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vow Sentence Examples

  • Yet in spite of this your vow was binding.

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  • That night she made a vow to herself.

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  • In any case, the vow was for better or for worse.

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  • The question of granting dispensations from such a vow gave rise to much canonical legislation, in which the papacy had finally to give in to the bishops.

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  • About 1588, he determined to fulfil a vow which he had once made to enter a cloister; but being rejected by the Carthusians and the Celestines, he held himself absolved, and continued to follow his old profession.

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  • No one will see me and tip those who vow to stop my kind.

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  • A provision was made that if, after waiting a year at Venice, they were unable to go to Jerusalem, this part of the vow should be cancelled and they should at once betake themselves to Rome.

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  • What do you propose to do about it; make him take a vow of celibacy?

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  • There the vow was generally one of war or revenge, and, till it was accomplished, the man who vowed left his hair unshorn and unkempt, and abstained from wine, women, ointment and perfume.

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  • He was about to press her to make an actual vow when she sighed.

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  • The former, visits paid in accordance with a vow, were very frequent in the middle ages, and were under the special protection of the pope, who put the ban upon any who should molest pilgrims "who go to Rome for God's sake."

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  • Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.

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  • It wasn't what bothered him about Jessi, though he remembered why he long ago took a vow never to let anyone close to him.

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  • It wasn't what bothered him about Jessi, though he remembered why he long ago took a vow never to let anyone close to him.

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  • He fulfilled his vow by becoming professor of divinity at Copenhagen and canon of Roskilde.

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  • The novice is classified according as his destination is the priesthood or lay brotherhood, while a third class of "indifferents" receives such as are reserved for further inquiry before a decision of this kind a strict retreat, practically in solitary confinement, during which he receives from a director, yet relying on Thine infinite kindness and mercy and impelled by the desire of serving Thee, before the Most Holy Virgin Mary and all Thy heavenly host, I, N., vow to Thy divine Majesty Poverty, Chastity and Perpetual Obedience to the Society of Jesus, and promise that I will enter the same Society to live in it perpetually, understanding all things according to the Constitutions of the Society.

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  • But the Nazarite was equally bound to lay aside his holiness before mixing with common folk and returning to ordinary life; this he did by a sacrifice, which, with the offering of his hair upon the altar, freed him from his vow and reduced him to the same level of sanctity as ordinary men.

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  • But the Nazarite was equally bound to lay aside his holiness before mixing with common folk and returning to ordinary life; this he did by a sacrifice, which, with the offering of his hair upon the altar, freed him from his vow and reduced him to the same level of sanctity as ordinary men.

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  • Ignatius and his companions, however, had but little doubt of ultimate success, and so bound themselves, on the 15th of April 1539, to obey any superior chosen from amongst their body, and added, on the 4th of May certain other rules, the most important of which was a vow of special allegiance to the pope for mission purposes to be taken by all the members of the society.

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  • Two special kinds of orders arose out of the religious wars waged by Christendom against the Mahommedans in the Holy Land and in Spain: (r) the Military orders: the Knights Hospitallers of St John and the Knights Templars, both at the beginning of the 12th century, and the Teutonic Knights at its close; (2) the orders of Ransom, whose object was to free Christian prisoners and slaves from captivity under the Mahommedans, the members being bound by vow even to offer themselves in exchange; such orders were the Trinitarians founded in 1198, and the order of Our Lady of Ransom (de Mercede), founded by St Peter Nolasco in 1223; both were under the Augustinian rule.

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  • This ancient sanctuary was probably the scene of Jephthah's vow (Judges xi.

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  • This proved to be his son, whom he slew in accordance with his vow; whereupon a plague broke out in the island, and Idomeneus was driven out.

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  • This proved to be his son, whom he slew in accordance with his vow; whereupon a plague broke out in the island, and Idomeneus was driven out.

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  • Berenice, who was fulfilling a Nazarite vow, interposed in vain.

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  • 11 seq.); but full regulations for the legal observance of the Nazarite vow are given in Num.

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  • The formula of the famous Jesuit vow is as follows: "I, N., promise to Almighty God, before His Virgin Mother and the whole heavenly host, and to all standing by; and to thee, Reverend Father General of the Society of Jesus, holding the place of God, and to thy successors (or to thee, Reverend Father M.

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  • To this place the emperor Akbar, with his empress, performed a pilgrimage on foot from Agra in accordance with the terms of a vow he had made when praying for a son.

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  • This was a foundation of Oswy, king of Northumbria, in 658, in fulfilment of a vow for a victory over Penda, king of Mercia.

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  • Berenice, who was fulfilling a Nazarite vow, interposed in vain.

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  • In this original scheme it is clearly marked out "that this entire Society and all its members fight for God under the faithful obedience of the most sacred lord, the pope, and the other Roman pontiffs his successors"; and Ignatius makes particular mention th4t each member should "be bound by a special vow," beyond that formal obligation under which all Christians are of obeying the pope, "so that whatsoever the present and other Roman pontiffs for the time being shall ordain, pertaining to the advancement of souls and the propagation of the faith, to whatever provinces he shall resolve to send us, we are straightway bound to obey, as far as in us lies, without any tergiversation or excuse, whether he send us among the Turks or to any other unbelievers in being, even to those parts called India, or to any heretics or schismatics or likewise to any believers."

