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  • v. Present participle of canonise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Thankyou for bringing clarity to the situation before we end up canonising the poor soul.

    Which doctrine is most important?

  • Contrary to the voices raised on the liberal left - including Brown and Darling re-canonising Keynes - Patio Man is not moving left.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • How they are internally canonising Fayruz-the Persian slave who stabbed Omar in the Mosque-and praying for his eternal happiness in the presence of the murdered man!

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • When I made huge lists of every science fiction story of importance, numbering in the thousands, and organized them by year and ranked them, I was in my small way contributing to the process of canonising.

    reasons to be cheerful

  • Central Europe, and when there were "Robbers of the Rhine," and "Forty thousand virgins," in company with Saint Ursula, canonising the sainted and scented city of Cologne.

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes

  • Then arose a singular and striking contradiction: those men of whom Perrault was the chief, the men who were most smitten with the marvels of the age of Louis the Great, who even went the length of sacrificing the ancients to the moderns, aimed at exalting and canonising even those whom they regarded as inveterate opponents and adversaries.

    What Is a Classic

  • His pride was flattered that they should receive protection from him, and the flattery became almost a canonising when De Carteret of St. Ouen's brought him to task for harbouring and comforting the despised Huguenots; for when De Carteret railed he was envious.

    Michel and Angele — Volume 1

  • His pride was flattered that they should receive protection from him, and the flattery became almost a canonising when De Carteret of St. Ouen's brought him to task for harbouring and comforting the despised

    Michel and Angele — Complete

  • Wise was Rome in canonising these, wiser than the Reformation that persecuted Böhme, but the spirit of the Reformation was ever intensely anti-mystical, and wherever its breath hath passed the fair flowers of mysticism have withered as under the sirocco.

    Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries

  • 'There were twenty-seven of them.' said the Owl, 'but they quarrelled about canonising the Emperor Tiberius, and now there are only thirteen and a half.'

    'That Very Mab'

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