- From French paradis, from Latin paradisus, from Greek παράδεισος ‘royal park, orchard’, from Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (pairi.daēza), from 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌 (pairi, "around") and 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daēza, "wall"). (Wiktionary)
“CHUCK ROUGH, DIRECTOR, EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER IN PARADISE, CALIFORNIA: Well, we actually now have evacuated from Paradise almost 14,000 people.”
“_Paradise Plumes_ -- One of the most popular foreign feathers brought to this country is the Paradise.”
“De Quincey instances neither, but chooses, as examples of the way in which two images may act and react, heightening each other by contrast -- first, the use of architectural terms in describing Paradise; next, the exhibition of a banquet in the desert in _Paradise”
“De Quincey enumerates some of them -- "Heaven opening to eject her rebellious children; the unvoyageable depths of ancient Chaos, with its 'anarch old' and its eternal war of wrecks; these traversed by that great leading Angel that drew after him the third part of the heavenly host; earliest Paradise dawning upon the warrior-angel out of this far-distant 'sea without shore' of chaos; the dreadful phantoms of Sin and Death, prompted by secret sympathy and snuffing the distant scent of 'mortal change on earth,' chasing the steps of their great progenitor and sultan; finally the heart-freezing visions, shown and narrated to Adam, of human misery through vast successions of shadowy generations: all these scenical opportunities offered in the _Paradise Lost_ become in the hands of the mighty artist elements of undying grandeur not matched on earth.”
“Exclusivity, like in Paradise, is about deciding who is unworthy.”
“Trouble in Paradise is an exposition that took place at Schönbrunn Zoo, in Vienna, with the objective of making people realize the impact of men on the environment.”
“For those who might not know, 60s in Paradise is a very successful hamburger restaurant in Ajijic.”
“Kerrie at Mysteries in Paradise is working her way through a series by Gabrielle Lord, which sounds pretty cool.”
“Barry Golson's book, Gringos in Paradise, is a warm, entertaining, and illuminating tale of the experiences Barry and his wife Thia had while building their "dream house" in Sayulita, a little seaside village forty-five minutes north of Puerto Vallarta.”
“And Serpent in Paradise is the rare book that captures that a place at a pivotal moment in its history, a paradise on the eve of self-destruction.”
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