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  • several real or imaginary delays, in fulfilling his crusading vow, he did not return to it for fifteen years.

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  • Two aunts of the caliph took part in this expedition, having made a vow that if the dominion of the Omayyads were ended they would wage war in the path of God.

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  • Two aunts of the caliph took part in this expedition, having made a vow that if the dominion of the Omayyads were ended they would wage war in the path of God.

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  • In the following years he spent much time and money in rebuilding Windsor Castle, and instituting the order of the Garter, which he did in order to fulfil a vow that he had taken to restore the Round Table of Arthur.

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  • It contemplates the assumption of the vow for a limited period only, and gives particular details as to the atoning ceremonies at the sanctuary by which the vow must be recommenced if broken by accidental defilement, and the closing sacrifice, at which the Nazarite on the expiry of his vow cuts off his hair and burns it on the altar, thus returning to ordinary life.

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  • Among the later Jews the Nazarite vow, of course, corresponded with the legal ordinance, which was further developed by the scribes in their usual manner (Mishna, tractate Nazir; cf.

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  • In 1613 he was chosen professor of medicine in the university of Copenhagen, and filled that office for eleven years, when, falling into a dangerous illness, he made a vow that if he should recover he would apply himself solely to the study of divinity.

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  • Since, moreover, the Hebrew root n-z-r is only dialectically different from n-d-r, " to vow," both corresponding to the same original Semitic root (Arab.

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  • dh-r), it would seem that the peculiar marks of the Nazarite are primarily no more than the usual sign that a man is under a vow of some kind.

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  • Nor did it fare much better with the high peaks, though the two earliest recorded ascents were due to non-natives, that of the Rochemelon in 1358 having been undertaken in fulfilment of a vow, and that of the Mont Aiguille in 1492 by order of Charles VIII.

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  • The Arab did not always fulfil his vow, and there was no force to make him do so.

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  • The battle was fought at Sikri near Agra, and is memorable for the vow made by the easy-living Baber that he would never again touch wine.

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  • In her Dit de la rose (1402) she describes an order of the rose, the members of which bind themselves by vow to defend the honour of women.

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  • In cryptic fashion the poet thus registers a vow of vengeance on the Philistines.

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  • The Arab did not always fulfil his vow, and there was no force to make him do so.

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  • And although no single feature of the book is Gre'ek, there hangs round it a moral fragrance only to be called forth by one who had fulfilled the vow of his youth, and learnt to breathe, as purely as on "the double summit of Parnassus," the very essence of the antique.

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  • And although no single feature of the book is Gre'ek, there hangs round it a moral fragrance only to be called forth by one who had fulfilled the vow of his youth, and learnt to breathe, as purely as on "the double summit of Parnassus," the very essence of the antique.

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  • sqq.); even Solomon visited the sanctuary at Gibeon, and Absalom vowed his vow unto Yahweh at Hebron.

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  • In fulfilment of a vow to visit the Holy Sepulchre, which he could not accomplish in person, Bruce requested Douglas to carry his heart there, but his faithful follower perished on the way, fighting in Spain against the Moors, and the heart of Bruce, recovered by Sir William Keith, found its resting-place at Melrose.

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  • to take the vow by his sermon in the cathedral of Spires.

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  • Finding it impossible to keep this part of their vow, the fathers met at Vicenza, where Ignatius was staying in a ruined monastery; and here after deliberation it was determined that he, Laynez and Faber should go to Rome to place the little band at the disposal of the pope.

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  • According to the usual tradition, which there seems no sufficient reason to reject, the Escorial owes its existence to a vow made by Philip II.

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  • It was also performed as the fulfilment of a vow, or by command of the goddess herself, and the privilege was limited to no sex nor class.

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  • He owed his Christian names to a vow which his father, actuated by the death of several children in infancy, had made to dedicate any that survived to the Dominican saint, Peter Martyr, who lived in the 13th century.

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  • This Society may be defined, in its original conception and well-avowed object, as a body of highly trained religious men of various degrees, bound by the three personal vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, together with, in some cases, a special vow to the pope's service, with the object of labouring for the spiritual good of themselves and their neighbours.

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  • 22 Jacob vows of his own free will to pay tithes, just as the Arabs used to vow the tithe of the increase of the flock (schol.

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  • 22 Jacob vows of his own free will to pay tithes, just as the Arabs used to vow the tithe of the increase of the flock (schol.

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  • In the earliest church life, when Christians fell into sin, they were required to make public confession before the congregation, to declare their sorrow, and to vow to perform certain acts which were regarded as evidence of the sincerity of their repentance.

