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  • Iow, nit picking and sweeping condemnations in one set of cases vs. the most acutely sensitive and stingy delectations in another set of cases - no matter the planetary visions and trillions of dollars at stake?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Some delectations from the official organ of the Diocese of Niagara, a diocese of diversity, inclusion and lawsuits.

    2009 January « Anglican Samizdat

  • Some delectations from the official organ of the Diocese of Niagara, a diocese of diversity, inclusion and lawsuits.

    Diocese of Niagara: Consistency is not a hallmark of God’s call « Anglican Samizdat

  • Iow, nit picking and sweeping condemnations in one set of cases vs. the most acutely sensitive and stingy delectations in another set of cases - no matter the planetary visions and trillions of dollars at stake?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • They are watchers of the fine and highly educational TV show “Six in the City,” a show, I am assured, about six successful young women hard at work in the city, demonstrating how fine young upright women act in a place with entirely too many temptations and delectations for the average not-upright young woman to manage.

    My Most Humble Request

  • They are watchers of the fine and highly educational TV show “Six in the City,” a show, I am assured, about six successful young women hard at work in the city, demonstrating how fine young upright women act in a place with entirely too many temptations and delectations for the average not-upright young woman to manage.

    My Most Humble Request

  • Amongst the pleasures and popular delectations, which wandered hither and thither, you might see the pompe of the goddesse triumphantly march forward: The woman attired in white vestiments, and rejoicing, in that they bare garlands and flowers upon their heads, bedspread the waies with hearbes, which they bare in their aprons, where this regall and devout procession should passe: Other caried glasses on their backes, to testifie obeisance to the goddess which came after.

    The Golden Asse

  • The great lady kept herself much in solitude in the ancient Court, and saw not even her favourite companion, my daughter Waller, for many months; but did ever write affectionate letters to her, and sent presents of rich fruits, and other delectations in which the young take pleasure.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 344, June, 1844

  • And the Count de Blassemare was instantaneously translated, in spirit, among feu d'artifice, water-works, arches, colored lamps, bands, and all the other splendors and delectations of an elaborate fête.

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851

  • The Christian, like the Roman, bids 'study to withdraw thine heart from the love of things visible'; but it is not the busy life of duty he has in mind so much as the contempt of all worldly things, and the 'cutting away of all lower delectations.'

    Meditations

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