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  • Königlichen Majestät), in the intention that the restrictions he had thus taken upon himself would, by the form of words chosen, be confined to the lifetime of King Friedrich Wilhelm II.

    CASUISTRY

  • That whereby it is most usually declared in the writings of the ancients, is charis henōseōs, “gratia unionis”, the “grace of union;” — which form of words some manifesting themselves strangers unto, do declare how little conversant they are in their writings.

    Christologia

  • ‘Our Father who art in Heaven’ was not a form of words that was invented by Jesus: it seems that John the Baptist was also using them at the time and, in any case they originated in prayers to Osiris-Amon.

    The Templar Revelation

  • Then while all were silent, I poured the water on its head, pronouncing the form of words in English, and calling the child John, the first Christian child in the Banks Islands.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

  • I call it their own ability, in opposition to all outward aids and assistances from others, or an antecedaneous prescription of a form of words unto themselves.

    Pneumatologia

  • The two men looked at one another, the doctor tilting his chin at a proud angle, and the Italian searching for a form of words that was both firm and mollifying.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

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