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  • She became a contributor to various magazines and newspapers, and besides many miscellaneous works she wrote eight novels, the most successful of which were Debenham's Vow (1870) and Lord Brackenbury (1880).

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  • Giovanni Evangelista, erected by Galla Placidia in fulfilment of a vow made on her voyage from Constantinople, has been entirely rebuilt, though the columns are ancient (the Corinthian capitals are probably from a classical building), and the crypt may be original.

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  • It was in 1215 that the leader of this strange Crusade had first taken the vow; it was twelve years afterwards when he finally attempted to carry the vow into effective execution.

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  • Then the history relapses into the business vein and tells of the debates which took place as to the best means of carrying out the vow after the count's decease, the rendezvous, too ill kept at Venice, the plausible suggestion of the Venetians that the balance due to them should be made up by a joint attack on their enemy, the king of Hungary.

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  • This dramatic representation of the sufferings of Christ is not a survival of a medieval mystery or miracleplay, but took its rise from a vow made by the inhabitants in 1633, with the hope of staying a plague then raging.

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  • The more orthodox Sudras carry their veneration for the priestly class to such a degree that they will not cross the shadow of a Brahman, and it is not unusual for them to be under a vow not to eat any food in the morning, before drinking Bipracharanamrita, i.e.

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  • Thus at Athens the Thesmothetae (perhaps all the archons) made a vow that, should they break any law, they would dedicate a life-size gilt statue in the temple at Delphi.

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  • On the 12th of April 1465 Philip handed over to his son the entire administration of his 1 This was the singular vow known as "the vow of the pheasant," from the fact that Philip placed his hand solemnly on a pheasant, which had been brought to him by his herald, and vowed that he would fight the Turks and challenge their sultan to single combat.

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  • He was going to stick by her because he made a vow.

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  • Unless she missed her guess, wild horses couldn't drag it out of him until he was released from that vow.

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  • In the Old and New Testaments the dog is spoken of almost with abhorrence; it ranked amongst the unclean beasts: traffic in it was considered as an abomination, and it was forbidden to he offered in the sanctuary in the discharge of any vow.

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  • This Edmund received in his own day the surname of Crouchback, not, as was afterwards supposed, from a personal deformity, but from having worn a cross upon his back in token of a crusading vow.

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  • Hart in The Jewish Quarterly Review for July 1907, the gist of which is that Jesus commends the Pharisees for insisting that when a man has vowed a vow to God he should pay it even though his parents should suffer.

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  • It was, as it still is, a frequent religious exercise of the Meccans, and the first duty of one who returned to the city or arrived there under a vow of pilgrimage; and thus the outside of the Ka`ba was and is more important than the inside.

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  • Pilgrimage with the ancient Arabs was the fulfilment of a vow, which appears to have generally terminated - at least on the part of the well-to-do - in a sacrificial feast.

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  • A vow of pilgrimage might be directed to other sanctuaries than Mecca - the technical word for it (ihlal) is applied, for example, to the pilgrimage to Manat (Bakri, p. 519).

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  • He who was under such a vow was bound by ceremonial observances of abstinence from certain acts (e.g.

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  • hunting) and sensual pleasures, and in particular was forbidden to shear or comb his hair till the fulfilment of the vow.

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  • This old Semitic usage has its close parallel in the vow of the Nazarite.

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  • The pilgrimage was so intimately connected with the wellbeing of Mecca, and had already such a hold on the Arabs round about, that Mahomet could not afford to sacrifice it to an abstract purity of religion, and thus the old usages were transplanted into Islam in the double form of the omra or vow of pilgrimage to Mecca, which can be discharged at any time, and the hajj or pilgrimage at the great annual feast.

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  • A vow or prayer formulated in or through a certain name was fraught with the prestige of him whose name it was.

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  • 14 (13), to the effect that a vow made by a woman " to afflict the soul " may in certain circumstances be cancelled by her husband.

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  • It may be either voluntary or compulsory; and compulsory either because of a vow or because of a command.

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  • Soon after he was absolved from his crusading vow.

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  • If so, parliament was told that temporal possessions ruin the church and drive out the Christian graces of faith, hope and charity; that the priesthood of the church in communion with Rome was not the priesthood Christ gave to his apostles; that the monk's vow of celibacy had for its consequence unnatural lust, and should not be imposed; that transubstantiation was a feigned miracle, and led people to idolatry; that prayers made over wine, bread, water, oil, salt, wax, incense, altars of stone, church walls, vestments, mitres, crosses, staves, were magical and should not be allowed; that kings should possess the jus episcopale, and bring good government into the church; that no special prayers should be made for the dead; that auricular confession made to the clergy, and declared to be necessary for salvation, was the root of clerical arrogance and the cause of indulgences and other abuses in pardoning sin; that all wars were against the principles of the New Testament, and were but murdering and plundering the poor to win glory for kings; that the vows of chastity laid upon nuns led to child murder; that many of the trades practised in the commonwealth, such as those of goldsmiths and armourers, were unnecessary and led to luxury and waste.

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  • and to be assoiled of the vow of povertie."

