archangel


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Synonyms for archangel

an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy

a biennial cultivated herb

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Meantime, the hoisted sperm whale's head jogged about very violently, and Gabriel was seen eyeing it with rather more apprehensiveness than his archangel nature seemed to warrant.
Now, to go any one of these journeys in the winter would have been preposterous; for as to Dantzic, the Baltic would have been frozen up and I could not get passage; and to go by land in those countries was far less safe than among the Mogul Tartars; likewise, as to Archangel in October, all the ships would be gone from thence, and even the merchants who dwell there in summer retire south to Moscow in the winter, when the ships are gone; so that I could have nothing but extremity of cold to encounter, with a scarcity of provisions, and must lie in an empty town all the winter.
So spake our Mother EVE, and ADAM heard VVell pleas'd, but answer'd not; for now too nigh Th' Archangel stood, and from the other Hill To thir fixt Station, all in bright array The Cherubim descended; on the ground Gliding meteorous, as Ev'ning Mist Ris'n from a River o're the marish glides, And gathers ground fast at the Labourers heel Homeward returning.
The archangels and the upper- class patriarchs wear a finer thing than that.
Did you talk with those archangels and patriarchs, Sandy?
There are viceroys, princes, governors, sub-governors, sub-sub-governors, and a hundred orders of nobility, grading along down from grand-ducal archangels, stage by stage, till the general level is struck, where there ain't any titles.
All the nobility, and all the patriarchs and prophets - every last one of them - and all the archangels, and all the princes and governors and viceroys, were there, - and NO small fry - not a single one.
The archangels gave the barkeeper a stiff little military bow; the two old men rose; one of them said, "Moses and Esau welcome thee
The children are regular archangels, and I-- well, I'm Jo, and never shall be anything else.
On the far left is the figure of the Archangel Rafael, who accompanies, and is therefore the patron of pilgrims and travellers," said Brother Jozef irak, superior of the monastery of the Order of Friars Minor, commonly known as the Franciscans, in Bratislava.
William Gibson's graphic novel Archangel, originally developed as a screenplay, begins in an alternate present in which America won World War II a little too well.
Mark led Thursday's mass at Archangel Michael Church in Cairo's district of Sheraton.
Open Competition: Provision of services to ensure the safety of the property, on the security Bogorodsk, Transfiguration, perovskite, Nicholas Archangel (East), St.
On Saturday, Bulgarians commemorate one of the three most important All Souls (Zadushnitsa) days in Eastern Orthodox Christianity A - the day of St Michael (in Oriental Orthodox and Eastern Orthodox traditions, he is called aTaxiarchA Archangel Michaela) or simply "Archangel Michael".
He vaguely remembers past loves (father Joseph, girlfriend Micah) but must rediscover his archangel powers.