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heaven-descended

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  • The heaven-descended sisters will not go with you.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866

  • But if so great be the strength of a human idea, what power must not a heaven-descended idea possess, when God opens to it the gates of the heart!

    The Revelation Explained

  • Man, so far as natural science itself is able to teach us, is no longer the final cause of the universe, the heaven-descended heir of all the ages.

    Margot Asquith, an Autobiography - Two Volumes in One

  • The Shogunate was frowned on, because it had supplanted the autocracy of the heaven-descended

    Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic

  • We may feel very sure that we are not heaven-descended geniuses, or even possessed of unusual talent; and yet, if we do not give ourselves the advantages that all those had who have won distinction, we have certainly not given ourselves a fair chance to show what is in us.

    The Booklover and His Books

  • A tree, it is said, is never struck by lightning more than once, and it is safe to suppose that a subject is never illumined by the rays of heaven-descended genius without being as thoroughly exhausted.

    An Algonquin Maiden A Romance of the Early Days of Upper Canada

  • The señorita was in her grateful eyes a heaven-descended being, whose every look and word must be law; this new bearing amazed and puzzled her.

    Rita

  • Anglo-Saxon race, through whose gaping mouth any and every self - elected prophet was free to shout, as heaven-descended truth, in the name of progress and liberty, whatever political or social catchword chanced to be the fashion of the hour.

    The Far Horizon

  • For his part he hoped so, as then sooner or later they would be found and put to death slowly, as they deserved, who had led astray the Child of Kings and brought so many of the heaven-descended Abati to their death.

    Queen Sheba's Ring

  • These heaven-descended Yamato people were in the main agriculturists, though of a rude order, while the outlying tribes were mostly hunters and fishermen; and many of the rituals show the class of crimes which nomads, or men of unsettled life, would naturally commit against their neighbors living in comparatively settled order.

    The Religions of Japan From the Dawn of History to the Era of Méiji

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