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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of shrine.
  • adjective enshrined


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  • The place was in truth a graveyard -- a sacred graveyard, for on Tabong Mountain were shrined and sepultured the bones of the ancient kings of Silla.

    Chapter 15

  • It starts with the line "City famed in song and story, shrined within the hearts of men/Objects of a people's glory, thou, the Nation's diadem."

    Dreaming of taking the District by song

  • Egyptian God was shrined: the Jews ignored it, but the Christians preserved it for their statues and altars.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Em: That's the real dialogue, I think I may too get a little shrined out - becuase at one a day you tend to forget why THIS one is so special.

    A "No Japan" day (Ha!) and Linda's Japan v. Beth's

  •     Tempe, shrined around in shadowy woods o'erhanging,

    Poems and Fragments

  •     Tempe, shrined around in shadowy woods o'erhanging,

    Poems and Fragments

  • Black empowerment - given the rational adequately argued above of engaging all members of a country in its economic activity (s), it was only logical that those who hade been excluded to empowered to be able to contribute effectively and meaningfully. shrined in our Constitution are the values and principles of equity which further support the empowerment of those that have hitherto been excluded whether through racial bigotry or gender bias.


  • I cannot remember to have seen so many relics under one roof, bones of both holy men and women, with idols of the heathen brought from Portuguese possessions in the East which are now faded from the map, as well as the body of St. John of God shrined in silver in the midst of all.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • But thou, sweet child, amiable and beloved boy, either thy spirit has sought a fitter dwelling, or, shrined in my heart, thou livest while it lives.

    The Last Man

  • It was left for Plato (in the myths of the afterlife, the doctrine of intelligible Forms, and the moral psychology of the Republic) to provide a fuller philosophical justification for the view of man en - shrined in the Socratic paradoxes.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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