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  • One sorrow after another pressed heavily upon her; yet she was still the same sweet, gentle, holy-minded woman she had ever been, bending with Christian faith to the will of the Almighty, -- "biding her time".

    International Weekly Miscellany - Volume 1, No. 7, August 12, 1850

  • Just about the time of the innundation, we come to the interesting story of the holy-minded St Aubert who had been made bishop of Avranches.

    Normandy, Illustrated, Complete

  • Just about the time of the innundation, we come to the interesting story of the holy-minded St Aubert who had been made bishop of Avranches.

    Normandy, Illustrated, Part 3

  • So monasteries and communities of sympathetic devotees open their doors, and in their changeless order, characterized by omissions quite as much as constituted of actions, the holy-minded person finds that inner smoothness and cleanness which it is torture to him to feel violated at every turn by the discordancy and brutality of secular existence.

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

  • 'The Vizier at last went to the same Durweish who had befriended him in his hour of need, and related to him the obstacle to his enjoyment of the blessings and honours which had crowned his success, and hoped from this holy-minded man to ascertain the meaning of that perplexing sentence,

    Observations on the Mussulmauns of India Descriptive of Their Manners, Customs, Habits and Religious Opinions Made During a Twelve Years' Residence in Their Immediate Society

  • So monasteries and communities of sympathetic devotees open their doors, and in their changeless order, characterized by omissions quite as much as constituted of actions, the holy-minded person finds that inner smoothness and cleanness which it is torture to him to feel violated at every turn by the discordancy and brutality of secular existence.

    Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature

  • I pass the time chiefly these cold nights with a few holy-minded friends at our devotions.

    Vivian Grey

  • We can be as holy-minded as we like when it comes to stories like this, and argue until we're blue in the face that the American public doesn't care about things like marital infidelity.

    NPR Topics: News

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