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  • The tale goes that the scorn of the daughter of a neighbouring king induced Harald to take a vow not to cut nor comb his hair until he was sole king of Norway, and that ten years later he was justified in trimming it; whereupon he exchanged the epithet "Shockhead" for the one by which he is usually known.

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  • In Scotland, at the date of the only statute respecting bigamy, that of 1551, cap. 19, the offence seems to have been chiefly considered in a religious point of view, as a sort of perjury, or violation of the solemn vow or oath which was then used in contracting marriage; and, accordingly, it was ordained to be punished with the proper pains of perjury.

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  • It was otherwise known for an annual religious ceremony, the traditional origin of which is related in the story of Jephthah's vow and sacrifice (Judg.

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  • The members live in community, and each pays his own expenses, having the usufruct of his private means - a startling innovation on the monastic vow of poverty.

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  • 7 we must read four for forty (the vow in this verse refers to Absalom's exile some years previously).

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  • The tale tells of King Dasarath's court, the birth and boyhood of Rama and his brethren, his marriage with Sita, daughter of Janak king of Bideha, his voluntary exile, the result of Kaikeyi's guile and Dasarath's rash vow, the dwelling together of Rama and Sita in the great central Indian forest, her abduction by Ravan, the expedition to Lanka and the overthrow of the ravisher, and the life at Ajodhya after the return of the reunited pair.

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  • No one will see me and tip those who vow to stop my kind.

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  • What do you propose to do about it; make him take a vow of celibacy?

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  • She seemed pleased, as if their remembered vow reinforced their commitment to her.

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  • In any case, the vow was for better or for worse.

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  • That night she made a vow to herself.

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  • He was going to stick by her because he made a vow.

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  • The most sacred vow a White God takes is to his family.

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  • He was about to press her to make an actual vow when she sighed.

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  • Unless she missed her guess, wild horses couldn't drag it out of him until he was released from that vow.

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  • He made a solemn vow to start tomorrow.

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  • From the moment anyone undertakes the Vow, he becomes a fledgling bodhisattva.

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  • compilation cassette tape way back in 1995 which had the song Vow on it.

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  • dearie me. [Remembering earlier vow] That reminds us: what was the most ridiculous thing you've done while drunk?

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  • dharma teachings are boundless: I vow to master them.

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  • In space without limit, I vow to reach the furthest extremity.

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  • You can imagine the hilarity at my wedding when Ildiko tries to say " this is my solemn vow.

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  • insistence on the need for speed and his vow to avoid " scope creep " .

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  • Instead, he founded an institute where the bond between members is not a formal canonical vow, but a bond of charity.

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  • We also have an outdoor Gazebo and beautiful grounds for weddings, vow renewals or receptions.

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  • The Essenes took a solemn vow on entering the Community, but they had to swear it to themselves.

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  • united in grief, vow to end their feud.

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  • Savannah swore a vow of vengeance against the man, the beast, that killed him.

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  • At the third attempt, he had finally fulfilled the deathbed vow he had made to his father ten years before.

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  • There William the Conqueror to fulfill a vow made on the battlefield, founded Battle Abbey in Sussex.

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  • The dinner scene is hilarious as the people begin to enjoy the meal despite their solemn vow not to.

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  • He's taken a sacred vow that within a short time he's going to put an end to Cornelius ' suffering.

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  • vow renewal ceremony packages are available as an upgrade to your day.

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  • The piece contains the theme to which the words of popular hymn ' I vow to thee my country ' were set.

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  • vow of chastity.

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  • vow of celibacy.

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  • vow of obedience.

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  • vow of silence.

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  • vow of poverty to the other two.

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  • at the narrows to the north of the Isle of the Vow; its area is 27 sq.

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  • AGROTERAS THUSIA, an annual festival held at Agrae near Athens, in honour of Artemis Agrotera, in fulfilment of a vow made by the city, before the battle of Marathon, to offer in sacrifice a number of goats equal to that of the Persians slain in the conflict.

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  • Giovanni Evangelista, erected by Galla Placidia in fulfilment of a vow made on her voyage from Constantinople, has been entirely rebuilt, though the columns are ancient (the Corinthian capitals are probably from a classical building), and the crypt may be original.

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  • sqq.); even Solomon visited the sanctuary at Gibeon, and Absalom vowed his vow unto Yahweh at Hebron.

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  • In fulfilment of a vow to visit the Holy Sepulchre, which he could not accomplish in person, Bruce requested Douglas to carry his heart there, but his faithful follower perished on the way, fighting in Spain against the Moors, and the heart of Bruce, recovered by Sir William Keith, found its resting-place at Melrose.

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  • The response was instantaneous: the king of France himself, who bore on his conscience the burden of an unpunished massacre by his troops at Vitry in 1142, 4 took the crusading vow on the Christmas day of 1145.

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  • to take the vow by his sermon in the cathedral of Spires.

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  • It was in 1215 that the leader of this strange Crusade had first taken the vow; it was twelve years afterwards when he finally attempted to carry the vow into effective execution.

