from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See ecstasis.


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  • There should also be greater notice of Peter Kwasniewski's work on a related topic: extasis (ecstasy) in the religious experience, in the liturgy, in eucharistic union, in contemplative prayer.

    "The Liturgy Changes Us..."

  • Though a couple years old, it should give an idea of his work on extasis.

    "The Liturgy Changes Us..."

  • The little Frenchman was quite in extasis; he found himself all of a suddn at the very top of the trea; and the laff for onst turned against his rivle: he actialy had the ordassaty to propose to my lady in English to take a glass of wine.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • Though his nature was far too refined, I believe, ever to sink into the sensualism revealed in Temple's diaries, yet it was through the gratification of corporeal tastes that he endeavoured to achieve the divine _extasis_; and there were constantly lavish and sumptuous entertainments at the villa, at which strange guests were present.

    The Lost Stradivarius

  • _ iter aquas _C_ _quid F2ul, incertum (extasis?) _ | | 7 luCE

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • "Licet oratio raptus idem sit apud mysticos ac oratio volatus, seu elevationis spiritus seu extasis; reipsa tamen raptus aliquid addit super extasim; nam extasis importat simplicem excessum mentis in seipso secundum quem aliquis extra suam cognitionem ponitur.

    The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus


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