Holy

  • (adj): Belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power.
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Biographical References and Allusions - Footnote To Howl
... by Blake “Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand/And Eternity in an hour.” “Holy Peter holy Allen holy Solomon holy Lucien holy Kerouac holy Huncke holy Burroughs holy Cassady...” Peter ... “Holy the Fifth International” A reference to four “Internationals,” meetings of Communist, Socialist, and/or Labor groups ...
Frederick III, Elector Of Saxony - Biography
... was among the princes who pressed the need of reform upon Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, and in 1500 he became president of the newly formed council of regency (Reichsregiment) ... By 1518 Frederick's castle church contained 17,443 holy relics, including a piece of Moses' burning bush, parts of the holy cradle and swaddling clothes, thirty-five fragments of the true cross, and ...
Holy Island - Places
... of 100 inhabitants, Varnek, Russia Scotland Eileach an Naoimh, also known as Holy Isle, located in the Firth of Lorn Holy Isle, Firth of Clyde, off the Isle of Arran United States Holy Island ...
Thomas Fuller - Works
... he compiled The Historie of the Holy Warre (1639), a history of the crusades, and The Holy State and the Prophane State (1642) ... This work describes the holy state as existing in the family and in public life, gives rules of conduct, model "characters" for the various professions and profane biographies ... his literary labours, producing successively his descriptive geography of the Holy Land, called A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine (1650), and his Church-History of Britain (1655), from the birth of Jesus Christ until the ...
Tzadikim Nistarim - Lamedvavniks
... at any given time there are at least 36 holy persons in the world who are Tzadikim ... These holy people are hidden i.e ... lead a holy and humble life and pray for the sake of fellow human beings ...

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Famous quotes containing the word holy:

    Her track, where’er the Goddess roves,
    Glory pursue, and generous Shame,
    Th’ unconquerable Mind, and Freedom’s holy flame.
    Thomas Gray (1716–1771)

    Beloved, gaze in thine own heart,
    The holy tree is growing there;
    From joy the holy branches start,
    And all the trembling flowers they bear.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Our fathers’ God! to Thee,
    Author of liberty,
    To Thee we sing;
    Long may our land be bright
    With freedom’s holy light;
    Protect us by thy might,
    Great God, our King!
    Samuel Francis Smith (1808–1895)