Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of passage.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of passage.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It was a book about the lyrical and recitative style and structure of certain passages from the Koran.

    IsThatLegal?

  • The group finds support for its practices in passages from the Bible's Book of Acts, among them "All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them" and "Some, however, made fun of them and said, 'They have had too much wine.'"

    Oh, Gods!

  • He endeavored to resign himself to his fate by remembering and repeating certain passages from the "Yin Chih Wen" ( "The Tract of the Quiet Way"); but, instead, he kept seeing his dream-garden of meditation and repose.

    The Chinago

  • He endeavored to resign himself to his fate by remembering and repeating certain passages from the "Yin Chih Wen"

    The Chinago

  • Both of these excerpts come from the letter, and the bolded text within the passages is a cause of particular concern for me.

    Continuing the Counter-Revolution

  • What I would like to show in these three passages is that Christ was speaking to two specific and different generations when he talked about His second coming.

    An Amazing First Century

  • The steampunk details come through in passages such as this:

    REVIEW: Soulless by Gail Carriger

  • It's certainly a fun read, but it was a book I had no trouble setting down for extended periods because certain passages lost my interest.

    Book Review: "Shadowland" by Peter Straub

  • A Michigan weapons company is under fire for branding thousands of rifle scopes used by US soldiers and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan with passages from the Bible.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: January 19, 2010

  • Reading through all that commentary, I thought of how misguided missionaries sometimes try to evangelize Jews by calling their attention to passages from the New Testament -- a scripture that by definition carries no weight with Jews at all.

    9/11 Truth and the Paranoid Style - Boing Boing

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