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  • A provision was made that if, after waiting a year at Venice, they were unable to go to Jerusalem, this part of the vow should be cancelled and they should at once betake themselves to Rome.

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  • Finding it impossible to keep this part of their vow, the fathers met at Vicenza, where Ignatius was staying in a ruined monastery; and here after deliberation it was determined that he, Laynez and Faber should go to Rome to place the little band at the disposal of the pope.

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  • In the Old and New Testaments the dog is spoken of almost with abhorrence; it ranked amongst the unclean beasts: traffic in it was considered as an abomination, and it was forbidden to he offered in the sanctuary in the discharge of any vow.

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  • According to the usual tradition, which there seems no sufficient reason to reject, the Escorial owes its existence to a vow made by Philip II.

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  • It was also performed as the fulfilment of a vow, or by command of the goddess herself, and the privilege was limited to no sex nor class.

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  • The former, visits paid in accordance with a vow, were very frequent in the middle ages, and were under the special protection of the pope, who put the ban upon any who should molest pilgrims "who go to Rome for God's sake."

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  • The question of granting dispensations from such a vow gave rise to much canonical legislation, in which the papacy had finally to give in to the bishops.

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  • He owed his Christian names to a vow which his father, actuated by the death of several children in infancy, had made to dedicate any that survived to the Dominican saint, Peter Martyr, who lived in the 13th century.

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  • Then the history relapses into the business vein and tells of the debates which took place as to the best means of carrying out the vow after the count's decease, the rendezvous, too ill kept at Venice, the plausible suggestion of the Venetians that the balance due to them should be made up by a joint attack on their enemy, the king of Hungary.

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  • In the following years he spent much time and money in rebuilding Windsor Castle, and instituting the order of the Garter, which he did in order to fulfil a vow that he had taken to restore the Round Table of Arthur.

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  • This Edmund received in his own day the surname of Crouchback, not, as was afterwards supposed, from a personal deformity, but from having worn a cross upon his back in token of a crusading vow.

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  • In 1613 he was chosen professor of medicine in the university of Copenhagen, and filled that office for eleven years, when, falling into a dangerous illness, he made a vow that if he should recover he would apply himself solely to the study of divinity.

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  • He fulfilled his vow by becoming professor of divinity at Copenhagen and canon of Roskilde.

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  • The acts of religion partake of the general simplicity of desert life; apart from the private worship of household gods and the oblations and salutations offered at the graves of departed kinsmen, the ritual observances of the ancient Arabs were visits to the tribal sanctuary to salute the god with a gift of milk, first-fruits or the like, the sacrifice of firstlings and vows (see Nazarite and Passover), and an occasional pilgrimage to discharge a vow at the annual feast and fair of one of the more distant holy places (see MEccA).

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  • 11 seq.); but full regulations for the legal observance of the Nazarite vow are given in Num.

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  • It contemplates the assumption of the vow for a limited period only, and gives particular details as to the atoning ceremonies at the sanctuary by which the vow must be recommenced if broken by accidental defilement, and the closing sacrifice, at which the Nazarite on the expiry of his vow cuts off his hair and burns it on the altar, thus returning to ordinary life.

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  • Among the later Jews the Nazarite vow, of course, corresponded with the legal ordinance, which was further developed by the scribes in their usual manner (Mishna, tractate Nazir; cf.

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  • Since, moreover, the Hebrew root n-z-r is only dialectically different from n-d-r, " to vow," both corresponding to the same original Semitic root (Arab.

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  • dh-r), it would seem that the peculiar marks of the Nazarite are primarily no more than the usual sign that a man is under a vow of some kind.

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  • There the vow was generally one of war or revenge, and, till it was accomplished, the man who vowed left his hair unshorn and unkempt, and abstained from wine, women, ointment and perfume.

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  • This Society may be defined, in its original conception and well-avowed object, as a body of highly trained religious men of various degrees, bound by the three personal vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, together with, in some cases, a special vow to the pope's service, with the object of labouring for the spiritual good of themselves and their neighbours.

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  • The novice is classified according as his destination is the priesthood or lay brotherhood, while a third class of "indifferents" receives such as are reserved for further inquiry before a decision of this kind a strict retreat, practically in solitary confinement, during which he receives from a director, yet relying on Thine infinite kindness and mercy and impelled by the desire of serving Thee, before the Most Holy Virgin Mary and all Thy heavenly host, I, N., vow to Thy divine Majesty Poverty, Chastity and Perpetual Obedience to the Society of Jesus, and promise that I will enter the same Society to live in it perpetually, understanding all things according to the Constitutions of the Society.

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  • The formula of the famous Jesuit vow is as follows: "I, N., promise to Almighty God, before His Virgin Mother and the whole heavenly host, and to all standing by; and to thee, Reverend Father General of the Society of Jesus, holding the place of God, and to thy successors (or to thee, Reverend Father M.

