from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Cecilia, Saint Third century A.D. Christian martyr traditionally regarded as the patron saint of music.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A female given name.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See Cæcilia, etc.
- n. See Cœcilia, 1.
269 CECILIA AND MARIAN It your father alive i faid Cecilia, making her fit down befide her.
176 CECILIA. icrupuloufly delicate in avoiding either rail - lery or obfervation upon the fiibjeft of her fon, whom fhe rarely mentioned, and never but upon occafions in which Cecilia could have no poffible intercft.
154 CECILIA. was pafling by the box, ftopt to make his compliments to Mrs. Harrel and Cecilia.
[Page 235] in 'Cecilia,' is a perfect picture of a chatterbox arrived at years of discretion.
Your destiny, my dear friend, is written in 'Cecilia,' and you will have as many witnesses of your felicity as 'Cecilia' has had readers ....
* Verizon Wireless: In addition to providing more details about its rollout of a 4G "LTE" network, as outlined in Cecilia Kang's post on Wednesday, Verizon introduced the Motorola Droid Pro.
Cecilia is wailing away at the organ like Amanda Mae Meyncke and hallucinating little wing-ed dudes trailing clouds of glory.
Atonement may very well be an accomplished film with its stunning beach scene but Knightley's portrayal of Cecilia is completely underwhelming and unbelievable and the film spends more of a focus on her pouting than on the intricacies of the characters, mainly Briony in her younger years.
We're also rewriting a script for Warner Bros called Cecilia, which is a comedy about four guys who fall in love with the same girl, best friends, and how that sort of impacts the friendship.
As Gillen Wood argues, for example, Francis Burney's representation of the experience of listening to a castrato at the opera in Evelina and Cecilia is conspicuously disembodied — any and all description of the castrato's corporeality is absent, being transposed into the sound of his sublime voice.
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