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  • noun Plural form of dawning.

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Examples

  • The publisher of a rival paper commented: "God save us, if these be the dawnings of the new federal government."

    We the People

  • God save us, Eleazer Oswald commented in his Independent Gazetteer, “if these be the dawnings of the new federal government.”

    Ratification

  • God save us, Eleazer Oswald commented in his Independent Gazetteer, “if these be the dawnings of the new federal government.”

    Ratification

  • God save us, Eleazer Oswald commented in his Independent Gazetteer, “if these be the dawnings of the new federal government.”

    Ratification

  • At the time of those (dawnings), those (appearances) cannot be singled out as separate (“things”): they appear because your mind is deceiving itself.

    Mahamudra Eliminating the Darkness of Unawareness ��� Part Three: Vipashyana Meditation

  • Because appearances as (separately established) objects to be grasped (do not exist), awarenesses that (conceptually) grasp (them) are, in fact, dawnings of deception.

    Mahamudra Eliminating the Darkness of Unawareness ��� Part Three: Vipashyana Meditation

  • The hard realities of the world, with many of its worst privations — hunger and thirst, and cold and want — had all come home to him, from the first dawnings of reason; and though the form of childhood was there, its light heart, its merry laugh, and sparkling eyes were wanting.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • His first and second Advents are likewise described as dawnings.

    O Morning Star

  • His first and second Advents are likewise described as dawnings.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • I now began to recall an intention, which from the first dawnings of my recovery I had conceived, of removing to a warmer climate; and, finding this to be approved of by a very eminent physician, I resolved to put it into immediate execution.

    The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon

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