Celestial City


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Synonyms for Celestial City

phrases used to refer to Heaven

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Tracts of land and golden mansions, situate in the Celestial City, were often exchanged, at very disadvantageous rates, for a few years' lease of small, dismal, inconvenient tenements in Vanity Fair.
The place began to seem like home; the idea of pursuing my travels to the Celestial City was almost obliterated from my mind.
I am merely a sojourner here in Vanity Fair, being bound to the Celestial City by the new railroad.
The Lord of the Celestial City," began the other pilgrim, whose name was Mr.
Finally, after a pretty long residence at the Fair, I resumed my journey towards the Celestial City, still with Mr.
Synopsis: Often disguised as something that would help him, evil accompanies Christian on his journey to the Celestial City.
In the 1980s and '90s, the artist began using games and constellations to organize her deluges of characters, forms, and signs, as in The Celestial City Game, 1988, and the series "Starry Night," 1993, although the pointed rules and logics governing these drawings remain abstruse.
At various times, Americans have pictured heaven as an unparalleled paradise, an unending banquet, a celestial city, a refuge of the redeemed, a glorious kingdom, a magnificent home, a haven from the world's ills, a posh vacation resort, a perpetual playground, and a therapeutic center.
As Michael Cothren writes in Picturing the Celestial City, the stained glass of Beauvais Cathedral, unlike its architecture, has been dismissed as fragmentary and second rate, and consequently neglected.
Gordon Richards won the last race of the Flat at Manchester on Celestial City to bring his record score for the season to 259.
Which allegory by John Bunyan describes the journey through life to the Celestial City of a man called Christian?
But his real education began at the age of 13 when he first picked up a copy of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress; "for months afterwards I strode through our suburb side by side with Christian, my inner eye fixed on the Celestial City.
They collided with a dynamic that resembles an illusion, a dream, a reflected image, a celestial city, an echo, a reflection of the moon on the water -- an intangible emanation written in the margins of the Hollywood Book of the Dead.