedding dress is that it not include a "blusher" veil.

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  • There is a back veil and a matching thong.

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  • Then, fuse with the Goron on the right to make a Big Goron appear atop Veil Falls.

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  • Many of these simply have the name "Salomé" and attempt to be Middle Eastern dance with a veil.

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  • In the book Skinny Legs and All, Tom Robbins features the dance at the climax of his story, with the main character gaining insight as each veil was dropped.

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  • Your hair should be all about romance, and it needs to work with your veil or headpiece.

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  • It is inappropriate to dress the flower girl up as a miniature bride, and therefore a hair style using a realistic veil is both awkward and impractical.

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  • Using a wreath with ribbons that stream down the back to simulate both long hair and the wedding veil.

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  • Her veil, including how it will be worn down the aisle and at the reception.

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  • Even if you're wearing a veil, you'll want your hair to look its absolute best.

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  • Furthermore, the style should blend well with the veil and headpiece, and should not overwhelm the bride's makeup.

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  • Arrange a time several weeks before the wedding to visit with the stylist to give the look a trial run, including the veil, to ensure it looks perfect.

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  • Affix a flower hair pin or a netted veil over the waves, or let the curls fall gently around the nape of the neck for a feminine and sexy style.

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  • Unlike the bride who traditionally wears a headpiece, veil, or flora wreath, flower girls tend to wear less formal hair pieces that coordinate with the overall theme and colors of the bridal party.

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  • If you choose to wear a veil, it may impact your choice of updo, depending on how it attaches to your hair.

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  • If the bride chooses to wear a veil, flowers on the comb holding that veil add a romantic touch.

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  • Hats: Instead of an elaborate hair style, some brides may prefer to wear a vintage wedding hat complete with flowers and a short fishnet veil.

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  • Tiana wedding doll - She is decked out in her green and white gown, with tiara and veil, ready for her wedding in the bayou.

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  • Frog Tiana Wedding Doll - This plush doll depicts Tiana as a frog in her wedding veil before her transformation.

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  • Simplicity #9966: a versatile pattern that includes a blouse, overskirt, headpiece, scarf, veil and purse.

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  • Black Rose Spirit: A long dress in black, gray and white, fitted to the hips with bell sleeves, comes with a choker and black and gray veil.

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  • Till Death Do Us Part: An empire waist long dress in burgundy with black insets, bell sleeves, a black veil with flowers and choker with cameo.

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  • It also features a webbed hoop skirt, veil and sheer sleevelets.

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  • While one used to have to mix several shades of white makeup and powder to achieve such a look, the vampire craze has resulted in readily available makeup, such as the Manic Panic Vampyre Veil pressed powder.

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  • A simple veil worn across the lower half of the face completes the outfit.

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  • They like to hide their intelligence behind a veil of mystery.

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  • This process is often called the "veil of Neptune" because on the surface, everything appears beautiful, rosy and calm.

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  • Glancing beneath that veil to see what's really there is a process Pisces men loathe.

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  • Communion formal wear includes a white dress, a white veil, white tights and white shoes.

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  • A Nevada incorporation provides a nearly impenetrable corporate veil, or shield, which protects businesses that incorporate there.

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  • This corporate veil protects an incorporated businesses' officers or shareholders from personal accountability should the corporation come under attack through a lawsuit for whatever reason.

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  • It's simply not possible to pierce this veil.

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  • A lacy version would make a cool head covering for a wedding in place of a traditional veil.

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  • "While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil."

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  • For $44.50, this set comes complete with a matching veil and armbands.

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  • A hat with a veil and a container of wasp or hornet spray are recommended if going into an area where yellow jackets reside.

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