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  • Ignatius and his companions, however, had but little doubt of ultimate success, and so bound themselves, on the 15th of April 1539, to obey any superior chosen from amongst their body, and added, on the 4th of May certain other rules, the most important of which was a vow of special allegiance to the pope for mission purposes to be taken by all the members of the society.

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  • In this original scheme it is clearly marked out "that this entire Society and all its members fight for God under the faithful obedience of the most sacred lord, the pope, and the other Roman pontiffs his successors"; and Ignatius makes particular mention th4t each member should "be bound by a special vow," beyond that formal obligation under which all Christians are of obeying the pope, "so that whatsoever the present and other Roman pontiffs for the time being shall ordain, pertaining to the advancement of souls and the propagation of the faith, to whatever provinces he shall resolve to send us, we are straightway bound to obey, as far as in us lies, without any tergiversation or excuse, whether he send us among the Turks or to any other unbelievers in being, even to those parts called India, or to any heretics or schismatics or likewise to any believers."

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  • This dramatic representation of the sufferings of Christ is not a survival of a medieval mystery or miracleplay, but took its rise from a vow made by the inhabitants in 1633, with the hope of staying a plague then raging.

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  • To this place the emperor Akbar, with his empress, performed a pilgrimage on foot from Agra in accordance with the terms of a vow he had made when praying for a son.

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  • Thus at Athens the Thesmothetae (perhaps all the archons) made a vow that, should they break any law, they would dedicate a life-size gilt statue in the temple at Delphi.

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  • Nor did it fare much better with the high peaks, though the two earliest recorded ascents were due to non-natives, that of the Rochemelon in 1358 having been undertaken in fulfilment of a vow, and that of the Mont Aiguille in 1492 by order of Charles VIII.

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  • About 1588, he determined to fulfil a vow which he had once made to enter a cloister; but being rejected by the Carthusians and the Celestines, he held himself absolved, and continued to follow his old profession.

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  • Two special kinds of orders arose out of the religious wars waged by Christendom against the Mahommedans in the Holy Land and in Spain: (r) the Military orders: the Knights Hospitallers of St John and the Knights Templars, both at the beginning of the 12th century, and the Teutonic Knights at its close; (2) the orders of Ransom, whose object was to free Christian prisoners and slaves from captivity under the Mahommedans, the members being bound by vow even to offer themselves in exchange; such orders were the Trinitarians founded in 1198, and the order of Our Lady of Ransom (de Mercede), founded by St Peter Nolasco in 1223; both were under the Augustinian rule.

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  • On being told what had taken place, Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah with a vow that ere another day had passed his life would be even as the lives of the prophets of Baal, and the threat was enough to cause him to take to instant flight (xix.

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  • On the 12th of April 1465 Philip handed over to his son the entire administration of his 1 This was the singular vow known as "the vow of the pheasant," from the fact that Philip placed his hand solemnly on a pheasant, which had been brought to him by his herald, and vowed that he would fight the Turks and challenge their sultan to single combat.

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  • several real or imaginary delays, in fulfilling his crusading vow, he did not return to it for fifteen years.

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  • Frederick William, seeing his son apparently absorbed in frivolous and effeminate amusements, gradually conceived for him an intense ., dislike, which had its share in causing him to break off the negotiations for a double marriage between the prince of Wales and Wilhelmina, and the princess Amelia, daughter of George II., and Frederick; for Frederick had been so indiscreet as to carry on a separate correspondence with the English court and to vow that he would marry Amelia or no one.

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  • In the earliest church life, when Christians fell into sin, they were required to make public confession before the congregation, to declare their sorrow, and to vow to perform certain acts which were regarded as evidence of the sincerity of their repentance.

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  • The battle was fought at Sikri near Agra, and is memorable for the vow made by the easy-living Baber that he would never again touch wine.

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  • In her Dit de la rose (1402) she describes an order of the rose, the members of which bind themselves by vow to defend the honour of women.

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  • She became a contributor to various magazines and newspapers, and besides many miscellaneous works she wrote eight novels, the most successful of which were Debenham's Vow (1870) and Lord Brackenbury (1880).

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  • The more orthodox Sudras carry their veneration for the priestly class to such a degree that they will not cross the shadow of a Brahman, and it is not unusual for them to be under a vow not to eat any food in the morning, before drinking Bipracharanamrita, i.e.

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  • This was a foundation of Oswy, king of Northumbria, in 658, in fulfilment of a vow for a victory over Penda, king of Mercia.

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  • This ancient sanctuary was probably the scene of Jephthah's vow (Judges xi.

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  • In cryptic fashion the poet thus registers a vow of vengeance on the Philistines.

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  • Hart in The Jewish Quarterly Review for July 1907, the gist of which is that Jesus commends the Pharisees for insisting that when a man has vowed a vow to God he should pay it even though his parents should suffer.

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  • On the other hand, at his deprivation he was not accused, like the other married bishops who had been monks or friars, of infidelity to the vow of chastity; and his own letters to Bullinger are curiously reticent on this part of his history.

