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- n. The characteristics and position of a saint.
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- n. The character or qualities of a saint.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character or qualities of a saint; the position of a saint; as a sort of title, saint.
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This deliverance he called saintship (_arahattam_) or nirvana of which I shall say something below.
(for so we must understand it), whilst we are so; for that he bears any effectual love to us to keep us up to saintship, that is denied.
Amiable and good, but so feeble of intellectual outlook that it would be too much to ask of us, with our Protestant and modern education, to feel anything but indulgent pity for the kind of saintship which she embodies.
Protestant and modern education, to feel anything but indulgent pity for the kind of saintship which she embodies.
His absence had regained for him much of that aureola of saintship which had been nearly abstracted during her reproachful mood on that miserable journey from London.
He had made up his mind to see her advance with a measured step and a demure solemnity of countenance; he had felt sure that her face would be mantled with the smile of conscious saintship, or else charged with denunciatory bitterness.
In his schooldays Dean Pettibone had been Armiston's kindly guide and friend, one of those rare teachers who achieve something like saintship in the memory of their students.
They are the companions and forerunners of such saintship.
Some, really convinced of the vanity of an empty profession, and of boasting of saintship upon the account of faith and light without holiness and godliness, -- which was the way of many when James and
The saints, then, or believers (of whom alone our discourse is), may be briefly delineated by these few considerable concernments of their saintship: — 1.