Holy

  • (adj): Belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power.
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Biographical References and Allusions - Footnote To Howl
... 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 Orlovsky, Carl Solomon, Lucien Carr, Jack Kerouac ... “Holy the Fifth International” A reference to four “Internationals,” meetings of Communist, Socialist, and/or Labor groups ...
Holy Island - Places
... 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
... At Broadwindsor 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 ... 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 year 1648 ...
Frederick III, Elector Of Saxony - Biography
... Frederick 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 ... Frederick was Pope Leo X's candidate for Holy Roman Emperor in 1519 — the pope had awarded him the Golden Rose of virtue on 3 September 1518 — but he helped ... 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 the Virgin Mary's ...
Tzadikim Nistarim - Lamedvavniks
... teaching, 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:

    Even the newts are white,

    Those holy Joes.
    And the fish, the fish—
    Christ! they are panes of ice.
    Sylvia Plath (1932–1963)

    When I see that the nineteenth century has crowned the idolatry of Art with the deification of Love, so that every poet is supposed to have pierced to the holy of holies when he has announced that Love is the Supreme, or the Enough, or the All, I feel that Art was safer in the hands of the most fanatical of Cromwell’s major generals than it will be if ever it gets into mine.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    In sober mornings do not thou rehearse
    The holy incantation of a verse;
    Robert Herrick (1591–1674)