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  • Although she had taken a monastic vow she became the second wife of Michael II., a marriage which was practically forced upon her by Michael, who was anxious to strengthen his claims to the throne by an alliance with the last representative of the Isaurian dynasty, and secured the compliance of senate and patriarch with his desire.

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  • It was, as it still is, a frequent religious exercise of the Meccans, and the first duty of one who returned to the city or arrived there under a vow of pilgrimage; and thus the outside of the Ka`ba was and is more important than the inside.

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  • Pilgrimage with the ancient Arabs was the fulfilment of a vow, which appears to have generally terminated - at least on the part of the well-to-do - in a sacrificial feast.

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  • A vow of pilgrimage might be directed to other sanctuaries than Mecca - the technical word for it (ihlal) is applied, for example, to the pilgrimage to Manat (Bakri, p. 519).

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  • He who was under such a vow was bound by ceremonial observances of abstinence from certain acts (e.g.

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  • hunting) and sensual pleasures, and in particular was forbidden to shear or comb his hair till the fulfilment of the vow.

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  • This old Semitic usage has its close parallel in the vow of the Nazarite.

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  • The pilgrimage was so intimately connected with the wellbeing of Mecca, and had already such a hold on the Arabs round about, that Mahomet could not afford to sacrifice it to an abstract purity of religion, and thus the old usages were transplanted into Islam in the double form of the omra or vow of pilgrimage to Mecca, which can be discharged at any time, and the hajj or pilgrimage at the great annual feast.

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  • A vow or prayer formulated in or through a certain name was fraught with the prestige of him whose name it was.

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  • 14 (13), to the effect that a vow made by a woman " to afflict the soul " may in certain circumstances be cancelled by her husband.

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  • It may be either voluntary or compulsory; and compulsory either because of a vow or because of a command.

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  • Soon after he was absolved from his crusading vow.

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  • If so, parliament was told that temporal possessions ruin the church and drive out the Christian graces of faith, hope and charity; that the priesthood of the church in communion with Rome was not the priesthood Christ gave to his apostles; that the monk's vow of celibacy had for its consequence unnatural lust, and should not be imposed; that transubstantiation was a feigned miracle, and led people to idolatry; that prayers made over wine, bread, water, oil, salt, wax, incense, altars of stone, church walls, vestments, mitres, crosses, staves, were magical and should not be allowed; that kings should possess the jus episcopale, and bring good government into the church; that no special prayers should be made for the dead; that auricular confession made to the clergy, and declared to be necessary for salvation, was the root of clerical arrogance and the cause of indulgences and other abuses in pardoning sin; that all wars were against the principles of the New Testament, and were but murdering and plundering the poor to win glory for kings; that the vows of chastity laid upon nuns led to child murder; that many of the trades practised in the commonwealth, such as those of goldsmiths and armourers, were unnecessary and led to luxury and waste.

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  • and to be assoiled of the vow of povertie."

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  • The tale goes that the scorn of the daughter of a neighbouring king induced Harald to take a vow not to cut nor comb his hair until he was sole king of Norway, and that ten years later he was justified in trimming it; whereupon he exchanged the epithet "Shockhead" for the one by which he is usually known.

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  • In Scotland, at the date of the only statute respecting bigamy, that of 1551, cap. 19, the offence seems to have been chiefly considered in a religious point of view, as a sort of perjury, or violation of the solemn vow or oath which was then used in contracting marriage; and, accordingly, it was ordained to be punished with the proper pains of perjury.

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  • It was otherwise known for an annual religious ceremony, the traditional origin of which is related in the story of Jephthah's vow and sacrifice (Judg.

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  • The members live in community, and each pays his own expenses, having the usufruct of his private means - a startling innovation on the monastic vow of poverty.

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  • 7 we must read four for forty (the vow in this verse refers to Absalom's exile some years previously).

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  • The tale tells of King Dasarath's court, the birth and boyhood of Rama and his brethren, his marriage with Sita, daughter of Janak king of Bideha, his voluntary exile, the result of Kaikeyi's guile and Dasarath's rash vow, the dwelling together of Rama and Sita in the great central Indian forest, her abduction by Ravan, the expedition to Lanka and the overthrow of the ravisher, and the life at Ajodhya after the return of the reunited pair.

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  • We also have an outdoor Gazebo and beautiful grounds for weddings, vow renewals or receptions.

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  • The answer is n't an elaborate new system, or a solemn vow to start tomorrow.

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  • The Essenes took a solemn vow on entering the Community, but they had to swear it to themselves.

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  • The two families, united in grief, vow to end their feud.

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  • Savannah swore a vow of vengeance against the man, the beast, that killed him.

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  • At the third attempt, he had finally fulfilled the deathbed vow he had made to his father ten years before.

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  • There William the Conqueror to fulfill a vow made on the battlefield, founded Battle Abbey in Sussex.

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  • The dinner scene is hilarious as the people begin to enjoy the meal despite their solemn vow not to.

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  • He 's taken a sacred vow that within a short time he 's going to put an end to Cornelius ' suffering.

