- v. Simple past tense and past participle of sunder.
“Now the two are once again sundered from each other, and the literary fact, like the other objects that make up our social reality, cries out for commentary, for interpretation, for decipherment, for diagnosis.”
“The logic of these morally obtuse but deeply sentimental preenings of high-office holders is disturbing on many levels, but principally because it dramatizes something real: liberals, long sundered from the lineaments of any majoritarian politics, have succumbed to the worship of getting and holding power for its own sake.”
“But the French agent was not to be sundered from the American who remembered the book of Delcassé.”
“Lincoln's pen declared us free, but Grant's sword sundered our fetters.”
The House of Bondage or Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves, Original and Life-like, as They Appeared in Their Old Plantation and City Slave Life; Together with Pen-pictures of the Peculiar Institution, with Sights and Insights into Their new Relations as Freedmen, Freemen, and Citizens.
“His sword sundered the bands securing the chest and he flung open the lid and saw that there were many wonders in the chest, as well as the pouch made from cloth-of-gold, but he picked out only the pouch and tucked it into his belt as he raced from the room, back to the battlements where the bird of silver and gold stood pecking with its steel beak at the remnants of Theleb K'aarna's servant.”
“Since the 1970s, some of the "sundered" Friends groups have reunited, a process that has generally been accompanied by a recognition by "programmed" Friends that their "unprogrammed" brethren's beliefs about the lack of creeds, confessions of faith, and leaders/preachers should be accepted (or at least tolerated) and that what really matters is the various Friends 'testimonies, especially our peace testimony.”
“We soon discovered an abandoned monastery that had been bombed during World War II, the sundered walls blown open to the surrounding forest.”
“Johnson said the SIV program is under-funded and sundered by bureaucracy.”
“Well, those who disagree with me about the former affinity of the early settlers of Pennsylvania, Quaker and Pietist, and their now-sundered membership in a common culture, should address their comments to David Hackett Fischer.”
“As summer plays itself out on the beautiful campus by the lake where the young Holy Cross priest, Edward Sorin, C.S.C., pitched his camp 177 years ago and began his great adventure, we must clarify the situation that so sundered the church last spring: What it is all about and what it is not about.”
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This is a list of the more difficult English words found in James Joyce's Ulysses. It will continually be updated as I read along. The list is in reverse chronological order, meaning that the last ...
words from one of my favorite books, acts of levitation, by laynie browne
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