And yet Mehevi, and other chiefs of unquestionable veracity--to say nothing of the Primate himself--assured me over and over again that Moa Artua was the tutelary deity
of Typee, and was more to be held in honour than a whole battalion of the clumsy idols in the Hoolah Hoolah grounds.
The most independent people feel the effect of a man's silence in heightening their value for his opinion--feel an additional triumph in conquering the reverence of a critic habitually captious and satirical: no wonder, then, that an enthusiastic self-distrusting youth should watch and wait before the closed secret of a sarcastic woman's face, as if it were the shrine of the doubtfully benignant deity
who ruled his destiny.
Here, having placed a candle upon a reading stand at the bed head, and having made an attempt to peruse some pages of the "Omnipresence of the Deity
," I unfortunately fell asleep in less than twenty seconds, leaving the light burning as it was.
will be found in the interior of yonder building.
And since we see clearly that the endowment of matter with vitality is a principle -- indeed, as far as our judgments extend, the leading principle in the operations of Deity
, -- it is scarcely logical to imagine it confined to the regions of the minute, where we daily trace it, and not extending to those of the august.
She ceas'd - and buried then her burning cheek Abash'd, amid the lilies there, to seek A shelter from the fervour of His eye ; For the stars trembled at the Deity
He treated her not merely as a slave treats his master, but as a worshipper would treat a deity
I could not see the girl's face as her eyes rested for the first time on the Supreme Deity
of Mars, but felt the shudder that ran through her in the trembling flesh of the arm that touched mine.
The race of blacks that for ages had worshiped Issus, the false deity
of Mars, had been left in a state of chaos by my revealment of her as naught more than a wicked old woman.
Just after noon we entered these narrow, crooked streets, by the ancient and the famed Damascus Gate, and now for several hours I have been trying to comprehend that I am actually in the illustrious old city where Solomon dwelt, where Abraham held converse with the Deity
, and where walls still stand that witnessed the spectacle of the Crucifixion.
But now and then he gave us a sermon of a different order--what some would call a very good one; but sunless and severe: representing the Deity
as a terrible taskmaster rather than a benevolent father.
Dagger in hand, La, the High Priestess, towered above the helpless creature that had dared to violate the sanctuary of her deity
That thoughtless deity
immediately plunged into the pool, which became so salivated that the trees about its margin all came loose and dropped out.
An old deity
formerly much worshiped under various names.
In the end Zeus is forced to bring Persephone back from the lower world; but the goddess, by the contriving of Hades, still remains partly a deity
of the lower world.