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  • Butlins ' fun themed wedding and vow renewal ceremony packages are available as an upgrade to your day.

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  • The piece contains the theme to which the words of popular hymn ' I vow to thee my country ' were set.

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  • He accepted Cecilia 's faith and both swore a vow of chastity.

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  • They had no children as Edward had taken a vow of celibacy.

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  • Every candidate for admission to a nun 's order took the vow of obedience.

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  • No religious order has ever had a vow of silence.

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  • Most witnesses, like the second Templar, added the vow of poverty to the other two.

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  • Vow not to discuss the situations that have led to the change in feelings you have for one another, and focus only on your child.

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  • If you are already married and wish to have a vow renewal, contact the chapel where you wish to have the renewal ceremony performed.

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  • While some choose to sell or donate their dress, many decide they would like to preserve their dress for a vow renewal or future generation.

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  • Keepsake boxes: Wedding keepsake boxes and leather vow boxes are elegant treasures for couples.

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  • Packages include access to a fountain-filled garden for vow exchanges and use of a vintage Model A Ford for your getaway car.

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  • The question of intention is a popular vow that has its roots in medieval practice.

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  • A wedding vow is an oath or a promise of the commitment you are making to your new spouse.

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  • While traditional wedding vows include things like "to love, honor and cherish," your vow can incorporate anything you want to tell your beloved.

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  • Even if you want to write your own ceremony, free wedding vow samples can help inspire you.

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  • Vow Writing Worksheet for help writing or customizing your own vows.

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  • This is also a great option for vow renewals or second weddings.

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  • This can create a cohesive vow and make it easier to write.

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  • Aloha Friends has a great collection of vow ideas for couples who are planning weddings with a Hawaiian theme, although many of the vows could be adapted for other wedding types as well.

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  • You can also find a number of vow examples and other resources in the LoveToKnow Weddings articles on Sample Wedding Vows, Free Wedding Vows, and Original Wedding Vows.

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  • A vow renewal ceremony is the perfect time to experiment with the idea of modern wedding vows, since traditional vows are written for a couple who has yet to experience the challenges of married life.

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  • The Knot explains why vow renewal ceremonies are becoming increasingly popular.

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  • I Do Take Two has general tips for planning a vow renewal ceremony, as well as advice for creating special vows.

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  • Brilliant Wedding Pages has examples of vows that can be used for a vow renewal ceremony.

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  • For example, if one or both members of the couple has children from a previous relationship, it would be lovely for the other parent to vow to love and raise those children as his or her own.

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  • Spend some time browsing these books together and see if there's a vow that really speaks to you as a couple, that says all that you want to be able to say to each other on your special day.

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  • You can always rewrite a published vow to fit your experience better or to change a word or a phrase you don't like.

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  • A beach wedding easily solves both problems, as you are free to celebrate each of your faiths in special ways and there is plenty of sand and sea available for spontaneous vow exchanges.

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  • If you have elderly relatives, or a friend or family member who is wheelchair bound, make sure there is some way for them to get across the sand and into a front row spot for your vow exchange.

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  • They also can help with a vow renewal or other milestone celebration, which some of your loved ones may be inspired to plan after viewing your romantic nuptials.

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  • The beach provides a beautiful backdrop for any vow ceremony, so reduce the amount of ceremony embellishments you are having down to the bare minimum and allow nature to do the decorating.

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  • The important thing is to create wedding vows that are meaningful to you and your partner and that convey what it is you want to vow.

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  • If you use this method, be sure there is time in the ceremony for this type of vow presentation and that the necessary equipment (such as microphones, music stands or instruments) has been placed appropriately beforehand.

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  • Another creative idea is to include everyone in attendance in the vows, asking them to vow to be supportive of the marriage by standing and giving a cheer in agreement.

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  • Your vow might include dancing, painting, or poetry.

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  • If your husband's name is Brad, vow to brave any disagreements, reserve your love for him, always make him a priority in your life, and drive away any negative thoughts.

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  • Sincere words that reflect your vow to love, honor, and cherish your spouse shine through, no matter how they are delivered.

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  • Still others want to hold onto it in case they want to wear it during a future vow renewal ceremony or in case their future daughter or daughter-in-law wants to wear it during her wedding.

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  • Come up with some special wedding vow renewal ideas to make your recommitment meaningful.

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  • Many couples choose to have a wedding vow renewal on a significant anniversary, after a particular difficult time in their lives or because they encountered too many wedding oops to recover from in a dignified manner.

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  • Regardless of the reason why a couple wants a vow renewal ceremony, some things are the same no matter what - planning a wedding vow renewal requires a few creative ideas and more than a little planning.

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  • While you may be excited to purchase a vow renewal dress, you need to begin with your location.

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  • Typically, the reception following a vow renewal ceremony resembles an anniversary party for the couple.

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  • Although gifts should not be expected, it is a good wedding vow renewal idea to have a card basket or box available for family and friends to put their greetings inside.

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