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  • noun

Words related to animism

the doctrine that all natural objects and the universe itself have souls

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After interviews have been compassed with long foresight we must be tormented presently by baffled blows, by sudden, unseasonable apathies, by epilepsies of wit and of animal spirits, in the heyday of friendship and thought.
I believe it is impossible to express, to the life, what the ecstasies and transports of the soul are, when it is so saved, as I may say, out of the very grave: and I do not wonder now at the custom, when a malefactor, who has the halter about his neck, is tied up, and just going to be turned off, and has a reprieve brought to him - I say, I do not wonder that they bring a surgeon with it, to let him blood that very moment they tell him of it, that the surprise may not drive the animal spirits from the heart and overwhelm him.
Simultaneously practical and adorable, babywearing moms, dads and caregivers will be able to keep their kid cozy while unleashing their cute animal spirit.
They are musically brilliant, entertaining, funny and have the party animal spirit that the Red Hot Ball has become infamous for.
Last year, Singh had talked about unleashing animal spirit on the economy; Congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi, too, has been singing a similar tune to industrialists.
Animal Spirit explores the unique reciprocal relationship between animal and humankind in Aboriginal culture and teachings.
The Barong creature represents an animal spirit, and differs from region to region across the island of Bali.
The characters can all transform except Hiro and he discovers his animal spirit just in time when all seems lost.
I consulted Animal Spirit Guides to know the deeper meaning for the cardinal's visit.
The applications in the eight chapters that follow are a bit more uneven, and it is not always easy to understand exactly how the animal spirit concept is being applied.
The voice behind animal spirit Pigsy in 1970s cult TV show Monkey.
Until she is tricked by a bush baby and "borrowed" by the Animal Spirit Kingdom, she does not know that she has an ability to communicate with the animal spirits.
In the author's note, the reader discovers the difference between the traditional use of the word totem--a unifying clan symbol passed down through family lines--and the looser contemporary use of the word as an animal spirit guide gifted to an individual from the creator.
And, for your chance to win one of eight The Golden Compass official DVD adventure board games, simply draw your own daamon and send it in to us, along with a sentence as to why the animal spirit you have drawn is most like you.
Sumi is an animal spirit who wears the hat of the orca whale, flies with the wings of the mighty thunderbird and runs on the furry legs of the black bear.