ambrosian


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extremely pleasing to the taste

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worthy of the gods

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What is unusual in this canton, however, is that a number of carnivals are Ambrosian Rite events--meaning parishes follow a certain liturgical tradition--so the carnivals wind up on the Saturday after so-called Fat Tuesday.
Without minimizing the wealth of the other western traditions (Roman, Ambrosian, GaHican and Mozarabic) or those of the other eastern churches (Syrian, Alexandrian, Chaldean and Byzantine), I should like to list for you quickly this afternoon these treasures of the Armenian liturgy.
the Biblioteca Comunale Ariosteo in Ferrara, which has fascicles clearly belonging to the Ambrosian manuscript.
Walsh (1999, xli) comments that Boethius avoids the Ambrosian hymnic form, as being specifically "Catholic and anti-Arian.
He has been actively involved in writing and poetry workshops for twenty years, and his writing has appeared in North American Review, Arizona Quarterly, the Ambrosian, North American Mentor and Mentor Anthologies, Trace, The Goliards, Fine Arts Discovery, WeightWatchers magazine, Journal of the Upper Mississippi, and Mississippi Valley Writing, among others.
The Belford Singers will perform music from the 16th Century to the present day, while Exeter Camerata's music is sourced from a Fourth Century Ambrosian Chant.
but an indefinable sweetness growing up to it--the tender blossoming of fat--fat cropped in the bud--taken in the shoot--in the first innocence--the cream and quintessence of the child-pig's yet pure food--the lean, no lean, but a kind of animal manna--or, rather, fat and lean (if it must be so) so blended and running into each other, that both together make but one ambrosian result or common substance.
The original text of the Ambrosian Manuscript, with English trans.
National Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus and Boys Chorus.
London Sinfonietta, Ambrosian Chorus, John McGlinn, conductor
He began to build a series of large basilicas outside the walls of the city in an architectural style that became known as Ambrosian (McLynn, 1994).
Many Ambrosian works are translated in the Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers series (New York, 1896), and the Fathers of the Church series (Catholic University, Washington, 1947-).
19) For Isobel Grundy, for instance, 'The twice-hinted "ambrosia" suggests divinity and intoxication, made ominous by the prefix mel-, black, or scholarly by memory of the Ambrosian library at Milan (a town Virginia Woolf had very briefly visited).
Kertesz, with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Ambrosian Singers, conducts the work for all its worth and the warm pre-digital Decca sound (DEC 468 487) captures the music's essence.
They think this song, although reflecting other writings by Ambrose, is not as polished as other Ambrosian writings and therefore suggest another author--anonymous.