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- n. Plural form of guardian angel.
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In the same way that there is big difference between typing the word oyster and actually swallowing one, I am not suggesting that you swallow the idea that guardian angels are real.
Four classes of angels are mentioned, viz. angels of the presence, angels of sanctifications, guardian angels over individuals, and angels presiding over the phenomena of nature.
I infinitely preferred to take the risk – which was nil – of being shot at by Mirdites, but my guardian angels insisted on at least two horses being ahead of me.
Whoever has read Mr. Dryden's dedication of his Juvenal, will there perceive, that in that great man's opinion, coelestial machines might with the utmost propriety be introduced in an Epic Poem, built upon a christian model; but at the same time he adds, 'The guardian angels of states and kingdoms are not to be managed by a vulgar hand.'
Suzanne then claimed that a few months earlier, while she had been visiting Flagstaff, Arizona, her guardian angels told her that she should help support Dr. Schwartz and his research.