He related his tale of woe while enjoying the never-ending pleasure of seeing the woman he loved in various stages of nakedness.
The last word is woe for Edom.
must arise, but woe to him through whom they arise.
Dean returned home dreading what new tales of woe Fred O'Connor might have discovered in his absence.
The startling saying, " Blessed are ye poor," followed by the woe pronounced upon the rich, might seem like a condemnation of the very principle of property; and when the Christian Church had come to be organized as a society containing rich and poor, the heart of the saying was felt to be more truly and clearly expressed in the words, " Blessed are the poor in spirit."
I shall never forget the ripple of alternating joy and woe that ran through that beautiful little play, or the wonderful child who acted it.
wide) and Norman's Woe,the scene of the wreck of the "Hesperus" (which has only tradition as a basis), celebrated in Longfellow's poem.
Woe is pronounced upon the Pharisees: they are successors to the murderers of the prophets.
When he died lamentation was made for him as follows: "Woe for the humble, woe for the pious, woe for the disciple of Ezra!"
Personal identity may be absorbed, as in the transmigration of souls, or it may even be denied, while the good or bad result of one life is held to determine the weal or woe of another.
9 above), and an oracle of woe is uttered against their land (v.
A tragedy, Anne Boleyn, followed in 1826; and Milman also wrote "When our heads are bowed with woe," and other hymns; an admirable version of the Sanskrit episode of Nala and Damayanti; and translations of the Agamemnon of Aeschylus and the Bacchae of Euripides.
Muller, p. 408, &c.), and in the Icelandic poems, the Lay of Hamtheow, Gudrun's Chain of Woe, and in the prose Edda.
The name (meaning the river of "woe") was eventually used to designate the whole of the lower world (Stobaeus, Ed.
As phenomena are good or evil, produce pleasure or pain, cause weal or woe, a distinction in the character of these agencies is gradually recognized; the agents of good become gods, those of evil, demons.
But woe unto thee...
They are carried into battle to assist the tribe, are regularly anointed, fondled and invoked; for it is believed that the souls present in them are powerful to work weal and woe to friend and enemy respectively.
To us in ancient story wonders great are told Of heroes rich in glory and of adventures bold, Of feast and joyous living, of wailing and of woe, Of gallant warriors striving may ye now many marvels know.'
Revelations concerning the last things and the future lot, whether bliss or woe, of human souls, promises for true believers, threatenings for misbelievers, his firm confidence as to the future triumph of the good - such are the themes continually dwelt on with endless variations.
They became regents to their young children; and the experience of all medieval minorities reiterates the lesson - woe to the land where the king is a child and the regent a woman.
For crying out "Woe unto thee, 0 land, when thy king is a child," he was imprisoned by the House of Commons, but he was soon released and went into exile.
Through the streets of Lichfield, on market day, he walked barefoot, crying, "Woe to the bloody city of Lichfield."
Brennus at once threw his heavy sword into the scale; and when asked the meaning of the act, replied that it meant Vae victis (" woe to the conquered").
Men of good birth (nearly always, too, of Celtic blood on one side at least), they leave Iceland young and attach themselves to the kings and earls of the north, living in their courts as their henchmen, sharing their adventures in weal and woe, praising their victories, and hymning their deaths if they did not fall by their sides - men of quick passion, unhappy in their loves, jealous of rival poets and of their own fame, ever ready to answer criticism with a satire or with a sword-thrust, but clinging through all to their art, in which they attained most marvellous skill.
The life and death struggle between the church and the empire has now entered on its final stage, and fear and trouble and woe are rife in the hearts of the faithful.
Annoyed by Whitworth's imperturbable demeanour, he ended with these words: "You must respect treaties, then: woe to those who do not respect treaties.
It is sometimes proposed to view the canonical prophets as simple preachers of righteousness; their predictions of woe, we are told, are conditional, and tell what Israel must suffer if it does not repent.
still shrouded in clouds of woe I went to the count.
woe unto the man who does not continue in the ship!
Evening shoes are the uncomfortable woe of many women.
overcome with grief and woe that he left the hole as a reminder to all.
SHAKIR: Said they: O woe to us !
The Buddha believed he had a way of Truth, which if an elect disciple possessed he might say of himself, "Hell is destroyed for me, and rebirth as an animal, or a ghost, or in any place of woe.
present and future destiny on earth, there is written nothing save " lamentation, and mourning, and woe."
Woe is me, my slave-girls bear strange emblems in a strange city.
Ro 6:17 3. Woe to those who do not " obey the gospel " - cf.
SHAKIR: Said they: o woe to us!
Still shrouded in clouds of woe I went to the count.
The foreigners accused, in most of the tales of woe I have heard, are either Chinese or Jews.
But come whatever may, come weal or woe I love thee, bless thee where so e'er thou go !
Woe unto the man who does not continue in the ship !
Otherwise he'll woe the day he was created and moan whenever you talk to him.
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It's one thing to tell a creatively inspired ghost story, but it's another thing when the tale of woe is real; it has the capability of sending shivers down even the most stoic of spines.
The castle was taken, but the second James died at the age of thirty, leaving a child to succeed him in his heritage of woe.
lovelorn tales of woe that form Never Say Goodnight.
Woe betide those who did pick it, for ill luck would follow, troubling the whole house.
But come whatever may, come weal or woe I love thee, bless thee where so e'er thou go!
We greet the Canadian working class and people with whom for thirty years and more we have shared weal and woe.
He had sweetcorn related woe in his last week.
Nobody is bigger than the club however and his latest injury woe meant he lasted just 22 minutes.
15, ushers in the third woe, xi.
The Saviour answered and said unto him, Woe ye blind, who see not.
Class 1: ELMOLW becomes Mellow, Mole, Mow, Elm, Well, Woe and Owl.
What the author described has almost nothing in common with the real Atkins WOE.
The doctrine thus afforded an explanation, quite complete to those who believed it, of the apparent anomalies and wrongs in the distribution here of happiness or woe.
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